Monday, January 11, 2016

#Birchbox January Review: #YearofCreativity and #KBeauty


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#HappyNewYear from me to you at Blueridge Beauty Blogger and I am sooo excited to share the very FIRST Birchbox review of 2016! I don't know about you but I feel that this one of the greatest ways to kickstarting #NewYearNewYou with goodies sent to you from the AWESOME ladies (and gents) at Birchbox!! And for those who are wondering "What is a Birchbox?" well get your favorite drink and snack and enjoy my humble review!

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 Back in December 2015, I saw the previews for the next Birchbox in January 2016 and was lucky enough not only to order not "one but two" boxes especially I chose the surprise January which I selected the Eyeko liner while the other 4 items remain a "mystery" and I order the Guest Editor Korean Beauty box!! Yeah! :)

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 Here is my regular January Birchbox with my selected Eyeko liner with several surprised goodies inside!

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The theme for my January Birchbox is "2016 the Year of ..." and using the stickers you decide what this year means for you! I chose "creativity" which reflects my professional and personal goals as beauty/lifestyle blogger of  Blueridge Beauty Blogger! And here is some #MondayMotivation on #MommyMonday: Moms and kids love stickers!! Get your Sticker On! And I love the card that describes what is in my January Birchbox and suggestions on how to use them as well!



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 Above pictures are my manicure with this Ciate London color, which is like a demin color with a fine texture grit that I kinda love! I also did this shade of polish for my pedicure, too!

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These two pictures show my makeup look using the Eyeko eye liner (I use a light eye shadow so folks can see the liner on my eye lids) and I used the Tony Moly lip tint on my lips to complete this makeup look! :)


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I rate my January Birchbox a "Five out of Five Stars" because I love and plan to use all my items for my beauty "Creativity" for this month!

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 I am very excited to try out the Korean Beauty items in my January Guest Editor Birchbox! I have always wanted to try Korean beauty items based on reading reviews on blogger websites and now I have the opportunity to review these Korean products!

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I rate my January Guest Editor Korean Beauty Birchbox a "Six out of Six Stars" because I love and plan to use all  my Korean beauty products for this month!

What did you received in your January Birchbox and are there items that you particularly love or excited to try out?

Until next time...

Ursula

aka Blueridge Beauty Blogger 

22 comments:

  1. Oh what great boxes you got, Ursula. I just got my first Birchbox, a gift subscription that I was lucky to get. I'm still a little confused by how it works. How did you get the second box of Korean products? Did you get it through points or buy it or was it a gift? I'm trying to figure out how some of it works. I wish I got the Tony Moly lip tint :)

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    1. Thank you, Allison! Ok I got my January choice pick which I chose Eyeko Fat Liner and the other 4 where "surprise" as Birchbox Ace (earn 500 points anytime of yr) for my early choice AND I check quickly at Birchbox for new items and bought the KBeauty box for $10 for subscribers (non subscribers pay $15!) That is how I got 2 January boxes! :)

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  2. I got the Korean beauty curated box this month. I'm really happy with it! Your surprise box looks great, too! I'm curious to hear your thoughts about the Eyeko liner. That Ciate polish looks awesome, too!

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    1. Thank you, Sammi!! I already tried the Key West cleanser which is great on my face! I can't wait to do my makeup looks and my mani/pedi!

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  3. Oooh what a great box; so many brands I've never tried! Have fun testing everything out!

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    1. Thank you, Elaine! I will update this post with future pictures of my makeup and mani/pedi looks! :)

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  4. I love both of the boxes that you received. I wouldn't be able to pick a favorite box because I like everything you got in the regular one but I love Kbeauty products too. Thanks for sharing xo

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    1. Thank you, Brigette! I just finish using my regular January Birchbox with the Eyeko liner for my manicure/pedicure look and my makeup look using Eyeko and TonyMoly lip! And of course I love the fragrance..great for everyday without overpowering people's noses in the room!

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  5. you got grest products
    wendeeisaacs.com

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    1. Thank you, Wendee! I am please with the products that I got for January Birchbox..skincare, makeup, perfume, Kbeauty, nail polish! :)

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  6. A pity its not shipped to my country

    beautyanddewdrop.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you, Farya! I am glad that you like my review on Birchbox and maybe they will soon send boxes to your home! :)

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  7. Thanks for sharing these boxes! The Ciate nail polish is so pretty :)

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    1. Thank you, Albertine! I was expecting Pillow Fight (which was on my screen) but glad to try out this textured demin polish! :)

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  8. This month will be my first official Birchbox and I am so excited! I can't wait to see what I get! That nail polish looks beautiful, and I've been dying to try the Eyeko liquid liner!

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    1. Thank you, Chelsea! I love using both of these boxes!

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  9. What fun boxes! I think i am going to ask for a Birchbox/Ipsy subscription for my birthday. I love happy mail.

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    1. Thank you, Brooklyn! I love Birchbox for trying mainstream or indie beauty products! Plus you earn points from writing a review of the products that you tested, post on Facebook or twitter that you received your monthly box, referrals, and awesome support! Let me know if you want a referral link from me!

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  10. That nail polish is so pretty! What a great Birchbox! I'd love to take out a subscription box, but it's so hard to pick from all the different companies!

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    1. Thank you, Karin! You will never go wrong with Birchbox which not only been featured in various bloggers but on several business new outlets as well about their social and business savvy with women customers! Let me know if you want a referral code!

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  11. The Ciate polish you got is so pretty!! I don't think I've tried an Korean beauty products yet but would love to sometime, I've been hearing so much about them!!

    Drea

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    1. Thank you, Drea! I really want to explore other types of beauty/culture items so that is why I got the Korean Beauty box! :)

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