This month, Birchbox accidentally sent me my box TWICE. Sure, it was the same exact products but, luckily, I liked most of them. How awesome of a mistake is that?!
I just received the box(es) a few days ago, but I've already pretty much tried all of the products by now. I was too excited. So here are my reviews:
Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Foundation Primer
I've used this product before when I got a Smashbox giftset for my birthday one year. I'm not a huge fan of this primer simply because I feel you must use a lot of product to get it to spread evening over your face. I got a really good primer in an Ipsy bag one month and I prefer that.
Marcelle Hydra-C 24H Energizing Hydrating Gel
I used this gel yesterday morning and I liked it. I used it like a moisturizer and then put the Smashbox Primer on before I used my BareMinerals powder. It's light, it smells good and it dries quickly.
Cartier Goutte de Rose Eau de Toilette
This smells SO good, OMG! I love it! And I'm pretty sure Cartier is a high-end brand ( but I'm not good with that stuff ) And since I got 2 boxes, I can now keep one at home AND in my purse. It's light, floral and I really like the scent a lot.
Davroe Ends Repair
I've used this the last few nights after my shower as a moisturizer and a detangler. I really like it and it works well. It also smells amazing. I used about a bean-sized a mount and it's definitely enough, and it doesn't leave a sticky or greasy residue on your hands afterwards.
The Beauty Crop Blush Duo
I am not a fan of cream blushes, but I like the color of the powder half of this duo. It's a little on the peachy side but if I use it sparingly, it's a nice hue.
I didn't peak at my box prior to it shipping so all the products were a surprise to me this month. I also didn't opt to "choose one" prior to shipment ( mostly because I didn't really like any of the choices )
I definitely am liking Birchbox more than I did Ipsy. I can save the boxes if I want to send goodies to friends in the mail, I don't have 12 make up bags that I have no use for, and so far--the products are fairly on-point. I'm really starting to love hair and face products; two things I really could live without.
Now I'm excited to see what's in store for my July Birchbox!