February Birchbox Review

Birchbox is a monthly themed (somewhat) subscription service for beauty and makeup products, they seem to focus on makeup, skincare, with a fragrance thrown in. Each month you will receive 4-5 larger sized samples with some full size beauty products too. The subscription costs are: 1 monthly box– $10.00, 3 month subscription – $30.00, 6 month – $60.00, 12 month – $110.00 ($9.16 per box) and all include free shipping.

Birchbox also has a points program where you earn points for referrals, purchases and items you review from your box. The points allow you to receive discounts on future full size purchases from their shop (100 points = $10.00.) and any full size item you purchase from your monthly box includes free shipping ($5 flat shipping rate for items that don’t qualify.)

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Yeah! My February Birchbox is here!

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February’s theme is “Red Carpet Ready”

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Included Product Information Sheet

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First Peek!

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Jouer Matte Moisture Tint – $1.56
I haven’t tried a tinted moisturizer in ages so this will be a good product to re-visit. I  just have so much hyper-pigmentation that for a long time it has been moisturizer then foundation, now I also opt for a highly pigmented BB cream.

Lancome Hypnose Star Mascara in Noir Midnight – $7.00 (I am guessing it is about a quarter of the full size)
This is only the second mascara I have received in a subscription box! My current mascara is ready to be tossed, so this is very welcome!

Skin&Co Roma Cleansing Body Gel with Olive & Sicilian Orange Extracts – $4.15
I do not use shower or body gel very often, but this smells amazing so I will be making and exception in the near future!

Vasanti Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator – $5.65
I hope this works, as I mentioned above, anything to help minimize my hyper-pigmentation is welcome!

Ghirardelli Milk & Caramel Square – $0.50
Mmmmm, Chocolate and caramel, a lovely treat! The kiddo and I shared this right after the picture was taken!

The approximate value of this month’s Birchbox is $18.86. This is well above what I spent and I will be able to use each and every one of these products! Overall I am happy with my subscription and look forward to next month’s box.

Side question for my readers – Do any of you suffer from hyper-pigmentation? If so, what product(s) do you use?

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3 thoughts on “February Birchbox Review

  1. Hello! I’m so happy you got a Birchbox because I didn’t get one (they ran out???) but atleast I can see everything!! I also have hyperpigmentation and I wish I could tell you it’s magically gone from something, but it’s not. I went to a dermatologist who suggested laser treatments. I declined (very expensive) and so she gave me a perscription for a retinol gel. It works ok.. I use a bleaching type cream, but with no real results. Tarte Amazonian clay foundation does cover it rather nicely though so I would give that a shot! Also, exfoliating is supposed to be good because it will scruff off the top layers of skin so the skin turnover may be faster. I want to try clinques dark spot remover that I see commercials for, but I am trying to use my derm-referred items first. Good luck!

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