May Birchbox 2017 Word of Rachel

Why I Cancelled my Birchbox Subscription

But I have decided that along with shelving the monthly subscription box posts, I’m also cancelling my Birchbox subscription. I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while, but when I received my July box and opened it up with an emotion of pure indifference I realised it wasn’t worth the monthly fee any more. I kept up until July to see what the Birthday Treat was (I’m guessing an extra sample, unless everyone else got 6 this month?), but I couldn’t get excited for the contents. Having a quick glance, I closed the box without really taking it in. I wasn’t disappointed, just underwhelmed. It was time to close my Birchbox account and kiss goodbye to that monthly gift.

June Glossybox Word of Rachel

June Glossybox: Unboxing

I couldn’t believe I hadn’t been excited for this months Glossybox! Not only does it have 2 full sized treats, but it actually has 6 products, rather than the usual 5. There’s a great mix of products, with 3 skincare products, 2 makeup products and 1 hair product. So read on to see what I got, and what I think of the products!

Birchbox June 2017 Word of Rachel

June Birchbox: Daytrippin’

The beginning of the June has spun around quicker than I care for to be honest! Where is this year going and what do you mean I’m going to be 25 next month?!?! Whilst I’m busy simply trying to figure out time travel so I can be 21 again, my monthly subscription boxes arrived! This month’s summery Birchbox wasn’t a box at all, but a lovely little Birchbag instead!

April Glossybox: Unboxing and Overview

I was really impressed with this month’s GlossyBox, which features three generous sized samples and two full sized products. The first thing that struck me when I lifted off the lid was a gorgeous smell, so strong I was convinced something had leaked! But no, everything was still perfectly intact and wrapped up in it’s packaging. There’s a few brands I’ve already got products from, and some new ones, so I’m really happy with this month’s box (And I haven’t even opened up any of the products yet!).

April Birchbox: Unboxing and First Impressions

This months Birchbox is a collaboration with the London based brand Boden and is themed “The Bold and the Beautiful”. There was an option to upgrade and get a cute cardholder. Being a student and poor, I decided not to opt for this. This month I received 2 full sized products, and I was quite impressed with the selection. I was given 2 makeup products, 2 skincare products and 1 hair product. So far, so good!

March Birchbox – The Overview

It’s that time of the month again (and not the one that freaks little boys out!); although it’s a few days late, my March Birchbox arrived today! A celebration of the anniversary of the first UK Birchbox, this month sees us given a simplistic box, plain, with a cardboard style lid. No drawer, but a cute cotton bag to store your stuff in. You also get a 20% off voucher for the Birchbox store. Nice!

March Glossybox unboxing and Glossybox first impressions

I have a severe subscription box addiction, I’ll admit it. When I first subscribed to Birchbox back in January, I found out about Glossybox. Most people said it was better, but back then I had more self control and so decided against taking out another subscription box. It lasted a whole 2 months before the joy of getting a monthly gift became too much and I wanted more. So a few days ago I signed up to Glossybox and my first box came today.

My first Birchbox experience

Subscription beauty boxes are a relatively new concept in the UK that seem to have picked up a fair amount of speed over 2016. For the last year the Birchbox adverts have been popping up in my Facebook newsfeed and catching my interest. But did I really want to spend £10 a month on a box of makeup I wanted but didn’t need? Cancelling my gym membership gave me an extra £24 a month to spend, and an offer to get 2 for 1 on the first month popped up in my newsfeed. Screw it; I’m subscribing to Birchbox.