You have no idea now excited I was to totally be spoiled this month. I had been stalking my account to see if it updated and I totally thought the contents would be posted before I got my box – since it wasn’t scheduled to arrive till Monday. When B got the mail today and pulled out the pink Birchbox, I was PUMPED!
This month’s theme was “Red Carpet Ready”. In honor of all the awards shows this month, Birchbox has put together “an assortment of products worthy of the red carpet”. Whatever your red carpet event (a big work presentation or your best friend’s wedding, Birchbox has you covered.
Okay, now here’s what was inside:
~Beauty Protector | Protect & Detangle ($5): This is a yummy smelling leave in conditioner that “locks in color, adds shine and instantly detangles” – among other things and I can’t wait to try it. It’s totally new to Birchbox this month, so I was excited to get it in my box. However, the card says that the full size is $21.95, while online says it is $10.95. And I cannot find how many ounces are in the full size or the sample I got anywhere? I totally guessed that it’s worth $5. I estimated that the sample size is 1/4 of the full size that’s really $21.95. Pretty scientific huh?
~Jouer | Matte Moisture Tint ($1.56): While I LOVE tinted moisturizer and am I excited to try this, I don’t think Jouer is doing themselves any favors with these tiny samples. I mean how will I know if I like it enough to buy an entire bottle? I mean, I think I will, but still.
~Kiehl’s | Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Cream ($7.28): Eeeek!! I was most excited to get this in my Birchbox this month! I have seen others get Kiehls products, but I have never gotten any. And this is a BRAND NEW item from Kiehls, so I am even more thrilled. If it really can reduce wrinkles, I am buying it by the truckload. Oh and the card says it’s $52, but the website says $48. Birchbox is making me work this month! On Kiehls.com it’s $52, so I am calculating my price based on that. No clue what’s up with the differences this month.
~Oscar de la Renta | live in love ($1.38): This is an “elegant floral” fragrance with notes of “hyacinth and orchid over a rich base of sandalwood and cedar”. And while I don’t love it like I loved last month’s fragrance sample, I do like it. A lot more than I thought I would actually.
~Ghiraardelli Milk & Caramel Square ($.50): I know some people dislike food in their Birchboxes, but I feel like you can’t go wrong with a piece of chocolate can you? No. The information card suggests you bake it into a cookie for an added treat. Umm, why didn’t I think of that? Done.
All totaled, my February Birchbox is valued at $19.72 ($14.72 for the contents, $4 in review points and $1 in points for buying the box (*)), not bad at all considering that the subscription is only $10/month!
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