6 TV Shows That Remind Us Of Endless Summers

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As schools start to finish for the long summer break, we can’t help but reminisce about our own teenage summers. It’s a cliché, but you really don’t appreciate how sweet those weeks off are until they’re just a distant memory (a little too distant, to be honest). Our memories are strangely TV based and involve a lot of T4 or, [...] Read more…

How To: Make A Desk Lunch In 5 Minutes (Or Less)

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At Birchbox HQ, lunchtime usually means scarfing down a sandwich while trying our darndest to avoid sprinkling crumbs on our keyboard. But deskside meals don’t have to be depressing. Our friends at Food 52, a brilliant site that combines crowdsourced recipes, expert food content, and a curated shop, are here to help. This installment of their “Not Sad Desk Lunch” [...] Read more…

Pretty Up Your Summer Nail Polish – Just Add Sparkle!

Add a little sparkle to your summer with these beautiful Models Own polishes – we’re sampling four glitter topcoats in the July Birchbox, which you can use to add a little interest to your summery base shades. If we’re going to be totally poetic about it – they catch the light like glistening sea waves. [...] Read more…

Handy Gym Beauty Hacks, Beyoncé’s Fifty Shades Teaser, Adam Levine Is Married & More

Changing room beauty made easy – try these simple hacks from Birchbox staffers. | Birchbox Adam Levine married Behati Prinsloo this weekend. | ET Online James Garner – best known to younger audiences for his role in The Notebook – passed away this weekend. | NYTimes Beyoncé shares a glimpse of the upcoming Fifty [...] Read more…

How To: Get Power Brows

There’s never been a better time to cosy up to your brow products. From supermodel Cara Delevingne to actress Lily Collins, strong arches abound – and this is one trend that everyone can – and should – embrace. Here’s how:

“Brows help frame the face,” says Birchbox resident make-up guru, Nathaniel Yordan. “And strong frames create better features.” Unfortunately, [...] Read more…

Celebrities You Should Follow On Instagram, Beyoncé Leads The MTV VMA Nominations, 7 Stars Who Do Their Own Make-Up & More

160+ celebrities to follow on Instagram for a starry feed. | PopSugar Beyoncé is nominated for 8 MTV VMAs this year. Behold, the rest of the nominees. | Mashable Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig chats about stepping away from comedy. | ELLE Leighton Meester writes about audience reaction to her Of Mice And Men [...] Read more…