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Birchbox Man Subscription Box Review – April 2017

Eric Cadman
ByEric CadmanApr 4, 2017 | 2 comments

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Birchbox Grooming
3.9 overall rating
47 Ratings | 18 Reviews

Birchbox Man is a monthly grooming and lifestyle subscription box for men. Each month, you’ll receive 3-4 sample size items to try along with another lifestyle item that you can select. The selection process opens about a month before shipping and, typically, allows you to pick 1 of 3 selection items.

My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Birchbox Man

The Cost: $20 a month ($16.25 a month with annual subscription)

There is a limited time deal right now:

While supplies last, use coupon code BAXTER2 to get a FREE Baxter of California sample duo with a purchase of $35 or more!

The duo includes:

  • Oil Free Moisturizer
  • Super Close Shave Formula

The Products: Men’s grooming and lifestyle products.

Ships to: US only

Check out all of my Birchbox Man reviews to get more information on this subscription. Check out all of our Men’s Lifestyle Subscription Boxes in the Subscription Box List. Rate, review, and follow this subscription on the Birchbox Man profile page.

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You’ll get an information card that details each item in your box.

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POPPIN Accessory Trip – Value $16

Each month, Birchbox Man allows you to select one lifestyle item for your upcoming box. This month, I went with the POPPIN accessories trio – it includes a tray, pen, and notebook.

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The tray is on the small side – but will still be perfect for my desk. I love the pop of color, too!

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The pen writes very smoothly – which is probably my only requirement of a pen.

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and the POPPIN notebook is a simple little notebook – nothing too flashy. Simple and streamline seems like the theme of the three items.

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V76 by Vaughn Detox Body Bar – 1 oz – Value $2.80 (based off of $14 full-size item)

This soap has such a strong scent that it is sure to wake you up in the morning!

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The soap is made from detoxifying mineral clay and packs a citrus/lemon scent.

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Billy Jealousy Headlock Molding Cream – .25 oz – Value $2 (based on $16 full-size item)

I got a high-hold hair cream from Billy Jealousy.

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This one is a miss for me since I don’t use any product on my hair. But, it’s a creamy, scentless, cream that will easily apply.

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English Laundry Windsor – .06 oz – Value $1.24 (based on $70 full-size item)

This cologne has more of a classic cologne scent that I really dislike – so this one isn’t a keeper for me.

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Harry’s Lip Balm SPF 15 – Value $3

The last item in the April box is a lip balm from Harry’s. It has a minty scent, and even feeling, which I like. In addition to a general balm, it’s also an SPF 15.

Verdict: Even with two misses this month, there is still enough value in the items I like to make this a win for me. The POPPIN desk accessories are going to be an awesome addition to my desk! The lifestyle items tend to be similar types of items each month – you’ll see a lot of portable batteries, socks, and underwear – but I still love that part of Birchbox’s men’s box – I love getting new socks as much as possible!

What do you think of the April Bichbox Man? Which lifestyle item did you select?

Birchbox Grooming (formerly Birchbox Man) is a monthly grooming and lifestyle subscription box service. Each box includes a mix of grooming product samples for you to experiment with and figure out if they might work for you. If you do end up liking something, you can resupply with full-size items i... read more.
Eric Cadman
Eric Cadman
Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He's been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

Eric Cadman
Eric Cadman
Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He's been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!
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2 comments

Stephanie

I bought a few of those trays after seeing them in your review.

Eric Cadman

They’re so nice – I have it at my desk now!

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