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Birchbox is the easiest (and most fun) way to shop for beauty. Don't know anything about beauty? This is the place for you—we've got oodles of makeup tutorials, hair how-tos, skincare do's and don'ts.

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0h00m

Teach Me How To... Get Dewy Skin

Learn how to get that perfectly flushed, dewy summer look with just a few products.

beautyblender® original limited edition beauty queen
https://birch.ly/2rhPLeU
GLAMGLOW® GLOWSTARTER™ Mega Illuminating Moisturizer
https://birch.ly/2Ii64C2
M·A·C Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15
https://birch.ly/2rh4Tt2
Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Lite Matte Bronzer
https://birch.ly/2JTcsgy
LAQA

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How to Figure Out Your Skin Type

Finally stop asking, What is my skin type? by using this 3-step test to determine if you have oily, dry, sensitive, or combination skin.

The key to glowing skin is an easy, go-to skincare routine you can rely on day-in and day-out. But before you can select the most effective cleanser, toner, and moisturizer for you, you first need to determine your skin type. Watch this video to learn three simple tests to figure out your skin type. Once you've determined if you're dry, dry combination, oily combination, or oily, you can figure out which of Clinique's 3-Step Skincare Routines is for you.

Shop Clinique at http://www.birchbox.com/Clinique
3-Step Skincare Solution Kit: http://birch.ly/29y2van


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Face Masks: A Beginner's Guide

Face masks have come a long way from the goopy formulas you applied at middle school sleepovers. These days, masks come in countless forms (sheet, clay, gel, cream) and are formulated to treat any skincare concern under the sun, from dryness to acne to wrinkles. In this video, we break down the basics—from the benefits of using a face mask to the most common kinds you'll encounter. Watch as Juliette shows you some of her favorites to find the right one for you.

Featured Products:
Manefit Bling Bling Hydro Gel Mask Energizing Rose: http://birch.ly/1UKVVKF
SOO AE Han Bang Charcoal Flower Essence Mask: http://birch.ly/1UKW54G
RE:P Bio Fresh Mask with Real Calming Herb: http://birch.ly/1UKWdkw
Benefit the POREfessional: Instant Wipeout Pore Cleansing Masks: http://birch.ly/1OIzKRw
(MALIN GOETZ) clarifying clay mask: http://birch.ly/1UKWhRq
REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask: http://birch.ly/1UKWpAk
Royal Apothic Cuppa Cuppa Firming Tea Treatment Mask: http://birch.ly/1UKWwvK
BORGHESE Fango Purificante Purifying Mud Mask for Face and Body: http://birch.ly/1UKVIHm
Dr. Jart Premium Firming Sleeping Mask: http://birch.ly/1UKWELR
Liz Earle Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask: http://birch.ly/1UKWLai

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Skincare Routine: Sensitive Skin

Struggling with delicate skin that stings, burns, or turns bright red at the sight a new cleanser, moisturizer, or serum? Keeping sensitive skin healthy, clean, and moisturized can be tricky when your complexion tends to react badly to many products on the market, but Birchbox staffer Juliette has found a healing regimen that's gentle, yet effective. Here, she shares some helpful tips for treating delicate skin (like how to perform a patch test), plus the products she turns to to take care of her sensitive skin without itchiness or painful irritation.

Featured Products:
philosophy purity made simple one-step facial cleanser: http://birch.ly/1PZYwRA
Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist: http://birch.ly/1PZYzwA
Dr. Jart Ceramidin Liquid: http://birch.ly/1PZYDwp
Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels: http://birch.ly/1PZYI3g
Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask: http://birch.ly/1PZYMzU


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Skincare Routine: Dry Skin

Learn how battle chronic dry skin with an extra hydrating skincare routine, including a gentle cleanser, soothing toner, rich moisturizer, and special treatments.

Struggling with flakiness, rough patches, and all-around redness? Birchbox staffer Lorelei, a longtime sufferer of dry skin, is here to help. In this video, she shares her general dry skincare guidelines (avoid harsh ingredients, take shorter showers) and shows you how to create a basic skincare routine, starting with a moisturizing cleanser, followed by a gentle toner, hydrating serum, creamy moisturizer, and restorative mud mask.

