All February 2012: Spotlight Stories

  • Product Snapshot: Benefit High Beam

    Product Snapshot: Benefit High Beam

    Benefit’s High Beam subtly highlights and enhances your features — a necessity when you want to draw a little extra attention.

  • Product Snapshot: Exude Lipstick

    Product Snapshot: Exude Lipstick

    The founders of Exude have managed to solve an age-old dilemma: how to make a lipstick that won’t lose its shape over time.

  • How To: Apply Violent Lips Temporary Lip Tattoos

    How To: Apply Violent Lips Temporary Lip Tattoos

    These eye-catching temporary tattoos give your lips extra pop. Learn how to apply them with this easy tutorial.

  • How To: Apply Stick-On Eye Liner

    How To: Apply Stick-On Eye Liner

    These bold liners are runway-inspired but work just as well in real life. We'll show you how to apply them in just a couple simple steps.

  • Dermalogica’s Tips For Exfoliating and Cleansing

    Dermalogica’s Tips For Exfoliating and Cleansing

    The key to bright, glowing skin is exfoliating. But it’s not as simple as just going at your complexion with the nearest scrub. Find out how to properly prep and exfoliate skin—you’ll be radiant in no time.

  • How To: Edgy Hair Style

    How To: Edgy Hair Style

    Stars like Marion Cotillard have been wearing this sleek, pompadour-inspired style on the red carpet. It's perfect for medium-length hair and easy to recreate.

  • How To: Get Spring 2012’s Sleek Hair Look

    How To: Get Spring 2012’s Sleek Hair Look

    Even though this runway look seems intimidating, you can adapt it to create a simple, sassy ‘do that’s perfect for night.

  • Bronzed Smoky Eye

    Bronzed Smoky Eye

    Jouer makeup pro Neil Scibelli shows us how to get a bronzed smoky eye. This date-worthy look is a fresh take on the classic technique—take notes!

  • Birchbox February Favorites

    Birchbox February Favorites

    This month we’re putting the spotlight on you! Celebrate February with flawless skin and a few fun accents and your gorgeous looks will grab all the attention.

  • Choosing the Right Red Hair Color

    Choosing the Right Red Hair Color

    How to pick the right hue for you and avoid that oh-so obvious straight-from-the-bottle color.

  • The Tools For a Good Foundation

    The Tools For a Good Foundation

    From sponges to brushes, fingertips to puffs, there’s a world of foundation tools out there.

  • Beauty Trip: French Skincare Favorites

    Beauty Trip: French Skincare Favorites

    French women don’t get fat, always look chic in stripes, and have mastered the art of unfussy beauty. Here are the products they swear by.

  • February Launches

    February Launches

    February 2012 brings an exciting crop of new beauty products, from fresh fragrances and bold lip colors to subtle-yet-sexy polishes.

  • February 2012: Editor’s Letter

    February 2012: Editor’s Letter

    Find out what we're excited about this month, plus highlights from the February issue.