We all have different essentials. Some of us can’t live without our favorite fragrance for a day while others wouldn’t dream of stepping into a subway station without hand sanitizer. We got four Birchbox staffers to show us what they won’t leave the house without.
Hot pink lipstick: check. Perfectly groomed brows: check. Leopard print dress: check. We have a sneaking suspicion if you looked up girly girl in the dictionary, there’d be a picture of Rachel. In her makeup bag:
Whether she’s running several miles before work in the morning or convincing other staffers to join her at a Physique57 class, Meredith is our resident exercise queen. In her makeup bag:
As co-founder Katia’s executive assistant, Molly has quite a schedule to maintain. And as a total perfume nut, she’s also our office’s go-to resource for anything and everything fragrance-related. In her makeup bag:
Our co-founder Hayley can glam up with the best of them but when it comes to her daily routine, she’s strictly utilitarian. We’re jealous of her insanely clear skin and ability to go without makeup and still look flawless. In her makeup bag:
A few of our essential tools
These giraffe-print tweezers are extra precise, and come with a lifetime guarantee.
Thanks to 2,000 watts of horsepower, this sleek number lets us blow dry in half our usual drying time.
Our entire staff is hooked on this complexion-changing brush. We promise you will be, too.
Summer may be over, but these on the go picks work just as well for holiday or resort season. Stock up.
See what real New Yorkers keep in their makeup bags.
A must for any handbag: an excellent hand cream. Check out our five faves.