Birchbox Short List

Forgive us for stating the obvious but: It’s Monday, and you’re not quite ready to start the work week. That’s why we’re bringing you the Birchbox Short List, a spirited guide to the best celeb gossip, videos, beauty news, and more. Think of it as your second cup of Joe—we promise we’ll leave you feeling ready to conquer the day (and week) ahead. Here, our picks for the week of April 28.

Redefine "Literally"

Wish you could live in a world where people don’t misuse the word “literally”? Answer your own prayers with this new Chrome plug-in, which replaces instances of “literally” online with the more appropriate “figuratively.” Brilliant.

Get Your Beauty On the Go

When it comes to beauty services on the go, it's hard to beat Los Angeles-based Blushington, an express lounge that offers everything from makeup application to brow and lash touch ups. Now you can book appointments through their new app and—for those not on the West Coast—browse the salon's most-requested looks.

Satisfy Your Bob Envy

If you’re like us, you’ve been lusting over spring’s lovely grown-out bobs (like this one on French actress Clémence Poésy. Want to get this messy-chic look yourself? Follow Birchbox editor Ally Marie's lead and ask your stylist for the long bob, aka the “lob.”.

See the Carters Live

It's official: Bey and Jay Z are hitting the road together this summer for their On the Run tour. And you know what that means—live performances of "Drunk in Love" night after night. Save us a spot in the front row?

Photo: Beyonce.com

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