Birchbox May 2014 Box

    Another month has come and with it arrived  a lovely Birchbox to not just help jump-start May, but  prep us for all Summer long. Products that include skin care, body care, makeup, and a health wellness product.For the month of May I received  four samples and one Lifestyle extra.

 Birchbox Pic

The theme for the month of May is Freewheeling. For those who are unfamiliar with Birchbox, every month their subscription boxes are centered around a theme, that they select for that current month to get their subscribers moving to have fun and experience.Whether it is beauty, fashion, culinary, health, organization etc.their themes are about motivating.

Birchbox May Theme Card Pic 1

So, these  are the samples that I received in my May Birchbox.

Birchbox May 2014 Pic

Gilchriist & Soames Spa Therapy Body Lotion

Sample 1 Gilchrist & Soames Relaxing Sea Fennel

Value $15.00

I have taken a liking to this brand after sampling. The scent is floral/fruity  the fragrance is similar to green apples and  floral undertones extremely relaxing.When I applied this lotion it lived up to its name Spa Therapy. This product made me feel like I was in a spa. Gilchrist and Soames is definitely going to be a repurchase item for me.

Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow

Sample 2  Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow

Value $27.00

This BB cream is considered a multitasker. Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow contains rich amounts of antioxidants as well as aloe. This product they state works for all skin types.

Pixi Shea Butter Lip Balm Pic 1

Pixi Lip Balm Pic 2 (1)

Sample 3  Pixi Shea Butter Lip balm

Value $8.00

This was one of my favorite samples that I sampled for the month of May from Birchbox. I had noticed this product in the store for awhile, however I had not yet purchased and when I found out that it was apart of my May Birchbox and it was full-size  I was excited to test this product. I like that this balm was easy to apply and goes on smooth. Pixi Shea Butter Lip balm is a dual-purpose balm that hydrates as well as add color.The color I received was Coral Crush and I thought the color was beautiful and definitely wearable. I also liked how pigmented this balm was. The Pixi lip balm has been added to my shopping list for repurchse.

SmartyPants Vitamins

Sample 4  SmartyPants  All -in-One Gummy Vitamins for Adults was the Lifestyle extra.

Value $29.95

These are adult complete Multi vitamins that contain Omega 3 as well as  Vitamin D along with other key ingredients. Smartypants vitamins do not contain any artificial flavors. I personally like these vitamins they did not have any bad after taste. They taste great and I definitely plan on purchasing.

Shea Terra Organics Rose Hips Black Soap Pore Facial Cleanser

Sample 5   Shea Terra Organics Rose Hips Black Soap Deep Pore Facial Cleanser

Value $16.00

This is a natural face wash, that promises to clear blemishes and brighten skin tone. The consistency/color is similar to molasses. Shea Terra Organics states that this product is like Mirco-derrmabrasion in a bottle. For me personally I like that this product is organic and natural. When I tried this cleanser it felted like my skin was getting a deep cleanse and after one use my skin felted soft.

And that was my May Birchbox. I am very pleased with the samples that I received. I discovered new favorites.

Purchasing Info

Product name: Birchbox

Cost: $10.00 a month or  $110.00 year

Available at: Birchbox Referral link.

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