Friday, 16 January 2015

January Birchbox - Women's Health

January Birchbox - women's health
With the start of a New Year it means only one thing.. its absolutley full of resolutions and new starts, I have not made a resolution this year but rather then that I just set myself goals as they seem so much more achievable for myself. I am hoping to loose weight this year as I have put on a few pounds since August, and if luck did have it  I actually bought a copy of women's health magazine even before I knew what theme this monthsBirchbox  so it was a nice surprise to see this months box had the theme too. The magazine is very helpful and very motivating and I have already started to jog this month which I haven't done in quite a while.
When I first seen the Pilates band I had no clue what is was as I have never done Pilates before but seeing as I got it in this months box I might just give it try to see if it makes a difference. I am surprised that its worth £7.99 but then again you want something strong and that will last without breaking.

I am a big tea fan so was happy to see Embrace Matcha Green tea! but my only disappointed was they was only one tea bag to try. Matcha is 100% natural and has 10 times the antioxidants as regular green tea. At £24.99 for a packet seems a bit expensive but seeing as its a super food its worth it for the antioxidant properties.

The design of the Heal Gel Intensive is so cute! I have never heard of this brand before but it does sound promising as it has an infushion of organic silicone, collagen-boosting peptides and arnica to help and restore skin. I have yet to try this but its perfect to travel with 

I know its weird that I am a beauty blogger and have never tried anything from Stila, so I am very happy to get Stila Lip Glaze this month especially as its worth £15. I am not a massive fan of gloss but I do like to wear them on days I don't wear a lot of makeup or just want an extra bit of sparkle to complete my makeup look.

I love trying new shampoos and conditioners so was glad to see Philip Kingsley Body Building conditioner. I am always looks into different brands of shampoo/conditioners to see which is right fore my hair, this shampoo has wheat protein to help flyaway's and to make your hair look as good as possible, I can't wait to try this, I hope its fabulous as a full size of this is £19.

I never knew they was anything to help you re energies after workout so its nice to see Activbod Cooling Finish lotion! You use this after a workout and it cools you down. Activbod is invigorating menthal packed lotion. Next time I go for a jog I am going to try this and see if it makes a difference and if it does I will part with £12 to get more!

 I have so many facial serums I always seem to add more to my collection so the Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is a welcome addition to my skincare regime. This serum is oil free, helps even skin tone and moisturizes for an even complexion. I use Serums before applying my night or day moisturizers and I do see a difference using them to not using them at all. This may be £45 but I think they are worth it as they are so long lasting.

Birchbox is only £10 a month plus P&P, every month you get a suprise of different products and its nice to try products that you normally wouldn't try. You can subscribe to Birchbox on their website Here!

Do you subscribe to any Beauty boxes?

Melissa x

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  1. Wow - you got a lot of lovely products for your money. I think I might give this box a go. I am a subscription box virgin but £10 is a bargain x

  2. Love this box, it has such cute packaging and actually really good contents! It's quite refreshing to see one that isn't based soley on beauty!

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  3. I loved mine too. It was a good way to try some different higher end brands!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  4. I love the look of this box and wish I had managed to nab it! I am intrigued by the pilates band and matcha tea is lovely xxx

    Blonde Of Carbs