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Reminder – Check Your Email for Birchbox Sample Selection!

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Reminder to check for your Birchbox email to select your sample for this month! (This link will take you to the sample choice page, but you have to use your own personal email link to be able to select your sample).

The four samples subscribers can pick from for June:

Coola Mango Body Sunscreen (SPF 50)

Supergoop Everyday Sunscreen (SPF 50)

Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels

Dr Jart+ Dermaclear Microwater

And every subscription will receive:

Eyeko Fat Liquid Liner (FULL SIZE!)

If you are new to Sample Choice, you should get an email today if you are a Birchbox Ace, or shared your box page – all other subscribers will get their email tomorrow.

Are you going with a sample pick or the guest editor box? If you haven’t signed up for Birchbox yet, Use coupon code TATIOFFER to get your first month of Birchbox for only $1! (This offer is for the women’s monthly subscription).

Which sample are you picking this month?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

58 Comments

  1. I just wanted to let everyone know we will not be getting the Eyeko liner this month. There’s a little note about it in the bottom of the tracking email. We should get them soon though!

    • I just got my tracking email and when I go to the Birchbox website and look at my box it shows 7 items. Is this just me? I’m getting Supergoop Everyday SPF 50, Dr. Jart+ Dermaclear Microwater, Pure Vide Lace Headband, Coastal Scents Revealed 3 palette, Klorane Shampoo with mango Butter, Klorane Conditioning Balm with Mango Butter, and a Marcelle mini waterproof eyeliner travel kit.

      I’m pretty excited as this is the first box I have liked so far and has convinced me to keep my subscription after the gift subscription ran out.

  2. Didn’t get my email until this morning and they were out of everything except the curated box…. Which I don’t want. Heck, I didn’t even get the option for anything except sunscreen and they were out of both. 🙁 sad. I wanted to try the water.

    • I received email this evening and just didnt do anything since there was only that one choice. Does this mean I will get the curated box? It says if you don’t chose they will make up a box for you. This is my first month so i don’t know what’s going on.

      • Nope, you have to specifically choose the curated box in order to get it. You’ll receive a random selection of products based on your profile.

        • Thanks……that’s a tough one because i’m not that crazy about the curated box but don’t want anything worse! I guess i’ll roll with the dice too.

  3. All choices sold out. I guess I’m rolling the dice!

    • Hey call them asap if ypu can! I had to also cause I am an Ace and never got the email. The BB lady told me they keep a small reserve of all the choices and the curated box aside for these situations! So I got my pick!!

      • Thanks for the suggestion!

  4. My only choice was the sunscreen. Bummer!

  5. I have a feeling I’m not going to love my BB next month. I don’t want the eye liner that’s included and I wasn’t interested in any of the sample choices that are still available. I got the Sephora sun kit, so the two sunscreen items weren’t of interest. Hopefully I’m wrong on how I feel right now!

  6. First time the sample I wanted was actually still available when I got the email. Excited to try the microwater. 🙂

  7. I ahve not received the email for a few months now.

    • Btw, I just tried a link in one of my older sample choice emails and it brought me to June and allowed me to pick, so people can try that.

      • Not a good idea! Lots of drama about that some months back…BB wouldn’t honor those choices…at least not for most, customer service gave a variety of responses…from sending the sample choice to some, to just a strong finger wagging to others. My response was somewhere in the middle….I didn’t get scolded too harshly, but didn’t get my sample choice either! Lol

        • Yeah, I tried this once. Didn’t get my sample choice. When I complained, they scolded me. When I replied and told them the scolding was unacceptable, they offered me some bizarre number of points like 38.

  8. Once again no sample choice email for me. And I can’t find the customer service email address to complain about it. It’s a perfect 3 months in a row!

    • I had the same issue. The first 2 or 3 months I joined up, I never got a sample choice email. Then, without me having to do anything, they suddenly started coming regularly.

    • I’m right there with you, on two different accounts. Last month I emailed them and requested the hair oil on both. Both ended up screwed up and got the curated box which I was totally uninterested in. Not to happy with them lately.

      • I got the curated box last month on one account. They randomly sent me a second curated box. They had a warehouse error — maybe this happened to you, too. I would contact them and see if you can get a different box or some points or something.

  9. I didn’t get an email for a sample choice????

  10. I picked the eye gels on one account and the micro water on the other.

    • that’s exactly what I did! 😀

  11. It sounds like BB had glitches today. I selected my sample at 8:00 EDT and everything is still available. I tried to select a few times when I was out in the country earlier today and the submit button was grayed out. I think I am the only one that selected the Coola Mango sunscreen.

    • I got the greyed-out button on one account earlier today also and thought it was odd. Successfully chose a few hours later.

    • Lol no I picked the mango coola too. 🙂

      I picked up a second sub with the $1 offer and was surprised to get a email to pick on that too, but I left that one up in the air to be surprised.

  12. I chose the Supergoop. I can never have enough sun protection, and I have liked the supergoop products I have tried so far!

