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  • Shaves on a Plane: The Joys of Grooming in Transit

    Shaves on a Plane: The Joys of Grooming in Transit

    The concept of shaving in the air has been mocked by everyone from Seinfeld to the makers of Airplane II: The Sequel. All jokes aside, there’s truly no better time to focus on personal hygiene.

  • September 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    September 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    Watch our newest Sneak Peek to discover the September theme, exclusive offers, new products launching in the Birchbox Shop, and a whole lot more.

  • 7 Ways to Put a Towelette to Good Use

    7 Ways to Put a Towelette to Good Use

    Make the most of Herban Essentials scented all-purpose wipes.

  • Meet the BB Man Team: Carlos

    Meet the BB Man Team: Carlos

    In our new Staffer Profile series, we’re getting to know the men behind Birchbox Man. First up: Carlos Alavarado, BB Man’s Merchandising and Marketing Manager.

  • 5 Beach-Day Secret Weapons

    5 Beach-Day Secret Weapons

    This collection of pocket-sized, sand-friendly supplies—compact enough to stow in your shoe while you’re swimming—is all you need to keep tidy, tipsy, and sun-protected at the beach.

  • The Shaving Glossary

    The Shaving Glossary

    The daily whisker removal process is a science unto itself—with all the specialized nomenclature to prove it. Here’s a cheat sheet.

  • 7 Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

    7 Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

    Self-indulgence begins with a home bathroom makeover. Here, 7 products and practices to transform your commode into a spa-like refuge.

  • Cocktails & Colognes

    Cocktails & Colognes

    You’ve heard of pairing cocktails with food—but we’re taking the concept one step further by matching your go-to tipples with our favorite fragrances.

  • Five Ways to Conquer the Meat Sweats

    Five Ways to Conquer the Meat Sweats

    First identified by competitive eaters, the meat sweats are thought to be caused by the combination of adrenaline and protein. Here are five ways to keep the condition at bay.

  • Love Fades, People Change, Black Soap Endures

    Love Fades, People Change, Black Soap Endures

    Even when it’s a symbol for love lost—as in Woody Allen’s "Annie Hall"—there’s no more manly sink statement than a hunk of black soap.

  • A Skincare Product That Smells Like a Spa and Lasts All Day

    A Skincare Product That Smells Like a Spa and Lasts All Day

    Even the best-smelling body washes and lotions lose their fight by lunchtime, but one recent spa-quality discovery has proven itself a fragrant exception.

  • August 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    August 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    Martin and Mike belly up to the bar (ahem, kitchen counter) to take a look at the August Birchbox Man assortment, which is dedicated to helping you hone your hosting skills.

  • How To: Use Concealer to Vanquish Tired Eyes

    How To: Use Concealer to Vanquish Tired Eyes

    Birchbox editor Martin just got off a red-eye flight and has the dark circles to prove it. Fortunately, Carlos has just the thing to help.

  • Finding Your Stubble Sweet Spot

    Finding Your Stubble Sweet Spot

    Call it what you like—scruff, 5 o’clock shadow, or designer stubble—maintaining a "lazy man’s beard" is far from a lazy man’s game.

  • July 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    July 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    This extra special Sneak Peek features Martin and Kyle on the set of SUITS discussing the month's assortment.

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