Birchbox + Women’s Health Partner for Second Year in a Row!

Sample Birchbox + Women's Health Box
Sample Birchbox + Women’s Health Box
Birchbox + Women’s Health are thrilled to announce our partnership for the month of July. This month, Birchbox + Women’s Health have collaborated to create a special edition Birchbox focused on wellness.
This is the second time that Birchbox + Women’s Health are partnering to bring Birchbox subscribers products hand-picked by Women’s Health editors. Themed “Power Up,” the box will feature products to help you take your beauty routine up a notch and includes brands like Supergoop!, Benefit, Cynthia Rowley, and Vasanti. The box shown above is once variation that you may receive.
Existing Birchbox subscribers will receive the Women’s Health box as their July box; new subscribers can sign up here until July 30th: (This is my referral link for points.  I would love it if you used it when signing up, thanks!). If you haven’t signed up yet, use coupon code WOMENSHEALTH100 when you order to get an extra 100 points ($10) to use in the Birchbox shop.
Do you subscribe to Birchbox?  I have an account, but haven’t signed up for the monthly box yet.  I’ve been thinking about it, because it gets such great reviews and their points program is amazing!  You can purchase items from their store with the points.
If you receive the July box, leave a comment with the products that you receive.  I would love to know what you get!

More Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2013 Deals

Ready to shop yet?  I am!  I’m really looking forward to Black Friday/Cyber Monday this year.

Here are some more great deals!  And don’t forget to check out my first Black Friday/Cyber Monday post here.


Launching Black Friday, butter LONDON’s Fashion Size Duo combines the perfect lacquer pair of Slapper and Knackered, to give your holiday look the sparkle and pop it needs. Retailing for only $10, this mini must-have takes the guesswork out of sensible gifting and is the perfect stocking-stuffer.

In addition, starting Black Friday through Cyber Monday will be gifting customers with 20% off site wide (excluding product marked at “last-call”) and 50% off “last-call” items. Unlock these deals using the code CYBER13.


CARGO — On Black Friday, receive 50% off the Let’s Meet in Paris Mini Lip Gloss Kits.  Purchase for $8 (a $16 value).  Available exclusively on Friday 11/29. ULTA stores/


Urban Decay — On Black Friday, get a 6-piece bundle of Revolution Lipstick for only $50 (a $132 value). Set includes the following shades: Jilted, F-Bomb, Catfight, Naked, Native and Protest. There’s also a killer travel bundle for the girl who can never be without her UD fix. Get travel sizes of All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray, Supercurl Mascara and Eyeshadow Primer Potion, as well as the Black Market 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set, for $35 (a $72 value.) Available exclusively on Friday 11/29.

On Cyber Monday, get the Smoked Palette and an Eyeshadow Primer Potion Travel Duo for $40 (a $58 value). Urban Decay is also throwing back to 2011 with a revival of the Book of Shadows Vol. IV, complete with a deluxe Revolution Lipstick sample. If you missed out then, now’s your chance to score one, and for only $25 (a $64 value). Available at


Miss Jessie’s is also offering customers an incredible deal this holiday season – not just for Black Friday and Cyber Monday – as they give 40% off ALL items on

Birchbox and Rebecca Taylor Exclusive Pouch

The coming of Thanksgiving means three things to the team at Birchbox: lots of turkey, spending time with family, and gearing up for the biggest online shopping bonanza of the year – Cyber Monday. This year, Birchbox is offering a few exclusive offers to their customers:
  • Birchbox Mobile – The Birchbox Shop has launched in our mobile app! Use code MOBILE20 to get 20% off all first-time mobile app purchases ONLY.
  • Birchbox + Rebecca Taylor – Birchbox + fashion favorite Rebecca Taylor have partnered to bring Birchbox customers an exclusive makeup pouch, available as a GWP beginning on 12/2. Customers can receive this case when they spend $55+ on all full-size products in the shop by using code REBECCAGIFT. *See attached for more information.
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LORAC — A Limited edition PRO Palette shade Pewter set that includes 3-in-1 Waterproof EyeLiner in Ultra Black and retails for $10 (a $39 value) available exclusivily at and (should be) Sephora Inside JC Penny. Available only on black friday. Additionally: HauteLook, Nordstrom Rack and will offer The Stylist Palette on Black Friday (in Platinum and Gold). This will retail for $15.

To make the most of your holiday shopping, visit or stop by your local Nordstrom department store next Friday – Black Friday – November 29th.
The 200 brand empire (for a limited time only) is offering OVER 80 GIFTS WITH PURCHASE. Choose from dozens of free gifts with purchase featuring fantastic values, including Estee Lauder, Smashbox, Jo Malone London, Clarisonic, Bobbi Brown and more! But hurry – these won’t last long!
PLUS, Nordstrom Beauty’s annual SnowGlobe gift with purchase is free with ANY women’s fragrance purchase of $150 or more. Nordstrom Beauty also has a men’s gift with purchase: free whiskey glasses with ANY men’s fragrance or grooming purchase of $100 or more.
Also included are several AMAZING doorbuster items. These are sure to fly out the door Friday morning as they are limited quantity and great values (i.e. Clarisonic under $100).
***Both doorbuster items and gift with purchases will continue throughout the weekend provided there are still quantities available.
Do you shop on Black Friday?  Leave me a comment letting me know your plan.  I am always looking for tips!

