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Reading List: Messy Faux Bob Tutorial, a Valentine’s Day Playlist, 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. The Messy Faux Bob Tutorial: If you love Taylor Swift’s new bob, get the look without the chop with this fake bob tutorial.

2. The Birchbox Romance Mixtape: Cancel your dinner reservations and cozy up for a night in with our romantic playlist on Songza.

3. How to Create a Mad Men-style Bun: If you’re like us, you can’t wait for Don Draper and the gang to return to your weekly TV schedule. In the meantime, watch this cute video from Birchbox’s France team for how to create a Mad Men-inspired look.

4. Red Carpet Beauty Secrets—Revealed! Read our interview with Us Weekly's Gwen Flamberg to get the scoop on red carpet beauty, what lip gloss Angelina Jolie uses, and more.

Taylor Swift Gets Bangs!

Taylor Swift pre-cut on the left and post-cut on the right.

While it’s true that Taylor Swift can do no wrong in our eyes, we will happily admit that the singer’s signature ringlets aren’t our favorite look. So when we spied a picture of the songstress’ new cut straight from her Twitter feed, we were thrilled. The long layers and blunt bangs really suit her — so much so that we wonder why she didn’t get this chic haircut sooner.

What do you think of the starlet’s new ‘do? 


—Meredith