Birchbox – March 2017 Review

Birchbox was founded over 6 years, and since their original Beauty Box was conceived they have spread to 6 country and are celebrating hitting 100,000 subscribers. Their March box marks this achievement with a return to their original box design and as always is packed with 5 beauty treats, including an extra special makeup launch from Benefit!

Read on to take a look at the contents of the March 2017 Birchbox and to find out how you can get 50% off your first box.

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Skinade Collagen Drink Review

As we age our body’s ability to produce collagen slows down, resulting in fine lines, wrinkles, loss of firmness and dull skin. Until fairly recently the only option to combat this was topical anti-aging creams but now liquid collagen drinks are forming an effective, first line defence against aging from the inside out!

Developed by leading UK scientists Skinade* is a natural peach and mangosteen flavoured anti-ageing collagen drink containing a unique formulation of 6 active ingredients that boosts your body’s natural production of collagen and hyaluronic acid. Multi award winning, Skinade is said to improve the way your skin looks and feels in as little as 30 days. Unlike other liquid supplements with an absorption rate of 30 – 40% with Skinade there is an absorption rate of 90-95%! It is worth noting however that as the collagen peptides in Skinade are sourced from fresh-water fish this drink isn’t suitable for vegetarians.

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DHC Beauty Bento

Originating from Japan Bento Boxes are usually filled with food to be taken to school or work. Hugely popular they can be purchased in food outlets but people also take great care over putting them together themselves, selecting the best ingredients and making them look beautiful as well as tasty.

This version of the Bento from DHC Skincare is packed with four delightful beauty treats, perfect for travel or as an introduction to the wonders of Japanese skincare and just like a traditional Bento, DHC have chosen their star performers to delight and impress lucky recipients!

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Spotlight on Vegan Beauty

Hands up if you have gone Vegan for January? The aim of Veganuary is to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January, and many people have signed up to ditch meat and dairy products.

Going vegan however isn’t just about what you do and don’t eat, in fact many vegans also choose to avoid animal byproducts in their cosmetics, whether its beewax, milk proteins or lanolin.

Fortunately vegan beauty has in recent years become more mainstream, with greater choice and far better accessibility than ever before, so you don’t need to compromise your beauty regime for your principles.

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