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Birchbox (August 2014)

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Birchbox is the OG of the subscription box world. I continue to love the samples I get in my Birchbox. Sometimes the month isn’t that great and then months like this month, I love everything! This month’s birchbox theme is “Lighten Up”, to take a break from the hair dryer, the heat, and be free and natural! Here’s what I received:

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Hello Breathspray – Full Size $11.50
This has a weird taste of the grapefruit of mint, but I like the idea of a cute packaged breathspray like this!
Laura Mercier Tone Perfecting Eye Creme – Full Size $60
This sample size has a value around $25, so that’s a pretty decent deluxe sample! I’m excited to try this out on my mornings after work when I don’t get much sleep.
Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo – Full Size $21
I’m a huge huge fan of dry shampoo, so I’m excited to try this sample. Sometimes dry shampoo can leave your hair overly dried, so I’m hoping this one just gives enough texture to keep my blow dry an extra day.

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ModelCo Shimmer Bronzer – Full Size $22
I’m not a big user of bronzer, so this is going up for swap. Bronzer just tends to look weird on me, and this shade looks awfully dark as well.
Supergoop Forever Young Hand Cream with SPF – Full Size $11-29.50
I’ve been a long time fan of Supergoop. They make great sunscreen and I’m sure this hand creme will be no exception. Our hands are often somewhere we forget to put sunscreen so this will be an easy and moisturizing way to add SPF protection to my hands.

All I can say is I love me some Birchbox. I recently reached out to Birchbox regarding not receiving emails allowing me to choose a sample to receive each month, or to receive the curated box. Hopefully next month I’ll have a little more discretion in deciding whether I want to pick a sample or wait for the curated surprises!

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