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Spotlight Your Eyes, Cheeks, and Lips With This One Product

Staffer Deepica recording the voiceover for her video about our new favorite multi-tasking product with our video director Jeff. 

I’ve been using highlighter for a few years now, but until recently I’ve pretty much only used it to sculpt my cheekbones for a night out. A few months ago I discovered theBalm’s Mary-Lou Manizer—a shimmery powder illuminator—and have had my eyes opened to a whole new world of highlighter techniques. Click through and learn three unique ways to get pretty with this one product. 

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My Must-Have Snack For a 60-Mile Bike Ride

My trusty steed: an adorable (and rugged?) blue Bilenky bike. 

Many moons ago, in my pre-Birchbox days, I took a two week bike trip through Virginia with my good friend Geraldine. We called our epic journey Bikes and Biscuits, alluding to both our mode of transportation and the reward we expected to find at the end of each arduous climb. (Virginia is hilly. Very hilly.)

Now, I’m a snacker on a normal day, but when I’m biking between 35 and 60 miles in one go, I turn into an absolute snack machine. While Geraldine focused on planning our routes and booking hotels, I did what I do best: provisioned. We needed snacks that were portable, energy-filled, and delicious without being sugary. So after careful consideration of all the options, I filled our panniers with lots and lots of Luna Bars. (And emergency chocolate, but that’s another story.) 

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Makeup Artist Product Discoveries From Our October Video Shoot

The newest addition to our must-have list: Lancôme’s eye brightening serum. (Photo:

One of the best things about our monthly video shoots are the tips we’re able to steal from our lovely makeup artist, Reiva Cruze (also known as ReivaMakeupDiva). Last week while we were filming with her, she revealed her new favorite product for prepping clients’ peepers: Lancôme’s Génifique Eye Light-Pearl, or Eye-Illuminating Youth Activating Concentrate.

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A Sneak Peek at October’s Birchbox Man Shipment: VIDEO

October Women’s boxes won’t be shipping for a few more weeks, but if you know a Birchbox Man (or are considering ordering one for yourself or a giftee) we’ve got something to tide you over. It’s our very first Birchbox Man Sneak Peek! Watch Birchbox staffers Martin and Matt dissect some of the items our men’s subscribers will be getting in a few different boxes this month. Hm, we may have to steal those Whisky Stones.


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