July 2014 Birchbox Review

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This months Birchbox theme was ‘sun, sea and sand’ very fitting as its summer and the sun has been paying us brits quite the visit this July! You can still get yours up and until the 31st of July so if you like what you see head on over to the Birchbox website to find out more HERE.

Here is what I got in my box this month…

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WHISH THREE WHISHES LAVENDER BODY BUTTER Full Size: £14.50

I have never heard of this brand before so I have no expectations on what it will be like. Body butter is something I always need and love so its a good thing for me to receive. Birchbox says this contains lots of moisturising ingredients like organic aloe, shea butter and raspberry butter for dry skin and seaweed extract contains natural skin-firming peptides. The scent of this is lavender so I think this would be perfect to use after a hot bath in the evening just before bed.

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BALANCE ME WONDER EYE CREAM Full Size: £20.00

I’ve only recently started using an eye cream and so far I’ve only tried one, so I’m looking forward to trying a new one. Birchbox says that this eye creams i3 in one formula, softens, smooths and brightens your eye area. With ingredients like Roman chamomile, lemon, cucumber oil, witch hazel, anti-oxidant spruce knot, virgin coconut, rosehip oil and carrot oil. Sounds good to me! I also think this is a generous size considering you only need to apply a tiny amount of eye cream!

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WELEDA MILLET NOURISHING SHAMPOO Full Size: £8.95

I expect I will use this product if not,someone within the family will. Since having dyed my hair red I have been using shampoo’s for coloured hair, those who have had red hair will know how quickly it fades. It says ‘don’t expect it to lather’ on the Birchbox website which makes me think I won’t like this. Although it’s probably not the case, when a shampoo doesn’t lather up I feel like it’s not cleaning my hair probably. It’s not a bad thing to receive if you’re not bothered about using colour shampoo! I’ve said this before and I will say it again, I like the fact this is in a bottle, I can’t stand sachet samples, so that’s a plus!

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LAQA & CO SHEER LIP LUBE IN MENATOUR (PURPLE) Full Size £14.00

I love receiving make up in my beauty boxes so I was very happy to receive this. I would have maybe prefered one of the more natural shades but I do quite like this purple colour. It’s very bold and bright shade so I will have to be feeling a bit daring when I wear this, it felt lovely and moisturising when I applied it to my lips and has a minty scent.

VITA COCO LEMONADE Full Size: £2.49

I don’t have a picture of this product because I drank it before I took my pictures (whoops). I love vita coco’s normal coconut water so I was quite excited to try this as I’ve not tried any of their flavoured coconut water before. It was okay but I don’t think I would pick it to drink again, I prefer the normal one if I’m honest. It tastes a bit like a creamy lemonade like cream soda but lemony (great description Anna)! I love receiving life style items in my boxes so even though I wasn’t the biggest fan after trying this I still like that I got to try it.

I have yet to be REALLY disappointed with a Birchbox, I think they pick good products and give generous samples and I look forward to receiving my box every month!

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June 2014 Birchbox Review

What did you get in your Birchbox this month?

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