I love skin and beauty products, but I tend to get overwhelmed when going into Sephora, Ulta or department stores. There are just SO many options and I don’t like wasting salespeople’s time. My head starts swimming, I get hot, and I have to leave. I can’t handle a large menu either. I’ve come to accept this as part of my personality.
I like trying different products without being pressured to buy something. Birch Box has been great for that. The samples are large enough to use for several (or even many) applications and I get to try all sorts of different things. Many things that I would never have thought to try before. For $10 a month you get at least five products to sample. I also like that I can stop it at any time. Win-win.
One of my favorite products that I have received from Birch Box is the Smash Box Photo Finish Foundation Primer. I actually only use it on my eyelids as a primer for my eye shadow. As I have aged, the skin around my eyes has gotten quite oily and it has made wearing eye shadow difficult. It either just falls off my face or clumps together in weird patches. Either way, it is not the look I am going for. I think having more nooks and crannies is also a part of the problem. The Smash Box Photo Finish Foundation Primer has helped with that. I also like to apply a wee bit of powder before applying my eye shadow.
Result? Two thumbs up!
Happy Friday and I hope you all have a lovely weekend!