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    27 Incredible Products At Birchbox That People Actually Swear By

    Some of these have over **49,000** five star reviews!! As in people! Who love these!

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    In case you don't know, Birchbox (an online beauty subscription service and beauty retailer) has become a cult beauty favorite for its dedication to making your routine the absolute best it can be.

    Whether you try their subscription service or just want to shop, you can depend on their honest reviews from literally thousands of people. So we did the heavy lifting for you and found some of the ~most popular~.

    Prepare your perfectly lined eyes and get your cards at the ready, because these are i-m-p-r-e-s-s-i-v-e.

    1. Vasanti BrightenUp! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator β€” it powerfully exfoliates and perks up your complexion wth dermatologist-approved microderm crystals to fade lasting acne scars or unevenness. With aloe vera, coconut, and vitamins B and E, it'll deeply soothe skin for all-over happy radiance.

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a cleanser that is gentle and effective. I appreciate the exfoliating beads; they're small and gentle. But what I like most about this is that my skin has looked great since I have been using the sample, so I bought a full size. I was using Proactive before, which was harsh on my skin. I am very happy to have found this exfoliating cleanser." β€”ChantaB

    Price: $34 Rating: 4.4 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 50,844

    2. Living Proof Perfect Hair Day dry shampoo doesn't just cover up unwashed hair β€” it actually cleans it. Powders soak up any oil, sweat, and odor. Plus the formula is specially designed to shake off so you don't have that pesky white residue.

    Promising review: "This is by far my favorite dry shampoo. It IS a little pricey but it's worth it. I've bought many other cheap ones and they just don't work as well. I even tried going BACK to cheaper ones after finding this, but I had to come back. It really is worth the extra money. Cheaper dry shampoos may work at the time, but then by the end of the day, and especially the next day, my hair is heavier and greasier than it would have been without it. Not the case with PhD. It's nice and light. I feel like you really are shaking out the excess oil with the shampoo molecules, so I never get that greasy heavy feeling the day after I use it. And the kicker, no breakouts. I have super sensitive skin and many hair products cause me to break out. Not this guy. Best. Dry Shampoo. Ever." β€”Tera

    Price: $22 Rating: 4.4 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 9,654

    3. Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara lifts, curls, and separates for a look that'll make people think you're wearing falsies, thanks to a wand that's covered in mini hooks to give every lash some special treatment.

    Did I mention it's smudge- and flake-proof, and has provitamin B5 for lash-conditioning benefits?

    Promising review: "I love mascara and I've been known to use two or three different mascaras for one look. With this, it's all that's needed. It lifts and curls just like it says and I get so many compliments on my eyelashes constantly. I've reordered multiple times and will continue to do so β€” you definitely get your money's worth!" β€”kleo

    Price: $24 Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 10,758

    4. Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Exfoliator buffs away dead skin cells to reveal refreshed and healthy skin β€” a common remedy to acne scars and discoloration.

    It contains all-natural jojoba, aloe vera, and chamomile to soothe and soften the newly exposed skin.

    Promising review: "I was amazed when I tried the sample. I could see the change in my skin. It's like I could see the fresh skin revealed underneath all the dull stuff clogging the surface! I tried it again several times just to make sure I wasn't crazy! I went to buy the full size and was put off by the high price. After using the sample a few more times I decided it was worth it no matter what it cost. Already I have fewer bumps and dark spots. It smells good too and I feel like I'm actually improving my skin over time!" β€”Chiquidog

    Price: $79 Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 14,932

    5. Cargo Land Down Under Eye Shadow Palette offers a wide variety of 12 highly pigmented shades, plus a double-tipped brush and black eyeliner pencil to *top it all off*.

    Promising review: "I love the colors and amount of pigmentation in this product. I have super oily eyelids and have a hard time keeping eye shadow on, even with a primer, and this eye shadow has surprising staying power, especially with the weather warming up." β€”PashTheFlash

    Price: $34 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 7,203

    6. Pixi by Petra Shea Butter Lip Balm nourishes your pucker with ingredients like shea butter and Vitamin E for soothed and protected lips. The balms come in four pretty hues, so you always look naturally refreshed.

