Show Some Skin
We’ll spare you the usual “bikini season” line. You know the deal: It’s summer, and you’ve got a closet full of sundresses begging to come out and play. The missing piece: bare-worthy limbs, preferably without a million squats and weekly spray tans.
Worry not—we’ve got shortcuts and troubleshooters that will make you confident about showing some skin, all summer long.
Trying to score a bronzed glow without all that sun damage? Here’s how to fake a tan without sunless tanner.
On Duty vs. Off Duty
In today’s round-the-clock work environment, “off duty” may sound like a quaint term. But when it comes to beauty regimens, even the most successful women draw a line between work and play.
These three awesome rock stars from the startup world share their power moves—from their fave outfits to the products they can’t leave home without—for the workplace and the weekend.
We all love a little pampering even off-duty. These 5 Luxe Beauty Products will have you feeling like a million bucks.
During the summer, humidity conspires to keep hair at all-time frizz levels. While it may seem like your uncontrollable locks have gotten the best of you, don’t give up hope just yet!
These frizz combating tips from Julie Dickson, founder and head stylist of New York’s Fox & Boy salon, will save both straight and curly hair from a frizz nightmare.
The easiest way to keep your frizz under wraps? With a head scarf. Try these 4 Glam (and Supereasy) Ways to Wear a Hair Wrap and call it a day.
The Product that Changed My Life: Robin Epstein
This forehead foliage obviously needed pruning ASAP. Otherwise, the freak hair would likely keep me from my destiny: meeting and marrying the stranger I was certain to encounter on the plane.
Read the rest of Robin’s hilarious story to find out more about the product that changed her life.
How To: Choose the Perfect Top Coat
This month, we’re turning the spotlight on this unsung, but totally crucial, member of your nail lineup. From the contender with the fastest drying time to the one that’s the best at preventing those unsightly chips, here are four of our favorite top coats that add staying power to any mani.
Need more mani advice? Be sure to check out our column, Mani Monday.
We’re itching to get to our weekend destinations, which means we may or may not be plotting a cubicle jailbreak. (Shh, don’t tell anyone!)
In anticipation of our time off we asked three Birchbox staffers to tell us the power players that they’re using to transition seamlessly from office time to playtime.
Click through for a juicy tip for keeping frizz at bay, the easiest ways to get a natural glow, and more.
3 Weird Skin Issues That Are Totally Common
We’ve all been there—you’re staring at that funny patch of skin (those uncomfortable bumps, that extra dry skin) and frantically Googling the possible causes.
But before you diagnose yourself with a rare ailment, check to see if your symptoms match up to anything on this list of slightly embarrassing—but totally common—skin issues.
Things you should know about: Scandalous beach reads, the best pie around, and the most addicting mobile game ever.
Check out the Birchbox Agenda for the above and so much more.
There are people that are fair and then there are people that are extra super fair. I fall into the latter camp, which means that blush is a non-negotiable part of my beauty routine. If I leave the house in the morning and forget to add a little color to my cheeks, I’ll have at least two people ask me, “Meredith, are you feeling alright?” The answer is yes, I feel totally fine, I just happen to be exceptionally pale, thankyouverymuch.