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Makeup Ideas: Rose Gold Everything

It started with my jewelry. I spent hours combing the websites of Jennifer Fisher, Jennifer Meyer, and Eddie Borgo looking for rose gold—my latest obsession. I stopped into Catbird every weekend. I bought studs and rings and necklaces. It wasn't soon after that that I started looking for makeup in …

Lesson Learned! Or How I Learned To Never Use Depilatory On My Brows

<i>To avoid makeup mistakes, sometimes you have to learn the hard way. Even the pros have been there, as we discover in this new series that offers</i> …

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Get Soft Skin Overnight With This Deep Moisturizing How-To

No plans tonight? No birthday parties or cocktail outings? Being free means you have time to try my weekly ritual, aka the thing I do when nobody …

Alexa Chung Reveals Her Beauty Secrets

Fashion<p>by Tor Cardona | 13 11 2014<p>British beauty Alexa Chung (L\\\'Oreal Professionnel INOA Campaign)<p>Want to know Alexa Chung's beauty secrets?<p>When …

5 Sunless Tanners to Keep Your Summer Glow Going

I’m not much of a tanner. My father calls my skin tone “clear,” if that’s any indication of how melanin-challenged my complexion is. So, when faced …

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How to Avoid Frizzy Hair: 3 Common Mistakes

<b>Avoid frizzy hair with tips from PopSugar!</b><p>If, despite your best efforts to keep it in prime condition, your hair is looking a little less than fabulous, the problem may be easier to remedy than you think. Here's how you may be inadvertently sabotaging yourself:<p>__You're brushing it while it's …

6 Gorgeous Classic Wedding Updos: Lover.ly

<i>We’ve been planning our dream weddings since we were five years old. So it’s no surprise that we can’t get enough of</i> <i>Lover.ly</i><i>, a wedding inspiration and e-commerce site that lets you search through pics of swoon-worthy gowns, bouquets, and everything else you need for the big day. Once a week, the ladies behind</i> <i>Lover.ly</i> <i>will be sharing their expert advice for getting through the craziness of the season—whether you’re standing at the altar or enjoying a view of it from the audience.</i><p><i>(Photo by:</i></i> …

The Katie Holmes + Bobbi Brown Makeup Collection Has Arrived!

As children of the ‘90s, we’ll admit that we’ve loved Katie Holmes ever since she stole our hearts as Joey on <i>Dawson’s Creek—</i>and that's almost as long as we’ve adored Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. So imagine our delight when we found out earlier this month that the duo had joined forces.<p>Now, they’ve finally released the final product: A makeup collection for busy, everyday women to help them get a gorgeous, effortless Katie Holmes glow.<p>Our favorite part of the limited edition collection is the Bobbi & …

The 5 Instagram Feeds You Need to Follow During NYFW

New York Fashion Week starts today, but you don't have to be sitting in the front row for the best view. We gathered a list of our favorite models, hairstylists, makeup artists, and designers to follow on Instagram. You won't find their exclusive, up-to-the-minute posts anywhere else, so make sure …

6 Tips and Tricks for a Smooth Shave: Guest Blogger

<i>Kara Manos of Politics of Pretty has been obsessed with everything beauty since she was a girl—which has made her an epic resource as a grownup. We love Kara’s savvy coverage of beauty trends and news, which is why we had to find out her best tips for an everyday routine: shaving.</i><p>Just because cooler temperatures are right around the corner doesn’t mean it’s time to start avoiding a date with your razor! Here are seven top-notch tips and tricks when it comes to achieving smooth (not stubbly) …

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Fall’s Must-Try Hairstyle, Work-Appropriate Manis, And More

<b>Fall’s Must-Try Hairstyle, Work-Appropriate Manis, And More</b><p>Looking for a cute fall cut? The verdict is in: The asymmetrical bob is <i>the</i> haircut of the season. [BellaSugar]<br>• Make the most out of your post-workout smoothies using this handy guide. [Well&Good NYC]<br>• Don’t let work limit your mani options. Here’s a list of eye-catching colors that work for the office. [xoVain]<br>• Benefit Cosmetics knows how to throw a party! The brand honored strong females like Cate Blanchett and Halle Berry at its NYFW …

Allure Man: Moisturizers Even a Guy Will Use

In love, women are from Venus and men are from Mars. In dermatology? It's more like both sexes come from the same planet, but the men live on the dark side. Our skin tends to be thicker, oilier, and, if we shave on a daily basis, exquisitely exfoliated, at least in parts. Even with those …

This Liquid Eyeliner Innovation Is Worth A Try

How many of you have struggled with liquid eyeliner application at some point? Me too. It’s definitely a skill you have to work at, and, as they say, …

Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream – Look at the label

<i>Vanicream is an elegantly simple formula that is particularly well suited for sensitive skin. Why? Let’s look at the label…</i><p>This product only contains …

Love Notes: How a Rich Balm Saved A Birchbox Customer from Dryness—For Good

<i>Nerd alert: one of our favorite things to do is read the customer reviews in the Birchbox Shop. You all are an opinionated bunch—and we like it! We especially love the love letters you write to your favorite products. (Though we’re still waiting on the haikus and iambic pentameter.) From time to time, we’ll be highlighting extrasweet customer serenades. Up next: a life-changing, multipurpose balm.</i><p>Unlike those other guys,Dr. Lipp’s lip balm won’t leave you high and dry. Rather, this all-natural …

Drink Up: The First Step To A Glowing Complexion

Any beauty editor or dermatologist will tell you the same thing: Drinking lots of water is an important step to getting clear, healthy skin. H2O flushes out toxins and impurities from your system and helps bring vitamins and necessary nutrients to your skin.<p>This week we’ve partnered with resource Natural Spring Water to help keep our guests at Birchbox Local (our Fashion Week lounge that’s opening to the public next week) hydrated and happy. Resource Water will be there every day encouraging …

Fakeup Makeup: Easy Tips and Low-Maintenance Products for a Better Bare Look

The no makeup policy. Say <i>what</i>? It’s sad to think about, but some people are restricted from wearing makeup at work or school; such rules exist at …

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Best BB Creams

I workout first thing in the morning meaning there are about 15 minutes between my alarm ringing and me jetting out my front door. I don’t usually …

Anatomy of a Beauty Product: Primers

These days, it seems like primers are all over the beauty market. And it’s no wonder—they work! Think about it: it’s normal for the skin’s surface to …

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How To Do a Sock Bun

We already showed you how to create big, beautiful buns. While the DIY <b>sock bun</b> may seem intimidating, it's actually one of the easiest—and …

Birchbox Hair Crush: Stylist Sarah Potempa

Few things get us as excited as an amazing hair day (it’s the simple things in life, right?). If there’s anyone who knows how to take a blah-day to absolutely stellar, it’s stylist Sarah Potempa.<p>After working with stars like Michelle Williams and Lea Michele, and creating her own line of strand-saving tools (a QVC regular), it’s clear that there are few who can better handle a stubborn mane quite like she can. But don’t take our word for it—read on to find out more about one of our fave …

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