IMG_7936_Facetune_19.01.2018-12:23:52*Disclaimer – These products were kindly gifted to me from Influenster UK and Dermalogica

Having dry skin means that I’m constantly on the look out for new skincare products that will help me, especially at this time of the year! And when Influenster kindly sent me a box full of Dermalogica goodies, it felt like I’d finally found some amazing products that would do my skin wonders!

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This months Birchbox is a collaboration with Tatler Magazine based on products needed for the party season! I love the design of this month’s box!

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Primer – RRP £15
I have been wanting a Lip Primer for so long now but it’s just one of those products that I don’t actually want to buy. However, with the amount of times I wear liquid lipsticks I definitely need a lip primer. And I have heard so many good things about Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics so I am looking forward to using this, especially for nights out over the party season.

Wet Brush – RRP £11.99
Again, this is a product that I have heard so much about but have never got one for myself. This brush is designed to detangle your hair whether it’s wet or dry. I know that once I’ve washed my hair it’s horrible to brush through because it’s so tangled so hopefully this will make it a little easier.

Nuxe Creme Prodigieuse – RRP £21
Moisturisers are something that I am always buying and trying out. After trying the Nuxe Lip Balm, I was so excited to see this in this months Birchbox and I can’t wait to start using it. This moisturiser is designed to boost your skins antioxidant levels and restore hydration, which is something I definitely need (especially after a night out!).

Beauty Protector Protect & Detangle – RRP £18.50
Leave in Conditioner’s are something that I have never tried before but this one states to detangle, conditions and smoothes hair whilst also protecting it throughout the day. It sounds great, as my hair is so dry at the minute so I can’t wait to see the results from this.

bbrowbar Brow Pencil – RRP £13
Again, eyebrows are probably the part of my make up that I take the least amount of time on, sometimes I don’t even touch them! I know, am I even a Beauty Blogger?! But my eyebrows are so thick, I feel that sometimes when I add product it just makes them look too heavy. However, pencils like this are perfect to fill in any sparse areas of my brows and create the illusion that there is hair there, so I can’t wait to test it!

This month’s Birchbox is based on what your star sign is and are based on the astrological elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water. I think the box designs were different for each of the 4 elements, I got the Air box as my star sign is Aquarius. In October’s box we got 6 products, 2 of which were full sized products so I’m impressed!

Lord & Berry 20100 Maxi Matte Crayon Lipstick in Intimacy – RPP £12
If I’m completely honest, I’m not a massive fan of getting lip crayons in my subscription boxes, only because I don’t tend to use them as I prefer liquid lipsticks. I think the colour is lovely though, it is like a pink/berry kind of colour, it kind of reminds me a little bit of Candy K by Kylie Cosmetics colour wise. I’ve heard some really good things about the brand Lord & Berry too so who knows, maybe this will be one lip crayon that I actually do use!


Batiste Stylist Oomph My Locks XXL Volume Spray – RRP – £4.29
If you follow my blog regularly, especially these Birchbox posts, you will know that I got this hairspray last month. So I’m not too thrilled that it is also in October’s box too, however Birchbox did email me and say that this was a mistake and they are fixing something for next months box for me. Also, I guess you can never have enough hairspray so I can’t complain too much!


Doux Me Pure Spring Mist – RRP £16
This spray is a mist for your face and allows you to just refresh your face with a little spritz. It is supposed to be very soothing and hydrating for you skin also. I had one of these kind of sprays from Lush and I loved it but it ran out not long ago, so I will definitely be using this as a replacement.

NKD SKN Pre-Shower Tan or Daily Tan Moisturiser – RRP from £10
I love the look of this tan! Basically, you can either apply it 10 minutes before a shower and then wash it off or use it as a moisturiser and the tan develops over 4-8 hours. I have just ran out of the Vita Liberata tan that I got in a previous Birchbox so I’m so excited to start trying this one out.


Number 4 Fluoro5 Elixer Restore & Repair Oil – RRP £18
My hair is so dry and is in desperate need of some TLC. I always used to apply oil to the ends of my hair to keep it hydrated and I don’t know why I stopped. So when I noticed this in my Birchbox I was so excited and used it that night! You don’t need to put a lot on and I only tend to put oils on the ends of my hair, to stop the ends from looking so dry.


Birchbox Eyebrow Brush – RRP £1.99
Believe it or not, an eyebrow brush is something that I don’t even own. One side of this brush is like bristles and the other is like a plastic comb. This brush will be perfect for tidying up the brows before applying product, and then combing through once product has been applied to make sure that it is all neat and even. And for £1.99 you can’t go wrong!


I am obsessed with this months box design and I am so excited to properly start using the products that I got this month. I can’t wait to see what comes in next months box! Also, I am planning on doing a giveaway over on my Twitter page when I reach 2000 followers so make sure you’re following me over there… @BethCarney_x

Beth X