    Promising review: "This has the perfect pink color that is bright, but not too bright! It goes on smooth and stays on even after drinking my morning coffee. Even without makeup on, this helps me look pulled together." β€”Sarah

    Price: $8 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 6,789. Available in four shades.

    7. Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo moisturizes and strengthens your hair with antioxidant- and fatty acid-rich obliphica oil (but remains weightless). Depend on this to repair dead ends and enhance shine so you can walk away feeling like you have healthier, bouncier locks.

    Promising review: "My hair becomes very oily very easily and it's VERY hard for me to use dry shampoos. They usually just make my situation worse. This brand actually works for me! I even applied it thinking it was going to be a waste of time, and I was gladly wrong. It smells good (not like bad hairspray), doesn't leave a white powdery residue, and takes the oil down to a minimum!! β€”Birchbox Customer

    Price: $25 Rating: 4.4 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 43,945

    8. Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner touts a pen-style applicator that's foolproof for even the biggest rookie (a.k.a. most of us). It's up to you how you want your cat eye to look (and this gets bonus points for its fade-proof technology).

    Promising review: "Eyeko has been my go-to brand for eyeliners ever since I got a sample in my first Birchbox almost three years ago! The tip is ultra-fine which is delicate and easy to use. The pigment goes on smooth and boldly, making it the perfect eyeliner for everyone from amateurs to professionals. Doubt I'll ever use another brand!" β€”Tasha

    Price: $22 Rating: 4.4 out 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 27,807

    9. Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask works like a peel you'd normally shell big bucks out for at a spa β€” but without the irritation or scary bill. It contains beta hydroxy acids to gently resurface and purify skin for a look-at-me glow.

    AND its high-end ingredients like rose clay and willow bark shrink those damn pores.

    Promising review: "I’ve been fighting acne for some time, especially during the humid months. But this mask is a miracle worker! I’ve tried so many products and this one has made my skin tone more even and now has stopped recurring acne! Worth the price if you’ve tried many options that haven't worked." β€”Birchbox Customer

    Price: $58 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 3,605

    10. Milk Makeup Highlighter (ever heard of it?) creates an irresistible dewy sheen that even Kim K. would approve of. And with ingredients like mango butter, peach nectar, and avocado oils that moisturize all day long (hello makeup AND skincare), what else could you want?

    Milk Makeup

    Also, it melts onto your skin, meaning it works totally brush-free!

    Promising review: "I really love the nice little glow this highlighter gives my face. The Milk Melt technology made this stick really easy to apply. All I had to do was swipe the product on my face and instant highlight. No need to rub it in or anything. I also really love how it also had some hydrating qualities for my dry skin!" β€”amjacobs

    Price: $24 Rating: 4.2 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 3,259

    11. Juara Candlenut Body Creme dramatically moisturizes even the most parched skin. Its formula (first used by Indonesian healers) is packed with fatty acids for natural hydration without being greasy.

    Promising review: "I love the smell, and how moisturizing it is, and how little you actually have to use to feel moisturized all over. I thought it was a bit pricey when I ordered it, but now I don't know if I can live without it." β€”DD Simone

    Price: $35 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 11,298

    12. Beauty Protector Protect and Oil gives you the best of both worlds: an amazing scent and ~head-turning~ shine, courtesy of its strengthening argon oil. If you straighten, curl, or blow dry your hair every morning, add this to your routine for protection and extra luster.

    Promising review: "I loved this so much on my thick, kinky, frizzy hair that I ordered the bigger sized one. It definitely controls my hair and adds shine without any oily feel at all. Love this stuff!!!" β€”Jules

    Price: $28 Rating: 4.4 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 25,377

    13. Dr. Brandt Pores No More Cleanser clears skin with the effectiveness of a dermatologist β€” probably because it was designed by one. This face wash takes care of zits, blackheads, and enlarged pores, and finally controls excess oil. Ahhh, *squeaky clean*.

