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You don't need sand or surf to make a splash this summer: Get this and other summer-perfect essentials in our latest [Limited Edition box, Modern Mermaid](product: 11875).

Stephanie Johnson

Birchbox Breakdown

The mermaid is an elusive (okay, mythical) creature, her beauty glimpsed only fleetingly by swimmers and sailors. With this mermaid-inspired iridescent compact, we landlubbers can capture a bit of that shimmering allure. Plus, having a mirror always on hand, we’ll have no trouble catching a glimpse of our own gorgeousness (or doing a quick touchup when we need to).

How it Works

This colorful compact has a slim silhouette, and its mirror is large enough to show your entire face. The case snaps shut to keep the mirror scuff-free.

How to Use

Toss in your bag, desk drawer, or anywhere you’d like for easy touchups.

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Mirror Mirror

This is a cute piece to just throw in your beach bag. The color is fun and the size is perfect :)

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This mirror is super cute, but the one I received is not at all like the one pictured. Mine has a much smaller scale and is purple rather than blue/teal. The iridescence is still green, though. I like it enough to not return it, but I wish it looked more like I was expecting it to.

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Cute addition but cheap

Cute addition to the mermaid box but very cheaply made; mirror on only one side of compact versus most other compacts of better quality have regular mirror on one side and larger magnified mirror on other. The material on my mirror is bulging and lifting but will throw it in my beach bag and use it as a back up. Definitely would not purchase this.

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Odd coloration

Definitely note that the description says "Colors may vary." My compact has this odd snakeskin-like coloration that I'm not the biggest fan of... I wish it looked more like the picture! Other than that, it is a decent sized compact, wish the mirror inside was a tiny bit larger with less border, but I love the Stephanie Johnson compass logo on the inside! Easy to pop in your purse.

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A lovely mirror for a large handbag or travel case
Purchased

This mirror has turned out to be a bit bigger than I expected but it will be great for travel especially in the car. I love the hide with the iridescent finish in fact I might get two more for holiday gifts. I think the two girls who take care of me at the doctor's offices would really like one of these for their Christmas gift since they are always on the run and only have a moment to touch up lipsticks. It is the perfect size for getting your whole face and hair do into the visage. So for that reason alone it's worth having in the car or air for taking a last look and touchup before arrival.

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So adorable!!!

I got this little mirror in my mermaid box and I'm in love with it. It is so pretty and I carry it in my purse now. Love it!

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so cute

i love this little mirror. my favorite colors are all on it. it's shiny and fun and much better than i thought it would be.

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Pretty

I got this in the limited edition box. I think this mirror is really cute, just a little pricey for it on its own.

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Travel Mirror

This little mirror is perfect to drop in your bag. It's fashionable and fun. I always end up being out and feeling like I need to check in a mirror to see if my eyeliner is smudged, or most likely to see if I have any food in my teeth, and now that I have this mirror, I can do just that. I'll probably drop it in my carry-on so I can make sure I look alright after a long flight.

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SO pretty!

I'm in love with this mirror! It's just so pretty and fun to pull out of your purse and use. Everyone asks me where I got it.

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