BIRCHBOX // May 2018

Birchbox time is my favourite time of the month and just look at the design on this months box! A big part of my ever growing love for Birchbox is the beautiful, unique designs each time and I can’t believe I’m saying it but I think I love this lovely tropical leaf design more than last months Cath Kidston collaboration! I know! I’m shocked too! If there were a prize for the most Insta worthy beauty box then Birchbox would literally slay that competition and win hands down!

So, what’s in this months Birchbox?

Doucce Luscious Lip Stain in Amber Rose

I love the colour of this, the consistency reminds me of the Lime Crime Lip Velvetines but it dries a tonne faster than them. It is however, extremely drying and when I say drying I mean like Sahara desert drying so you will definitely need some lip balm with this one. The colour is lovely and veeery similar to Lime Crime Cupid without the weird petrol scent of the Lip Velvetines.

Greenfrog Botanic Geranium & Peppermint Botanical Body wash

This is a new fave of mine, the scent is absolutely bloody gorgeous on top of being vegan and cruelty free meaning I have even more love for this little bottle. It’s really gentle and suitable for sensitive skin and even those eczema prone skin types which is perfect for me! My only niggle is that it doesn’t bubble up well and I like to see a bunch of bubbles with a body wash because it makes me feel cleaner, is that a thing? I still love it enough to purchase the full size though, the scent is amazing!

Native Unearthed Activated Charcoal Natural Deodorant Balm

I have had this in a beauty box before and I love the whole idea of this little balm! There are no harsh chemicals and it’s all as natural as the grass beneath your feet, it contains sweat-absorbing arrowroot, antibacterial coconut oil (is there anything coconut oil can’t do?) and good old shea butter. I’m not overly crazy on the scent, it’s quite strong in the pot but the fact it’s so natural does everything else for me!

Nuxe Aquabelle Micro-Exfoliating Purifying Gel

I love Nuxe so when I saw this gem inside this months box I was instantly drawn to it! It smells amazing, is super gentle, non drying and my skin adore it! It contains hyaluronic acid to leave your skin oh so luminous with a more even complexion. The only thing I don’t like about this product is that it contains micro beads, there are tiny little blue ones in this and my skin may love it but the oceans don’t which is such a shame!

Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner

If you are a veteran beauty blogger (ok maybe not veteran because that makes us sound old as balls) then you may remember the whole Eyeko hype! It was all the rage back in the day! Well…in 2012 and for good reason! This month I got their skinny liquid eyeliner which is in pen form aka the only form of liquid eyeliner I can semi apply. The pigment is amazing and the staying power is definitely there and it lasted through a day of hand washing and even after that I had to scrub it off! I’m impressed!

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What was your favourite product in this months Birchbox?

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12 Comments

  1. May 12, 2018 / 4:15 pm

    The lip stain is amazing isn’t it. It’s like nothing I’ve used before. I love Birchbox. I’m looking forwards trying some of these products.

    • May 12, 2018 / 5:07 pm

      I’m really loving Birchbox at the moment! I love the shade of the lip stain but the formula was so drying for me on it’s own! x

  2. Rachel Evans
    May 13, 2018 / 12:53 pm

    I’ve never heard of birchbox before but it sounds great! Some of the products sound gorgeous!

    • May 13, 2018 / 3:08 pm

      Definitely my fave beauty box at the moment! x

  3. May 14, 2018 / 4:05 am

    I’ve never heard of this before! I’ll have to take a look!

  4. May 14, 2018 / 7:48 pm

    I love this box, so pretty. I’m a big fan of the eyeko eye stuff, I had an eyeliner pen from them last year and it was amazing.

    • May 15, 2018 / 7:27 am

      It’s gorge isn’t it! I love eyeko too! x

  5. May 15, 2018 / 9:08 am

    These Birchboxes look fabulous – I really must look into subscribing as the stuff you get is lovely!

    • May 16, 2018 / 10:35 am

      I love birchbox! They are defintely my fave beauty box at the moment! x

  6. May 15, 2018 / 9:57 pm

    I think I adore Birchbox’s packaging more than the contents they hold! They’re always the prettiest designs. Such a great way to discover brands new and old.

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