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Birchbox (July 2014)

Birchbox is the OG of subscription boxes. I purchased a year-long subscription last year at a decent discount and I still look forward to receiving my Birchbox every month! I recently was able to use points I had accumulated to get some awesome new Benefit cosmetic products. For a first time subscription box person, or someone who is addicted like me, Birchbox is a must have!

Here’s what I received!:
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Birchbox – November

I received my Birchbox in the mail and finally had the time to go through it and try out some of the goodies this month. This month’s theme is “more good” and the box included the usual samples, info card, and then a little holiday gift guide! Here’s what I received this month:

Wei Pomegranate Buffing Beads (2 packet sample): Full size – $20
I love exfoliators so this was a great idea, although I’d rather just purchase a cleanser made for exfoliation than have to make my cleanser an exfoliator by using these beads. I’m a fan of Wei though and I liked the product.

Wei Golden Root Purifying Mud Mask (.3 oz sample): Full size – $42
I love masks and this one gave me a great refreshing feeling on my face. The packaging in a little pot very cute but only allowed for one usage because you couldn’t preserve the remaining product, so unfortunately I only could try it once.


Ayres Midnight Tango Body Butter (1oz sample): Full size – $28
I loved the earthy smell of this body butter, and it went on so smooth as well. I’d never heard of this brand before either. 

Eyeko Black Magic Mascara (.13oz sample): Full size – $24
I’d been hoping to try this mascara because I’ve heard nothing but good things about it, and it did not disappoint! The brush style created a nice curl and the mascara was a dark dark black that lengthened my lashes.


Folle de Joie perfume sample: Full size – $98
I absolutely loved the smell of this perfume! The only down side is the full size is $98 and that’s rather pricey for me (someone who doesn’t wear perfume all that often).

Fatty Sundays Smooth Mint Chocolate Covered Pretzel: Full size pack of 5 – $6.96
This was the lifestyle extra for the month and it was amazing! I’m going to have to make some chocolate covered pretzels asap!


Overall I was happy with this month’s Birchbox. I’ve been subscribing for almost two years now and recently purchased a third year. I did tell Birchbox to send me no more than 6 perfume samples a year, so hopefully they’ll stay true to that.