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Anyone know of any shop codes? Non-anniversary ones that is. I need to buy something lol.

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I did not pick a sample and I am receiving box 50. I am not excited about the shampoo/conditioner. The other things I will try. I was really hoping to get a box with the Catherine Malandrino perfume or at least the Ageless body cream. I have not had a perfume sample since January. My last one before that was in January 2013. I do not know what I have to do to get some perfume in my box.   I am also a little sad I did not get the breath spray and the Supergoop hand cream. Maybe next month. I wish they would offer the BYOB service online, I would pay extra to be able to create a box every month.

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My box, I am fairly pleased with it: So far I am not a fan of dry shampoos, they make my hair feel disgusting and look gray, but the reviews on the Amika seem to indicate that it smells good and is a bit different than most dry shampoos, so I'll give it a try and keep an open mind, I didn't choose a sample, but if I did it would have been the bronzer so I'm happy about that, I am interested in trying the Dr. Jart BB cream, I am very excited for the Nugg masks, and the super goop hand cream I could take or leave.

Box twins! I tried the Anika yesterday and I'm loving it! It doesn't have hold to it, so my hair doesn't feel sticky and gross after using it. The powder also seems finer and brushes out really nicely! Hope you like it too!

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I think this is my 12th month with Birchbox. Are they still sending out anniversary gifts (like the red keychain), or did that stop a while ago?

I'm at month 15 and I never got an anniversary gift.

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Pretty happy with my box. Wasn't impressed by the Benefit, but at least I can now finally say I got a Benefit product in my box :P The Amika smells amazing!!


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So I got the black eyeliner in my box (didn't pick a sample) and wasn't that excited about it (I don't wear black liner, it's a really harsh look for me) - the box is pretty great otherwise.  I posted the picture of my box on Instagram and Noir Cosmetics commented and asked what about the liner I didn't like.  Thought it was really awesome of them to reach out in case there was a problem or issue with the liner!  Major points for Noir Cosmetics!

 

 

Anyone know of any shop codes? Non-anniversary ones that is. I need to buy something lol.

I used MOBILE20 yesterday.

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It sounds like people may of gotten money back for the mag subscription from last month...can someone tell me how to do that??

I just sent an email to BB asking about this...will let you know! 

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You may be able to still review them.  I didn't realize you could review items for points for a number of months (how silly of me!) and when I found out, I was able to go back a month or two to review things.

Thank you!  I forgot to review one item for July and then once I saw this I tried and was able to.  :)

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My box, I am fairly pleased with it: So far I am not a fan of dry shampoos, they make my hair feel disgusting and look gray, but the reviews on the Amika seem to indicate that it smells good and is a bit different than most dry shampoos, so I'll give it a try and keep an open mind, I didn't choose a sample, but if I did it would have been the bronzer so I'm happy about that, I am interested in trying the Dr. Jart BB cream, I am very excited for the Nugg masks, and the super goop hand cream I could take or leave.

 

I'm also getting this box and I'm pretty excited.  It seems like all things I'll use except for the hand cream.  But I love bronzers, dry shampoos, bb creams, and face masks :)  I just really hope my box will get to my house before I leave for college on Wednesday but I kinda doubt it :(

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I just sent an email to BB asking about this...will let you know!

The women's health card in your July box had the instructions. I'm sure a lot of people just tossed it. The fine print said within 30 days so I'm not sure if that deadline has passed.

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The women's health card in your July box had the instructions. I'm sure a lot of people just tossed it. The fine print said within 30 days so I'm not sure if that deadline has passed.

Eeek, yeah I tossed both of mine. Boo, hopefully they can still help me out. Thanks @@teresa

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Branding marketers, can we stop with the "body beauty CC cream?"  That Whish stuff is lotion.  It's lotion that had the added surprise of me later trying to figure out how I got glitter crap ALL OVER ME.  

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The women's health card in your July box had the instructions. I'm sure a lot of people just tossed it. The fine print said within 30 days so I'm not sure if that deadline has passed.

 

 

 

 

I just heard back! Wow, that was quick. They are re-sending me the card in the mail, so I can submit it for refund. She said you must have the card in order to get the refund. So, you may want to contact them about getting a new card, if you tossed yours @sarap  :)

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Branding marketers, can we stop with the "body beauty CC cream?"  That Whish stuff is lotion.  It's lotion that had the added surprise of me later trying to figure out how I got glitter crap ALL OVER ME.  

I can't even leave a review for the sample on my account. I emailed and the rep said I could email her back my review. THX bb, thx. 

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anyone go to the caudalie event in nyc?  i have an hour and debating whether i should try to sneak out of work for a short time...

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anyone go to the caudalie event in nyc?  i have an hour and debating whether i should try to sneak out of work for a short time...

It's tomorrow.

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this is what happens when i don't sleep...  thanks!

Haha no problem. You have to sign up though. They actually emailed me to schedule a specific time for the facial.

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Haha no problem. You have to sign up though. They actually emailed me to schedule a specific time for the facial.

yea, they emailed me too. i responded 40 minutes later and today they responded saying they were full :(

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Branding marketers, can we stop with the "body beauty CC cream?"  That Whish stuff is lotion.  It's lotion that had the added surprise of me later trying to figure out how I got glitter crap ALL OVER ME.  

 

It has glitter?  Ick.  I was hoping it would be a nice lotion to use after pedicures.

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yea, they emailed me too. i responded 40 minutes later and today they responded saying they were full :(

That's completely and utterly ridiculous.... And, quite frankly, unacceptable. Did they offer anything since you can't have a facial? Are you still able to attend without the facial?

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anyone who got box 25 having trouble reviewing the Laura Mercier eye cream? It's not showing as one of my samples

Yup.  I'll give them a few days before I email BB.

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Blah, the box peak link in my email isn't working so I'll have to wait till tomorrow to see what I got. Well hopefully tomorrow, my box is currently in Lombard which is about 40 miles away from me.

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