Jul 25, 2012

July 2012 "Glamour" Birchbox Review

I got my Glamour sponsored July Birchbox *Insert grin here*

Last month's Gossip Girl sponsored box left me on the fence about my box subscription, and although I didn't get a nail polish AGAIN, I was satisfied with the box this month. I have actually used EVERYTHING in this box- a first.

This month's box was centered around the theme of "the five senses". The goal was to stimulate Sight, Sound, Taste, Touch, and Smell. While some of the items make perfect sense, I had to work hard to fit some senses together *Giggle* But, even still, I do like my box!

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So here's what's inside:
  • Sight: Stila Lip Glaze in Lights: (full-size) $12 for 3
  • Sound: Birchbox Exclusive Earbuds: (exclusive) $0
  • Taste:Uber LaraBar "Bananas Foster": (sample) $13 for 5
  • Touch: Gloss Moderne High Gloss Masque: (full-size) $39 for 4oz.
  • Smell: Harvey Prince "Hello": (sample) $12

The positives:
The box is worth about $46.
I really enjoyed the bar, I literally scarfed it down (lol partly because I didn't eat all day). The perfume sample was nice. I've actually been wearing it since I got it. The  scent is really perfect for the summer. It boasts hints of lemon, white grapefruit, and pink plumeria and you know what, you can actually smell them! The gloss feels like whipped cream. I tried it on my hair and it feels great. It isn't greasy or heavy at all.

The negatives:
The earbuds that I got were defective. I actually plan on contacting them about this asap. Other than that,  really was satisfied with that I got.

Overall, the box was a good one. I like everything I got, it's just unfortunate I cannot use my earbuds. I'm still considering re-taking the quiz to see if my next box shifts, I really don't know why I don't get nail polishes *Frowns*.

Have/Do you try the Birchboxes? If you want to, you can click here to sign up.



  1. This looks nice, I should try it out! LOL at shoving it down your throat!

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  2. What a lovely present!! I wish I received presents like this! I love your advices and opinions!
    Thanks for visiting my blog! I already follow you with GFC ( Marta Chic), twitter and Bloglovin'!
    I will be very happy if you wanna do the same!

  3. Great post, really interesting! Thanks you for your words on my blog !


  4. wow this looks really interesting, shame about the earphones though!


  5. I like packages (and bars!) a lot, but I never sign up for stuff like Birchboxes because I'm kind of picky and don't want to waste my money on stuff I don't like! Thanks for the review, and for stopping by my blog :)


  6. I unsubscribed about a month a go, but from all the reviews I've seen I think everyone's earbuds were defective, sadly.

  7. Hi dolll thancks for visting my blog i love neon color so much ;D im thinkig to get that subscription for brich box great post ;)hope you follow im following you xoxo lia

  8. o wow! you def got some good items in your Birch box this time!!
    its good that you were able to enjoy it! :-)


  9. Nice! When I saw the gloss in the box I wonder if you'd tried it. That sux about the earbuds.

    Quiet Luxury

  10. Great box :)


  11. So cool!
    Have a great day!

  12. Nice post :) you have a new follower, hope you visit my blog too :P

  13. Hi sweetie, Thanks I'm so glad you like my nails. :)
    Otherwise, great box ;) HéHé


  14. I need to subscribe to a cool box like this! I like the little black box ones I have seen. and I have that stila lipgloss too!

  15. Love it ♥ You are very inspiring dear.I just discovered your blog and really like it.! I just shared Rainbow Nails on my blog. If you have a minute, I would love to hear your comment.
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    Have a great day!

  16. Omg beautiful. I'm your new follower, hope you follow me too :)

  17. that's an awesome box!!! that granola bar just made me hungry lol

  18. I LOVE the fragrance too (I got the same exact things!)


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