Rachel Zoe, Box of Style: Spring 2016

This is the first box of Year 2 of Box of Style and I confess: As soon as I saw the spoilers online, I peeked.  I had to do it–how could I not?  I feel like one of those kids who opens their presents early and then wraps it back up so no one knows and then has to feign surprise on the actual day (my siblings do this).


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March 2016 Birchbox: Ready for Anything

In truth, I am not ready for anything at all.  I’m tired and I want to do absolutely nothing.  UGH sorry–this is a sign that I either need a vacation or I need to go to yoga and just zen out.  WORK STRESS with all capital letters.

Flicking a happy switch now (don’t you wish those existed in real life?  Okay, maybe not, I think I’d get even more pissed off)–I’m rather liking this month’s box!

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Thoughts in no particular order:

Milk Makeup!  I feel like I just got an email from Urban Outfitters showcasing this brand.  I don’t know too much about it other then I think it’s foreign (I’m going to take a wild guess stab and say…Aussie? NVM I just googled it–it’s all made in the good ‘ol U.S. of A).  I’m rather glad it’s a lipcolor (stick)–I’ve been in a lip phase lately.  This is new for me!  I usually go into mascara or eyeliner binges but 2016 has been all about the lip.

A blowout spray sounds awfully handy.  Do you guys wash your hair every day or every other day?  I shoot for every other but in the summer, sometimes I have to do it more frequently.  You know what I’d really be excited to get in one of these boxes?  An exfoliating shampoo.  Not necessarily for dandruff but I figure, we exfoliate our face and bodies once a week (or twice, depending), why not exfoliate our scalp as well?  I’m imagining that it feels really nice, like a scalp massage.

Okay back on topic—AHH eye pads.  Depending on how long the flight is, sometimes I wear them on the night ones to help my skin with the dryness of the plane.  Yes, I have no shame at all. I fly too much PJDK:FJS:DJF WORKSTRESS


Surprisingly, I’m not too hyped up about the eyeshadow or the moisturizer.  Probably because I already know they’re going to be good?  I rather like Kiehl’s things (Ah ha! THEY SELL AN EXFOLIATING SHAMPOO) and I rather like Smashbox products in general.  I actually don’t think I’ve firsthand tried their shadows though.  Oh this will be a fun month, for beauty products, anyway.

Happy Aloha Friday, everyone!