Birchbox has been seriously on point with shipping… I love an east coast company.
Sometimes I have really high expectations for my box, and other times I have like none. For some reason this month, I had really high expectations. I don’t even know what I wanted, but this wasn’t it. Here’s what I got…
Aloxxi, ColourCare Volumizing + Strength Shamp and Condish
I’m not a fan of shampoo and conditioner samples, but I was really excited that this was a matching pair. Usually, I get one sad shampoo and no conditioner (and I never try it). The shampoo was okay, but I felt like it weighed my hair down. The conditioner was slightly greasy, and left my hair with no shine. My hair was full of tangles after rinsing everything out… not a fan. This was a decent size sample though, I’m just mad it didn’t make my hair silky.
Chella, Ivory Lace Highlighter Pencil
I already got this in my glam bag, four months ago… hate it when that happens. I like the highlighter, but it’s more like a highlighter/concealer hybrid. It’s perfect for using in the corners of your eyes, and under your brow.
Color Club, Nail Polish in Baldwin Blues
I don’t really do blue nail polish, but I think I like this shade. It’s a dark muted blue that reminds me of a slate grey. I like Color Club polish, it settles well, and you only need two coats. I think I’ll take a break from my usual tan mani, and give Baldwin Blues a try this week. I’m sure I’ll hate it the second I paint a nail, and it probably won’t last a week.
Fatty Sundays, Chocolate Covered Pretzel
I was pretty thrilled when I saw this pretzel, because I just got home from work and I was hungry. Then I read the wrapper, saw toasted coconut, and gagged. I despise coconut, with the exception of coconut water. When I was little I ate a big cookie monster cookie covered with shredded coconut and it made me sick… I haven’t eaten coconut since. Needless to say, I def didn’t try this.
I wasn’t feeling this box at all. I would rather spend $10 on the following:
- 3 bags of holiday M&M’s.
- A fleece throw from Old Navy.
- 1 bottle of ZzzQuil.
- The 10 piece E.L.F. makeup brush set that I keep seeing it on display at Target.
At least I’ve managed to rack up enough Birchbox points to get $30 worth of products… sweet.