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Birchbox January 2016 Sample Selection Available Now!

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If you are a Birchbox Ace, or shared your box page, you now can select your sample choice for the January 2016 Birchbox! (All other subscribers will have access to select their sample tomorrow).

Are you going with a sample pick or the curated box?

FYI – if you haven’t subscribed yet:

Now through December 30th (or while supplies last), use coupon codeBAGGUGIFT to get a free Baggu Bag ($9 Value) with your first month ofBirchbox!

Check out my Birchbox reviews to learn more about this subscription!

Full Details: Use code BAGGUGIFT at checkout to receive a free Standard BAGGU bag with the purchase of a women’s monthly or yearly rebillable subscription. Offer available until December 30, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET or while supplies last. Your free gift will ship with your first subscription box. Please note that this code is only valid for new subscribers. Redemption of this code for existing subscribers does not guarantee receipt of these promotional items.

 

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.

40 Comments

  1. The sample choices are not friendly to the 9-5 set. By the time I get notice everything is sold out. Bummer.

  2. I recently cancelled Birchbox…too many products that I just consider fillers – lotion, shower gel, stuff like that. I signed up for the beautyconbff box instead and am super happy with the change.

  3. I grabbed the Eyeliner and am hoping that the K beauty box is available to buy after the fact like the December curated box was! I grabbed that one for $5 last month!

    • How do you find out if a curated box is available for purchase?

    • You can actually order that box now. Search for Korean Beauty Featured Box and it comes right up. $10 for subscribers, $15 for non-subscribers.

  4. I re subbed on my account I closed and was able to get the Baggu with my order and my choice was the Eyeko liner, excited to try out and for my second account I chose the K Beauty box. I love K Beauty! I’m glad to hear I wasn’t the only one to receive the email regarding the Macy’s beauty box, poor word choices “waiting is the hardest part”, “it may be awhile” & “hang in there”. Why get our hopes up and then open the email to this SMH.

  5. Will I be able to select the curated box if I join today?

  6. I got the email about sample choice or curated box but when I go into my account I don’t see where to pick the curated box. Can somebody point me in the right direction?

    • Select Your Box (along the same line as Women Men Gift) and then Customize your next month’s box

  7. I’ve been so excited for the curated box! I got the eyeliner in Dec and I love it but don’t need another right now. I’m really into K beauty right now so this is perfect!

  8. I chose the curated box on both accounts…I always get the curated box on one and sample choice on another, but I’ve become a sheet mask addict!!

    • Breanne, me too! I’ve been addicted to Korean beauty products for years now! All due to my fascination with KDramas! LOL.

      Every once in a while I can find an influx of Korean sheet masks at TJ Maxx for a steal! I buy them all then. hahaha

  9. I chose the lip tint because I’ve been wanting to try that brand for a while, and I’m not interested in all the skincare stuff that comes in the curated box. Hopefully I’ll receive another makeup sample… or maybe even nail polish! (This is a joke. I’ve not yet received a nail polish sample from Birchbox; indeed, I have not yet received my “December” box.)

  10. I chose the curated box, but I’m starting a new subscription in January, so it’s a guess whether I get it or I get a “customers favorite” box instead.

  11. I ended up going with the curated box, basically because it had 2 of the 3 sample choices. I have enough black eyeliners to last through the next few thousand years, so not too worried about missing that one. I also received the Macy’s e-mail. Not sure why they sent it out, other than to remind people that they’re still there, maybe?

    • I got that email today as well. And I was all excited and then read it and was like oh still waiting…boo

  12. I am thinking of getting the curated box, but have fear of missing out on some unknown super item that “might” come in the regular box….LOL.

    We do get to review for points on the curated boxes right?

    • You get points for any samples you haven’t reviewed before, so as long as you haven’t reviewed anything in the curated box before you’ll get points for it, and in this case it looks like the curated box has 7 items, so you end up with 20 more points than the standard 5 sample boxes.

      • Thank you!! Didn’t even realize about the extra products for the extra points!! Yay!

    • Jayne, I hope your super item isn’t Harvey Prince perfume 😉 Unless you’re into that, then I think there are like 90 million subscribers who will send you theirs! heh.

      I went for the fat eyeliner because I want to compare it to the super fancy Starlooks eyeliner that I have like 20 of.

      • That made me laugh! 🙂

  13. I also got a email from Macy’s saying it might be a while to get off the wait list?

    • yep, me too. Fortunately I don’t care. I’ve bought a year of Birchbox and a year of Glossybox, and that will give me more samples than I know what to do with (well, not samples in the case of Glossybox, last month they were all full size products).

      • I got the year for glossy and Birchbox as well 🙂 I don’t want too many subs because I like to try all the products, and can’t on overload. Plus, I can’t afford more subs, so there’s that.

  14. I picked the curated box ! All new brand for me ! Exited to try most of the products inside even if it is very small samples…

  15. I didn’t receive the sample choice for ACE yet, but thanks to MSA I was able to get Korean box. I love Korean skincare. I also received email today from Macy’s about being waitlisted…

  16. On my first box I picked the Eyeko, they sent one in my December box, but it was dried up (so I actually didn’t get to use it). Any tips on re-energizing dried up liners anyone? So fingers crossed for the second time around! For my 2nd box I chose the curated box! I ordered the full size Tony tint in early December and it was only $6.00, but it worked better and lasted longer than to my ones by benifit and the balm, which never got dark enough for my lips anyway. So, I am gald I will be getting this in the curated box along with the mask (I could careless about the eye primer). Has anyone else tried the Peripera Tint or Tints and Sass, I like them and they stain pretty well.

    • I’ve tried the Peripera tints and the Banila tints. The Peripera are watery but layer well and have some serious staying power. The Banila tints are thicker and easier to apply and smell really nice but don’t have quite the staying power. Excited to try this new one!

      • I will have to try the Banila! Thanks!!!

  17. I also got an email from Macy’s just now about being on the waitlist for their beauty box.. WTH? I signed up for that months ago.

    • I just got the same email, I thought it was going to tell me I’m off the waitlist and can subscribe now haha, weird.

    • I just did too. It basically said “don’t get your hopes up, it may be awhile.”

      • Ha ha. I thought the same thing when I saw it. That is pretty much what it said.

    • I got the macys email too. I thought it was just me. Glad everyone else is getting it too. Hopefully we will be off the list soon??

  18. I didn’t get a sample choice email on my ACE account; but I got an email on my non-ace account to choose today…

  19. i chose the eyeliner even though it was supposed to be in a past box and we didn’t get it …kind of bums me out because they said we would get it later i even saved the emails and now we have to pick it as a choice… but oh well i guess.. at least i get to try it right lol….

  20. Yay! Got the Korean box. I don’t use primers, but the other 5 products look awesome!

  21. I think eyeliner is full size so I went with that.

  22. I recently started using liquid eyeliner and I love it so I picked the Eyeko liner.

  23. I’ve never tried Koren beauty products so I’m excited for this month’s box.

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