Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Birchbox February 2013

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This February marks my 1 year anniversary with Birchbox. It's been a good year I think, for the most part! Click down below to see what I got in my February 2013 Birchbox!!

I'm super pressed for time so I'm going to make this as short and sweet as humanly possible.

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This month theme was step and repeat. I'm not sure how it exactly relates to it's oscar theme box but hey who cares, I love the red! I honestly could care about the oscars, I know bad blogger, but hey I don't honestly care about a lot of movie stars. I'm not one who reads US weekly. I HATE magazines like that. I'm personally more worried about how I'm going to pay my bills and if I can save enough money for a fossil watch. It's all about priorities in my opinion.

Another thing is I am a bit disappointed they didn't have anything for a one year anniversary with their company that companies like Julep does. What a shame!

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What I got in my February 2013 Birchbox:
  • 100% Pure fruit pigmented mascara. I received the black tea one, which is black tinted. I haven't tried it yet but it smells odd. Not exactly a bad smell just not like my other mascaras. I'm pretty excited about this sample since someone I work with raves about this brand. 
  • Agave Healing Oil treatment. I'm not sure how I feel about this sample. I normally would be excited to try a sample but the packaging it came in is the worse. It doesn't have anyway I can seal it back up so this will have to be a one time use sample. Which is annoying because I could have gotten a few uses out of a sample this size. 
  • Coola tinted matte SPF 30 for face. I'm honestly kind of confused on this one. It saids it's tinted but on the bottle it says BB on it. Is it a tinted sunscreen? A tinted BB cream? So confused. This will make two coola samples in my sample box. I still haven't tried the first. 
  • DDF ultra-lite oil-free moisturizing dew. This is the item I'm really excited about. I've used a few products from this brand before and had great results. It's only the price tag that keeps me away. This is too expensive for me, even on a splurge. I do like that I have a 1oz sample while the full size is 1.7oz and that retails for $42. 
  • Harvey Prince hello perfume sample. I really hate perfume samples to be honest. I am a one perfume gal. I use 3 perfumes in rotation per season. I don't like to mix it up. That's why I always get so annoyed with perfume samples. I'm not going to discover something I might actually buy. 

VERDICT: All in all I think I got a great box this month. I got  two things I can't wait to try, one that I know I'll use. While coola might get used I know the perfume sample won't. 

What did you ladies get in our birchbox? Send me the links!! 

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