When I saw the sneak peak for this months Birchbox I was so excited because it included a mini of the new Benefit They're Real Double the Lip liner and lipstick in one. There was a choice of two colours and I had my fingers crossed for the more pinky colour which I was lucky to receive. I love Benefit products and have seen so much hype around the newest launch of their lip range and also their eyeshadow duos.
I always like to use a liner when I do my lips as it gives a much neater and defined lip line and makes the colour last all day. This two in one seems like a really good idea and it does look pretty cool but it just didn't work as well for me as i thought it was going to. Although the colour and the texture of the product on the lip is really nice; it isn't actually as easy to apply as you would think. With an actual lip liner you can get a really precise neat line. Whereas with this I just couldn't really see what I was doing properly and when it came to doing the bottom lip you have to flip the stick but then the cut angle of the lip stick is wrong. Colour wise I really like this product and it does last all day but I think I would still want to use a lip liner pencil to get that precise line first.
Batiste is my number 1 favourite dry shampoo, I have used it for years and it is definitely something that I couldn't live without! Not only do I like it for refreshing my hair in between washes but also for giving my hair a bit of volume and texture when it's feeling a bit limp. Batiste have just launched their 2 in 1 dry shampoo & conditioner which still refreshes your hair but doesn't leave that dried out dehydrated feeling at the roots. I can see this being my new fave!
This Rituals foaming body wash is such a luxurious product; is comes out as a gel and then on contact with water it lathers up and transformed in to a thick foam. I have used a foaming body wash like this before and I just love the feel of it on my skin. Rituals body products always smell absolutely divine as well and make me feel like I'm in paradise. This is such a generous sample size and will hopefully last me quite a reasonable amount of time.
I'm really looking forward to trying this Caudalie product. This is the Glow Activating Anti-wrinkle Serum which helps fight early signs of ageing and gives an all-round healthy glow. It helps to reduce signs of tiredness, stress and pollutions with an antioxidant benefit to brighten dull skin.
The fifth product in this Birchbox is the Balance me Instant Lift Primer. This has ingredients like hyaluronic acid and acacia gum to smooth out fine lines and to blur large pores giving a super smooth base and even skin texture before applying make-up. This feels so silky and hydrating and like it's going to sit on my skin nicely without being too heavy.
This is definitely my favourite Birchbox so far! All of these products are ones that I genuinely like and will more than likely be purchasing again in the future.