Reading List: Metallic Makeup Tutorial, Behind the Heart-melting Superbowl Puppy Commercial, and More
We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything in the Birchbox Magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top posts that we don’t want you to miss.
1. Gunmetal Eye Makeup Tutorial: Birchbox staffer Alina shows us how to create this metallic eye look using Coastal Scents’ new Revealed Palette.
2. Superbowl + Loveable Puppies: Thomas on the Birchbox Man team chatted with the creator behind the heart-melting Budweiser Superbowl ad starring one adorable pup. Read to get some insider info.
3. 5 Beauty “Don’ts” You Should Actually Try: We love the renegades in our U.K. office who dare you to break some well-known beauty rules. Truth be told, we’ve been known to be a little rebellious ourselves (read: unwashed hair).
4. My So-Called Flaws: We l-o-v-e this honest and personal essay from Birchbox editor Ally, who opened up about her struggle to make peace with an eight-inch scar left after an unfortunate boating accident.
Want to test out the Coastal Scents Palette? Come on over to our Shop to snag it!
Special offer: Use promo code CYNTHIAROWLEYBEAUTY to get a FREE Cynthia Rowley Beauty Liquid Liner in Black Ink—a Birchbox exclusive ($18 value)—when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month women’s subscription. But hurry, quantities are limited!
How To Take Your Makeup From Day to Night With Cynthia Rowley Beauty
We’re pretty darn thrilled that mega fashion designer Cynthia Rowley has expanded her stylish empire to include a line of beauty products—and we’re even more excited that Cynthia Rowley Beauty is sold exclusively in the Birchbox Shop. For a limited-time, you can score the trendsetter’s Exclusive Launch Collection for $42—a $57 value! The set includes the Gilded Canvas Bag, the Liquid Liner in Black Ink, and the Eye Shadow Palette - No.1.
To give you a better sense of just how magical these new launches are, we tapped celeb makeup artist Daniel Martin (who works with stars like Dianna Agron and our wanna-be BFF Jennifer Lawrence) to use them in a day to night video tutorial. Watch as he transitions our staffer Deepica’s beauty look using the palette and the liner—these products aren’t just beautiful, they really perform!
Shop the Cynthia Rowley Beauty Exclusive Launch Collection and get the eyeshadow palette, liquid liner, and makeup bag for a special price of $42 while supplies last.
Can you blame us for having a love-love relationship with Lancôme? From their cult-favorite mascaras and swoon-worthy ROUGE IN LOVE lipsticks to their a versatile five-shadow palette, we adore everything about this iconic brand.
We’re thrilled to offer our latest obsessions for a limited time in the Birchbox Shop (with free shipping!) . And we’re even more excited to give you the chance to win a collection of our all-time Lancôme favorites in our Pin To Win Giveaway.
Through February 28th, we’ll be posting a series of photo tutorials on Pinterest. Our latest how-to: P.M. Eye Makeup Ritual. Read all the tips here, then scroll down for more details on how to enter the sweepstakes.
1. Though morning-after eyes do have a certain smudgy appeal, you shouldn’t hit the hay without properly removing eyeliner, mascara, and eye shadow, since leaving makeup on overnight can lead to long-term skin irritation.