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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Birchbox - August 2018 Review | Frankly Kiersten Reviews

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When I received this box, it was $10/month (I signed up for six months) so I will base my opinions off of $10 instead of the new $15.

What is Birchbox?: Birchbox is the original subscription box, and it's still going strong. Birchbox sends anywhere from 4 to 8 products a month (full size, deluxe sample size, and sample size) and you can review your items each month for 10 points/item plus extra points for sharing your box on Social Media. You can also get additional points for getting a yearly subscription or getting referrals

How Much is Birchbox?: Birchbox is $15/month if you sign up monthly, $14/month if you sign up for six months (billed up front), and $13/month if you sign up for a year (billed up front). This is a jump from $10/month previously.

I always wonder why Birchbox sends such big boxes when they send such small items.

Theme card.

Info card.

Coola SPF 30 Organic Makeup Setting Spray ($8.16) - I remember years ago when I complained every time I received a Coola product. Now I grasp for them and their sweet, sweet sunscreen.

OUAI Wave Spray ($5.20) - I don't do wave sprays. My hair struggles when I'm curling/waving my hair without adding more products in.

Touch in Sol No Poreblem Primer ($1.98) - For how often this popped up in subscription boxes over the last year, you wouldn't know this is a hidden hit. It's still a dimethicone-based primer, but it's a good one!

Lipstick Queen Lip Liner (Natural) ($9.00) - First of all, natural. No. This is pink. The liner itself is very creamy, feels nice on, and wears nicely. A hit for me.

Malin + Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser ($2.25) - I liked this enough to use up but I wouldn't buy it if I ever ran out of cleanser. There wasn't anything bad about it but I wasn't blown away.

Swatch of Lipstick Queen.

The value of this box is $26.59. Overall, this box was meh. It wasn't the worst but it definitely wasn't the best either.

As always, let me know what you thought of this box in the comments!

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