September 2015 Birchbox


As much as I love receiving Birchbox every month, I have so much stuff I need to use, that it just doesn’t make sense to get that pretty pink box every month. Therefore, I subscribe whenever the spoilers look extra good or there’s a tempting promo code. I haven’t received a box since May and I started to miss it so I resubbed this month- for the box in honor of their 5 year anniversary. In addition to the samples, every box included a 20% coupon code for $35+ purchases. I’m almost out of toner, so between this code and my points, I pick one up for free, I just have to decide which once to try! Onto the goodies:



(MALIN + GOETZ) Grapefruit Face Cleanser Full Size: $26|| Sample: $1.65 for 0.5oz

(MALIN + GOETZ) Vitamin E Face Moisturizer|| Full Size: $45|| Sample: $1.10 0.1oz

(MALIN + GOETZ) is one of those brands that I have heard a lot about, but have never gotten around to trying. I am so glad I received a decent sized cleanser and a moisturizer. I like the idea of being able to test a set instead of just individual items. Plus, I’m really into skincare right now so this is very wanted (if not needed).


Davines LOVE Smoothing Shampoo|| Full Size: $35 || Sample: $10.35 for 2.5oz

Davines Love Smoothing Conditioner|| Full Size: $29 || Sample: $1.40 for 0.4oz

I received a Davines shampoo and conditioner in a previous Birchbox and I remember loving the scent. The shampoo is big (about 1/3 of the full size) which will be more than enough for me to determine if this really does help with frizziness.


NERD Skincare Super Hydrating Mask|| Set of 3: $27 || One mask: $9

I think sheet masks are so fun! I love doing them at night when my husband is working and poking my head into his office- it surprises him every time. My skin gets very dry in the winter so I might save this for a few months to use it when my skin really needs it. Or I might use it sooner because I can 🙂

POP Beauty Portfolio Eyeshadow- Sugar Plum|| Full Size: $ 24 || Sample: $7?

I was actually surprised to find a POP Beauty product in my Birchbox because I’ve only ever seen it in ipsy, and it never seemed to be that popular. I have so many eyeshadows (I’m selling some here), that I’m not even going to unwrap and swatch this so that I can gift or swap it.


Rituals Happy Buddha Foaming Shower Gel|| Full Size $25 || Sample $6.25 for 1.6oz

I am currently using a bar soap because I ran out of body wash so this will immediately go into the shower. The scent I received was Sweet Orange & Cedar which is a combination I’v never heard of but it sounds interesting.

Total box value: $36.75. Considering I paid $10 for this, and got $7 back after reviews, this box value is amazing! I’m also really happy with the products as it’s a great selection of things I will actually use- I’m tempted to take another shower today so that I can start using some of the products.