Nichole Pendley

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Rick Owens Slams Conventional Beauty At Paris Fashion Week

Sleek silhouettes and entrancing runway music were put on hold in Paris last week for Rick Owens’ 2014 spring collection. Instead stomps, shouts, and a stream of American step dancers thumped out onto the runway to showcase the designer’s latest work.<p>Stepping (the choreography that exploded on stage) is a form of competitive dance that combines synchronized stomps, arm movements, hand gestures, and yells. It’s reminiscent of the precision of your high school’s marching band, but with the hype …

3 Wavy Hairstyles to Try While You Sleep

<b>Get more overnight hairstyling Ideas with tips from PopSugar!</b><p>Sure you can blow-dry or diffuse your strands every morning. But not only does that cut into your coveted snoozing, the added heat can damage your strands. Save time (and your hair's integrity) by shampooing and air-drying at night …

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A Balm Arsenal To Fight Dry Lips

So you’re stranded on a desert island, what three things do you wish you had with you? For me, that question has always been easy: water, potatoes, and lip balm. Water is obvious, potatoes are my favorite food (in any form, probably even raw), and, perhaps most important of the three, lip balm is my number one, can’t-go-without beauty must-have.<p>I have an ever-growing collection of lip balms, which comes in handy when purses turn into black holes or I turn out empty pockets to realize my …

A Mathematical Formula for Perfect Brows?

Those unreal Cara Delevingne brows—everyone wants them, but not everyone can have them. Or can they? Eyebrow guru Joey Healy, whose private shaping sessions run upwards of $100, has teamed up with Cindy Barshop of Completely Bare spas to create a protractor-like tool that measures an individual's …

30 Seconds to Your Best Brows Ever, How To Avoid Spending Money On The Wrong Makeup, And More

<i>We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news that we don’t want you to miss.</i><p>30 Seconds to Your Best Brows Ever: In between waxing, threading, or tweezing, your brows may start to get a bit unruly. Luckily, Benefit has your back with these easy-to-use products that make your arches appear perfect in a matter of seconds.<p>How To Avoid Spending Money On The …

The World of Face Bras, Why You Need To See Gravity, And More

• So this a real thing: the face bra. [The Cut]<p>George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, outer space action, do we have your attention yet? Read up on <i>Gravity</i>, the movie everyone is talking about. [NY Times]<p>We love a good hair tutorial. Get some inspiration from these 33 hair ideas to try immediately. [Huffington Post]<p>The intern at Marc Jacobs who had a very public Twitter rant about the brand’s CEO Robert Duffy is now employed full-time—by Marc Jacobs. [Racked]<p>It’s almost too cute, but check out Diddy’s …

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How to Take Your Makeup From Day to Night in Three Steps

<b>Get more day-to-night style ideas from PopSugar!</b><p>Sometimes, we just need our makeup to last us all day. Jessica Alba proved that this is clearly possible: The actress swung by Extra during the day for a quick chat sporting sleek, straight locks and sexy winged eyeliner. That night, she went …

View From the Beauty Closet: One Sexy Hair Tool

When it first landed on my desk, I thought the <b>T3 BodyWaver</b> was a hair tool for horses, it was so big. But after reading the directions I realized that, no, the large barrel is not for fillies, but for creating voluminous, Victoria's Secret-style waves. I immediately headed to my Pinterest board and …

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Arrow's Emily Bett Rickards on Taming Her Curly Hair and More

The CW's superhero spinoff <i>Arrow</i> returns for a second season this week. We called Emily Bett Rickards, who plays the socially awkward fan-favorite Felicity Smoak, to chat about her character's future and the perks of having a beauty team at her disposal.<p><b>Last season, Felicity went through a few</b> …

The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe's Plastic Surgery

It's no secret that Marilyn Monroe had surgical tweaks to perfect her beauty, though many of her fans don't want to believe it. Yesterday, there was news that may finally help to convince them: X-rays of the star's skull and medical records alluding to surgery on her chin and nose will be auctioned …

The A Capella Version of Miley’s We Can’t Stop, Gwen Stefani Teams Up With OPI, And More

• Miley along with funny guy Jimmy Fallon and The Roots create an awesome rendition of the performer’s hit “We Can’t Stop.” [Late Night]<p>Cosmo editor Joanna Coles still has her sights set on Washington to change her magazine’s reputation. [Jezebel]<p>Feeling stressed, burnt out, or overwhelmed? Maybe it’s time to unplug for a bit, and here’s how. [Greatist]<br>• Gwen Stefani and OPI are teaming up for a pop-punk polish collection. [SheFinds]<br>• How much damage are your favorite shoes doing to your feet? The …

How To: 360-Degree Braids

The braided updo is probably our favorite hair trend right now and it has no signs of vanishing as we get deeper into fall and winter. As gorgeous as it may be, however, attempting one of these woven styles on our own can be a bit intimidating and confusing.<p>Luckily, our Birchbox France editors have come to the rescue. Using a few spritzes of Beauty Protector Protect and Detangle, a handful of bobby pins, and a hair twist, these awesome 360-degree braids are a cinch.<p>—Ashley

View From the Beauty Closet: The Ultimate Model-Off-Duty Beauty Guide

Everyone in the office is obsessed with the idea of "model-off-duty hair"—that rumpled style that looks like you took your beachy waves to a concert, followed by the afterparty, followed by the <i>after</i> afterparty. <i>PopLipps</i>, a new book by Scott Lipps (he's the founder of one of the biggest modeling …

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3 Supercool Ways To Update Your Mani For Fall

We’re head over heels for Ruffian, the NYC-based clothing brand that recently launched into beauty—exclusively with Birchbox. We love thee polishes so much, we even asked the Birchbloggers, our hand-picked community of bloggers, to share their own Ruffian Manicure tutorials. Here are some of our favorite looks:<p>Blogger BRAVENEZZ used Hedge Fund from the crowdsourced collection to make her wild animal print accent nails.<p>Cha Cha Cake Nails chose Fox Hunt for her tutorial and then added some silver …

Costume Your Face for Halloween With These Makeup Tips!

<b>Cara Brook of Maskcara was the winner of the 2013 *Allure Beauty Blogger Awards *and is now contributing to the Daily Beauty Reporter.</b><p>Masks are for amateurs. To me, nothing is more fun on Halloween than actually transforming your own face. It's easier than you think, and usually a lot more …

Reading List: How To: The Perfect Sleek Blowout at Home, 5 Videos To Get You Ready For Columbus Day Weekend, And More

<i>We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news that we don’t want you to miss.</i><p>How To: The Perfect Sleek Blowout at Home: Scoring a salon-quality blowout at home used to feel impossible. But with a practice and the right products, we’re confident these tips will help you master the look.<br>• Ready for a Comeback: We know that fashion is cyclical (hello again …

Superstar Nail Artist and Blogger Chelsea King Teaches Us Her Tricks!

Chelsea King is pretty busy these days—in June, she’ll complete her certification to practice as a professional nail technician. Meanwhile, she’s a …

Ever Tried Crossfit? CrossFit Guru Gretchen Helt Gives Us Her Top Five Fitness Moves

Meet Gretchen Helt, Los Angeles’ CrossFit guru. I’m kind of—totally—obsessed with her.<p>Don’t be fooled by Gretchen’s sweet smile and shy demeanor. …

Tie-Dye and Glitter Nail Tutorial from Star Blogger Chelsea King!

We already shared our Q&A with the extremely talented and accomplished nail art blogger Chelsea King. As promised, here's our second step-by-step …

The One Pilates Move You Should Do Everyday

Most people think of Pilates as being very serious. Well, to some extent, it is. It does require an extreme concentration to ignite body awareness …

Exercise

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

Get Centered With These Three Heart-Openers

There's a theory that when you focus your energy on opening your heart, your energy becomes more available to the people around you. Personally, I …

Yoga

Can You Outdo These 'Dos from Cannes?

You have one more week—through June 18, 2013—to enter Vidal Sassoon Pro Series' Show Your Genius contest. To spark <i>your</i> genius, we rounded up some of …