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  • The Nose Has It: Florists Weigh In on Our Favorite Scents

    The Nose Has It: Florists Weigh In on Our Favorite Scents

    We asked a handful of top-notch floral designers to lend us their finely honed sense of smell for a day—and give us their notes on a few of our favorite scents.

  • Around the World in 7 Scents

    Around the World in 7 Scents

    The hottest fragrance trends from around the country and across the pond.

  • Sneak Peek: Birchbox May 2013

    Sneak Peek: Birchbox May 2013

    This month’s theme is Beauty Diaries, which means we’re getting personal and asking you to tell us where you open your Birchbox every month, what you try first, and more. But first: check out what Hayley, Katia, and Mollie are personally excited about this month, and learn about a few of the many items we’re sampling in May. As always, these are just some of the products you could receive.

  • The Product That Changed My Life: Emily Fox

    The Product That Changed My Life: Emily Fox

    How one L.A. screenwriter elevated her style quotient with a cult French fragrance.

  • Sneak Peek: Birchbox January 2013

    Sneak Peek: Birchbox January 2013

    We can hardly believe it’s 2013 already! This month’s samples are all about making this your best year yet.

  • Best Fragrance Gift Ideas

    Best Fragrance Gift Ideas

    Still searching for the perfect gift? We’ve compiled a cheat sheet to help you sleuth out the scent that will make someone very happy (and aromatic).

  • Product Snapshot: Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme

    Product Snapshot: Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme

    Atelier Cologne is known for creating fragrances that tell a story. Their latest, Rose Anonyme, is a romantic tale of intrigue.

  • Meet the Founder: MCMC Fragrance

    Meet the Founder: MCMC Fragrance

    Say hello to our girl crush of the moment: Anne McClain, the founder of boutique fragrance house MCMC Fragrance. This hip Brooklynite makes DIY blends inspired by her friends and personal experiences—and she also has a wicked sense of style.

  • Sneak Peek: Birchbox November 2012

    Sneak Peek: Birchbox November 2012

    This month is all about giving—in every sense of the word. Find out what we’re thankful for and get a peek at some of the products you can expect to see in this month’s boxes.

  • How To: Find the Best Scent For Your Mood

    How To: Find the Best Scent For Your Mood

    We’ve singled out four scents that deliver everything from inner peace to instant energy. Happy sniffing.

  • Sneak Peek: Birchbox October 2012

    Sneak Peek: Birchbox October 2012

    Fall is in full swing and Hayley, Katia, and Mollie couldn’t be more excited. Get a first look at a few of the autumnal items that are coming up in this month’s boxes and start prepping your Halloween costume!

  • Aromatherapy: An Essential Oils Cheat Sheet For Rest and Relaxation

    Aromatherapy: An Essential Oils Cheat Sheet For Rest and Relaxation

    The practice of using natural oils to address concerns like stress and insomnia is on the upswing, especially with frenetic city-dwellers looking for ways to zen their lifestyle. We got the low-down from Enfleurage founder Trygve Harris.

  • Chanel Lipstick, Marchesa Perfume and More: September 2012 Beauty Launches

    Chanel Lipstick, Marchesa Perfume and More: September 2012 Beauty Launches

    From bold lip shades to bright polishes, this month’s new products are eye-catching updates on classic essentials.

  • Sneak Peek: August 2012

    Sneak Peek: August 2012

    This month, we’re taking you to Beauty School, with a collection of samples that will help you stock up for the coming season. There aren’t any notebooks or pens, but you’ll find exciting new must-haves. Find out about some of the many samples in this month’s box—plus the details on our first Birchbox Find.

  • A Wine-Lover’s Guide to Fragrance

    A Wine-Lover’s Guide to Fragrance

    We enlisted master sommelier Laura Maniec, from Corkbuzz wine bar and studio in New York, to tell us how to use our oenophile skills can help us find the perfect fragrance.