    Promising review: "It's incredible! I immediately bought the full size. I've been using it for a few months now and my skin has never looked better. It smells incredible, is very lightweight, and doesn't over-foam. Plus, it combats my stress breakouts like a champ. Would definitely recommend." β€”Page

    Price: $36 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 8,840

    14. Oribe Après Beach Wave and Sine Spray earned its place as a celebrity and stylist favorite by easily whipping up (and holding) a professional 'do. This two-in-one combo adds texture and sheen without any crunch.

    And it's great for all hair types β€” even color-treated!

    Promising review: "While it's over $40, this comes with 8.5 oz which is more than most brands. Not to mention it's literally texture and magic in a can. Lightweight, doesn't make hair crunchy, and it smells amazing." β€”Danielle

    Price: $42 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 10,109

    15. Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain changes the game with a formula specialized for YOU. It adjusts to your body's chemistry for a customized hue. In case that's not enough, it's filled with olive and avocado oils, rose flower wax, and beeswax for the most supple skin and lips ever.

    Promising review: "It looks like a light peach color and goes on clear but in a handful of seconds a beautiful pink shade appears and it lasts all morning! The formula is amazing and really does keep your lips moisturized the whole time." β€”Iriley

    Price: $25 Rating: 4.2 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 11,354. Available in three shades.

    16. Supergoop! Daily Correct CC Cream SPF 35+ acts as both primer and foundation. Streamline your beauty routine by using just this to smooth lines, soften pores, and blur uneven skin. The shades are self-adjusting so they feel custom made.

    With SPF to provide day-long protection, your skin will thank you later!

    Promising review: "Good coverage to make my blotchy red skin look all one tone. It keeps my skin moisturized without any oiliness during the day. I love that it has a sunscreen but doesn't feel heavy at all like some other products with sunscreen." β€”Birchbox Customer

    Price: $32 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 22,737. Available in three shades.

    17. Chella Eyebrow Pencil defines your brows without overdoing it (we all know what THAT looks like). Just glide it on for a natural, hair-like effect.

    Promising review: "This is one of the easiest eyebrow pencils I have ever used. I have very blonde and scared up eyebrows. So it's good when a pencil is skinny to help you define and fill in the brows. It works like a dream and stays put." β€”w0nderbl0nde

    Price: $20 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 2,154. Available in six shades.

    18. Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream kicks flaky skin to the curb with glycoproteins to shield you from environmental damage β€” perfect now that winter is around the corner. Desert plant extracts nourish while squalane restores your skin's natural moisture balance.

    Promising review: "I have literally had dry, flaky skin my whole life. After just a few days of using this cream, my face is flake-free and so soft! I'm so happy I found this!!" β€”Justine

    Price: $29.50 Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 7,774

    19. The Beauty Crop Lighting Crew Highlighting Cream brings your favorite features forward with a look-at-me glow. It's brimming with antioxidants and vitamins to put your health first, and looks perfectly luminous both under foundation or mixed with lotion.

    Promising review: "I received the sample and fell in LOVE!!! I bought it immediately. The product is a bronze liquid-cream and goes on super smooth and doesn't feel bulky. It's not an intense bronze. It's quite sheer which is why I love it, because it's still packed with shimmer. Definitely worth the money" β€”Maddi

    Price: $18 Rating: 4 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 4,301

    20. Number 4 Fluoro5 Elixir Restore and Repair Oil transforms damaged, dry hair into luscious, vivacious locks. Just pump and add to damp hair, or even touch up already dried hair to restore its natural sheen.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite thing I've received from Birchbox. As I've gotten older my hair has started to get really dry. I've tried everything but this little product is a miracle. I just use one pump of it, rub into my damp hair, and when it dries my hair is beautifully soft and silky. It has a light, pleasant scent. You don't need much and the bottle lasts a long time. Love it." β€”Cassie