  13. Tough call for me between the Supergoop SPF 50 Sunscreen (has good reviews on Amazon) and the Eye Gels. Had to go with the eye gels since I’ve been looking for a brand I like for that type of product… I’d honestly be happy with the Microwater too… Pretty much couldn’t lose this month except with the mango body sunscreen, because I’m allergic to mango.

  14. Did anyone else notice the option of adding the Tig Guest Editor box on the sample choice page in addition to the regular Birchbox for an extra $10 charge? There is a waitlist for this combo option…. But the Curated Box on its own is available. I believe it would be a one time deal type of thing??

    • Oops- sorry for the double info! Did not see it come up the first time 🙂

    • I only had the options of supergoop or coola. So, since I also had the option to get the Tig curated box instead…I went with that! Wondering why I didn’t get the other options people mentioned!

  15. I picked the cleansing water. I think it’ll be nice to use in the morning for light cleaning.

  16. Yay! 3:24 here in Houston & I picked the cleansing water on all of my accounts 🙂

  17. I just resubscibed after not having birchbox for a year. I have been wanting to since they stated the whole pick a sample or curated box and now with the dollar coupon code I caved! But low and behold the first sample pick is the worst I’ve seen. Nothing special and I’m guaranteed an eyeliner I don’t need. The swap forum is going to be full of fat eyeko liners! I can just see it now…

  18. oh yeah everything was still available at 4:10 pm EST by the way!!! 🙂

  19. just picked my samples first one is the eye gels been dying to try them and the other i just got the curated box been wanting to try that 3 minute peel heard a lot of good things about it

  20. Thanks so much for the reminder posts! Just got the Eye gels on my ace account and everything was still available 🙂 gonna let birchbox do their magic on the other one.

  21. I got the email on both my accounts, the Ace and the non-Ace. I’m letting BB pick samples again on my Ace account, May’s samples were great if I ever would’ve gotten them. The non-Ace account I picked the Dr. Jart.

  22. I chose the microwater since I just ordered two new sunscreens from Paula’s Choice last night (bogo), so I won’t need anymore for a while. I love those eye gels and I own a large package of them so I didn’t need another packet. The curated box is disappointing this month.

  23. I just resubscribed – for $1 how could I not?!

  24. I’ve been checking ALL day and haven’t received my email. What gives? Oh I’ll be so sad if I get stuck with the sun screen stuff. Really the only sample that interests me is the microwater. I don’t need any more sun screen and those eye patch things burn the heck out of my skin. I can’t use them 🙁

  25. I haven’t received my email yet and the two choices products I wanted to try are already gone? Wow.

    • Actually, I haven’t made my selection yet but when I went to the page it showed all five options still available. So don’t worry too much!

    • ya , no worries. I just made my pick and they are ALL available.

  26. Hmmm, that’s weird I just chose my sample, the eyeko cooling eye gels, and all of the options were available. I did not want anymore of those sunscreen samplers, they are just too small. Every time I use one it’s like, okay…that was one leg. I was intrigued by the microwater but it seems like I may only get a use out of that and it’s not something I’m that inclined to try anyway.

  27. Yay another black eyeliner – said no one, ever…really wish that wasn’t a guarenteed item!! But I am excited to try out the eye gels.

  28. Does anyone know anything about the wedding box? It’s available for new subscribers, but I really want it anyway!

    • It’s just a curated sample box with a pink box that says hooray on it. I was hoping for a LE Bridal Box. The email I got says it’s available through a gift subscription. You send a gift and can choose the Pretty Me Style box as their first one.

    • you can get it if you click on the picture it shows a code you can type in at checkout

  29. Thanks for the reminder, I just got my email on my Ace account! I went with the eye gels. This is my first month with two accounts, and I’m not sure what to pick on the second account. I want to pick something different to make sure my boxes are as different as possible. I just ordered Sephoras sun safety kit, so I think I’ll go with the micro water if it’s still available tomorrow. I know I don’t want the curated box this month!

  30. Wow, that was fast! I got the email at 12:21 p.m. EST, and when I went to pick my sample just now (2:30 p.m. EST) everything but the two sunscreens was gone. Glad I wanted sunscreen anyway. But . . . I question why as an ACE I don’t get all of the options on the first day to pick when the emails have only been out for 2 hours?

    • Oh wow! that was fast. I just picked mine maybe 20 minutes ago – as soon as I got my email. I agree, they should try to keep all the options available for Aces.

    • Things are still in stock right now.

    • I just made my pick and all items were available and in stock.

      • I tried to go back and recheck but it won’t let me because I already made my selection – so I’m glad everyone gets to pick from everything available. BTW, the guest editor box wasn’t available to me for the 2nd month in a row – I think because I was beta and then cancelled beta option. Has that happened to anyone else?

        • I cancelled my Beta upgrade about two weeks ago and I was able to choose the curated box today with my sample choices.

  31. Thank you for posting this, I completely forgot! Picked the Dr. Jart

  32. I really wish they would do more makeup items as sample choice selections. That’s the reason I wanted to try Birchbox in the first place and it seems like we don’t get makeup items often enough

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