3 DIY Holiday Decorating Ideas
Set aside a couple hours this week to try our totally adorable holiday DIY decorating projects. From a glitter-striped candle, to a colorful ornamental garland, to shiny animal ornaments, we have a project for your every creative whim. Warm up some apple cider and get to gluing!
This holiday, surprise your BB cream-obsessed friend with the Dr. Jart+ Gift Set!
At-home Spa Treatments, Pantone’s Color of the Year, and More
1. Create an Indulgent Spa Experience At Home: Have the spa come to you this weekend, with these easy tips from InStyle's Beauty Director Angelique Serrano.
2. 10 Minute Shoe Shine: Just as much for the ladies as it is for the men, follow our GIF tutorial to take your leather booties from blah to bangin’.
3. Coarse Hair Care: We love this Back to Basics series from our UK team. This week, they tackle tricky-to-manage thick hair. Read to get their helpful tips!
4. Purple Reign: Pantone just released its color of the year for 2014: Radiant Orchid. Here’s how to incorporate this trendy color in your everyday look.
5. Winter Engagement Photos We Love: These romantic winter engagement photos, chosen by the gals at Lover.ly, are positively adorable. Click through to warm your cold, winter heart.
Photo: Touchstone Pictures
Does it ever feel like every guy you know hides his bedhead under a stretchy wool beanie? Us too. This week, the Birchbox Man crew gave us a history lesson on this ever-present hat trend. Prepare to be schooled.
Buying for the modern man in your life? Check out these gifts for the Traditionalist.
The Ultimate Birchbox Holiday Party Playlist
Now that Thanksgiving is well behind us, we’re in full-on holiday party mode. And since no two holiday bashes are alike, we’ve rounded up a slew of hits for every occasion. Find the perfect fit for your fete with our ultimate party playlist!
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1 Highlighter, 10 Ways to Use It
Like the bright yellow highlighter of your school days, Chella’s user-friendly highlighter pencil accentuates what’s important (and luckily, it’s neither yellow nor a neon marker). From defining your arches to brightening under your eyes, here are 10 ways to use this hardworking pencil.
Need a new holiday makeup look? Watch our how-to and look party-ready in 10 minutes or less—promise!
Grab the glue sticks and glitter, because it’s time for a Crafternoon! For the next three days, we’ll bring you perfectly-paired DIY projects and their homemade cocktail counterparts—all you have to do is grab your used Birchbox and a few supplies. First up: A DIY photo box to house all of your favorite memories. Happy crafting!
Pssst! Spend $25+ on any full-sized Jouer products and receive a free Jouer Tinted Lip Enhancer. Just use the code: JOUERLIP.
Each month we thank our lucky stars for all of the unboxing videos our wonderful subscribers share with us (and with all of you!). For November, our theme was #MoreGood—encouraging us all to be good to others and good to ourselves. While you wait for your December boxes, let’s take a look back at some of our most smile-inducing November unboxings!
Cakesntae531 discovered lots of new favorites in her November box. She can’t wait to test her new Mighty Leaf flavors during her nightly tea time.
After opening her November box, it was clear that Kelly Gilmore was digging her samples. She couldn’t wait to try out the POP Beauty Aqua Lacquer she received—might we add, it looks amazing!
LISA ROSADO dot COM loves getting and gifting Birchbox. In November, she was intrigued by the design of the tube mascara she received from Eyeko and the idea of being able to use every last drop of the product.
To see even more unboxing videos check out our November playlist.
Want to reuse your November Birchbox as a fun photo box? Check out our crafty how-to!
We’ve been planning our dream weddings since we were five years old. So it’s no surprise that we can’t get enough of Lover.ly, a wedding inspiration site that lets you search through pics of swoon-worthy gowns, bouquets, and everything else you need for the big day. Once a week, the ladies behind Lover.ly will be sharing their best tips for getting through the craziness of the season—whether you’re standing at the altar or enjoying a view of it from the audience.
Photo by: Bryce Covey on Snippet and Ink via Lover.ly
Thanksgiving marked the beginning of “engagement season"—however if you were on Facebook over the weekend, you probably already knew that! Though not as popular as spring and summer, the period from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to schedule your engagement photos. We adore these seasonal shoots—there’s nothing like snuggled-up couples to melt our hearts! Even if you’re not snowed in you can still create a romantic wintry setting with cozy sweaters, string lights, hot chocolate, and even some fake snowflakes. Here, are some of our favorite winter engagement sessions to inspire you.
If a turkey hangover kept you from participating in Black Friday’s shamazing sales—don’t worry. This Monday, you can shop to your heart’s content and score Bonus Birchbox Points! Translation: Indulge your inner shopaholic without the guilt.
From the perfect holiday gift to that lip gloss you’ve been eyeing, we’ve got tons to offer—but hurry, this deal expires at midnight sharp. So slide your tootsies into your warmest slippers, cozy up to an It’s a Wonderful Life marathon, and comb through our Shop to find goodies for everyone on your list.
To take full advantage of these awesome steals, just refer to this handy cheat sheet:
P.S. Spend $25+ on any full-sized Jouer products and receive a free Jouer Tinted Lip Enhancer. Just use the code: JOUERLIP.