Tag Archives: perfume

Additional Ingredients I’m Avoiding

In my first post on ingredients to avoid, I mentioned parabens and sulfates.  Here are two more ingredients I’m trying to avoid or use sparingly and some reasons why.

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June Birchbox & Pi Phi Convention in Orlando!

This month’s box is all about travel!  Here’s what the company has to say about it:

We’ve got a serious case of wanderlust — we’re dreaming of tropical isles with deserted white sand beaches and exotic cities filled with colorful bazaars. Is it any surprise that this month’s box is all about travel? We’re excited to share our favorite vacation-ready products and jetsetter tips.

This theme couldn’t have come at a better time because tomorrow I’m headed to Florida for 5 days!  I’ll tell you more about that later 🙂  So, without further ado, I bring you the June Birchbox

**warning – pic heavy & a video too**

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Kate Spade Twirl perfume – this flirty scent feels carefree and joyful

Laura Geller Baked Blush N’ Brighten in Honey Dipped – dust your cheeks or use the lighter shades as a highlighter (FULL SIZE! a $29.50 value!!)

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May Birchbox

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Birchbox included lots of items that will never go out of style – just like Mom.


First up, Bulgari Mon Jasmin Noir Perfume – the Italian fragrance house’s latest winner has waves of ripe fruit with a base of heady jasmine

Next, a card from Tiny Prints – adorable, customizable greeting cards, from birthday wishes to thank you notes

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April’s Very Green Birchbox

Better late than never, right?  Here are the contents of the Birchbox sent in April…

And now individually:

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