Birchbox November 2013 UK!

Hey Guys, 

I received my Birchbox yesterday, and here’s what I got:

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 Laura Mercier Long lash Mascara, Sample size, Full size retails for £18.50

I’m really excited to try this mascara, the wand looks really small and it should be perfect for my bottom lashes. 

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 Matriskin High Performance Collagen MP Serum, Sample size 7.5ml, Full size retails for £80.50

I’ve never heard of the the brand Matriskin before, but reading about it and looking at the price makes me think thats it’s a luxury, high end brand and I’m really looking forward to try it. Trouble is even if I like it, I don’t think I could ever spend £80.50 on a serum!

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 Weleda Replenishing Oat Shampoo, Sample Size 18ml, Full size retails for £8.95

I’m looking forward to try this shampoo, I wish it was a bigger sample though. I’ve tried the Weleda ‘Skin food’ before and really liked it, so would be nice to try another product from the brand.

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 Chella Highlighter Pencil, Full size £15.95

This is the only full size product, which I’m looking forward to try. It’s great for highlighting the brow bone, cheek bones and the inner corners of the eye.

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 English Laundry  Eau De Perfum sample, Full size from £16

I really don’t like getting perfume samples, as you can pick these up for free from the beauty counters. I’ve never heard of this brand but the perfume smells really lovely.

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I also received a lifestyle extra (Pukka Tea), as well as a beauty extra (Birchbox Pencil Sharpener)

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 I’d love to know what you got in your box, so please share in the comments below.

Vicki xx

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11 Comments

  1. November 16, 2013 / 7:12 pm

    I love that they included a cute little pencil sharpener! Looking forward to hearing how the mascara works for you =D
    Xx
    Penny
    parsimoniouspenny.wordpress.com

    • November 18, 2013 / 2:58 pm

      I couldn’t wait to try the mascara but i was left really disappointed 🙁 it didn’t do anything for my lashes hun 🙁 did not work at all xx

      • November 20, 2013 / 5:36 pm

        Oh noo, it’s always an extra-bummer when something doesn’t work that you were looking forward to. On the plus side, at least it was in a Birchbox not something you specially bought to try?
        Xx
        Penny

        • November 22, 2013 / 9:52 am

          Yea that’s it hun, if i have bought the full size product, i would have been really disappointed 🙁 xx

  2. November 16, 2013 / 9:33 pm

    Loved what you got hun, i misd out on that Matriskin serum it was in my surveys… but disappeared and i didn’t receive it in my box. Booo! lol But so glad i got the Mascara though 🙂 x x x

    • November 18, 2013 / 2:56 pm

      Really? You should msg them babe and they will send you one that happened to me before xxx

      • November 18, 2013 / 3:17 pm

        Just sent birchbox an email now i hope they can replace it. fingers crossed. x x

        • November 18, 2013 / 3:45 pm

          I’m sure they will xx

  3. November 18, 2013 / 3:30 pm

    Your box looked great hun! We got the same except the Mascara and the Matriskin Serum! How were they? xxx

    • November 18, 2013 / 3:48 pm

      Thanks hun, the serum is really lovely, it’s a shame it’s so expensive! The mascara did nothing for my lashes 🙁 i’m so disappointed, it may work for other people but definitely doesn’t work for me xxx

      • November 18, 2013 / 3:55 pm

        I guess it let’s you try it though 🙁 aww thats a shame to hear that! It’s worse when you are looking forward to trying something and it disappoints! I got the laura mercier body butter and the lip define fill from Lila’lli which were great. My reviews up on my blog hun! xxx http://www.yougotafriendinme.blogspot.co.uk

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