Facebook PixelBirchbox The Limited Edition Holidays at Home Box Review + Coupon | 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.

Birchbox The Limited Edition Holidays at Home Box Review + Coupon

Jessica Hapak
ByJessica HapakDec 28, 2020 | 17 comments

3.7 overall rating
670 Ratings | 201 Reviews

The Limited Edition Holidays at Home Box from Birchbox features 8 items to help your holidays at home be a bit more delightful, relaxed, and fun. The box costs $48 and has a promised value of $181!!

FYI - this LE box is still available for purchase!

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

About This Birchbox Limited Edition Holidays at Home Kit

The Box: Birchbox Limited Edition: Holidays at Home

The Cost: $48 ($181 Value)

The Products:

  • Korres Wild Rose Night-Brightening Sleeping Facial – Full Size
  • TOCCA Crema da Mano Hand Cream – Full Size
  • Number 4 Fluoro5 Elixer Oil – Full Size
  • Georgette Klinger Lavender Facial Mist – Travel Size
  • Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt – Travel Size
  • Wander Beauty Mile High Club™ Volume and Length Mascara – Full-Size
  • Kosas 10-Second Eyeshadow in Supreme – Full-Size
  • MAC Lustre Lipstick – Ladybug – Full-Size

Birchbox's Limited Edition Holidays at Home Box Review

Here is the info sheet for the box.


Korres Wild Rose Night-Brightening Sleeping Facial, 1.35 oz – Retail Value $48

I’ve gone through a jar of this before – if I remember correctly it came in a FabFitFun Box long ago. This sleeping mask has a thick texture that melts into the skin as you apply it, and it’s a nice finishing touch to an evening skincare routine. While I sleep, the ingredients, which include wild rose oil, vitamin c, rosehip oil, and hyaluronic acid get to work to make skin brighter and more hydrated by the time you wake up. This isn’t a holy grail product for me, but I do enjoy it and think it’ll work for most skin types. 


TOCCA Crema da Mano Hand Cream in Stella, 1.5 oz – Retail Value $10

Tocca makes such lovely hand creams, and I honestly can never have enough (like a matching sock in a pair, I can never seem to find one when I need it). Stella’s main scent note is blood orange, and this hand cream is formulated with coconut oil, shea butter, and avocado oil to nourish hands without being too heavy. 


Number 4 Fluoro5 Elixer Oil, 2 oz – Retail Value $26

I’ve only tried this brand through Birchbox, but the products usually perform well. This elixir oil has a thin texture with a nice slip that distributed throughout my hair without being heavy, and though the instructions say to apply it to damp strands for shiny and smooth hair, it also works on dry hair to help tame frizz. The scent is light but enjoyable,  and I really liked how it smoothed the ends of my hair. 


Georgette Klinger Lavender Facial Mist, 1.7 oz – Estimated Value $3.65 (buy the 4.2 oz version for $9)

I like reaching for lavender mists before and after yoga – the lavender sets the mood and the mist feels great on sweaty skin after I’m done. I like the ingredients in this mist, too: along with lavender extract, there’s ginseng, aloe, glycerin, and witch hazel. 


Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt, 75 ml – Retail Value $19 

I am absolutely in love with this hair scrub – it is truly fantastic. It can take some work to get the thick, gritty scrub into my scalp due to the number of curls I have, but the large salt kernels feel amazing when I massage them into my scalp. Once I rinse it away, my hair feels lighter and my scalp is less dry and itchy. I definitely need to follow up with a hydrating conditioner after using this (as I do with most shampoos), though. And, side note, this is one shampoo brand that I’ve found to work well for my hair while also being very popular for those with different hair types. 


Wander Beauty Mile High Club™ Volume and Length Mascara, 0.35 oz – Retail Value $26

I enjoy the Wander Beauty brand aesthetic (those gold eye patches!), but their mascaras aren’t my favorite. While this does add a bit of length, it doesn’t do any curling so any volume that might be added isn't noticable.


Kosas 10-Second Eyeshadow in Supreme, .20 oz – Retail Value $28

These liquid eyeshadows are tricky to use, but the color payout can definitely be worth it. The texture of this is very thin, so make sure you shake well to disperse the pigment and sparkle. While it has a doe-foot applicator, I get the best results when I apply the eyeshadow with my finger and pat it onto my eyelid. Supreme is a super pretty gold with a light shimmer, and this does truly make my blue eyes pop. 


MAC Lustre Lipstick in Ladybug, 0.1 oz – Retail Value $19

I liked the color of this lipstick but I wasn’t a fan of the texture, it felt a bit waxy and like I was one sip of tea away from losing my lip color completely. Ladybug is described by MAC as a “yellow tomato” shade, and I do feel it’s versatile enough to work for a variety of skin tones in a way that not all red lipsticks do. 


Here I am wearing the eyeshadow, mascara, and lipstick. How do I look?

Verdict:  At first, when I saw this kit I was perplexed about the inclusion of makeup for a “holidays at home” vibe, but now that I’ve used all of the products the curation makes more sense to me. I think the items would be great for a quick makeup look before hopping on a zoom happy hour! The haircare items were my favorite in the box, and overall I think this box is a winner. I like that all of the brands are well-known, too, sometimes when boxes include obscure, unknown brands the value feels different compared to if a lot of well-known brands are featured. Is that just me? What are your thoughts? Value-wise, everything in this box adds up to $179.65, which is right about even with the promised value of $181 and great for the $48 box cost. 

