Friday, November 30, 2012

{2012 Birchbox Favorites}

I found so many products that I fell in love with this past year thanks to Birchbox!  If you haven't joined yet, you are missing out.  And in case you have no clue what Birchbox is a little description straight from their website:

"Birchbox delivers the best products and the best insider secrets, without any fuss. Every month Birchbox members will receive a curated box of luxe beauty samples. Each box will span beauty categories and deliver exciting products that fit into both your day-to-day routine, and into those days when you want to turn up the drama a notch."

Basically, for $10 a month you will get a box filled with beauty product samples delivered to you....everything from hair products, makeup products to tea and mints.  Most of the products will be in small, trial sizes but every once in awhile they throw in a full size product.  If you find a product you love, you can go to the Birchbox website and buy the full size. 

So, I am here to share with you my 7 favorite products from the past year.  I tried the sample sizes that I received in the box and loved them so much that I bought full sizes of each one.
1.  Kerastase Elixir Ultime
This is probably my most favorite of all 7.  I am obsessed with this stuff.  After I dry and straighten my hair this is the product I use to tame the random fly aways, make my hair super shiny and soft.  And it smells amazing.  One full size bottle will last a good 9-10 months probably. 
$54 for a full size bottle
2.  Mox Botanicals Lip Butter
This sheer lip butter smells yummy and leaves my lips super soft.  Ever since I got pregnant I have noticed my lips have been more dry than normal but this stuff really helps!
$16 for full size 
3.  Chantecaille Brilliant Gloss in Charm
Best.lipgloss.ever.   I love the color and love the way it makes my lips feel.  It is not one of those sticky lip glosses, which I hate.  A little pricey for a lip gloss but it's been worth it.
$33 for full size
4.  Harvey Prince "Hello" Perfume
Made with eco-friendly ingredients and smells light and citrus and floral.  It lasts all day and I have gotten a lot of compliments on it when I have worn it.
$55 for 50 ml

5.  Orofluido Elixir
The Kerastase Elixir is my #1 go to product for my hair but every once in awhile when I feel like switching it up, this is what I use. I mainly use it when I want to wear my hair wavy.  It helps keep the frizz away and gives it a soft, tousled look.  It smells awesome too!
$29.99 for full size

6.  Fresh Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment
This is another lip product I use when my lips need some serious moisture.  Some have a tint to them and others are sheer, so you have a choice.  I have loved this product for a couple years!
$22.50 for full size

7.  Yes to Blueberries Brightening Face Towels
Looooove these!  Sometimes I use them at night before I go to sleep and other times I use them in the morning after I shower and before I put on my makeup.  My face feels extra clean and bright after using them.
They are made with real blueberry extracts and they have a yummy, sweet smell.
$7.99 for a full size pack

Do you have any favorite products that you found thru Birchbox?
Happy Friday, friends!! Have a great weekend! :)


Mike and Sam Jasch said...

I LOVE the hello perfume too! I asked for it for Christmas. If Michael actually has an opinion about a perfume then I know I have to get it :)

tara said...

that sugar rose stuff is AMAZING!!! i need to get some more!

Jenn said...

What a great idea for a post! I didn't get all of these, but, the things I've tried and ABSOLUTELY LOVE are # 2, 6 and 7!

I can't wait to try the rest, too!

Have a fabulous weekend!

Ashlie said...

Thanks for sharing! I really want to get one of these boxes!