Facebook PixelBirchbox January 2020 Sample Selection Time! | MSA
My Subscription Addiction
My Subscription Addiction
Our reviewers research, test, and recommend the best subscriptions and products independently; click to learn more about our editorial guidelines. We may receive commissions on purchases made through links on our site.

Looking for the latest spoiler for this box? Find it here:

Birchbox May 2022 Customization Time! Curated Box and Sample Full Spoilers

Birchbox January 2020 Sample Selection Time!

MSA
ByMSADec 27, 2019 | 30 comments

Birchbox
3.7 overall rating
666 Ratings | 197 Reviews

Birchbox subscribers can now select their sample choice for the January 2020 Birchbox!

We have spoilers for the January 2020 Birchbox! This month includes four curated box options and you also have the option of swapping out for a full-size product or points.

While supplies last, use coupon code GOODGLOW to get a FREE deluxe sample of Sunday Riley Good Genes with a Birchbox subscription!

Or, use coupon code LETSGO5 to get a free Let's Go Out Limited Edition Box with a 12-month subscription!

Check out all the latest Birchbox coupon here!

Here are the sample choice options for January:

Here is January 2020 Curated Box #1:

January 2020 Curated Box #2:

January 2020 Curated Box #3:

January 2020 Curated Box #4:

This month you also have the option to swap the curated boxes and sample choice a full-size product:

ColourPop Got Me Beaming Highlighter Palette

Or, Swap for Points:

If you aren't familiar with Birchbox sample choice, each month subscribers get to pick one of the samples in their box, pick a completely revealed curated box for that month, or swap it. (Alternatively, you can pick nothing and get a complete surprise.)

What do you think of the spoilers for the January 2020 Birchbox? Are you going to pick a sample, one of the curated boxes, or swap it?

Birchbox is $15 a month. Check out our reviews of Birchbox to learn more about this monthly beauty subscription box!

Starting at $15.00
Subscribe Now

Birchbox ($15 per month) was one of the very first beauty subscription boxes—we’ve been reviewing it since 2012! Each month, subscribers get a new mix of 5 beauty samples, such as makeup, skincare, haircare, and fragrance items. Birchbox lets you choose whether you’d like a box of items picked ju... read more.

MSA
MSA
At My Subscription Addiction, we believe in better living through subscriptions. We help readers discover new and exciting products and services that will help deliver the best version of their lives.

Join the Conversation

Please do not enter your email address in the Name field or in the comment content. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. Remember to post with kindness and respect. Comments with offensive language, cruelness to others, etc will not be approved. See our full comment policy here.

30 comments

Anne

didn’t get there in time, so screwed yet again. Cancelled my sub because im sick of getting box filler. 🙁

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Lorraine

All boxes were sold out except for #4, which didn’t really interest me. I usually have a hard time choosing! I swapped and picked the colourpop highlight palette instead

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Emma

I picked box #4. I am really only interested in three of the things in that box… but I like a lot of LQ’s shade shifters, and that’s the last one of the three newest ones that I haven’t tried. It’s $26 retail, so I’m happy to get just that for $10 (I’m an Ace). I don’t mind eye masks, and I’m interested in the mother of pearl spongy thing– I’ve got some winter skin to combat.

My sister will get the grande lash primer… I’m tired of getting mascaras in boxes but the last time I saw her, she commented about how she loves little travel size mascaras. Boy oh boy do I have a box of stuff for her! LOL.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Marion

Oops… forgot about this & slept in today! 😂

At 11:50 PT, only Box #4 from the curated boxes was available. I was waffling between choosing that or the Oribe box anyway, so I guess it’s all good!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Julia

I forgot too. I remembered by 10pm EST last night. I could choose a sample or swap for points. I was a bit bummed. I chose the swap for points since it was the cost of a box. I just bought the balm and didn’t want to try the other two.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Rebecca

All boxes were available but box#3. Definitely keep checking back

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Luna

I just chose a few minutes ago, and all options were still available. I wonder if their site is glitching.

I chose box 3 as that was the only one full of products I’d use, and I wasn’t really feeling any of the sample pick items (well, I do love me some mascara, but I already have that one) or the full size pick option.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Jeniginger

Yes I got box 1!!!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Amy

If you didn’t get the box you wanted definitely recheck. Only one (#3) was marked as sold out when I selected just now (11:15am – EST). Hope that helps!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

tammy g.

i got box 3..looks pretty good to me..

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Marissa

Just tried twice, first time didnt give me an option to customize but second time did. I got box 4!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Penny

Wow, just went back and checked, now all four boxes are available. Doesn’t change my selection, still going with #4. Anyone who found sold out boxes earlier might want to go back and check again. Weird!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Oz

When I first tried to select all the curated boxes were sold out, but I just tried again and was able to get box 1.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Jeannie Johnson

Only the last box left. None of the regular samples either. Pretty bummed.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Frances

Thanks! I rechecked and it was available like you said.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Annie S.

I reviewed the selections yesterday and settled on my choice (Box 3). I don’t wait for the selection email any more but choose early the morning of. All choices were available at 6:00 am EST.

Since everyone got to choose today, I’m thinking that boxes quickly went out of stock. I wasn’t interested in Box 1 but that seemed to have been a really popular box so that probably sold out first. I don’t know if/when they will have more boxes available to choose from.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Penny

Do Aces still get to pick a day early? I just logged on and managed to get box #4, the one I was hoping for, but noticed all the other curated boxes were already out of stock. I’m an ACE and usually have full selection. Seemed odd. I suppose the Oribe box was popular, but not interesting to me, so no biggie. Just wondering if I need to make a note of it for next month.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Emma

For some reason there wasn’t an early ACE option this time– choice opened for everyone today. I’m not sure, though, if that’s because of the holiday or if that’s how it’s going to be going forward.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Alice

It’s because of the holiday.

Like This CommentLike

Amy Fagan

By 8:35am ALL of the curated boxes and sample choices were out of stock. My only choices were swapping for the full sized palette or for points. I’m extremely disappointed in Birchbox and may not be renewing. There are too many other great subscription boxes out there.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Liz

I went on the website before 8:30 am (central). Every single curated box was sold out, and I am an Ace. I was very discouraged. I ended up going with the Colourpop palette.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Kelly

I woke up at 8:30 and logged in and all 4 boxes were still available. Was able to get box 1 no problem. I wonder if they go in and out of stock if people change their minds and choose a different box.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Frances

You’re right, earlier when I logged in, every single option was sold out. I rechecked a few minutes ago and the options were all available including box 1.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Jeniginger

Well that sucks! I resubbed to get the Oribe box and of course it’s sold out and box 3 : ( also the good glow code isn’t working anymore. Damn it !

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Christina

Box 1 was sold out at 7 am and I’m an ace….wow
I’m not renewing my sub in February 🙄

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

TR

I feel bad for those who could not get the box they want. Foolishly I woke up and stayed awake until 5 am just so I could select box one. I am getting too old for these shenanigans. I have more important things to do like sleep since I have a cold and I shouldn’t have to sacrifice my health and sleep just to get the box I want. This is the last month of my subscription and I will not renew.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Valerie M

I agree! I’ve been a subscriber and ace since 2014 and if they are opening choice to all on the same day I most likely will finally cancel. I’m sick and totally forgot and when I logged on all the choices I wanted were sold out. I didn’t realize choice was open for all otherwise I probably would’ve set an alarm for box 1 for my daughter.

Like This CommentLike

Lawden

Check again bc I just got that box!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Dea

I thought that Aces selected yesterday.

I’m not an Ace. Wanted Box 4 and it was available an hour ago.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Michelle

Try again to select it. I was able to choose Box 1 about 10 minutes ago and it is 852am EST here.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike