The special Birchbox Vichy box arrived just in time for a series of business trips. These baby-sized samples are 3-1-1 friendly, and also, perfect for skin. Win-win. As if we needed another reason to love Birchbox, they go ahead and create a special box with Vichy, in addition to the monthly subscription, and offer it to a segment of subscribers based on their beauty profiles. Vichy has been around since the 1930s, named after a small town in France known for its antioxidant-rich mineral waters.
I tested several of these products while traveling for work, and was really impressed! While the moisturizer samples added weight to my carry on bag due to the glass pacakging (very chic), it was worth it. The Aqualia Thermal Cream Fortifying & Soothing 24-Hour Hydrating Care moisturizer is so soothing. After a few hours on a plane, four hours of sleep at the hotel and a nearly 18-hour day that ended with a return flight back to Chicago, my skin stayed hydrated. I didn’t even get a travel blemish (the worst). Also, Vichy’s Purete Thermale 3-in-1 step Cleanser is made for traveling, or those looking to save some time. It’s a cleansing milk, toning lotion and makeup remover all at the same time. Effective, too!
I’m on another trip this weekend, and these Vichy samples are tucked into to clear, TSA-approved ziploc. I’ll hopefully be avoiding the travel blemishes on this trip, too. Let us know if you were one of the subscribers that recieved the box. We’d be interested to know your thoughts.