August 10, 2011

August Birchbox Features Beauty Innovators


My monthly Birchbox arrived and this month it features beauty innovations. Innovative products can be problem-solvers or revolutionary products. Such a genius idea! I think the beauty industry is one of the most inventive and I don't think it gets as much recognition as it should. I'm excited to play with these items. Here's what I got:


* Wei Tibetan Chrysanthemum Correcting Eye Treatment Pads ($60/10 pairs). Wow the name is fancy itself. It claims to diminish appearance of puffiness, minimize dark circles and is intended for all skin types. Those are some big claims so can't wait to test them out!

* Carol's Daughter Monoi Repairing Hair Mask ($29/7 oz). I hear many people rave about Carol's Daughter products so I've been eager to try one. My hair is in dire need of a hair mask so fingers crossed.

* Pangea Organics Facial Cleanser ($28/4 fl oz). It's for combination to oil skin so hopefully the natural ingredients won't irritate my sensitive skin. I just ran out of my Philosophy facial cleanser from last month's box so this is great timing!

* blinc Eyeliner ($24/ .21 oz). Supposedly this is the miracle eyeliner that doesn't fade and is sweat proof. I've never tried any blinc products before so we'll see.

Lastly, I received a twistband hair tie which I thought was an extra bow in the box (lol!). It is a seamless elastic that doesn't have any metal closures (which can cause breakage) so it's like a prettier scrunchy. A set of 3 costs $5.

What did you get in your August Birchbox? Not signed up yet, here's the link: Sign up!

7 comments:

  1. i'm using a philosophy face cleanser right now and i really like it. that pangea cleanser sounds great too! lovely birchbox items this month.

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  2. Wow, our boxes are completely different! I wish I had gotten the Pangea cleanser in my box. :(

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  3. Now I see what you got! I actually just bought that pangea cleanser because I wanted to try it soo bad and didn't want to hope and wait for Birchbox to give me a sample :)

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  4. @Oh to be a muse- I really liked the Philosophy one too!

    @Amanda- Everyone wishes they could trade items hehe I never heard of this cleanser but apparently everyone is in love with it

    @Chelease- haha wow- what's so great about it?

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  5. Fun! Looks like we got different items... will have to post mine to show you. Have to admit I haven't heard great things about blinc (ask @gracecatwood) so keep us posted.

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  6. Thanks for commenting on my blog....we actually did receive the same things. :-)

    I already tried the Blinc Eyeliner and its really does work, it glides on perfectly. Fave so far. I still have yet to try the rest of the products.

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  7. OOOhhh this is making me want to sign up for birch box! I so want to try the CD Monoi conditioner! If you use it please review. :)>

    LOLBeauty

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