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January 2014 Birchbox


January 2014 Birchbox- Paula's Choice, Nail Rock, Serge Normant, Under Armour 

Birchbox has kicked off the new year right. I was pleasantly surprised with all the items in my box this month.

Paula's Choice Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum 
I really like this serum especially because of its ability to multitask. Usually anti-aging serums come in two forms-for the face, or for the neck. However this serum can be used for under the eyes, on the face, and the neck. It is specifically for normal to oily skin. I find that it is really lightweight and absorbs nicely into the skin without any greasy after feel.

Nail Rock Nail Glitter
This product is an interesting concept. I have to admit, I was hoping to get the velvet one. This is a two step process. First you apply two coats of nail polish, then while the polish is still wet you press the nail firmly into the glitter. It is a messy process and glitter does get everywhere!

Serge Normant Meta Revive Dry Conditioner 
I assumed this was a dry shampoo but was pretty surprised to see it was a dry conditioner! This concept is pretty new to me. It's supposed leave your hair touchable and soft.

Under Armour Braided Headband
This hot pink braided headband has an elastic underside to help keep the headband in place. I found that the headband did inch up the back of my head but did not pop off.

100% Pure Hand ButterCream
This product is not shown in the picture above because it was missing. However, after contacting customer  service they were nice enough to send me a sample. The cream is thick and moisturizing however the one I received was lavender scented and I'm not a big fan of that scent.

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