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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is almost over! As we begin to reminisce about how wonderful the year was, our first stop down memory lane is your monthly unboxing videos, which we love to watch each and every month. Our theme for December 2013 was Sparkle & Shine but it is very clear that you, our subscribers, bring your own sparkle and shine every. single. month. Here’s to a great year!
The ladies of MomentReviews both loved their boxes this month—from the inside out! It was so cute to see not only what they were excited about in their own boxes, but to see what they were eying in each other’s. Sharing is caring, girls!
The onset of winter brings extreme temperatures, precipitation to give even the hardiest postal worker pause, and skin so dry it makes us want to fill our bathtubs with body lotion. Before you give up and just hibernate in your Snuggie, check out these easy tweaks and survive the season in style.
Around the World in Birchbox Instagrams: Holiday Hairdos, Makeup Lessons, and More
Even when we can’t hop across the pond, our Birchbox counterparts in Europe keep us in the know with insider deets on the coolest goings-on. Every week, we’ll be sharing our favorite Instagrams from each of the four Birchbox teams so that you can travel the world without getting on a plane.
Birchbox France held a smashing holiday party this weekend. The girls got ready with these beautiful headbands and princess rolls!
In Barcelona, we dressed up our box for the holiday season: A little gold and some fancy patterns to celebrate Christmas the Birchbox way.
In the UK, we filmed a new tutorial video featuring our very own Jess and Laura Mercier makeup artist, Sasha. Gorgeous.
Here in the US, we’re taking notes on Birchbox staffer Katie’s scarf-laced milkmaid braids. This would be a perfect holiday party updo!
As we ramp up our makeup game for the holiday party season, we’re faced with a nagging question—to sparkle or to shine? Look-at-me glitter or sophisticated glimmer? Since we hate to make you choose sides, we’ve got the deets on both. You’ll just have to decide on the winner for yourself.
So you’ve found your prefect shade of lipstick—woo hoo! But there’s much more to consider, from formula and finish to antiaging ingredients and healing agents. Herewith, a guide to finding your lip product match.
From Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle), to Kerry Washington (hello, Scandal), to Parks & Recreation (starring BB fave Rashida Jones), we can’t wait to see the beauty looks that will head down the red carpet come January. Good luck to all the lovely ladies!
All Smoke, No Mirrors: Kathleen Currie on Crafting a Soulful Unisex Scent
Aren’t the best beauty products the ones you can share with everyone, guys included? Our new favorite unisex offering comes in the form of a spicy fragrance from Smoke Perfumes. Birchbox Man recently spoke to the Nawlins-based brand’s founder, Kathleen Currie, to get the story behind her woodsy scent. Spoiler alert: Expect a candle version in the near future!
Unsure what to buy for your favorite wanderer? Check our our gifts for The Adventurer.