The Double Cleanse Method: What, Why & How?
“Double cleanse” is a hot term in skincare circles as of late. As with all beauty buzz terms, though, it’s wise to do your research to see if there’s merit to it before hopping onto a new trend. We did the research and found the top products to use, both from DHC.
Best Beauty Products for Pride Month
Pride Month ushers in some of our favorite things: messages from powerful LGBTQ+ voices, opportunities to highlight and honor the legacies of those in the community, and plenty of occasions to sparkle and shine. Let's pack on the glitter and break out our most vibrant liner. It's a celebration after all!
Prevention 101: Everything You Need to Glow
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Cliché? Sure. But when it comes to skincare, it couldn't be truer. While the cause of many skin conditions is complicated, being proactive, especially with SPF, can often stop skin woes in their tracks. Read on to learn how sun protection can prevent flare-ups and further damage from common skin complaints.
Night Creams: Our Top 5
There's a skincare phrase that's been buzzing all over social recently. Can you guess what it is? Enter the glazed-donut era. We define it as looking healthy, hydrated, and uber dewy (think glass skin on steroids). How to achieve this ethereal glow, you ask? Night creams are the answer because they achieve the sought after glow all while you sleep. We know it sounds too good to be true, but read on for some of the top work-while-you-rest creams of your dreams.
10 of The Best Treatments for Dark Spots
We rounded up the top 10 ingredients for fading and preventing dark spots. Read on to learn the causes, plus the skin saviors we're doubling down on ahead of sunnier months.
Beauty Advice that Stands the Test of Time
As part of our Passed-Down Mothers Day series, weve rounded up generations of beauty wisdom from our Birchbox staff. From how to be prepared for a last-minute occasion, to keeping wrinkles at bay, to simply finding confidence, these tried-and-true tips speak for themselves.
How to Repair Your Skin Barrier
"Skin barrier" is a trendy phrase right now in skincare, but what is it? How do we know if it needs help? And if it does, how do we fix it?
The Best Skincare Brands for Spring
Spring has sprung and tax season has passed. Its officially time to treat yourself. Not sure where to start? Your skin is a great place, and were here to help. We rounded up the 5 top skincare brands to get to know this season.
Your Ultimate Skin Superfood Shopping List
Try this: Grab a handful of your skincare products and take a look at the labels. We'll bet you spot at least 5 superfoods on the ingredient lists. Now think about it: What would happen if you consume those ingredients, too? We're not saying diet works the same as your topicals, but if you want to play the long game, then adding some superfoods to your grocery cart is a great way to level-up your skincare routine and maximize its effects.
Mothers Day Gift Guide
Mothers Day is May 8th this year. The clock is ticking, but theres still time to get the woman who raised you something to remind her how worthy and deserving she is. From anti-aging skincare serums to hair masks and SPF protection, we rounded up the best beauty treats all under $100.
10 Ways to Reset for Spring
Do you feel it?! After a long winter, spring is bringing back our verve. For us, the start of spring feels more like a new year than NYE. And while we love the warm, gorgeous days we thought would never come, the dreary ones give us a chance to reset before life moves faster.
Could Less be More? A Look at Skinimalism
The pursuit of a great skincare routine might be easier than we think. Proponents of skinimalism show how doing less might be the way to go to get that glow.
5 Ways to Responsibly Recycle Your Beauty and Skincare Empties
With Earth Day just around the corner, were looking for more ways to do right by Mother Earth. We did some research on how beauty consumers can still enjoy all the products we love and be kind to the planet. One place to start? Responsibly disposing of our used makeup and skincare empties.
Behind the Scenes: How Do Our Sustainable Brands Help Our Planet, Really?
We wanted to do our research too, so we went straight to the sources themselves. Spoiler: some of our favorite beauty brands and products do more than just pass the test.
How the Women Of Birchbox Stay Empowered
As Womens Month comes to a close (although we always celebrate women, no matter the season), we asked the Birchbox staff to share what empowerment means to them. No surprise, their answers run the gamut.
STAFF PICKS: Meet Our Favorite Female Founded Brands
Here at Birchbox, we champion women the full 365. In March, we take it a step further, making a dedicated effort to spotlight the brilliant females we work with, the female-founded brands we love.
Interview with Vanessa Lee: Natural intention guidance and beauty trends
Were all growing older every single day. Its just a fact of life. But luckily, we have Vanessa Lee! In this interviewas well as through her work as a world-renowned medical aesthetic providerVanessa teaches us how to age with grace and intention.
Interview with Marcela Alcalá: Feeling empowered through beauty
In this interview, Marcela Alcalá shares insights about embracing her multiracial identity through beauty and her inspiring Instagram account @MexicanButJapanese.
In Conversation With Movemeant
We spoke with the non-profit to learn more about the work they're doing to empower women and girls through physical movement.
Birchbox x Movemeant for Womens History Month
Birchbox will be donating a portion of all proceeds to Movemeant in the month of March.
