Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Birchbox & MyGlam and a new one! - August

My MyGlam showed up first this month. Again, I love their reusable packaging and the cute little makeup bags they use. I might actually keep this one because it's bright and SEE THRU which is fantastic when you see what I shove in the one I keep in my purse. I like to be surprised so I never check the website to see what's coming but someone spilled the beans on me. I saw they were sending another Circus color and I was PRAYING it wouldn't be the white again. I know on my last post I said I'd never use the white but I actually did for my Ombre attempt 2 weeks ago.
So... let's go through the contents of the MyGlam August bag!
Demeter - roll on perfume oil - Dragon fruit scent and it actually smells light and fruity.  Me like!
Eclos - Moisture therapy regenerative cream and cellular activator facial serum. Not sure if I'll try these. I really like my current skin care routine.
S.A.L.T.Y. Cosmetics - Glama-ZOID! Eyeshadow. It's kinda pinkish/violet and will make a good highlighter.
Circus by Andrea's Choice -This time I got the "Ringmaster" color and it's a VERY hot pink. I already have a favorite hot pink so this will probably be a gift for someone. Her colors are nice though and I didn't mind the brushes. Again, you still can't buy this until Fall.
They also included a MyGlam brand of a sparkly pink lipgloss.... you KNOW I love that!

And here is BirchBox. It wasn't bad.
It included:
Schick 5 blade Hydro Silk razor - I'll probably never use it. I use the dollarshaveclub razors. Yeah, that's right, I steal Gary's razors!
Jouer - lip gloss. It came in a really hot pink. I prefer mine tinted and it might be tinted but it looks HOT PINK!
Juicy Couture - perfume sample. Viva la Juicy La Fleur. It actually smells really good. I'm not generally a fan of Juicy so yeah.
Oribe - shampoo and conditioner "for colored hair". I'll save this to send someone or toss in my guest bathroom. I'm kinda hooked on my own shampoo, plus samples are never enough for my freaken mass of hair!
whish - shaving cream. THIS looks interesting. It's organic, foam-free and full of lotion. I get really, dry, ashy legs so if this works then it's something I'll buy!

 This was my first month for Beauty Box 5.  They don't really say why "5" but whatever... these boxes are fun!
This was a trial month with me but they did a good job so I'll keep it up.
Let's go through it!
Blum Naturals - make up removal towelettes. I'll use the crap out of these. I am sure my esthetician won't be happy to hear this but sometimes I JUST DON'T WANT TO WASH MY FACE!
H20 Plus - restoring eye cream. I don't really have fine lines but I do have dark circles. I usually use BeautiControl's dark circles pen but I'll give this a try for sure! My dark circles are bad... and hereditary. <.<
Ferro Cosmetics - sheer crystal veil. I'll be honest. I probably won't use this. I don't wear much makeup or play around with it anymore. I have my set "face" and other than changing an eye shadow color I'm not going to mess around with new stuff. Put that in my "send to someone else" pile.
Ellis Faas -  creamy, milky, glazed lips. FULL SIZED! Full sizes always make me happy. Anyway, I like the coffee color HOWEVER it's one of those tubes where you twist the color up and it comes through the brush... ya know? I know I'll like the color but I'm afraid if I don't like the consistency that I've just wasted a perfectly good product for someone else. I'll think about it. :)
Freeman - anti-stress mask. I just love masks. I do one every week and even talk Gary into it. I'm always on the hunt for a new one to try and they practically tossed 2 weeks worth in my lap! Plus, it's anti-stress... I'm always stressed :D

I don't think I can pick a favorite this week. It's a toss up between MyGlam and Beauty Box 5. I wasn't unhappy with any of them though. All in all, it's been a good samples month.

And here was another boring review by little ole' me. :)


  1. You should try the razor. Best razor I've ever used. I love it.

  2. Ok, I'll try it. I love my dollarshaveclub ones though and they're a LOT cheaper than most razors so $$$ might win.. LOL

  3. But if they're FREE! And we just bought a crap ton of blades, sooooo I may be hitting you up in a few weeks for that razor website!

  4. I'll send you a referral link when you need it. I get a free month if you sign up PRETTY PLEASE!?