Another subscription box review but I honestly might be cancelling this one because I’ve not been very impressed so far. The October BirchBox UK came with 6 items this month, 2 of them full sized and the other 4 as samples. I like the design of the box but it’s nothing spectacular in all honesty. Plus I haven’t seen any more boxes designed by Etsy businesses which is a little disappointing.
The first of my products is the Daily Concepts Multi-Functional Charcoal Soap Sponge. For me, this is one the best things in this months box. The sponge on this is quite rough, you really don’t need any pressure at all to buff your skin. The charcoal soap smells amazing and when used with the sponge leaves your skin feeling soft and silky. Retails at £6 so I might have to get some another.
My second product to try was the amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask.This hair mask smells amazing, is easy to use and easy to wash out. It left my hair feeling super soft after use and for several days after. My only issue with this is that it did remove some of my hair dye. Retailing at £20 I may try this again when I am no longer dying my hair.
The third product in this months box was the Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow Illuminator. I’m not keen on this product, it felt very greasy and heavy on my skin and left it looking oily and shiny. It didn’t absorb into my skin at all. With an retail price of £25.50, this is one I will be avoiding.
The fourth product is another sample but this one I love. The Winky Lux Stobing Balm in Radiant Pink is absolutely gorgeous. A cream highlighter, this has an amazing glow and doesn’t affect your foundation base underneath. It’s a silky smooth formula that glides onto the skin. With a retail price of £15 I may have to look into getting this.
The penultimate product is a perfume sample for Hugo Boss BOSS The Scent for Her Eau de Parfum. Not particularly happy to get this is my box as I get stuff like this free with my debanhams card when I make purchases. It does smell gorgoeous but it’s not something I will wear. This does retail for £73 so it is nice to try before you buy.
The final product in this months box is my second full size product, the BeautyPro Thermotherapy Warming Gold Foil mask. It smells gorgeous but it a little tricky to put onto your face. My skin felt amazing and soft after removal but I did need to remove a lot of serum.
Overall, I’m not overly impressed with this months BirchBox. Honestly the October GlossyBox wiped the floor with this box so I’m not sure how much longer I will stay subscribed to BirchBox UK. Although I do like a few of the products in this box, I don’t feel as though I am getting the value for money that BirchBox are so proud of. I don’t mind receives samples if there is enough product for me to sample more than once. However if you feel like I’m talking crap or want to try Birchbox UK for yourselves, save yourself some pennies with my refer a friend link here.
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