Interview with Tenoverten: Entrepreneurship, Balance and Sustainability
As part of the Birchbox Womens Empowerment series, we spoke to the founders of Tenoverten, a cult-favorite sustainable, clean nail-and-hand-care company.
Interview with Katie Sturino: Love the Skin Youre In
This Womens History Month were excited to partner with Katie Sturino, multi-hyphenate style and body positivity advocate and author of Body Talk, to spotlight the importance of self-love and understanding that beauty comes in all sizes.
Mind, Body, Beauty
The relationship between feeling good and looking goes deeper than we might realize.
Jade Rolling: Your Quickstart Guide
By promoting drainage and toning slackening muscles, jade rolling is used to reduce puffiness and help sculpt features for a lifted, contoured effect sans makeup.
How to Use Megababe's Charcoal Underarm Detox Bar
Want B.O control thats out of this world? Look no further.
5 Sustainable Beauty and Home Swaps You Can Make This Week
We collaborated with our friends at Public Goodsa sustainable grocery, wellness, and home accessories siteto share 5 sustainable swaps you can make in your daily life that have a big collective impact on the environment.
50 Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Your Summer 2021 Mesh Bag
At Birchbox, we strive for sustainabilityless waste, more fun. Thats why this month, we delivered your hand-picked samples in a neon mesh bag thats made from recycled and recyclable materials. Now, you can enjoy your new beauty picks while helping out the environment.
When to Use a Pimple Patch as an Acne Spot Treatment
If youre curious about pimple patches, spot treatments, and which pimple products you can buy right now, keep reading.
Tips for a Healthy Scalp (and Healthier Hair)
ICYMI, summers special mix of sweat, sunburn, chlorine, and humid temps add to lots of uncomfortable scalp issues, all of which impact your overall hair health, too.
9 Tips to Shiny, Glossy Hair
From lifestyle tweaks to easy product recommendations, use a fewor allof the tips and tricks from the pros to achieve shiny hair status.
How to Apply Your Skincare (And See Results) Like the Pros
Skincare is like exercise: We hem and haw about doing it when were tired, yet we feel better, healthier, victorious, after its done.
7 Ways to Mend and Repair Your Split Ends
Prolong the health and happiness of your ends with these helpful tricks and tips.
How to Use Micellar Water
This French girl-approved, multipurpose micellar water will soon be your new favorite cleanser, makeup remover, toner, and more.
How to Store Beauty Products So That They Work Better, Last Longer
Your face cream might be a lot happier in the fridge, you know.
The 3-Step Trick That Prevents Your Concealer From Creasing
Prevent the dreaded under eye crease with two strategically applied products.
Are You Using Your Skincare Products in the Right Order?
Use this cheat sheet to make sure you're getting the most out of the products in your skincare routine.
How Long Skincare Really Takes to Work
A few minutes? Twelve weeks? We investigated how long youll have to wait to get the brightening, wrinkle-busting, and acne-fighting benefits of certain ingredients.
The Right Way to Sleep with Wet Hair
Don't want to wake up to nightmarish bed head? Here are techniques and products you need, depending on your hair type.
10 Life-Changing Mascara Tips
Take your lashes to the next level and get the most out of any wand with these handy mascara tips and tricks.
The Best Facial Exfoliator for Every Skin Type
We're breaking down which skin-sloughing treatment is best for each skin type, according to a dermatologist.
How to Remove Eye Makeup
Still waking up with raccoon eyes? Losing lashes? Stop scrubbing your lids and learn how to correctly use different types of remover.
Add these sustainable beauty brands for a more eco-friendly beauty routine
These are Birchbox beauty expert's recommended brands and products to add to your eco-friendly and sustainable beauty routine.
Birchbox and Stasher Collaborate and Invest to Spotlight Sustainability
Birchbox replaces every April box with a reusable silicone Stasher bag, making it easier for subscribers to make sustainably-minded choices at home.
Meet Nicole Ross! July's Clean Beauty Box Curator, Founder & Creator of blog lashesandlemons
Birchbox's clean beauty to try for summer, curated by Nicole Ross of lashesandlemons. July is about unpacking beauty, so how will you unpack your daily routine?
A Letter to the Birchbox Community
An update from the Birchbox team in light of the recent events and our plan of action going forward as advocate for change.
Meet Our Future Starts Now Fund Winners
Meet the winners of Birchbox's Future Starts Now Fund, a Fund started in 2018 as a way for Birchbox to invest in their community. Each year, Birchbox awards a handful of people in the Birchbox community with $5,000 to pursue a dream.
How to Build a Glowy Clean Skincare Routine | Birchbox
Interested in building a glowy, brightening clean skincare routine, but dont know where to start? Look no further.
Birchbox February 2020: Sample Choice & Curated Box Reveal
Your first look at the customization options for the February 2020 Birchbox!
Birchbox January 2020: Sample Choice & Curated Box Reveal
Your first look at the customization options for the January 2020 Birchbox!