Sunday, January 5, 2014

SNEAK PEEK: Birchbox January 2014

It's a brand new year and that means another fabulous year of Birchbox! The spoiler video was posted today and it looks like there are a lot of great items going out this month. The theme is 'Go Time.' :) Each box will contain a set of cards with sayings & tips for making the most of your year!

Here are just a few of the items some subscribers may receive in their boxes this month:

100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara in Black Tea

"The all-natural, organic formula separates and glosses with fruit and black tea pigments, while oat and wheat proteins condition lashes, helping them grow stronger over time."

Serge Normant Meta Revive Dry Conditioner

"Argan oil makes hair soft and supple while fortifying the cuticle to help hair shine. Cornstarch absorbs oil without weighing down your mane."

Coastal Scents Revealed Eye Shadow Palette

"With 20 neutral shades ranging from a light beige to a deep black, this palette has you covered from day to night, even on the go. The smooth, powdered shadows glide on and blend easily. "

Camille Beckman Body Butter in Midnight Monarch

"This handcrafted creamy moisturizer keeps our skin supersmooth without feeling greasy, and it smells so good, it has us sniffing our arms all day long without shame."

Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Shampoo, Conditioner, Cream

"Fekkai’s encapsulated shine-release complex imparts softening olive oil into each strand throughout the day. Hair looks healthy, smooth, and oh-so-shiny."

New to the shop this month: Rifle Paper Co. Greeting Cards. I couldn't find the ones they show in the video in the shop yet, but they had some super cute cards for Christmas & I bet the new ones are just as great! Perfect for anyone who made a resolution to 'keep in touch' this year.

Looks like the Birchbox team is also working on a Ten Minute Full Body Workout Video! There's a short clip in the sneak peek video & it sounds like it should be posted soon. Was your resolution to work out more? Make sure you check it out; I know I will be!

Lastly, there's a new promotion called "Subscriber Sundays!" Every Sunday subscribers can enter to win prizes like products from awesome brands, a year's supply of beauty products, & care packages from the discovery specialists based on your profile. Best of all, ALL participants are entered to win the grand prize of 10,000 Birchbox points! JUST IMAGINE ALL THE CHUAO BARS YOU COULD BUY! ;)

I'll post more sneak peeks as they're posted, but so far is there anything you're excited for? I LOVE the Fekkai line and would be stoked to receive any of those products. Also really curious about the dry conditioner!

Edit January 5th, 2014:
Two new sneak peeks from the Birchbox Facebook page!

Paula's Choice Resist C15 Super Booster

"The light-as-water formula visibly brightens skin in a matter of weeks, fading dark spots and wrinkles caused by everything from acne to sun exposure. Not only that, but it promotes plumper, younger-looking skin with a blend of smoothing antioxidants and collagen boosters. If acne is still a nuisance for you, fear not—the fast-drying liquid is ideal for all skin types and won’t clog your pores."

INIKA Mineral Eye Shadow
"Made using the highest quality ingredients, including mica and zinc oxide, these shadows are rich in pigment for vivid colors that stay on all day."


  1. Oooh there are some interesting products this month. The coastal scents palette actually looks lovely. I wonder if the formula quality is nice as well? I can't wait to see a review! xx

    1. I'm curious about the Coastal Scents palette, too! Usually their shadows are only ok for me & definitely require primer, but this one looks really pigmented!

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    3. I have heard a lot of good things about it. Seems to be a alternative to Naked 1 + 2. Samantha, Pretty little Syko did a review. I'll link it here.
      I'm really impressed that BB would send this out as an item. It's really awesome. Ipsy better bring their a game or I might switch.
      (By the way I removed the previous comment due to an awful grammar mistake. What can I say? I'm picky like that)

  2. That palette looks beautiful!! I want it. I have a few reviews on the coastal scents palettes if you want to check them out you can find them here: ps I love the 120 palette!!


  3. I just resigned up hoping to get the coastal scents palette. The Inika shadow looks pretty as well. I guess I'm also interested in the mascara, so hopefully this will be a box that keeps me subscribed. There is a lot about Birchbox I don't love, but I'm willing to give them a try again in the new year.