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Throwback Thursday: Birchbox Goes to Prom

Oh, prom. Not so long ago, many a Birchbox staffer went all out for that big night, and of course we took tons of photos to commemorate the epic event. In honor of prom season, we knew we had to share these pictures with you—even if we’re cringing (or laughing) at the choices our younger selves made. The hair! Those dresses! That glittery eyeshadow… Read on for a peek at some of our, err, favorite memories from high school.

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Meredith Stebbins, Editor and Senior Manager, Traffic & Trends
"This feels like a lifetime ago! Thankfully I went for classic hair and makeup, so I don’t have any regrets about that. And, in fact, I still have this dress. It’s a deep navy raw silk Ralph Lauren gown with a bright emerald lining. I’ll never wear it again, but I love it too much to give it away.

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How to Style a Mid-Length Bob, Courtesy of Birchbox Staffer Charlie

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Birchbox staffer Charlie before her cut (left) and after (right).

Back in 2007, I chopped my hair on a whim into a chin-length Victoria Beckham bob. Soon after that I got engaged and panicked—I needed long hair for my wedding! Since then, I’ve refused to cut my hair. It’s now been over two years, and though I can do a mean fishtail braid, I realized it was time for a much needed change. 

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