In today’s modern world we’re only too aware of the number of cancers affecting young women all over the country. This month is breast cancer awareness month and what could be a better time for Birch Box to raise awareness of the fantastic charity Coppafeel, set up to raise awareness of breast cancer.
Whether you’ve been personally affected by breast cancer or know a family member or friend who has I’m sure you all realise how important it is to raise awareness of this horrible disease. If you don’t know what symptoms to look for, Birchbox include a check list on what changes to look for in your boobs which might just save your life.
Along with the usual bite sized treats, October’s box includes a cute pink lipstick pen and a 14 day planner to set and achieve goals, try new things and tips on using this months products. It’s all about working it and being motivated to tackle whatever these Autumnal days bring.
So now I’ve given you a insight into what October’s box is all about I bet you’re dying to know what’s inside!
All is revealed…
Cattier Pink Clay Face Mask
This face mask is packed with aloe vera to illuminate your complexion and soften skin. To use simply apply a thick layer over your face and neck for 10 minutes, making sure that you avoid your eyes and lips.
Go full size for £4.25
KMS California Hair Play Playable Texture Spray
Do you love playing with your hair but can never get the style you desire? This multi-functional spray can be used to prep, style and set your finished look. You can use it on wet hair as a prep spray for blow drying or styling or on dry hair to add volume and restyle.
Go full size for £15.50.
Shaveworks The Cool Fix
We’ve all woken up the next morning to find horribly inflamed razor bumps or ingrown hairs caused by shaving. This ingenious cooling gel helps to treat ingrown hairs and razor bumps helping to reduce redness after removal. You can use this AM and PM until the irritaiton completely fades.
Go full size for £11.00
Pixi by Petra Shea Butter Lip Balm
This little lip balm not only nourishes lips with the infused shea butter, it also gives you that litle hint of colour that you so desire. Apply to your lips from the bullet and to build colour simply layer it up and work it.
Go full size for £8.00
Meaningful Beauty Glowing Serum
This product is the brain child of Dr. Sebagh and Cindy Crawford and is designed to add the radiance back to your complexion. It also helps to reduce ageing. Win, win I say! Use in the morning before moisturising or anytime for a quick pick me up.
Birchbox Lipstick Pen
Love your lipstick? Now you can even write with one! This fun, lipstick shaped pen can be easily popped in your handbag or makeup bag to tick off your goals one by one.
If you don’t have one, you can buy one online for £2.50.
If you liked any of these products you can get their full sized counterparts at Birchbox. You’ll get free shipping on this months brands as long as you spend a minimum of £10.00.
3 Ways You Can Support CoppaFeel!
1. CoppaFeel want you to share a image of you ‘copping a feel’ with the message I copped a feel! #coppabirchbox @coppafeelpeople @BirchboxUK. By taking part Birchbox will donate £1 to CoppaFeel! Just think if you can get all your friends and family involved you’ll be raising so much money for taking part in a little fun.
2. You should check your boobs every 14 days, ideally after your period as your boobs are less lumpy then. It only takes 5 minutes to check but if you need a reminder text BOOBS to 70300 for a free reminder every month.
3. If you’re aged 18-35, have been diagnosed with breast cancer or had a breast cancer scare and would like to help young people become champions of boob health by sharing your story you can become a CoppaFeel Boobette. You’ll get to tell youngsters what happened at schools, work places, youth groups and more. Visit coppafeel.org/boobettes for more information.