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.
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.
Get more braid inspiration with our Birchbox Braids tutorials.
Coming to a departures gate near you—New York’s famed Black and White Cookies from Ess-a-Bagel.
Paris, j’arrive! Editorial Director Mollie, Social Media Senior Manager Rachel, and I are jetting to the City of Light to pow-wow with our lovely colleagues from Birchbox France, UK, and Spain. I’m leaving plenty of room in my suitcase for Parisian discoveries to tote back to New York, but I couldn’t leave without these key staples:
We’ll admit it. A tiny part of us has always dreamed of what it’d be like to own Elizabeth Taylor’s opulent collection of gold-encrusted jewelry. (Have you seen the necklace she wore in Cleopatra?) Sadly the truth is that most of us just can’t afford such luxuries.
Lucky for us, the beauty world has found innovative ways to infuse rare and precious properties into our favorite products, giving us a taste of the Liz Taylor lifestyle that we’ve always fantasized about. Here are four luxurious goodies that will make you feel like a million bucks:
In just a few short days, I’ll be heading to Manzanillo in the Mexican Riviera for a much-needed vacation with my boyfriend and his family. I plan on staying on the beach from sunrise to sunset, eating incredible food, drinking delicious wine, spending quality time with people I love, and unplugging—save for a few too-pretty-not-to-Instagram moments. Here’s what I’m packing for a week of carefree beach vacationing: