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Caffeine Can Affect Your Creativity, Instagram’s New Snazzy Video Feature, and More
It’s hard to start the day without a cup of joe. But if you’re in a particularly creative field, you may want to stay away from java. [Refinery 29]
As if we weren’t obsessed enough with Instagram, our favorite snapshot app just announced their new video feature. Animated selfies?! [CNN]
We know the usual suspects for split ends and discoloration (hi, chlorine) but according to a recent study, copper may be the biggest offender. [Allure]
Kim and Kanye’s baby name has finally been revealed—and it doesn’t start with a K. [CBS News]
Still confused about the recently updated FDA regulations on SPF and “broad spectrum”? Here’s what it means for all that sun protection in your makeup. [New York Times]
—Geraldine
Speaking of Instagram, check out Birchbox’s very first Instavid.

Caffeine Can Affect Your Creativity, Instagram’s New Snazzy Video Feature, and More

—Geraldine

Speaking of Instagram, check out Birchbox’s very first Instavid.


Macaron-Inspired Nail Polish, Romeo Beckham Models, and More

The geniuses at Estée Lauder have created a macaron-inspired collection of nail lacquers for spring. [SheFinds]
One of the Beckhams’ sons, Romeo, has landed his very first modeling gig as the spunky young star of a Burberry ad campaign. [Huffington Post]
These marker-like beauty products are purse-friendly and spill-free, which makes them perfect for quick touch ups. [Glo]
Buckingham Palace will stage its first fashion show featuring royal couture styles from the Tudor and Stuart eras. [Telegraph]
Everyone and their mother seems to be hosting an ugly sweater party these days! Take a look at how the trend began. [NYTimes]
It was bound to happen eventually—Deborah Lippmann is launching a Girls-themed nail polish set. Yes. [Beauty High] 
Leave winter behind by recreating the breezy beach waves of Victoria’s Secret models. [Glamour]
—Hallie
Take a break from your holiday shopping woes and indulge in this short film about love in New York City from Shoptiques!

Macaron-Inspired Nail Polish, Romeo Beckham Models, and More

—Hallie

Take a break from your holiday shopping woes and indulge in this short film about love in New York City from Shoptiques!

Marchesa’s Braided Crown, Anne Hathaway’s Custom Vegan Boots, and More


A step-by-step guide to recreate the braided crown updo from the Marchesa spring 2013 runway. [Refinery29]


The crazy Tom Ford bondage boots Anne Hathaway wore to the Les Miserables New York City premiere were custom-made and vegan. [Fashionista]
A look at the indiscriminate use of the term “curvy” to describe women of all sizes from 2 to 22. [The Cut]
Learn how to do a jewel-toned smoky eye—just in time for all of your holiday parties. [Beauty High]
Is copper the hot new anti-aging ingredient? Check out this list of products that contain the metal and learn how it can help skin retain its youthfulness. [NYTimes]
Accidentally doused yourself with one spritz too many of perfume? Here are a couple of tips on how to remove unwanted fragrance. [The Cut]
(Photo: refinery29.com)

—Hallie

Have you checked out our awesome holiday gift sets yet? See what we’re eyeing for our friends and families (and ourselves)!

Marchesa’s Braided Crown, Anne Hathaway’s Custom Vegan Boots, and More



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A Look At What Ex-Vogue Staffers Wore to Interview With Anna Wintour
How would you dress for a job interview with Anna Wintour? Here’s what 13 past interviewees wore to meet the renowned EIC. [The Cut]
A first look at Selena Gomez’s nail polish collaboration with Nicole by OPI! [BellaSugar]
This guide will help you pick the right makeup remover for you. [Beautylish]
The first episode of Jourdan Dunn’s cooking show “Well Dunn” is now available on Jay-Z’s YouTube channel. You’ll be shocked that the superskinny model isn’t into making health food. [Fashionista]
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs help struggling public media ventures take off in the digital age. [NYTimes]
Give yourself a glam, rock star look during the holidays with temporary eyeliner tattoos. [BellaSugar]

—Hallie


Not sure about applying temporary eyeliner tattoos? Never fear, our very own Lorelei demonstrates how to do so correctly in this short video tutorial!
Not sure about applying temporary eyeliner tattoos? Never fear, our very own Lorelei demonstrates how to do so correctly in this short video tutorial!

Amy Adams Tapped By Lacoste For New Scent

Amy Adams will be the face of Lacoste’s forthcoming Eau de Lacoste. (Photo: imnotobsessed.com)

—Hallie

If you have gifting on the brain, check out our Holiday Shop and Home Shop for some ideas!

L’Oreal To Buy Specialty Makeup Brand Urban Decay

L’Oreal will buy Urban Decay from U.S. private-equity firm Castanea Partners. (Photo: retrodivamedia.com)

—Hallie

Happy Cyber Monday! We’re offering bonus Birchbox points with every purchase in our Shop!

Butter London Releases a Trio of goop Nail Polishes

These babies would make the perfect stocking stuffers! From left to right, you’re looking at Hampstead Heath, Abso-bloody-lutely, and Bread & Butter Pudding. (Photo: racked.com)

—Hallie

Want to learn more about the mysterious sea buckthorn berry? Read our take on the antioxidant-rich ingredient.

New York Magazine’s Cover Shows “A Powerful City Rendered Powerless”

This week’s New York Magazine cover showcases a captivating image taken by photographer Iwan Baan. (Photo: nymag.com)

—Hallie

Birchbox headquarters may be up and running again, but there are many in the area that are still without power or homeless. Shop this Amazon registry to send supplies to Staten Island

OPI Launches A Short Film Starring….A Horse!

—Hallie

In the mood to look at more polish? You’re in luck

Bar Soap is Back and Better than Ever

Bar soap is making a huge comeback in all shapes, smells, and forms. (Photo: nytimes.com)

—Hallie

Considering making the switch back to good old bar soap?  Check out one of our favorites, Tay’s Essential Oils Bar Soap in Almond Silk.