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Customer Love Notes: Long Live Juicy

<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 adore when you write about your favorite purchases. From time to time, we’ll be highlighting some of your extra sweet product love letters on the blog.</i><p>Juicy Couture Viva la Juicy, a bold update to the original Juicy Couture fragrance, still incorporates the same floral bouquet as its predecessor, plus notes of creamy vanilla, rich …

6 Common Curling Iron Mistakes Everyone Makes, According to Hairstylists

Curling your hair is kind of like riding a bike. Hear me out, OK? When you're a kid, hopping on a two-wheeler feels daunting, and chances are, at first, you'll fall off — more than once. But after you've put in the practice and mastered it, riding a bike becomes second nature. The same goes for …

How To: The Double-French Mani

French tips will always be a classic, but the same old same old can get boring. And the French is easy to update! Right now, we're loving the …

Elegant Holiday Updo | Holiday Beauty with InStyle

DIY Home Spa Experience | Holiday Beauty with InStyle

Weekend Hair Inspo Courtesy of Alexa Chung

The It girl weaves braids and rainbow shades<p>The just-released Hairchalk product from L'Oreal Professional is sure to inspire some creative, colorful hairstyles on and off the runway. And Alexa Chung is off to a great start. I spotted this Instagram on the stylish Brit's feed this morning and my …

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Sporty Nails We Love!

If you follow sports, you know that the World Series finished a few weeks ago, we're in the thick of football season (week 10), and the NBA and NHL …

Reading List: Get Party Ready in Just 10 Minutes, Life Lessons from Vince Vaughn (Seriously), 5 Get-Happy Tips, and More

1. Holiday Beauty How To: We’re over the moon to announce a series of holiday makeup tutorials with <i>InStyle</i>. First up, <i>InStyle</i>’s Beauty Director Kahlana Barfield teaches Mollie how to get holiday party ready in just 10 minutes.<p>2. Vince Vaughn’s Life Lessons: Who knew this funny guy had a soft spot? Fresh off the premiere of his new film, <i>Delivery Man</i>, Vince Vaughn opens up to Birchbox Man about being yourself, the importance of change, and the role of friendship.<p>3. 5 Ways to Be Happy Now: Beat …

Daytime Smoky Eyes in About 5 Minutes (Score!)

I know what you're thinking: Daytime plus smoky? Does. Not. Compute. But in fact, you can wear the ultimate cool-girl eye look without looking like you're headed to the club. Trust! Makeup artist Fulvia Farolfi told me exactly how to do it—and now I'm telling you. With help from her.<p>"Start by …

Hairmergency: Do It At Your Desk Crown Braid

Nail Art for Christmas: The Ultimate Guide!

Rub-a-Dub-Dub: How to Make the Most of Your Tub

<i>Photo: Touchstone Pictures</i><p>Maybe you’re in need of a little R&R after the long week, or perhaps you received the Mox Botanicals Body Soak in your November Birchbox—but really, you never need a reason to indulge in a warm, relaxing bath.<p>From all-over exfoliators to mood-setting candles, we have everything you need to make the most of your tub time. (Vintage Walkman not included.)<p>—Maura<p><i>Cold weather skin issues getting you down? Check out our tips for repairing your skin now.</i>

Shop InStyle Editor-Tested Beauty Essentials at Birchbox.com

Get ready for the ultimate beauty fix! We teamed up with Birchbox, one of our go-to sites to discover the best new beauty products, to highlight our …