Birchbox April Review

I was super excited for my birchbox to arrive this month, mainly because I knew there was a nail polish on its way!

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For the first time ever they gave a choice to which colour you wanted out of 4 exclusively designed pastel shades designed by DJ Gala Gonzalez. As I’m on the hunt for the perfect mint it had to be the Breakfast At… Shade that I picked. It was also my first Color Club polish so what better way to start the collection than with an exclusively designed for Birchbox shade? It applied well with 2 coats and has a silk finish just like a few other brands’ recent pastel collections. If you love this one then check out the collection available at Birchbox for £15 (Color Club Gala’s Gems Collection)

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The theme for this months Birchbox is Good Enough To Eat, based around food elements and scents and of course a food lifestyle extra had to be included!
Next up in the box was something else I’d seen on the birchbox spoilers, I’m not a fan of eyeliner but this tiny version of the Lord and Berry Couture Kohl Kajal Eye Pencil (£10) is so cute! I’ll be passing this to a friend to try it out.

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The other make up item I received was a tiny one pan version of The Balm, How ‘Bout Them Apples? (£26) , I got Pie which is a strong reddy a pink in the pan.

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On swatch it’s a lovely matte blush colour that applies to cheeks or lips, smooth and without stickiness.

The next product is a full size product and smells fantastic. Tommyguns Pomegranate and Orange Flower Shampoo (£5.50)

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The strong smell and claims of the orange flower adding shine and highlighting fairer tones means this could be a big winner from the box and I can’t wait to try it.

The last product is One Love Organics Skin Saviour (£30) a little goes a long way with this so this 15ml sample should last a long time.

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This is a multi purpose waterless balm it can be used to cleanse (apply then removed with walm water and a cloth) moisturise, and even to tame flyaways.
It has a lovely citrus scent and soaks in fast as a moisturiser.

The lifestyle extra was a bag of sweet and salty Propercorn. Nom.

Overall this box has been a winner for me. It’s a mixed box of beauty and body and hair, and has brands I’ve wanted to try for a long time alongside some new brands I haven’t tried or seen much of.
The estimate worth of this box is around the £28 mark so has been good value as well.
Do you subscribe to Birchbox? What’s your thoughts on this box?

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