Featured Products:
Liz Earle Cleanse

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Why Your Skin Needs a Serum

I love using serums as the first step in my skincare routine. Not only does their lightweight texture make them perfect to layer under my regular moisturizer, but their super concentrated formulas are packed with good-for-skin ingredients. Watch to check out some of my favorite serums and learn about Birchbox’s new Splendid Serums sampler—aka the best way to find the perfect choice for your complexion. -xoxo, RJS

Featured Products:
Splendid Serums Sampler: http://birch.ly/1hQRP5J
Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum: http://birch.ly/1L29WAb
REN Keep Young and Beautiful™ Instant Firming Beauty Shot: http://birch.ly/1L2a3f1
Juara Clove Flower and Turmeric Anti-Aging Serum: http://birch.ly/1L2a8zn
Supergoop!® Anti-Aging City Sunscreen Serum SPF 30: http://birch.ly/1L2akPi
Paula's Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum: http://birch.ly/1L2aqGu

JOIN BIRCHBOX: http://birch.ly/1OLLiDr
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Sunscreen Tips to Avoid Sunburn

Everyone knows that wearing sunscreen is a must. Still, even the best of us fall victim to surprise sunburn. Make sure to follow this checklist of easy to forget spots to prevent painful burns. Whether you’re having a long beach day or just taking a lunchtime stroll in the park., they’re worth remembering.

Products Featured!
Supergoop!® Antioxidant-Infused Sunscreen Mist with Vitamin C: http://birch.ly/1JrGFAh
Fekkai Soleil Beach Waves Tousling Spray: http://birch.ly/1JrGPri
Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream SPF 50 WetForce: http://birch.ly/1JrH1qP
Supergoop!® Advanced SPF 37 Anti-Aging Eye Cream: http://birch.ly/1JrHbOV
COOLA Liplux SPF 30 Original Formula: http://birch.ly/1JrHqtg
Supergoop!® Forever Young Hand Cream with Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 40: http://birch.ly/1JrHAAF
Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Spray SPF 50 : http://birch.ly/1JrIrS3
COOLA SPF 30 Organic Makeup Setting Spray: http://birch.ly/1JrIBZz

JOIN BIRCHBOX: http://birch.ly/1OLLiDr
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How To: Apply Eye Cream

Eye Cream may seem like an extra step in your nightly skincare routine but it’s essential for combatting fine lines and wrinkles in the delicate under eye area. Learn the best way to apply to avoid irritation and get the most out of your product.

Shop the Product!
Benefit It's Potent! Eye Cream: http://birch.ly/1GptZYi

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How To: Even Out Your Skin Tone

Struggle with adult acne and redness (like me!—especially on my cheeks and chin)? I've finally found the skincare makeup routine to conceal any uneven areas AND prevent future redness. Watch now to see my favorite tricks, and let me know what you think in the comments! xoxo, Whitney

Shop This Video:
Caudalie Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet: http://birch.ly/1GQ0jmV
Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer–Adjust: http://birch.ly/1GQ0v5R
W3LL PEOPLE Narcissist Deluxe Set: http://birch.ly/1GQ0ZJ9
Dermablend™ Professional Quick-Fix Concealer: http://birch.ly/1GQ17IG
beautyblender® double: http://birch.ly/1GQ1aEm
W3LL PEOPLE Realist Satin Mineral Setting Powder: http://birch.ly/1GQ1jri

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How To: Treat Acne

Hi everyone, Lorelei here! I've gotten some questions on the Sneak Peek video about what skincare products I use and how I take care of my skin. See all products below and ask me questions in the comments!

Prescriptions for my skin:
Spironolactone
Epiduo—contains Benzoyl Peroxide

Skincare products:
Shamanuti Activated Charcoal Cleanser: http://birch.ly/1uAHQar
Liz Earle Cleanse

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5 Things to Try This September 2014 | DIY Bracelet, Shiseido's New Product, Beer Floats,

Lorelei has 5 great ideas for you to try this September! Watch the video to learn about the latest back-to-school inspired fashion, a trendy DIY gold bracelet, and a delicious summer treat. Plus, find out which skin and hair care products Lorelei is excited about this month.

Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate helps boost your skin’s immunity and protect it from everyday pollution, and the Beauty Protector Protect

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Avoid Your Worst Sunburn Ever with Supergoop

Most of us have had a bad sunburn at one point or another and chances are we haven't all learned our lesson. Birchbox and Supergoop are out to change that. We want you to learn from our staffers' mistakes and avoid your next sunburn this summer. To help you do that we're giving away $100 of Supergoop products every week from May to July. Visit Birchbox.com/SunSavvy to learn more and see other Birchboxers sun-safe photos.

Join Birchbox now: http://bit.ly/1lZDzX5

See official sweepstakes rules here: http://www.birchbox.com/rules/sunsavvy-supergoop-sweepstakes-official-rules

Shop this video:
Supergoop!® Daily Correct CC Cream: http://bit.ly/1kMRhtr
Supergoop!® Advanced SPF 37 Anti-Aging Eye Cream: http://bit.ly/RsvJJS
Supergoop!® Endless Summer SPF 30 Everyday UV Lotion: http://bit.ly/1iYo0PA

Find us elsewhere!
MAGAZINE: http://www.Birchbox.com/magazine
BLOG: http://blog.birchbox.com
INSTAGRAM: http://www.Instagram.com/Birchbox
FACEBOOK: http://www.Facebook.com/Birchbox
TWITTER: http://www.Twitter.com/Birchbox
PINTEREST: http://www.Pinterest.com/Birchbox

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Top 6 Reasons to Wear Sunscreen

By now we all know that sun damage can lead to skin cancer and we need to use sunscreen when we're at the beach. But do you really know how much and how often you should use sunscreen? We quizzed Birchbox staffers on several sunscreen-related questions to find out if they make the grade. Watch to quiz yourself and find out what your sunscreen IQ is. COOLA Classic SPF 30 Cucumber Moisturizer for Face: http://birch.ly/1247qRc, COOLA SPF 30 for Body - Plumeria: http://birch.ly/17D0SRT, COOLA SPF 45 Sport - Mango: http://birch.ly/12kXXsf

Subscribe to birchboxtv: http://j.mp/1hHdwBc
Birchbox Skincare Tricks and Tips: http://j.mp/1haEmQj

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MAGAZINE: http://www.Birchbox.com/magazine
BLOG: http://blog.birchbox.com
INSTAGRAM: http://www.Instagram.com/Birchbox
FACEBOOK: http://www.Facebook.com/Birchbox
TWITTER: http://www.Twitter.com/Birchbox
PINTEREST: http://www.Pinterest.com/Birchbox

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3 New Ways to Use Moisturizer

Embryolisse's moisturizer is a favorite of makeup artists, models, and Birchbox editors—but it's much more than a hydrator! Shop the product here: http://bit.ly/JnTdwl

In a pinch you can use it to remove makeup without irritating your eyes, create a cream shadow or luminizer, or even mix up your own tinted moisturizer. Watch to find out how!

Products:
Embryolisse Lait-Créme Concentrè: http://bit.ly/JnTdwl
stila stay all day® foundation: http://bit.ly/1hRHkNf
stila eyeshadow pans: http://bit.ly/1907wTA

Join Birchbox by Dec 17th to receive your own December box: http://bit.ly/1fr79An

Find us elsewhere!
MAGAZINE: http://www.Birchbox.com/magazine
BLOG: http://blog.birchbox.com
INSTAGRAM: http://www.Instagram.com/Birchbox
FACEBOOK: http://www.Facebook.com/Birchbox
TWITTER: http://www.Twitter.com/Birchbox
PINTEREST: http://www.Pinterest.com/Birchbox

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BIRCHBOX MAN: http://www.YouTube.com/BirchboxMan
BIRCHBOX UK: http://www.YouTube.com/BirchboxUK
BIRCHBOX FRANCE: http://www.YouTube.com/BirchboxFR
BIRCHBOX SPAIN: http://www.YouTube.com/BirchboxES

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DIY Home Spa Experience | Holiday Beauty with InStyle

We teamed up with InStyle to bring you tips on making this your best holiday ever—and that means finding time to relax and de-stress. InStyle's beauty director Angelique Serrano and Birchbox editor Meredith share tips for creating your own luxurious DIY spa experience at home—complete with the products you need to pamper your face and body.

