Today only! Use code 20GIFT at Birchbox for 20% off women’s annual gift subscriptions. You will also get a deluxe makeup sample bundle for yourself. ‘Tis better to give than receive but always the best when you get something when you gift! You can even gift a subscription to yourself if you’re done shopping. It is no surprise I love Birchbox, so I may gift a subscription to myself.
If you’re on the fence and need help deciding, no worries. I’ve written an extensive collection of Birchbox articles to help you decide. There are 10 articles on full-shop purchases. When you maximize the benefits of the rewards system, you will make a lot of full-shop purchases, too.
You will likely get a general welcome box if you subscribe today. Why? When you subscribe, there is no waiting period. That means your box will ship the month you subscribe (usually within a few days). If it ships after the 10th of the month, you are less likely to get a box curated for the current month than if it ships from the 1st to the 10th. All of the month’s boxes get selected by the 10th. There are plenty of general welcome boxes on hand if there are not any monthly boxes left after they’re divvied up. I’ve written 17 articles on welcome boxes. Those articles are from 14 gift subs for others, 2 extra subs for myself, and a recap article. Only one of those came from the current month, the one ordered on the 6th and ordered for myself. Gift subs are almost always general.
After the general welcome box (the first one), Birchbox will customize boxes based on your beauty profile, so be sure to fill yours out. I’ve received a lot of amazing boxes and some decent ones. Not one of the 25 boxes based on my profile (deducting the 17 welcome box articles) I’ve written about were bad. My other articles give an overview of the program, and compare the box to Ipsy.
If you’re not ready to read all that in one day (54 female articles and 5 male articles is a little much), just take my advice and subscribe. As long as you make the most of the program, I think it is the right call. At least you know I would not write 54 articles in less than a year if I was not a fan.
If you want to subscribe, remember to look at start-up offers and all available offers. When you’re ready to spend your rewards points, remember to add your free two piece sample pack when spending $35 from the Bonus Shop. Tips For Getting the Best Deal lays out all the ways I know to save money at Birchbox. See other Birchbox Subscription articles. View my main page for the guide map to the site and deeper deal exploration.
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