Fun Find: Birchbox

13 May

Have you heard of Birchbox?

“Birchbox delivers the best products and the best insider secrets, without any fuss. Every month Birchbox members will receive a curated box of luxe beauty samples. Each box will span beauty categories and deliver exciting products that fit into both your day-to-day routine, and into those days when you want to turn up the drama a notch.”

I recently saw an article describing it in a magazine I picked up and decided to give it a shot. You have to sign up to be eligible to receive the monthly boxes, but it does not take too long! In fact, the way Birchbox marketed themselves is quite clever; you must wait to be eligible for the suscription, but once you are eligible, you can expect the best in samples of high-end beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products. Normally, I am too indecisive or just dislike buying new makeup. I go with what I know and do not leave room for any changes. As a result, this is the best way to try new things. The best part is I don’t even have to leave home!

This month, Birchbox partnered with Gossip Girl. The box I received this weekend was quite fabulous!

The products inside the box were:

Nail Polish: Disco Nap by Color Club  – “Just in time for the summer, this metallic gold polish looks glam day and night.”

Waterfuse BB Cream: Dr. Jart + “think of the four-in-one moisteruizer, serum, sunscreen and skin perfecting tint as the (extremely stylish) Swiss Army Knife of your beauty lineup.

Kerastase: “Smooth this lightweight, fragrant serum through dry strands to add gorgeous shine.”

Sparkle Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner: stila – “Pearly shimmer meets intense pigment in this lasting liner. Better yet, the pen-like wand makes wiggle free application a breeze.”

The box was really good and worth the money. I can’t wait to try out all the stuff!

2 Responses to “Fun Find: Birchbox”

  1. howtobeabiggirl May 14, 2012 at 4:01 pm #

    I have been wanting to try BirchBox and you’ve made it sounds tempting! Getting mail is already fun, but imagine getting beauty supplies and products! Love!

    • Elizabeth May 14, 2012 at 4:15 pm #

      You couldn’t have said it better yourself! There’s something about getting stuff in the mail; it’s a feeling that’s indescribable.

      My favorite part about it is the sampling. I’m often quite skeptical about trying something new and shelling out lots of money if I haven’t tried it or been referred to the product. This is an innovative way to try new products out!

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