Father’s Day Gift Giving Guide 2013

Still looking for something to give the men in your life for Father’s Day this year?

L’Occitan Gift Set
L’Occitan Gift Set

L’Occitan Gift Set ($65): Celebrating classic Provence and its men, indulge in the rawest French ingredients with this fragrance. For a man who never forgets his origins.

Our best-selling men’s fragrance.  The provencal aromas of distilled lavender and the peppery, nutmeg scent of burnt wood are the inspiration for this rugged and mysterious range.

This set includes:
L’Occitan Shower Gel 5.1 fl.oz
L’Occitan Shaving Gel 1 fl.oz
L’Occitan After-Shave Balm 1 oz
L’Occitan Eau de Toilette 3.4 fl.oz.

Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense Gift Set
Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense Gift Set
Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense Gift Set ($80 USD) — Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense reawakens the core elegance of the original Amber Pour Homme by revealing the expression of amber and infusing it with notes of bergamot, patchouli and vanilla. This gift set includes a 3.4 oz Eau de Parfum Spray, 3.4 oz After Shave Balm and a 1.7 oz Bath & Shower Gel.
  • (A $144 value) Only $80

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Birchbox Handsome and Hungry
Birchbox Handsome and Hungry

Limited Edition Birchbox Handsome and Hungry box ($48 USD) —

There’s no guy who deserves the best more than Dad. Just in time for Father’s Day, we’ve created a limited edition box that’s filled with products that are perfect for Dad’s day off. (Or any guy, for that matter.) These top-notch items will improve every item on his leisure agenda, from grooming to grilling. A $110+ value!

How it Works

This limited edition box includes items designed to optimize two crucial parts of any guy’s day: his style and his meals. Anthony Logistics for Men® Glycolic Facial Cleanser will get things off to a squeaky clean start. After Shave Balm and Oil Free Moisturizer, both by Baxter of California, will make that morning shave a pleasure. (Don’t worry, there’s a razor too—by the experts at Gillette®.) Recipe for Men’s Antiperspirant Deodorant will ensure that sweat and odor don’t get in the way of the day’s lineup, whether it includes casting a line or tossing a football, while some Lucky Tiger Natural Peppermint Lip Balm will keep chapping at bay. On the food front, there’s a vial of Sel Magique, a game-changing seasoning, and a quartet of Quirky Sliders that will vastly improve his grill game.

Gift this limited edition box to your dad or another deserving guy. Each box contains:

Anthony Logistics for Men | Glycolic Facial Cleanser
Lucky Tiger | Peppermint Lip Balm
Recipe for Men | Antiperspirant Deodorant
Baxter of California | After Shave Balm
Baxter of California | Oil Free Moisturizer
Gillette | Razor

Sel Magique | Sea Salt
Quirky | Sliders

Visit to order this box or to give a gift of their monthly subscription box.  Men’s Gift Subscription Pricing:

$60 for 3 months
$110 for 6 months
$195 for 1 year


September Birchbox Featuring Madewell and a Great Fall Lookbook!

Birchbox is featuring Madewell in their “Fall Lookbook,” available exclusively in this month’s Birchbox. Featuring outfits from Madewell’s fall collection paired with top fall beauty trends, Birchbox subscribers will have the chance to get the looks themselves with Gift Cards for $25 off $75 at or In-Stores. A Madewell and Birchbox Shopping Spree will be awarded to one winner who enters at

About Birchbox: Birchbox provides a way for consumers to sample and buy high-end beauty and lifestyle products. Discover new brands and products, learn how to use them and buy with confidence. Every month, Birchbox members receive a delivery of 4-5 curated deluxe samples. is a unique and engaging platform, offering subscribers the opportunity to purchase full-size versions of the products they have sampled and fallen in love with. Birchbox offers both monthly and yearly subscriptions: $10 a month or $110 for a yearly membership.

About Madewell: Madewell was founded in 1937 as a workwear company in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Fast-forward more than 70 years and the company still stand for heritage-inspired clothing…but with a thoroughly modern twist. Madewell is all about pairing together great pieces – from a bright boyshirt to amazing jeans – to create inspired, unexpected looks that reflect your personality. Mix, match and make it your own.

Visit to learn more and sign up for the monthly subscription!

Glamour + Birchbox = Awesome Products To Sample!

Glamour Birchbox

To celebrate their “Five Senses of Summer” July issue (on stands now), Glamour has partnered with Birchbox to stimulate the senses of beauty junkies everywhere.

If you haven’t heard of Birchbox, it is a deluxe sampling program that you can have shipped to your house monthly for just $10 per month!

Curated by Glamour’s beauty editors, the July box features treats from the following brands, among others:

See It: stila and Color Club to showcase the latest cosmetics trends

Hear It: Custom designed headphones and a Glamour edited “prettifying” playlist on Spotify – plus a month of free premium service on Spotify in every box

Feel It: AHAVA and Alterna® for skin and hair that feels silky smooth

Smell It: Oscar de la Renta fragrance to keep you uplifted

Taste It: LÄRABAR and Tea Forté for your snack cravings

You can shop full size Glamour picks and sign up now to get the Glamour box (while supplies last) at

You can also follow @birchbox and @glamourmag for brand updates on Twitter.

I may be receiving a Glamour Birchbox and when I do, I will review it on my blog.