Birchbox – July 2016

Birchbox - July 2016

Birchbox is a $10 (USD)/month subscription service (shipping included).  Each month, subscribers receive at least five beauty, grooming, and/or lifestyle samples.  Birchbox is also available in France, Spain, and the UK.

If you want to sign up using my referral link, you can click here.  If you want to sign up sans referral, this link’s for you.

Keep reading to see what I received this month!

Birchbox - July 2016

Beautiful Nutrition Fadeless Citrus Antioxidant Shampoo and Conditioner (full size $12 each; sample size ~$3.50 each) – This shampoo and conditioner duo are meant for color-treated hair and contain citrus antioxidants to help “maintain hair’s vibrancy” and repair damage.  I’m a big fan of citrus scents when it comes to shampoo/conditioner, so I was definitely pleased with the scent (I already own the Beautiful Nutrition Lemon Rinse, so I was familiar the bright, crisp scent).  The duo performs well; I’ve used better and I’ve used worse.  I feel as though I’d need to use it longer to test their claims.

Birchbox - July 2016

Molinard Muguet Eau de Parfum (full size $65, sample size $1) – This scent was an unexpected surprise! When I saw the packaging, I assumed I would get lily-of-the-valley (as the name suggests), but perhaps a heavier version.  Maybe it was the darker colors of the card?  In any case, this is a straight-forward green floral.  The lily-of-the-valley is right at the top, with some jasmine, lilac, and sandalwood to round it out.  If that sounds good to you, give it a shot!

Marcelle Xtension Plus Curl Mascara (full size $14, sample size ~$7) – I haven’t tried this one, even though it was my sample choice for the month.  This is probably an example of “subscription box problems”, but I have so many mascara samples that this one will have to wait.

Balance Me Radiance Face Mask (full size 75ml, $34; sample size 15ml, $6.80) – Another one I haven’t used.  Again with the “subscription box problems”… so many face masks, only once face.


Box Value: ~$22


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