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Calendar February 12, 2015 02/12/15 AuthorBy Subscription Box Mom Comments 0 Comments 0

Birchbox February 2015 Review

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Birchbox February 2015 Review

Birchbox February 2015 Review

I was happy to get my second Birchbox for February.  I received my first box really early, so I have been waiting for my second box.  Birchbox is $10.00/month and in each box, you get 5 sample beauty products.  I have one box for my special curated boxes and one box for my regular box. 

When you sign up, you fill out a profile, so Birchbox can customize your box to your preferences.  There is a regular monthly box and they also have guest editor boxes. Birchbox releases spoilers and a full reveal of the guest editor boxes, so you will know which box to choose.  I actually have two Birchbox subscriptions.  This is the box for my newest account.

Here is the details about the Birchbox Point System

For every 100 points you earn, you get $10.00 to spend in the shop. There are lots of ways to earn points too!

1.  Subscribe 

2.  Review Your Products: You get 10 points for every sample review you complete.  Each box contains 4-5 products, so that is around $5.00 in points you can earn monthly!  This makes the box $5.00 a month.  If you use the 50% off code, this makes your first box FREE.

3.  Shop!: For every dollar you spend in the Birchbox Store, you earn 1 point for each dollar spent on full-size products in the Birchbox Shop.

4.  Refer Your Friends: For every friend you refer to Birchbox, you will earn 50 points

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Birchbox usually ships their special curated boxes first and then their regular boxes ship out.

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Birchbox addresses each person with a title.  I actually just found out about this in a Facebook group.  This month, I am “The Brilliant” Erin Hamm.  Check out your box and let me know your title.

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This month’s box is super cute.  I love the orange and pink pattern.  Just as a reminder, be sure to save your boxes this year.  Birchbox has something planned for those who keep all their boxes.

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The theme for February is Friendship.  Birchbox says “This box is dedicated to the people who cheer us on, calm us down, and make us laugh so hard we cry.”

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Birchbox included some coupons in the box.  Rent the Runway sent a coupon for $30.00 off your $75.00 rental.  There was also a coupon to get a free Porefessional primer deluxe mini with any full size benefit purchase.  Just use the code BENEFITGIFT.

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Juicy Couture Hollywood Royal .95 cents  This smells fantastic.  It usually takes me a couple of uses, to really decide how much I love a scent.  I am picking this up in the Birchbox Store for sure.  This is a mix of candied apple. white petals, and cashmere wood.

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BeeKindâ„¢ Body Lotion  $1.85 This product is a favorite in the UK and is made with honey and organic chamomile.  The lotion has a bit of a citrus smell to it, which isn’t my favorite.  It did leave my hands soft, so I will keep it in my car for emergencies.  Yes, lotion emergencies are real.  I hate dry hands.

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Marcelle Gentle Eye Make-Up Remover For Sensitive Eyes  $5.00  This is a Birchbox Exclusive.  It is eye make-up remover, so it isn’t particularly exciting.  I tried it out and it works.  I picked this in my sample choice, because the other products didn’t wow me.  This doesn’t really wow me either, but it’s very useful.

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Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner $16.00 This is FULL SIZE!  I don’t like getting eyeliners in my boxes, since I have so many, but at least this is full size.  I haven’t tried this out, because I currently have a liquid liner I am using.  As soon as I run out, I will try this out.  I have heard really good things about this.

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Juice Beauty® Blemish Clearing Cleanser  $1.63  I am a fan of Juice Beauty products, so I was excited to see a new product.  This contains botanical that wash away the blah in your skin.  I tried this out and my skin felt clean, I will have to try this for a few days and see how i like it.

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Final Thought: This box contained a retail value of $25.43, not bad for a $10.00 box.  I enjoyed everything in my Birchbox, although I do wish I would have received a beauty blender.  Anyway, I really love my Birchbox and the perfume is my favorite product this month.  You can’t beat Birchbox’s point system.  If you want to try Birchbox, click HERE.

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