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Packing List: Morocco Marvels


Morocco has been on my travel bucket list for ages, and I finally pulled the trigger this year by planning a 10-day trip to the medieval city of Fes, the small town of Ouirgane in the Atlas Mountains, and the bustling hubbub of Marrakech. Between the souks, the tagines, and the architecture, I have a feeling Morocco and I will get along famously. Here’s what I’m bringing when I hop on a plane tomorrow:

1. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare™ Alpha Beta® Glow Pad

I never go a day without SPF, but that doesn’t mean I want to look like a ghost. These pads from Dr. Gross will give me the hint of a tan, minus the sun damage. 

2. Supergoop!® Daily Correct SPF 35 CC Cream

Speaking of SPF, there’s nothing I like better than combining my sun protection with color correction, antioxidants, and light diffusion. This Supergoop! CC Cream packs all those benefits into one product. 

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Packing List: Hawaiian Island Vacay


I wouldn’t trade New York for any other city, but right about this time of year I start to miss the ocean like whoa. I’m headed to Hawaii this week to visit family and get my fix of palm trees, sand, and spam musubi. (Not kidding—don’t knock it till you’ve tried it.) Here’s what I’m packing for my tropical escape. 

1. La Fresh Oil-Free Face Cleanser: I’m a big proponent of face wipes, both at work (key when product-testing) and when traveling. These hydrating wipes have both aloe vera and vitamin E—they’ll come in handy on the 12-hour flight as well as any beach adventures.

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 Oscars 2013 Nominations Released, The Secrets to Success from J. Crew’s CEO, Justin Timberlake’s New Song, and More
The 2013 Oscars nominees were just announced. We’re psyched that Bradley Cooper, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and um, Wreck-It Ralph, all made the list. [Oscars] 
J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler reveals his secrets to success—and we’re loving how down-to-earth his tips are (ex. surround yourself with people who complement your skill set!). [Fashionista]  
Awards season is officially here! Take a peek at some of the best hair and makeup from last night’s People’s Choice Awards. [Glamour]
Rumor has it that Justin Timberlake is releasing a new song today at 12pm ET. OMG. [Vibe] 
The first big fad diet on everyone’s lips this year advocates eating whatever you want, in any portion size—as long as you consume it all within an 8-hour time period. [Well + Good NYC] 
Chewing this gum supposedly will score you firmer, larger breasts in as little as one month. Yeah, we think it’s crazy too. (She Finds)
(Photo: Shutterstock) —Candice 
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Oscars 2013 Nominations Released, The Secrets to Success from J. Crew’s CEO, Justin Timberlake’s New Song, and More

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Grace Atwood of Stripes and Sequins Shares Her Holiday Gift Guide

Ah, the holidays—the greatest gift-giving time of the year. We know how tough it can be to come up with the perfect present for every friend, acquaintance, co-worker, and loved one in your life, which is why we’ve turned to our favorite tastemakers to tell us what they’ve got their eye on this season. To help us kick things off, this week Grace Atwood of fashion and DIY blog Stripes & Sequins shares a few of her favorite picks. 

Hi Birchbox readers, it’s Grace here. I was honored when Birchbox asked me to participate in this fun series because I’ve always been a huge fan of the brand. (In fact, I was a beta member back when Birchbox only had twenty subscribers!) Click through to check out my holiday gift picks.

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