September Birchbox + Fashionista Box Review!

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I am always super excited to receive my Birchbox every month! Birchbox is a monthly subscription box that focuses on beauty, skin care, hair care and lifestyle items.. For $10 a month, you will receive 5 or more items delivered right to your doorstep! When you sign up, you can fill out your beauty profile, so your box is filled with items specific to your likes.. You can change your profile at anytime, so you always get products you would be interested in..

They have a really sweet rewards system, too.. You can gain “Birchbox points” in quite a few ways, and the points stack up really fast.. You get 10 Birchbox points per item you review from your monthly box, 50 points for referring a friend, and 1 point per dollar spent in their online shop.. Once you reach 100 points, you can redeem them in their online shop for full sized items.. 100 Birchbox points equals $10 to shop!

To give Birchbox a try, click HERE!

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Birchbox has a different theme each month.. The past few months, they have been offering a “sample choice” option. Subscribers get to choose from four different samples to be included as one of their items, OR the month’s curated box. This month, I decided to try out their curated box.

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Let’s take a look and see what was inside the Birchbox + Fashionista box!

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Each Birchbox comes with this handy little card that tells you all about everything that came in your box that month! It gives you information on what each item is for, how to use them, and how much full sizes retail for..

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Now for the good stuff.. Let’s see what I got!!

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Macadamia Professional Flawless Cleansing Conditioner

Deluxe Sample

This multipurpose, no-suds formula cleanses and softens hair, plus cuts blow-dry time. All you do is work it through wet hair in place of shampoo and conditioner, wait 1-5 minutes, then rinse! After that, all that’s left is love. This is one of my new favorite things. It’s borderline obsessive!

Retail value for this 3oz size is $12.29!

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Laura Mercier Full Blown Volume Supreme Mascara

Deluxe Sample

This makeup artist-designed, water-resistant formula lengthens, volumizes, and curls your lashes. This mascara is said to last all day. If it did, I didn’t even notice. In my humble opinion, it doesn’t have enough coverage. But then again, I prefer a lot of WOW to my lashes.

Retail value for this 0.2 oz size is $14.20!

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Cynthia Rowley Beauty Silver Eyeliner

Deluxe Sample

This is a luxe, creamy liner from the NYC-based designer for smudge-proof, all-day wear. You can glide it along your lash line for a defined look, or blend it within 30 seconds for a smokey eye with a dash of shimmer. I love this eyeliner! I was hesitant about the color, but it can be very subtle and I love how versatile it is. Pleasant surprise!

Retail value for this 0.03 oz size is $12!

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dr. brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner

Deluxe Sample

This award-winning gel degunks pores for fewer blackheads and spotlight-ready smooth skin. Apply a thin layer to area’s of concern two or three times a week, and rinse after 5-10 minutes. I haven’t seen any obvious changes since using this, but it’s interesting to watch it turn blue….

Retail value for this 0.25 oz size is $11.25!

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Naobay Body Radiance Lotion

Deluxe Sample

This Spanish cream hydrates and softens with olive oil and avocado. This has such a spectacular combination of scents! I was really happy to see this in my box, and I’m even happier after seeing how soothing and hydrating it is on.

Retail value for this 30 mL size is $2.89

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The final retail value of my September Birchbox + Fashionista box comes to a whopping $52.63! That is more than 5 times the cost of the box! I was VERY pleased with my box this month, and am really enjoying their new sample choice option.

To get your own monthly Birchbox delivery, click HERE!

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By: Celise Hartgrove

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August Birchbox Review!

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I am always super excited to receive my Birchbox every month! Birchbox is a monthly subscription box that focuses on beauty, skincare and lifestyle items.. For $10 a month, you will receive 5 or more items delivered right to your doorstep! When you sign up, you can fill out your beauty profile, so your box is filled with items specific to your likes.. You can change your profile at anytime, so you always get products you would be interested in..

They have a really sweet rewards system, too.. You can gain “Birchbox points” in quite a few ways, and the points stack up really fast.. You get 10 Birchbox points per item you review from your monthly box, 50 points for referring a friend, and 1 point per dollar spent in their online shop.. Once you reach 100 points, you can redeem them in their online shop for full sized items.. 100 Birchbox points equals $10 to shop!

To give Birchbox a try and skip their waiting list, click HERE!

Birchbox has a different theme each month.. This month’s theme was “Lighten Up”! Let’s take a look and see what was inside…

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Each Birchbox comes with this handy little card that tells you all about everything that came in your box that month! It gives you information on what each item is for, how to use them, and how much full sizes retail for..

Now for the good stuff.. Let’s see what I got!!!

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Laura Geller Beauty Cool Lids Cream Eyeshadow in Silver Sands!

This is a sea-inspired cream eyeshadow that is supposed to deliver a rich wash of color with a shimmery, wet look.. Birchbox has recently introduced a sample choice for one item in each box.. I chose this item as my August sample choice, and I couldn’t be more pleased.. It really did do what it says, and it stayed on all day until I washed it off.. The best part is that you can apply it with your fingertips.. No brush required!

Full size retails for $19

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Harvey Prince Ageless Body Cream

This lotion is supposed to leave your skin silky-smooth with a grapefruit-sandalwood fragrance.. I really love the scent, but it wasn’t as hydrating as I would have hoped.. I would say its nice to use in place of a perfume, but not for your primary lotioning needs.. I do adore that Harvey Prince is a cruelty-free brand, though! Guilt-free beauty is ALWAYS a plus..

Full size retails for $22

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Neil George Shampoo and Conditioner

This shampoo/conditioner duo was created by Beverly Hills stylists.. According to the card, the antioxidant-rich shampoo promotes shinier locks, and the paraben-free conditioner hydrates and detangles while smoothing strands.. Personally, I didn’t get any of that.. I had to use ALOT of product to get any kind of hydration, and was left with an unremarkable end result.. I will be sticking with my normal shampoo/conditioner and passed this along to the BFF to try..

Full sizes retail for $9 each

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nugg Beauty Revitalizing Face Mask

This is a 95% natural treatment that hydrates and replenishes dull, tired skin with a bevy of oils.. You apply this face mask after cleansing and drying your face, and leave on for 5-10 minutes.. Super easy! This was what Birchbox calls a “Beauty Extra”.. Who doesn’t like a little something extra in their box 😉

A pack of 5 retails for $14.99

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I really love their new sample choice option, and always enjoy my monthly Birchbox.. Although, this wasn’t my absolute FAVORITE month, their point system and outstanding customer service always makes up for everything..

To get your own monthly Birchbox delivery, click HERE!

By: Celise Hartgrove

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Skip the wait for Birchbox!

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So.. This is my very first somewhat of a blogpost! I just wanted to start things off with my superb love of Birchbox.. Birchbox is a monthly subscription box filled with beauty, skin care, and lifestyle items! Its just $10/month (shipping INCLUDED) and you get about 5+ products delivered to your door every month! Get points for reviewing products and referring friends, and participate in fun challenges and giveaways..

As if thattt wasn’t a sweet enough deal, they also have the best rewards bonuses in the business.. For every sampled product you review from your monthly subscription box, you get 10 Birchbox points! 100 points is equal to $10, so really you are only paying $5 a box.. With your Birchbox points, you can shop in their online store and snag some sweet full-sized products! It is super easy to rack up points, and its fun to be apart of a beauty community and test out new products..

To give Birchbox a try and skip the waiting list, click HERE!

By: Celise Hartgrove

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Disclosure: These are my honest opinions. I was not compensated in any way. This post may contain affiliate/referral links.