Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ipsy vs. Birchbox February 2015

Birchbox Vs. Ipsy February 2015


Birchbox is a monthly subscription box featuring beauty and lifestyle samples. It is $10 a month and you receive 4-6 samples, deluxe sames, and sometimes full size products. Their point system is really good, and you can end up getting a lot of full size products for free. You can join here, so we both get points: 


Here are my 5 samples for this month from Birchbox,


[the product]: Posie Balm by Benefit - hydrating tinted lip balm

[the size]: 0.5 grams

[the color]: pink

[my thoughts]: I love mini's, and I love anything Benefit, so this was perfect for me!! 

[the worth]: $8.00




[the product]: derma|e Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Glycolic Scrub

[the size]: 1 ounce

[my thoughts]: Says is exfoliates away dull, lifeless surface cells and and cleanses away impurities for a refreshed, healthy glow. I could always use a healthy glow! 

[the worth]: $3.19


[the product]: Gilchrist & Soames Spa Therapy Lotion

[the size]: 1.35 ounces

[the scent]: A nice, fresh scent

[my thoughts]: I can always use more lotion!! This smells really nice!

[the worth]: $2.53


[the product]: amika Nourishing Mask

[the size]: 20mL

[the scent]: smells like soap... 

[my thoughts]: Since chopping off my hair, I really don't do many masks and things, but I am definitely going to try this one. 

[the worth]: $2.24


[the product]: Paula's Choice Resist BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections

[the size]: 0.83 mL

[my thoughts]: This is the tiniest little sample ever!!! I am not sure how I am even supposed to try this out, it's THAT SMALL!

[the worth]: $3.95


[total box worth]: $19.91


Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription. It is $10 a month, and you receive a makeup bag filled with 4-5 products including deluxe samples and full size products. You can sign up here! 


I am in love with the bag this month!! It's so cute!! 


[the product]: City Color Cosmetics Creamy Lip Stain

[the size]: 0.078 ounces

[the color]: Flirtini

[my thoughts]: I love lip stains! This is a lot of pink, but I think it's pretty ok! 

[the worth]: $4.99


[the product]: Demeter Fragrance Library First Love Roll On Perfume Oil

[the size]: 0.29 ounces

[the scent]: First Love is an irresistible, unique and unusual light floral combination of lemon zest, jasmine, honeysuckle, water lotus and white rose.  

[my thoughts]: OMG, I am in LOVE with this perfume!! I have been wanting to try this brand, and I am hooked!! 

[the worth]: $10.00


[the product]: 'Tini Beauty Rob Scheppy Eyeshadow

[the size]: 0.06 ounces

[the color]: Pearl Fizz

[my thoughts]: I love light eyeshadows! I use them every day over silver or pink eyeliner and in the inner corner of my eyes! I am always hoping to get more!! 

[the worth]: $12.00



[the product]: ModelCo Blush Cheek Powder

[the size]: 3.6 grams

[the color]: Peach Bellini 02

[my thoughts]: This is ok... I don't wear blush often anymore, for no reason in particular, just I usually just do eyes and lips on a daily basis. 

[the worth]: $9.90



[the product]: Mitchell and Peach Fine Radiance Face Oil

[the size]: 10ml 

[my thoughts]: It came in a plastic bag but still managed to leak. I haven't tried it yet because it's kind of a mess!

[the worth]: $17.00


Swatches:
Top: eyeshadow
Middle: blush
Bottom: lip stain

[total box worth]: $53.89

It's pretty clear that IPSY won this time by a landslide, not only monetarily, but I just really liked the products better!! 

See ya in March! :)






















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