It's that time again... Birchbox time!!!! Ha ha... I was really looking forward to receiving this months box as I'm still getting used to Birchbox and the way they work after I unsubscribed from Glossy box a few monthes back, I've absolutely loved the last few Birchbox's I've received, but I have to say this monthes box is slightly mediocre and not as festive as I would have liked, that being said their are still some great bits in the box to try , also as Birchbox have just teamed up with BaubleBar a US jewellery store, they popped in a $20 gift card (approx £12) to spend on their website which I think is a nice little Christmas treat.
Anywhooo onto the little treasures I received inside my December Birchbox...
Nail Rock Nail Velvet in Burgundy
I'm so excited to try this out, textured nails and nail polishes seem to be everywhere at the moment but the Velvet Effect nails I'm yet to try. I love the deep purple shade I received as it will be perfect for this time of year and the effect seems simple enough to create, simply apply 2 coats of the nail polish, then dip your nails into the little pot of nail velvet, allow 15-20 minutes to fully dry, and then voila!!! This is the full size and retails for £6.99.
Alima Pure Luminous Shimmer Eyeshadow in Chai
Alima Pure isn't a brand I'm familiar with but I have to admit their all natural mineral eyeshadow is amazing!!! I tried it straight away after opening my box and immediately fell in love. The shade I received is 'Chai' which is a gorgeous Rose Gold shade, perfect for this time of year. You can use the eyeshadow dry for a more subtle shimmery look or use it wet for a more vibrant intense look. The full size of 'Chai' retails for £12.50.
Korres Citrus Shower Gel 50ml
I always like trying new shower gels so the Korres Citrus Shower gel will certainly get used up, I can imagine it will be great to use in the mornings rather than the evenings as its citrus scent will certainly be uplifting and wake you up rather quickly. The full size of the Citrus Shower gel retails for £8.00.
Number 4 Non-Aerosol Hairspray 43ml
I'm a sucker for trying out new hair products and this non aerosol hairspray is certainly intriguing. Number 4 is a haircare brand defined by its signature Liquid Complexes and it's botanical ingredients which work together to give impressive results. The Non Aerosol Hair Spray gives a flexible, strong hold, natural movement and boasts a humidity resistant formula with a shine rich finish. Plus, the packaging is earth-friendly. You can't say fairer than that. The full size of the hairspray retails for £18.50.
Delarom Acquaconfort Mask 15ml
I have always been abit shy when it comes to trying different skincare products until I started getting some amazing skincare products in my previous Birchbox's, which have all seemed to work wonders on my skin, so I'm super excited to try the face mask from Delarom. All you have to do is apply the mask to clean skin, leave on for 5-10 minutes and wipe off. It will rehydrate your skin and leave it looking radiant and refreshed, sounds good to me!!! The full size Mask retails for £24.00.
Ive always been curious to see if Twistbands are as good as everyone says they are, they claim to keep your hair secure without snagging strands or leaving ugly creases. I'm sure it will come in handy at some point. Twistbands come in a pack of 6 and retail for £10.00.
Overall I think this months Birchbox is rather average, however I will get use out of everything in my box so it doesnt seem all bad really, I just wish it was slightly more festive hehe.
What did you get in your Birchbox this month girlie's??? I'd love to know.
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