Hey guys, I’m back! I didn’t realise I’d be back so soon with another Birchbox review but here we are! 🤣
I ended up keeping my subscription going for longer than I intended this time but I’m not mad about it!
I love getting a subscription box through the door. I genuinely don’t feel like I ever intentionally buy skincare any more because I’m just using up the products I’ve received in the past!
Clearly better for the environment and my wallet and it’s slowly clearing space in my overflowing skincare drawer!
This month’s Birchbox has a summer theme. The packaging is gorgeous as always!
I always keep my Birchbox boxes as they are the perfect size for keeping bits and bobs together in my craft room.
As per usual, we have five treats inside the box. Three of them this month were full sized products which is fab but I don’t remember being asked to choose a product this month so I feel it’s been less tailored to me!
With that being said, let’s get onto the products…
Anatomicals – Body Scrub
I really like Anatomicals products, their packaging is always really cute and they smell amazing!
The strawberry body scrub is no exception! It really does smell good enough to eat!
The particles seem to be from strawberry or apricot seeds so they are gentle enough but leave your skin nice and soft and exfoliated.
This little tube is only £1.50 and it’s such a handy size for travelling that I would definitely pack this for a trip away.
Love Beauty & Planet – Shower Gel
This is another travel friendly product to pop into your overnight bag. This is a full sized one too!
This smells lovely with coconut oil and ylang ylang which lingers long after you’ve had your shower!
Love Beauty and Planet are vegan friendly and cruelty free. Their packaging is also 100% recycled plastic. So nice to brands becoming more environmentally conscious!
This travel bottle is only £2.50 for 100ml. You don’t need to use a lot either so although it’s a little bottle, it will definitely last you a week or two in the sun!
ModelCo – Highlighter
I have a confession to make, I’m just not a highlighter kind of girl. I almost never use it!
In saying that, I do appreciate a good highlighter and I’m really not blown away by this one.
It is definitely very subtle so potentially great for those that need something for everyday but it’s not very pigmented and doesn’t seem to do all that much.
This was the last full sized item in my box and with an RRP of £10, I don’t think I would be rushing out to by another unfortunately.
Balance Me – Plumping Mist
I know hyaluronic acid is a big thing just now but my skin does not like it one bit. It goes red, blotchy and is a bit uncomfortable after using it.
I’ve said it before, and I really don’t see the appeal of putting acid on your face.
It does smell nice though so maybe if you are a user of these types of products, it could be right up your street.
The full size bottle of this is £18 and it can be used throughout the day with or without makeup.
Polaar – Smoothing Cream
So this is a pricey product which is probably why it is only a sample size. This RRPs at £38.68 which is much more than I would pay for a moisturiser!
The tube that you get is more than enough to do me for a while!
Made with Siberian olive it is filled with vitamin C and salicylic acid to help refresh your skin.
It smells nice and it did leave my skin feeling hydrated but I was left with a slight greasyness so maybe not the best if you do have oily skin!
I feel like I’ve gotten quite a good selection of products this month but I have cancelled my subscription just now. I’ve heard lots of good things about Glossybox so I’m thinking of trialling that for a month or two to see how I get on.
What’s your favourite subscription box? Let me know in the comments below ⤵️.
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