5 Things We Can’t Live Without This Month, Hemingway’s Travel Tips, and Our Favorite Celebrity Hair Tutorial Yet!
We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news that we don’t want you to miss. Read them while you’re laying on the beach or relaxing indoors.
How To: Bright Eye Makeup Tutorial with Mally: When you are low on sleep, your eyes are the first place to show it. Counteract dark circles with this easy wide-awake eye makeup tutorial from celebrity makeup artist Mally of Mally Beauty. Think of this look like an espresso shot for your face.
Hemingway’s Travel Tips for Working on the Road: When he wasn’t writing some of the 20th century’s most celebrated prose, Ernest Hemingway was traveling the world. Here’s some choice advice from the prolific novelist on getting work done when you’re far afield.
How To: Connie Britton Waves: That. Hair. No one pulls off wavy, strawberry blonde—and sometimes straight up red—quite like Connie. Cop the sassy actress’ signature ‘do with this hair tutorial.
Lady Gaga’s Art of the Matter: Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga certainly knows a thing or two about turning heads. This month, the over-the-top popstar chats with Elle magazine about her upcoming album, the artists that inspire her, and, of course, her wacky fashion sense.
How to Keep Your Summer Glow All Year Round: Fall may be upon us but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your glow-y summer skin going all year long. Birchbox UK’s Editorial exec Grace shows you how to use these fab products from the theBalm cosmetics to keep your skin looking fresh well into apple-picking season.
A new September equals the start of a new school year! Score our back to school favorites in the Birchbox Shop.
Los Angeles native and USC student Sophie Elkus is a self-described fashion addict. Her blog Angel Food Style is where her joy for putting together the perfect outfit comes to life. And you would think that her fabulous dress sense must come second to her studies, but Sophie proves that having a full schedule doesn’t mean sacrificing style. This week, she’s sharing her favorite beauty and fashion tips for women on-the-go with us on our blog.
My go-to hairstyle is a loose, soft wave, which is a touch more polished than beach hair. The style transitions seamlessly from day to night and the best part about these waves is that they look great on the first and second day. After experimenting with different curling irons and techniques, I’ve mastered an easy step-by-step routine that takes about 15 minutes.
From left to right: Kate Middleton, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and the Queen at the royal flotilla Sunday. Photo: The Daily Mail
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