Thursday, March 1, 2012

february birchbox

For those of you who are unfamiliar with what Birchbox is check out my entry BB post HERE. Now some of you might think I am posting this a bit late, but I like to try out my products for a while and let you lovelies know my thoughts on them. (If you want to see right away the BB spoilers to compare against yours, check out Two Chix Beauty Fix Spoilers they post every month!) Would I purchase them, was I happy with them, was I unhappy with them? Especially since these are deluxe samples I think it's important to let my readers know if I think they are worth the big bucks. So without further ado...

In my specific Birchbox I received the following products:
Jouer Luminizing Moisture Tint
Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum
Dermalogica Daily Mircofoliant
Eye Rock Designer Liner
Supersmile Powdered Mouthrinse

I was once again extremely happy with my BB this month. This is only my second box but a year subscription is already made it's way onto my Birthday Wish List pin board

I have a tie for my favorite product this month between the Dermalogica Microfoliant and the Juice Beauty Blemish Serum. 

I had heard a lot about the Dermalogica brand before BB and was excited to try it out. The sample it quite a nice size considering it's about a third of the full size version that runs for $50. I have been keeping this in my shower and using it daily before my Clarisonic. It starts as a powder that quickly becomes a paste like mixture with water. It's hard to believe it's exfoliating because it is incredibly gentle but after you finish your skin it's as soft as a baby's bum! I will most likely be purchasing this when my sample runs out.

I'm pretty sure I got the Juice Beauty Serum because in my profile I select acne as a concern and also for special interests I selected "I'm interested in anything natural and organic". Since using my Clarisonic my acne has cleared up about 99% but of course I still get a few specks and spots. Before I got this BB I was just wishing I had a spot treatment that was gentle on my skin. When I use my spot treatment from before my Clarisonic, it is just a bit too harsh. So when I got this serum I was really excited! Besides being Organic, this can be used as spot treatment or all over your face. What's even more amazing it helps to fade scarring too. I'm sold and already ordered this! AMAZING!

The Jouer was a brand that was new to me last month in my BB with the lip gloss they sent but I was happy with the quality of last months so I knew this product would probably be the same. Although I would probably never leave the house without full foundation on, I figured I might as well give it a try. The coverage was pretty nice, and a bit fuller than I expected for a tint; definitely awesome for anyone who is less self conscious of thier skin and just wants to add some glow and even out skin tone. I won't be buying simply because it doesn't offer enough coverage for me.

The eye rock was my "EH" product. While the perfectly matched temporary tattoo's are an awesome idea, I don't really have much use for them in my everyday. Even for nights out I could only ever see myself trying out the smallest line. I have yet to try them but they have gotten some great reviews thus far. For anyone who is big on eyeliner or a cat-eye this would be awesome. Would you try these?

The Supersmile powdered mouth rinse was this months "lifestyle extra" and it's definitely a great idea! I haven't tried mine out yet but I already threw them in my "everyday emergency kit" I always carry in my purse (don't worry VLOG on that coming soon). They take up virtually no room and are an awesome product to have on hand.

On a side note: another cool little thing was on my Dermalogica Box there was a donation from BB + Dermalogica for the company joinFite (which helps women start or grow their own business). All you had to do was scan the QR code or log online and the donation was activated. You could pick what part of the world you wanted your donation to go to and what type of business. Then a few days later you receive an e-mail about the woman and business your donation went to. I thought it was great!

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  1. Looks like it was a good month for Birchbox lovers. I purchased one in January and wasn't impressed. Maybe it was just a bad month because this looks a pretty decent box. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I got a couple of the same things but really disliked my box this month. I have no use for eyeliner stickers, I already like my face wipes, & the travel powder puff they sent was in a color that doesn't match my skin tone at ALL. Le sad. Better luck next month, I suppose!

  3. those eye tattoos really interest me. i would love to try them!

  4. I so agree about the Dermalogica..I got mine in a Luxe Box and it will last me forever!