As you can see my bejewelled December Birchbox has arrived.
So, lets have a look to see what goodies are inside this month.
Eslor Firming Collagen Day Cream. Full price £50.00 for 50ml, this gorgeous sample is 10ml so worth £10.00 – That’s the box nearly paid for. This is an ultra hydrating lotion infused with hydrolyzed Marine Collagen. Massage into cleansed skin morning and night. I don’t know about you, but my skin is starting to scream from dehydration from the central heating and then spells in the cold dry weather, so I am looking forward to trying this one out, not least it has good reports on tinternet.
Next we were asked to choose our own nail polish colour from a selection of four colours and I chose the purple – I would have chosen the red but it had gone. This is a sparkly nail polish that dry to a velvety matte finish, which is a bit odd and if I don’t like it, I shall just put a top coat on.
This is Models Own Nail Polish in Amethyst, full size £5.00
Some shampoo for hubby. Electric Hair, Electric Hydrate Shampoo. Full size is 250 ml for £17.50, this tester is 30ml so worth £2.10 It says it helps to repair damage and improve shine with this nourishing, moisture-rich formula. If nothing else, at least I have a bit of shampoo in for him eh.
This product seems to be talked about in glowing terms, me being my age, I’d not heard of it.
It came in a lovely Christmas cracker from Benefit and its called Highbeam. Full size is 13ml for £19.50 and I think is about 2ml so its worth approx £2.69 It says its a liquid illuminator which suits all skin tones. You paint a small amount onto cheekbones and brow bones and blend, blend, blend. I’ve had a little swatch and it has a slight shimmer to it, so it might be quite pretty and add a dewy glow to your skin.
Next was Vasanti Brighten Up. An Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator, full price £26.00 for 120 ml this was 20 ml so worth £4.33 This is a multi action exfoliator to ensure a renewed, refreshed complexion. I’ll give that a go.
I thought this was an interesting product to try. Eyeko Fat Eye Stick in Smoke, full size £8.00 its just a large pigmented jumbo pencil, but it is a modern take on an eyeshadow and I’ve never tried them, so that could be good fun.
And lastly we have a lifestyle sample a small purse from Sophia Webster herself worth £25.00 <– really ??? I don’t think I would be paying £25.00, but then I often think that sort of thing as I am trotting around London watching what people are happily spending serious amounts of money on. Although I have found a use, its going to be perfect for putting all those store and museum cards in that I don’t want to cram into my purse.
Seven products for a ten pound box, (plus p & p) without the purse the products came to £32.12 and I thought there were some really interesting items to try this month, Birchbox have done it again, its a really good box.