The Weekender: DIY Advent Calendar, Festive Recipes, Revisit Your Recorder & More!

DIY Advent Calendar

Getting a little tired of chocolate advent calendars – or given up on them completely? This is such a lovely idea for counting down to Xmas! A Beautiful Mess have put a twist on the advent calendar with this big handmade one – the numbers are envelopes holding fun ideas. Maybe “a new recipe to [...] Read more…

HOW TO: Gilt Tip Your Nails

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Want to know how we’re taking a mundane manicure to the sublime at Birchbox HQ? Judging by the excitement in the office about this posting, it would seem that adding metallic accents to your regular nail colour will prove to be a very popular choice this festive season! We’ve used silver here, but don’t feel limited. Gold, bronze, grey, burnished, the possibilities are endless…

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How To: Cook Food To Be Thankful For This Festive Season

You may be aware that the founders of Birchbox are from the U S of A – so today at Birchbox UK HQ we’re totally celebrating Thanksgiving. We, the always-eating-at-our-desks Birchbox editorial team, have collected some of our favourite recipes. They’re perfect for the whole festive season!

Roast A Thanksgiving Turkey

Let’s start with the traditional centrepiece of the meal. Read more…

Birchbox Man: Let Us Talk You Through It

By now, you should know that our first ever Limited Edition UK Birchbox Man is available to buy right now! Our Brand Director, Antony, and International Director, Matt, got together at our local (and most cherished) coffee house, Soho Grind, to talk us through everything that’s inside this special festive feature – an epic gift for any man in [...] Read more…

3 Things You Never Knew About Lanolin

Lanolin – the much-loved  lip balm/ dry skin treatment/ all-round skin-saviour (some November Birchbox subscribers will have received this Lip Glam in their box this month) also has its other uses. Here, we just wanted to share a few lesser know facts about the lovely oil (I, for one, apply it religiously morning, noon and [...] Read more…

Birchbox + Bloggers At The KMS Academy

Last month, we visited KMS California‘s Central London academy with lovely bloggers Sabrina from A Little Obsessed, Lucy from Bonjour Luce, Sascha from Beauty Geek, Zara from Mouldy Fruit, Lex from Talonted Lex, Alice from Super Gorgeous, Emily from Style Lobster, Cat from Perfectly Polished Nails and Rebecca from Be Beautiful. Irene Meikle, Head of Education, [...] Read more…