Beauty junkie, iPhone addict, wifey & momma of 2. Cheesecake is my kryptonite.
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Treated myself to some new hair products with my @birchbox points! Blow pro beach blow texturizing mist, klorane laboratories dry shampoo w/ oat milk, & amika bombshell blowout spray! My hair feels happy already! 💆🙆💁 #instahaul #birchbox #bblogger #birchblogger #beautyhaul #hair #mailhaul

What’s inside my February @birchbox:
• Beauty Protector a Protect & Oil (Full-size, $21.95) 
Lifestyle extra • Harvey & Sons Fine Teas Wrapped Sachets (Full-size, $9.60)
• Skin & Co Roma truffle therapy serum boosting antiaging serum (Full-size, $75)
• Harvey Prince Hello eau de parfum (Full-size, $55)
• OPI Sheer Tints in “Don’t Voilet Me Down” (Full-size, $9)
#birchbox #birchblogger #beautybox #bblogger #unboxing #birchboxbrag

Screen cap from editing my February @Birchbox video! It’s live on my YouTube channel (link in my bio! ☝️) PS I use iMovie for iPhone/iPad to edit 📱 #unboxing #birchbox #beautybox #bblogger #birchblogger

Where in the world is my @birchbox this month? Have you recieved yours yet? I’ve watched a few unboxings already. I’m expecting different products than what I’ve seen since. Shipping later usually = different assortment! Hope it gets here soon cause I’m so ready to rip it open!!! >_< #bblogger #birchblogger #beautybox #monthlysubscription #birchbox #unboxing #whereswaldo

Enter to win a year’s worth of daily skincare essentials from @lizearle & @birchbox!:

Hey pretty ladies! (And gents!)
My May Birchbox is here! This months theme is “Beauty Diaries”. 


Birchbox is $10 a month for 4-5 deluxe samples. You can sign up here

If you’ve been receiving Birchbox, don’t forget to leave feedback on the website! Feedback = points and points = free money to spend in the shop! Be sure to let me know what came inside your box! 

Product inside my May box:

Beauty Protector ✏ Protect & Detangle
COOLA ✏ Classic Face SPF 30 Cucumber Moisturizer for Face
Joie ✏ Folle de Joie eau de parfum
Sumita ✏ Color Contrast Eyeliner
BONUS: Pilot ✏ Acroball Pure White Hybrid Ink Pen

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Avoid ending up on one of Glamour’s cringe-worthy Don’t Lists with these dry shampoo guidelines.

Much like vivid red lipstick or potent perfume, dry shampoo can totally backfire if used incorrectly. You know what we mean: sticky, greasy-looking locks and lackluster volume. It takes practice, but once you’ve harnessed the product’s awesome revitalizing powers, it’s a game-changer. Impromptu cocktail hours? Bring ‘em on. Spin class-deflated locks? Fear not. With Serge Normant’s Meta Revive Dry Shampoo as our prime test subject, we’ve put together a compendium of dry shampoo do’s and don’ts.

Dry Shampoo Do’s

1. Do: Rotate different formulas. Stocking an arsenal of varying products, from aerosol sprays to loose powders, will help you tackle every hair gripe. We love to attack our AM bedhead with Batiste’s super powdery dry shampoo and boost volume with Serge Normant’s thick, texturizing spray right before hitting happy hour. P.S. According to office lore, cofounder Katia uses a different dry shampoo every day to score her signature, bouncy locks.

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Great tips!


Staffers’ (and Members) Best Beauty Tips: Birchbox Intern Diaries

In an office filled with beauty lovers, it’s only natural that many of our staffers have some secret beauty tips hidden up their sleeves. Last week we asked three Birchbox staffers what their all-time favorite hair, makeup, or skincare tip is and where they discovered it. Watch to learn all about their favorite tips.

Since we know our members are also super savvy, we asked our YouTube viewers to share their favorite tips as well. Here’s a few of our favorites from the video comments:

littlewomanlynn: “My fave beauty tip is to use rose water to clean your face.”

chicachew: “My tip is to keep a rose salve handy. It’s perfect for moisturizing cuticles or rough patches, taming flyways and giving a dewy gloss to cheeks!”

TheBeautyBox1211: “Swatching lipstick on your fingertips rather than your hand because the texture is more similar to your lips!”

belinda z: “For a DIY matte top coat, just mix cornstarch with an inexpensive clear polish.”

Tell us in the comments what your favorite beauty tip is too!


Kathy Ong from Beauty Palette tells us about her all-natural skincare routine, here

What are your favorite beauty tips?
- E

March Birchbox 2013 - The theme is “March Madness”! You can sign up for Birchbox here! ❥

Here’s what was inside my box:
LA FRESH | Eco-Beauty Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover (Full size, $9.99)
Marcelle | BB Cream Golden Glow (full size, $27)
Vasanti | Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator (full size, $34)
Whish | Shave Crave Shaving Cream (full size, $20)
Madewell for Birchbox | Emery Board (full size, $5)

Free Badgal lash sample code on ***limited supplies*** Code: bbheartsbenefit

Let me know what was inside your box!

xoxo ~ E

Last box of the year! 

It’s here! My Birchbox December arrived on the 11th and this months theme is “All Wrapped Up”. The box was all dressed up this month with a beautiful print! (I’m a sucker for packaging!) 

Birchbox is $10/ month with 4 to 5 deluxe samples inside chosen based on your beauty profile. You can sign up here —

Products inside my box include:
Juice Beauty ❄ Stem Cellular Repair CC Cream (full size, $39)
Kérastase ❄ Resistance Ciment Thermique - Protect (full size, $39)
Nicole Richie Fragrances ❄ Nicole by Nicole (full size, $20-$69)
theBalm Cosmetics ❄ Mary-Lou Manizer (full size, $24)
Emily’s Chocolates ❄ Dark Chocolate Peppermint Holiday Fortunes (Box of 6 cookies, $5.99)

I would love to know what was inside if your box this month! Leave me a video response or a comment! 

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