Friday, 15 November 2013

Birchbox | October

As you may know, i've not been happy with Glossybox lately.. in fact i've considered cancelling my subscription as i feel as though they don't really pay attention to their subscribers nor do they with the customer service. Even though i am still with them for now, i've been looking into other beauty boxes and i ended up signing up to Birchbox last month.. (this is Octobers Box - i have just received my Novembers box, post to come shortly)
Like Glossybox, they are a monthly subscription.. priced the same at £12.95 and they come with a box of 4-5 samples or 1 or 2 full size products.
For my first Birchbox i've been extremely happy with all the contents, each of which i have already used and loved them all.
Instead of a pink Glossybox, Birchbox comes in a brown box and has cute chevron print inside. It also comes with a bag, instead of black shredded paper - which may i add, i absolutely hate! It makes the products all dusty.
Inside the bag it contained 6 sample sized products and a full size being the eyelash curlers.. I was really happy to see products in there i actually wanted to try and would actually use.
I think it justifies the price really well, seeing as though Glossybox only really had 4 sample size products and 1 full size. 
I can actually see myself sticking to this subscription, as long as Birchbox don't change i'd happy pay for it month after month.

Inside the box:
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer - sample
Akane Mask Cocoon Nocturne - sample
KMS California Hair Play Make Over Spray - sample
theBalm Cosmetics Stainiac - sample
Dr. Lipp Nippe Balm for Lips - sample
Egyptian Magic - samples
Birchbox Eyelash Curlers

Are you subscribed to Birchbox?.. What did you receive in your October box?..


  1. I used to be subscribed to Glossy Box but like you I began to become unhappy with it so I cancelled my subscription to it. I really have missed getting a beauty box each month though so I may try birchbox out! This one looks brilliant... with my glossy box I was always giving samples away because I wouldn't use them but I would definitely use all of these!

    Lauren |

    1. I feel the exact same, with Glossybox i always get samples i will never use or maybe one i'd possibly use. The rest goes into a box of other samples i need to use up or to my sister. With Birchbox, i've had 2 boxes now and all the items i have received i'd use or have already used. I'd say subscribe to Birchbox, i've been really happy with them so far.. x

  2. Birchbox must be different outside of the US. I'm in the U.S. and have been subscribed for about 2-1/2 years, and have never received my products in a bag like yours and am not guaranteed any fully sizes. I've received plenty of full sizes, but the typical box doesn't have any. :(


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