This Might Be The Dreamiest – And Cheekiest! – Blusher Set, Ever

Ever since we read our US counterparts waxing lyrical about theBalm Cosmetics How ‘Bout Them Apples? Cheek & Lip Palette, we knew we had to try the product making Ally rethink her “pro-powder stance”. Some lucky subscribers are trying one of the palette’s blushers via their April Birchbox – Editorial Exec Grace shares more about the cheeky [...] Read more…

Lupita Nyong’o Named Most Beautiful Person, Primark To Hit The US, Cara Delevingne May Star In Girls & More

Lupita Nyong’o has topped People magazine’s annual list of beautiful people. | People Inside Grace Coddington’s cat-friendly apartment. | Fashionista How not to be a toxic friend. | Refinery 29 Primark – or Primarni, as we like to call it – is heading Stateside. | BBC Cara Delevingne and Taylor Swift may be [...] Read more…

Recipe For: A Classic Throwback Girls’ Night In With Your Friends

Sometimes you just need to take a little time out with your friends for a pampering session – and we’ve got all the essentials you’ll need. Follow our simple step-by-step guide for a fun, relaxing night in with some of your closest friends.

PREPARATION

Invite a handful of your favourite friends over for a [...] Read more…

Ingredient Decoder: Cucumber

You’ve probably seen cucumber slices being used over the eyes before, but skincare fiend Grace explains why you shouldn’t restrict the humble cucumber fruit (that’s right, fruit!) to just your peepers:

What It’s Good For

Cucumber is often found in products that promise to refine and brighten lacklustre skin – it has the wonderful ability to [...] Read more…

How To: Make Your Own All-Natural Face Masks, Foot Scrubs & Sea Salt Spray

You don’t need to just rely on your bathroom for skincare products – your kitchen is full of them too! Keep reading for beauty products which are lurking undiscovered in your store cupboard or fridge…

Avocado Masks: An avocado face mask is perfect for dry skin AND for blemishes. To make 3-4 masks, mix 1 ripe avocado with 2 [...] Read more…

5 Health & Beauty Trends Gwyneth Paltrow Tried First

Gwyneth Paltrow always seems to be ahead of the latest alternative health and beauty therapies and trends. Birchbox writer Laura is a fan of the actress (especially her NWA rapping skills) and thinks that she’s a beauty pioneer! Here, she lists 5 things that Gwyneth got in on before they were cool – including Birchbox(!):

1. CUPPING: [...] Read more…