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you order today? Yes, as of publication, this limited edition box is still available for purchase!

Check our Birchbox Coupon List to get the most up-to-date coupon!

And don’t forget to add your free mystery sample pack!

Value Breakdown: This $48 box breaks down to cost roughly $6 per item. Alternatively, here is the per-item cost based on the value of each item.

  • Korres: $12.80
  • Tocca: $2.66
  • Number 4: $6.93
  • Georgette Klinger: $0.97
  • Christopher Robin: $5.07
  • Wander Beauty: $6.93
  • Kosas: $7.46
  • MAC: $5.07

Check out all of our Birchbox reviews and our other favorite beauty box subscriptions!

Will you be ordering Birchbox's Limited Edition Holidays at Home 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.

Jessica Hapak
Jessica Hapak
I am a staunch believer that pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza and when I’m not working as a family law attorney I enjoy hiking the Louisiana trails (alligator sightings are a favorite!) or relaxing with Duchess, my cat. I’m a sucker for anything labeled a mystery box and I’ve never met a bath bomb I didn’t like.

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.



I also got this box for a sale price and I am happy. I wasn’t sure about the eye shadow and lipstick color, but it looks usable for me after Jessica’s review. I also love Wander Beauty mascara. My favorite discovery is No.4 hair oil! It helps to take my wavy frizzy hair. I apply to half air dried hair and twist before sleep. Great box.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


Great review! That lipstick looks wonderful!

I love that Wander mascara and should have grabbed this box when it was on sale. I have that hair scrub and I must be using it wrong because it doesn’t really do much for me lol.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


I don’t know, I absolutely love the mascara! I do enjoy the CR scalp scrub as well.

I think Birchbox does some fabulous LE boxes. Monthly ones aren’t as impressive for the cost.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

Joy-Not the Other One

That lipstick color looks really really pretty on you. Seriously it is very flattering. 🙂

This is a great box. I would totally jump on it except that I already use that hair scrub and I just got a new one, I bought that same Kosas eyeshadow form the last Boxy sale (love it!), I received that Wander mascara in an Allure box not to long ago and haven’t gotten around to using it yet, I have that exact lavender mist from a different Birchbox LE Box (love it!), and I just got some new Moroccan oil for my hair for Christmas and I’m sure the No. 4 oil in this box functions about the same. The only thing I need now is that gorgeous lipstick!

Thank you Jessica, this was an excellent review. I love being able to see makeup colors on other people and you got me excited again for some things I already have. Happy New Year’s! 🙂

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


I also snagged this box when it was 40%. Love every single product in it. That mascara is love. Like someone else said, I never wear red lipstick, but this shade looks awesome on me. Wish I could share my pic. Haven’t tried eyeshadow yet. Mask is just Ok to me. And the hair scrub I love. This box is a winner. Glad I got it on sale. I think hair oil might be my favorite out of this box. Smells so good

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


This LE box looks great. I love that scalp scrub so much. Anyone know if they have any upcoming sales? I would love to buy this box but at a discount (will keep in mind next year during BF that there will be a sale).

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


I got this box for $21 (including tax) during a recent sale and actually bought two of them! I love the Korres and the Christophe Robin scrub! The Tocca cream is great. Everything else is ok and made for good gifts!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


Have you tried the NatureLab Tokyo Clarifying Scalp Scrub? How does the Christophe Robin scrub compare to it? The price difference is significant and I really liked the NatureLab Tokyo scrub so I can only imagine what the Christophe Robin is like!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


You guys are the best! Thanks for your input and saving me an incredible amount of money!

Like This CommentLike

Joy-Not the Other One

Doreen, just like Brittany I agree that the NatureLab Tokyo scrub gives me the same results as the Christophe Robin. I’ve been using this exact scrub from CR ever since we received it as a sample last year in one of our subscription boxes (I think it was Allure) and I have been through 2 full tubs of it. Since then I have also tried the Rose Volumizing scrub from CR. (I am really looking forward to the full size Lemon Mask from CR that we will be getting in our upcoming Test Tube!)

I received a sample of the NatureLab Tokyo in a box a month or so ago and I used it because I also wanted to test the difference between it and the CR and I have to say I absolutely cannot tell a difference between the CR and the NatureLab. I also use the NatureLab Tokyo straightening balm before I blow dry my hair and I really like it too. I will probably switch over to it after I am finished with my current stash of CR.

Like This CommentLike


I actually only started using the Naturelab Scrub because I was looking for a less expensive alternative to the Robin brand. I love them both, but I get the exact same results from the cheaper one!

Like This CommentLike


I have waist length, silky straight hair and the scrub is amazing on it! I’ve found a new HG product. Wander is my favorite mascara and i was very happy to snag a backup. I never wear red lipstick…however!…this MAC shade works! This was a super nice box, especially purchased with the discount.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


You look really pretty. I love the salt scrub and he has a volumizing paste that is amazing. I love the lipstick shade on you!!! May have to pick that one up!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike

I got the box for 30.00 when they had the 40% off and that made it worth it even more…..I liked everything except the mascara, it was just ok.

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


I love that Christophe Robin scrub!

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


I bought the box only for the hair scrub. I usually buy it regular price for $19 and I was able to get this box for $22! My hands need a lot of love. Depending on how the Korres performs I will use it on my hands as well 🙂

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike


You look great! 😃💄

Reply ButtonReply
Like This CommentLike