Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Birchbox August 2011

Yay! It's that time of month again... Birchbox day!! A few quick pictures for you, then I'll tell you about my fav's!




What's in my Box: 


  • Blinc Eyeliner: This intrigues me! Apparently water won't wash it off, rubbing won't make it flake or smudge... It stays on until warm water and gentle pressure from your hands or a wash rag make it "slide" off! I will be testing this thoroughly! If I love it, this may just be my new eyeliner!
  • Carol's Daughter Monoi Repairing Hair Mask: Interesting. I've heard a lot about Carol's Daughter products, but never tried any for myself! I'll be trying this tonight.
  • Pangea Organics Cleanser: This stuff smells amazing! I'll be trying this out tonight as well.
  • Wei Tibetan Chrysanthemum Correcting Eye Treatment Pads: Again, interesting. I'll give it a shot... After my eye heals up. (read more about this below)
  • Twistband hair tie: Okay, so other  than the eyeliner, believe it or not, this is the most exciting thing in this box for me. I. Love. Hairties. I always need them, and never have them! This little dude has gotten some bad rap from many BB'ers this month... but I have to say, I love it. It's a soft piece of elastic that's tied. Its thick enough that, supposedly, it won't crease your hair... it's gentle enough that it won't give you a headache or pull your hair out. I've had it in my hair for about 4 hours.... and this is the best hair tie ever!!! I know that sounds silly, but seriously. It rocks. My head doesn't hurt, and I haven't had to re-do my pony tail! So, if you don't want your Twistband, send 'em my way!! 

(About my eye... I got a bug in it! EWW! I think it was a gnat... I thought I got it out, and 3 hours later, I realized it was still in there, in the outer corner under my lower eyelid. My eye is really red and swollen.... I put some Visene in, and it STUNG like nobody's business. I'm assuming it's a corneal abrasion, so I'll see how it feels tomorrow. :( Still freaked out I had a BUG in my EYEBALL for THREE HOURS.  )

6 comments:

  1. I'm intrigued by these twistband ties - everyone hates them but I'm curious to how good they are. I have extremely thick hair so I go through hair ties like there's no tomorrow as they stretch out of shape easily all fall out of my hair by lunchtime :(

    Really sorry about the bug ... I've had that happen to me before in my youth and it still freaks me out today

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  2. GAH I paid for my birchbox on the first so I wont be getting my first one until september i would have loved to try some of the stuff you got! sorry about the bug... Im overly paranoid about getting things in my eyes...

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  3. carol's daughter is awesome. i have only tried their hair milk, but i am devoted now. it's the best thing ever for my curls. i looked at their monoi oil stuff too. i might have to ask for a sample the next time i am in sephora.

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  4. I am so jealous of the cleanser, I LOVE Pangea Organics! I got a mascara from blinc, can't wait to try it out. And sorry, but I'm also in love with the hair tie, so you can't have mine. lol

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  5. Ooh jealous of your eyeliner and eye pads! I got all different stuff.

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  6. Haha, GROSS @ the bug in your eye! Protein ;p ... I got the same box as you! ... Maybe I'll end up sending you that hair tie ;p

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