Birchbox is still my favorite subscription box. Some months are much better than others, but even when I receive a box with small samples, the value of the box is always more than I paid, I love their points system and their customer service is AMAZING! (This is all my opinion, I purchase my own subscription to Birchbox).
I decided this year to take a look back at my favorite products I received over the last year (I received 67 total) and also the products that I thought were misses.
1. Benefit FakeUp: $24.00
It took me months to try the teeny tiny sample I received. But, once I did I realized why it’s a cult favorite. I use it every day under my eyes. It brightens and moisturizes and never looks caked on.
Here’s another product I didn’t try right away. I got this in the Spring but waited until Fall to start using it. I use it almost every night and my sample is only about 3/4 empty. A little goes a long way, but I love that it doesn’t leave my face feeling greasy like so many night creams do.
3. Cynthia Rowley Beauty Creamy Lip Stain: $20.00
This is my favorite lip product and I never would have found it without Birchbox. It doesn’t leave my lips dry like most lip stains do and I love that you can build the color and it stays for hours!
4. Harvey Prince Hello: $55.00
Unlike most people I love getting perfume samples in subscription boxes. I rarely buy perfume on my own but wear it every day. This is a light, happy, citrus scent. It’s not overpowering at all.
1. Real Chemistry Luminous 3 Minute Peel: $48.00
I’ve read so many great reviews of this, but it just didn’t work with my skin. I couldn’t rub it, the peel just stuck to my skin like glue.
2. Jurlique Rose Hand Cream: $49.00
I am not a fan of rose scented beauty products (it seems old to me), and there was nothing about this $49.00 hand cream that was better than the Nivea hand cream.
What were your beauty hits and misses this year?
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