Tuesday, December 20, 2011

December Birchbox + Our Very First Christmas Tree!

Kiko didn't tell me my Birchbox arrived the other day. He placed it under the tree for me to find lol. It took me a few days to notice. It blended with the rest of the presents perfectly! Cute huh?





This month's Birchbox is filled with product samples that will help us get through the cold winter. I like the snowflakes on the box. It makes an instant gift to anyone!



As always, eveyrthing is nicely packaged. I love the shimmery metallic paper.

Here's what I got....

Olie Biologigue 004 Huile Moderne
Try saying that 5 times! An oil moiturizer for the face, body and hair. My skin has been super dry this winter, and I can't wait to try it.

Jouer Moisturizing Lip Gloss in Birchbox Pink
A customized shade made exclusively for Birchbox. It's a gorgeous bight fuchsia shade perfect for the Holiday. It's so pretty!


Benefit The POREfessional 
Yes! I've been wanting to try this primer. It's supposed to make the pores smaller and smooth the face for a seemless foundation applicaton.

Harvey Prince Yogini 
It has notes of sandalwood, Egyption myrrh and grapefruit that supposed to make you feel calm and relax. This is another scent to added to my perfume sample collection.

EXTRA:
Prep Show Stoppers Designer Tape
Double-sided tape strips that will help your dress to stay in place. I don't think I'll be using it anytime soon, but it's good to have one. You never know when you'll need one.

Recharge Boost Orange Natural Energy Drink Booster
This is interesting, but I honestly don't care for it.





I've heard so many people unsubscribed to Birchbox because they have been displeased with the samples. Many feel they are not worth $10. I thought of unsubscribing too, but I'm still going to give them a chance. I do enjoy trying different high end brands I've never heard before. I just hope to see more decent sized samples that I can use more than 1-2 times and less irrelevant samples like food and coasters lol.



Did you get this month's Birchbox? What do you think?



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Here is our Christmas Tree!!! We spent a little bit more than what we wanted, but it was worth it. The tree is perfect as is it. No trimming needed and it looks fresh and healthy!


Before

After



Have a great week!!!

14 comments:

  1. Your Christmas tree is beautiful.. so festive! Did they really give out coasters in previous Birch boxes? LOL That's very lame. I heard they also gave out rubberbands or something LOL but that could be another one of those subscription box things. Let us know what you think of the oil moisturizer :D

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  2. Love your Christmas tree! I was pretty happy with this month's birchbox...I love love the lipgloss!

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  3. I really love your tree :) It looks great with all the lights and the gifts :D
    I hope Kiko and you, have a great Christmas time together.
    Kisses lovely becky :D

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  4. I love the lipgloss and primer. Can't wait to see some reviews. Also, beautiful tree =)

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  5. Aw, your tree is so pretty!! Love how it's all decorated. :D And I see lots of presents~~!

    Hopefully Birchbox will include bigger/better sample to try out in the upcoming year. So many new subscription services are turning up these days.

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  6. Love your huge Christmas Tree! Merry Christmas Dear!

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  7. Cute Christmas tree!

    I've been going back and forth with my Birchbox. If the next one doesn't have better samples or a new brand, I'm def not gonna keep going.

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  8. Nice items there....the benefit PoreFessional is "THE" best primer ever!! I've tried it...it makes your skin super super super silky soft and smooth...=) And the tree transformation is FAB..I could feel the xmas season by just seeing that tree..;)

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  9. Love your tree very pretty, I need to get on the Birchbox wagon Im out of the loop you got good stuff.

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  11. I love the tree!! ;D

    & I like how he put it under the tree
    haha, that was cute


    <3,
    Dana

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  12. I love your tree. Feliz Navidad.

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