Birchbox 3 Months On

Subscription boxes are a weird niche, they're a nice little pick me up each month tailored to you. For me, I've always wanted to try these and for the past three months, I've been subscribed to Birchbox. Each month I've received a bunch of products and I've given my verdict on them. I thought I would review the whole service after three months of purchasing and share my loves from the boxes and the ones you could definitely miss out on. 

The boxes overall have been good, there hasn't been any in which I haven't been disappointed. The service offers boxes tailored to you, after filling out a quick questionnaire it helps to tailor the products to you. What I've found throughout the boxes is it's normally 1 or 2 products that you will receive that might be different to what other people receive. This means there isn't that much personalisation around the box and what you get. 

However, I feel like the products in there, for the most part, are tailore…

40 Beauty Questions Tag!

Hello everyone 

Today I am doing a tag, I haven't done one in a while and decided that this week's post would be a bit different. I will be answering 40 beauty related questions so let's get started.

1- How many times do you wash your face daily?

Twice, when I get up in the morning and when I go to sleep

2- What skin type do you have? (dry, oily or combination)

I have oily skin sadly

3- What is your current facial wash?

I am currently trying out the Boots Deep Clean Daily Face Wash

4- Do you exfoliate?

Yes, once a week as my skin is fairly sensitive when it comes to scrubs

5- What brand do you use?

6- What moisturiser do you use?

7- Do you have freckles?


8- Do you use eye cream?

Yes, in the morning before I apply my makeup. I use the Avon brightening eye cream

9- Do you or did you have acne prone skin?

I do have acne prone skin sadly

10- Did you ever use ProActiv?

I have never tried it, I am not really interested in trying it as I have heard many mix reviews on it

11- What foundation do you use?

12- How about concealer?

13- Do you know your undertone colour?


14- What do you think of fake eyelashes?

I personally not a fan of them, people can look a lot better without wearing them

15- Did you know that you are supposed to change your mascara every 3 months?

Yes and I do so normally

16- What brand of mascara do you use?

 L'Oreal or Rimmel 

17- Sephora or Mac?

Sephora they have a lot of brands that I prefer than Mac

18- Do you have a MAC Pro-Card?


19- What make-up tools do you use in make-up application?

Brushes, mainly real techniques range they are really good and affordable

20- Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes?

Yes, I use the elf eye shadow primer

21- For the face?

I use Benefit Porefessional but I am trying out the Body Shop Instablur

22- What is your favourite eye shadow? (Colour or Shade)

L'Oreal colour appeal in the shade Golden Rose

23- What do you think of pigment eye shadows?

Usually they are nice but I have had many that have not been good

24- Do you use mineral make-up?

No but I am willing to try them

25- What is your favorite lipstick?

Currently, Topshop Naturist

26- How about lip gloss?

Barry M glossy wand in the shade Toffee

27- What is your favorite blush?

Bourjois cream blush in the shade 03 

28- Do you buy make-up on e-bay?

No but I have been looking at the brushes

29- Do you like drug store make-up?

Yep! it is one of the best places to get make-up. Generally drug store make-up is good

30- Do you go to CCO's? (Cosmetic Company Outlets)

No although I would love to

31- Did you ever consider taking make-up classes?

Maybe when I am older and want to use makeup for more things other than just everyday wearing it

32- Are you clumsy in putting on make-up?

No I just have to rush it sometimes

33- Name a make-up crime that you hate?

When people over fill their brows. It drives me insane

34- Do you like colorful shades of make-up (lipstick, eye shadow) or neutral tones?

Neutral, better to keep it looking natural than bold

35- Which celebrity always has great make-up?

Eva Longoria

36- If you could leave the house with just ONE Make-up item, what would you use?

Mascara, can't live without it

37- Could you ever leave the house without any make-up on?

Yes although I would be conscious of how I looked as I don't have the best of skin

38 - Do you think you look good even without any make-up on?

Sometimes if my skin is having a good day then I feel like I can look okay

39- In your opinion, what is the BEST make-up line?

I don't have my best one but I am a huge fan of L'Oreal 

40- What do you think of Make-up?

I love it, I enjoy using it and what it has allowed me to do

So that was the questions, I hope you have enjoyed this and if you would like to answer these yourself feel free to tag me in it so I can see your answers. On Wednesday I will be talking about the do's and dont's when it comes to wearing makeup in college and high school, And Next Friday I will be reviewing a face mask from Quick Fix

Thanks for reading!


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