    Price: $26 Rating: 4.2 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 7,752

    21. Jouer Cosmetics Matte Moisture Tint provides picture-perfect coverage and diminishes shine. And you won't just look good β€” you'll also feel great, thanks to vitamins A, C, and E to safeguard your complexion and the always-needed SPF 15 UV protection.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite product I have ever sampled from Birchbox β€” I've bought two full-sized products now! It is easy to apply and a great addition for those looking to keep a low-maintenance make-up regimen. It feels lightweight and natural once applied, and it gives great coverage. Plus, it leaves your skin feeling moisturized! Perfect combo. Love it." β€”Katie

    Price: $36 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 5,119. Available in two shades.

    22. Laura Geller New York GlamLASH Volumizing Mascara puts that va va voom into your eyelashes. It's clump-free and long-lasting so your wink is full-watt around the clock.

    Promising review: "This is by far my favorite mascara. I have really sensitive eyes and have had trouble finding a mascara that doesn't irritate them (until I found this product!). The formula is super glossy, but build-able and plumps up my lashes (minus that clumpy look). I also don't wear a ton of makeup, so I love that I can put a couple coats of this on and go!" β€”LizA

    Price: $24 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 2,531

    23. Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin drastically improves redness, dryness, and even eczema. Its made up of ceramides (a lipid molecule that dry skin lacks) to boost your skin's natural ability to retain moisture and repair it with ingredients like folic acid.

    And if you live in a city and fight the constant battle of dirty air, then you're in luck. This fights pollution AND UV exposure.

    Promising review: "When I went to bed the first time I used this, my skin was thirsty and irritated, but it was literally GLOWING when I woke up. The rough patches on my forehead (which nothing has helped in months) were drastically reduced in just one night. My skin is plump and moisturized and even toned β€” I'm a believer!" β€”catmiller

    Price: $48 Rating: 4.2 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 7,081

    24. Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow multitasks so you don't have to: it hydrates and calms your complexion with aloe and chamomile, and it evens your tone with self-adjusting pigments. Throw in antioxidants to protect your skin, and you're out the door.

    It's also hypoallergenic, gluten-free, perfume-free, and oil-free.

    Promising review: "I love this BB cream! It goes on so easily and looks like your skin! It's hard to find one that isn't oily or brings out acne and this one works for me, as well as blends into my skin to make it look like I'm not wearing any makeup!" β€”Meggie

    Price: $29 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 23,169

    25. Bbrowbar Brow Definer shapes your arches with (water- and smudge-proof) ease. It provides a matte finish, and lets you decide where to fill in with its slim, retractable tip. And it doesn't stop there β€” vitamins C and E add a healthy bonus.

    Promising review: "I have never loved a brow pencil until I received this one in my box. I think the reason that I like it so much is because it was thin enough to make really natural looking hairs. I've already purchased another one and will continue to buy this pencil." β€”Joey

    Price: $25 Rating: 4.3 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 3,618. Available in three shades.

    26. Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream wakes up even the most tired-looking bags β€” and it's 99% natural! Made with hyaluronic acid and botanicals like chamomile, cucumber, witch hazel, and aloe vera, it not only brightens but also soothes and relieves puffiness.

    Promising review: "I have tried so many eye creams but none work as well as Balance Me and this cream is all natural! Daily use has softened my skin and brightened dark circles. The pump top makes applying this light cream a breeze! All of the natural ingredients smell divine, too!" β€”Sally

    Price: $29 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 5,550

    27. IPKN Radiant Cream Primer SPF 15 readies your pretty face for foundation by forming a smooth canvas with refined pores and an enhanced skin tone. Its combination of fruit extracts and shimmering pearl power leaves your skin glowing before you're even on to the next step.

    Promising review: "Of all the primers I have bought this is my favorite. It holds my foundation all day, plus it adds an even glow to my skin tone." β€”Penta

    Price: $28 Rating: 4.1 out of 5 Number of 5 star reviews: 8,233


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