Birchbox June First Impressions

Hello beauties! I hope you are all well. I’ve been spending alot of time in the garden lately trying to strip some Street that my neighbour has took down. My garden is full of fallen trees! Such a nightmare. I’m constantly aching all over. Don’t even hurt this much when I go to the gym! But that’s enoug about me..

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It’s officially the start of summer! This theme is all about ‘Stepping Outside’  for the great British summer. Summer is all about garden parties, BBQs, picnics and festivals! So lets get onto what I received…

English Laundry No 7 For Her

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Long known for his line of men’s scents, Christopher Wick of English Laundry tweaked his No. 7 blend just for the ladies. Bright and fruity, the result is both flirty and fun, grounded with alluring hints of masculine musk.

I’m not much of a fan of perfume samples. They kinda just get chucked into a draw and never seen again. I always say I’m gonna put them in my bag to use in the day, but I never do! This is a very strong bold musky smell which I wouldn’t usually pick for myself to be honest.

Yes To Cucumbers Facial Wipes

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Packed with green superfoods they naturally exfoliate, detoxify, and rejuvenate all-in-one. Stay gorgeous, and go from zero to clean in seconds. Yes To Cucumbers Hypoallergenic Soothing Facial wipes gently remove dirt, sweat and makeup (eye makeup too!) without the need to rinse.

More facial Wipes! I got some in the latest Glossybox too. Typical festival time item to have in these beauty boxes always going to be handy. This is a sample pack of 10. A full 30 pack is just £3.99

Cowshed Body Lotion Knackered Cow

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When you’re burnt out, struggling to concentrate and longing for that extra hour in bed, fast-track to relaxation using our Knackered Cow range. Featuring a herbaceous blend of Lavender to calm and Eucalyptus to clarify and uplift, our Body Lotion also uses the finest quality Shea and Cocoa Butters to moisturise and tone the skin.

This is my favourite item by far. I love Cowshed. This is exactly what I need I’m defiantly knackered from all this gardening lately! And I haven’t even made a dent! I’m gonna enjoy using this is it does relax me. This is a very creamy fast absorbing cream and i can’t wait to try it! This is a decent 100ml sample bottle. Full size is 300ml worth £20

Beauty Protector Protect & Oil

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So many beauty products focus on making your look good, but don’t protect from damage. Enter Beauty Protector, whose range consists of super caring must-haves that really protect! This lightweight sweetly scented hair oil shields against UV rays and heat damage. Even better, hair never feels heavy or stiff after using it and it works on all hair types.

I’m always happy to see anything I can use on my hair which will make it look and feel healthier. I’m obsessed with oils so this was a great product for me to get. Although it’s only two small bottles of oil, the full size 118ml bottle is only £16 so if I like it it won’t break the bank!

Mirenesse Glossy Kiss In Angel Kiss

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NEW Mirenesse Glossy Kiss  is a 3 in 1 colour created with BB Mineral Technology  Glossy Kiss takes Lip Colour to a new level, delivering a high dose of colour and shine in just one swipe; with the precision of a liner, the moisture of a balm, the shine of a gloss and the staying power of a stain all-in-one!

The description of this lipstick certainly is exciting and I hope it is true to its word, because if it is it’s gonna be amazing! It’s a lovely brown which is great because I’m trying to stay away from reds and I have too many! Great for everyday wear. This is a 1.5g sample size which is still a decent sample size! Only half the full size which is 3g for £17.50

STYLondon Temporary Metallic Tattoos Beauty Bonus

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There’s quite a bit of overlap between the times we’d like to rock some extra sparkle and the times we’re most likely to damage a necklace or lose an earring back: at a music festival, during an all-night party, or enjoying some sun on that tropical vacation. These metallic temporary tattoos let us add some extra shine to our look – without the risk of losing an heirloom on the dance floor or tarnishing our favourite necklace at the pool.

I dunno what it is about temporary tattoos, but they seem to be everywhere lately, which I hate! They are just so tacky! But at least they are an beauty bonus in Birchbox and not one of the products you get like my last Glossybox! How cheap… These won’t be used.. I also got a shoe bag which I totally forgot to photograph. But it’s pretty much just a bag you put your shoes in so I didn’t think you were gonna be missing anything..

I’m really happy with this box. I’ll use 4 out of 5 products definitely, and I might get around to using the 1 which is the perfume sample at some point. So glad the fake tattoos were an added bonus in this box. I think that’s what gives Birchbox the edge this month. And at least theirs was a brand name and not what Glossybox knocked out! These is an awesome mix of products in this box from make up, hair, skincare and perfume. I dislike it when most the items are in the same category.. Makes it harder to get through all these samples!

If you’re interested in subscribing to Birchbox, use my referral link and each of our accounts will be credited with £5 to use in the birchbox shop!

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November Birchbox First Impressions

Hello beauties! Sorry I haven’t posted for a while, I’ve spent a long weekend in London watching the tennis and doing a bit of shopping! Nothing for myself unfortunately..

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I reviewed my Birchbox early last week. This month’s box is inspired by the month of November. The month of fireworks, bonfires, (for us British folk it was bonfire night!) snuggly nights in and generally just wrapping up and staying warm at home. This box was made up so you can have a cosy night in with these specially chosen beauty products.

OPI Turn On The Haute Light Nail Polish

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Part of their limited edition Coca Cola collection, this shimmery silver is party perfect.

I was very happy to see this. OPI is a great brand, and it’s a full sized product too worth £11.95! I’ve made most of my money back from just this product. This shade is perfect for Christmas, I’m excited to try it out!

Beauty Protector Protect & Detangle Leave in Conditioner

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Hair woes be gone! This wonder spray detangles, minimises frizz, safeguards colour and adds shine.

I love receiving anything to use on my hair. Because I have so much hair, it’s  nightmare when it gets tangled up, and if it safeguards colour and adds shine… And minimises frizz… I think I’m gonna like this! It’s a sample size around 20/25ml (it doesn’t say exactly on the bottle) full size is worth £14 at 236ml.

Lord & Berry Mini Bronzer, Sienna

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Super fine, matte, bronzing pigments create a healthy glow for a burst of radiance (without the tell tale shimmer)

I really hate receiving Bronzer products. Being pale I don’t get much use out of them, and I’m not that into fake tan. This will probably be given to a friend.

English Laundry Signature For Her

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Inspired by classic country gardens thus charming scent melds rosy floral top notes with hints of musk.

I always lose to get perfume samples. I always seem to stick to the perfume I know so it’s nice to try some I wouldn’t usually try. It’s a lovely musky smell which is lovely for the winter.

Dr. Jart + V7 Turnover Booster

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A lightweight gel serum that soothes and moisturises for a superboost of supreme radiance.

This just made my Birchbox! I always moan about receiving tiny tiny samples of skincare products, and look at this! It’s a full sized 50ml bottle worth a wopping £32! Birchbox is really stepping it up lately! So happy with both my full sized items.

Lifestyle – Drinkwel

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Not your typical multivitamins, these veggie friendly capsules are loaded with all the good stuff needed to help you recover from a night out in the tiles.

I could have done with these in London to be honest! Maybe I’ll save them for after my works Christmas party!

So that’s my box this month! I’m so happy with it, Birchbox has really gone all out with this one. Just makes me wonder what Glossybox has to offer now! I’m pretty sure it’s not gonna beat this… Reviews will be up soon when I’ve had a chance to use them!

If you’re interested in subscribing to Birchbox, use my referral link and each of our accounts will be credited with £5 to use in the birchbox shop!

What did you get in your Birchbox this month? Let me know!