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Saturday, 7 March 2015

My Little Box Superbox Edition & Habitat for Birchbox | March 2015 Beauty Boxes

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Habitat for Birchbox.
March 2015 Birchbox* | £10 + p&p

Janjira Pomegranate and Acai Facial Scrub Cleanser | £28 for 100ml
TanOrganic Self Tanning Oil | £24.99 for the full size
Benefit Roller Lash | £19.50 for the full size
Philip Kingsley Smooth Cream | £18 for the full size
Catherine Malandrino Style de Paris Perfume | £50 for the full size
Chapter Sample of A Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi | £5.34
Habitat for Birchbox Notebook
First impressions were really good; when Birchbox get it right they get it very right! There are a couple of things I'll pass on to a friend (the tanning oil and the book chapter sample) but I really like the variety this month. I was pretty happy to see a mini Benefit Roller Lash in there because after reading so many reviews, it became one of those things I really wanted to try but would never buy. I still wouldn't buy a full size but I do think that it's a really nice mascara & it doesn't make my eyes sting like They're Real does.

The little red notebook is possibly my favourite thing because I have a real thing for stationery and I don't think there's such a thing as too many notebooks!

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My Little Superbox Box.

March 2015 My Little Box* | £11 + p&p

Garnier Miracle Sleeping Cream | £12.99
Kerastase Luminous Perfecting Conditioner | £15.75 for 200ml
My Little Beauty Lip Balm | €7
Sticker sheet
'I Believe I Can Fly' Tee | £29

My Little Box always make the best first impressions, and this month my favourite item is the 'I Believe I Can Fly' tee. Yes the song whirls around my head every time I look at it, but I've adopted it as my new 'I'm lazing around the house & want to be comfortable but don't want to wear pyjamas' tee. It's a one size only piece I believe (for size reference I'm about a UK 14 and it fits me pretty well, a little loose but not oversized) and one I imagine won't be totally suitable for everyone, which is the only downside.

For me the beauty items are just okay, but I think that's just because I've had the lip balm in a previous box and I would have preferred to try something new. It is a nice balm though, so I'm sort of pleased to have a new one. It smells like milky bar chocolate to me and that can only be a good thing. Like Birchbox I think the variety is really good & my Mum is looking forward to trying the sleeping cream out!

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Are you subscribed to any beauty boxes? 
What do you think of this month's Birchbox & My Little Box offerings?

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  1. well done to both boxes - you're right the mix is juuust spot on! love that tee and notebook too, they're my favorites too among the bunch :) i'm glad to hear you like the rollerlash, i've been seeing so much PR on it everywhere (typical benefit!), that day i saw a bunch of girls with rollers in their hair causing much commotion. they turned out to be marketing to the roller lash which i thought was pretty funny haha :)
    life has been pretty hectic with ups and downs lately but reading your blog is always the perfect little break away from everything xx

    rachel x

    1. Ahh that's so cute, Benefit seem to get their promotion very right all the time! Aww thank you, that means a lot. I hope that you're doing well and there have been more ups than downs! <3 xxxx

  2. could you do a review after trying out the sleeping cream? i'm so interested in sleeping cream nowadays, as before thisi had tried a brand that is quite good on my skin..
    love your blog so much! started to follow you daily

    xo joselovincolors

    1. Absolutely - The Sunday Girl has written a really detailed review here: http://www.thesundaygirl.com/2015/03/garnier-miracle-sleeping-cream-review.html & it seems like a really nice product!

      Thank you so much! :) xo

  3. The little red notebook is so cute and that's definitely a good variety of products in the box. I got a sample of Roller Lash a few weeks ago and was happy to try it out, though I won't buy the full-size either.

    1. It's nice to try new things, even if only to confirm that you preferred the product you were using before! xo

  4. I think it's really cool that Birchbox included a chapter sample of a book. Talk about variety! The My Little Superbox box is so cute :) -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

  5. I used to have Glossy box but unsubcribed - that box is so cute though never mind whats in it!

  6. Ooh, new and gorgeous header! I think the t-shirt is a really nice and different sort of inclusion. A lip balm that smells like Milky Bar sounds awesome too! xx

  7. I believe I can fly... I believe I can touch the sky, haha! I love My Little Beauty Box, I cannot wait for mine to arrive. Although a size 14 tshirt will be much too small for me!

    Stephanie xxxx

    1. Haha it's been in my head all weekend! xx

  8. I've read so many good reviews about the Roller Lash mascara too! Can't wait to get my hands on it :) Wendy xx
    Scottish Wendy | Wendy's World

  9. Both these boxes look awesome! I've not subbed to a beauty box since Glossybox ages ago, but I really need to get onto Birchbox as they seem to be going from strength to strength!

    Milly // Mini Adventures

    1. They're doing really well at the moment I think! xo

  10. The My Little Boxes are always awesome. I so wish they would make them available in the United States.

    I would love to hear how the sleeping cream works.

    Amy @ http://nystateofmind5.blogspot.com/


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