Find all the InStyle beauty picks at http://bit.ly/19qZwUO

Join Birchbox by November 17 to receive your own November box: http://bit.ly/HVeufS

Watch the rest of our Holiday Beauty Series with InStyle to learn how to create party-ready looks for both hair and makeup: http://birch.ly/17w2fN4 http://birch.ly/17w2l7q

Products:
(Malin Goetz) Peppermint Body Scrub: http://bit.ly/1bsPbJu
Benta Berry G-1 Exfoliating Facial Cleanser: http://bit.ly/1cwo7L8
GlamGlow Tingling and Exfoliating Mud Mask: http://bit.ly/1eVkO4W
Caudalie Beauty Elixir: http://bit.ly/17XDOhf
Caudalie Diving Oil: http://bit.ly/1cwpcTg

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3 Ways to Repair Your Skin

Oh hey, winter! Nice to see you. Don't wait for the temperature changeto play games (read: wreak havoc) with your skin. Meredith, Birchbox's resident skincare fanatic, walks you through three things you can do right now to keep your complexion smooth and bright. Bonus: you'll also get the inside scoop on the DDF products she's loving right now and why.

Join Birchbox by November 15th to get your own November box:
http://birch.ly/1hTXELT

DDF® Revolve 500x Micro-Polishing System: http://birch.ly/HDBnnL
DDF® Sulfur Therapeutic Mask: http://birch.ly/1beoTOo
DDF® Amplifying Elixir: http://birch.ly/1gx0cAC

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5 Ways to Avoid Breaking Out in the Summer

During the summer it can feel like Mother Nature is conspiring to clog your pores and give you acne. You're not alone—the hottest months of the year are a notoriously difficult time to deal with breakouts, especially since you're baring so much more skin. Follow these five skincare tips for stopping breakouts in their tracks and you'll have clear skies ahead.

Products Included:
Benta Berry G1 Moisturizing Face Cream: http://birch.ly/16rY0R9
Pur Minerals CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40: http://birch.ly/13C4zG7
Frais Towelettes: http://birch.ly/13O2rdc
DDF Acne Control Treatment: http://birch.ly/1b0VsAu
Supergoop!® SPF 30 Everyday UV Lotion for Face and Body: http://birch.ly/12rYbts

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Get Ready With Me | Morning Beauty Routine

Mornings can be rough, but they don't have to be! Grab your morning tea or a smoothie and watch Birchbox editor Candice walk you through her easy breezy routine—including her cleanser, moisturizer, and BB Cream picks. You don't need to be a morning person to appreciate a goof-proof regimen.

Caudalie Divine Oil: http://birch.ly/14wEtnv
Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Skin Balancing Exfoliating Cleanser: http://birch.ly/13jd33P
StriVectin-SD™ Eye Concentrate for Wrinkles: http://birch.ly/11wr61J
Benefit Cosmetics total moisture facial cream: http://birch.ly/ZAdwqv
Youngblood®, Anti-Shine Mattifier: http://birch.ly/14wFaNM
Dr. Jart , Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm: http://birch.ly/17H4wHt
Youngblood Mineral Radiance: http://birch.ly/17H4C1X
Tweezerman Procurl Eyelash Curler: http://birch.ly/13jpEAg
Benefit Cosmetics BADgal Lash Mascara: http://birch.ly/17H4GPh
FusionBeauty LipFusion™ Infatuation Lip Fattener: http://birch.ly/100wOVZ

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How To: Get Soft Hands

http://birch.ly/YXyrd3 Nuxe Reve de Miel Hand and Nail Cream
http://birch.ly/U4g6Un AHAVA Dermud Hand Cream
http://birch.ly/USjpkv J.R. Watkins Hand and Cuticle Salve
http://birch.ly/XnGQQv étoile Nail Polish

For us, winter means chronically dehydrated hands, not to mention redness, irritation, and cracked cuticles. This year, we're fighting back with a combination of superhero products and nifty DIY remedies. Watch to find out the best way to keep hands soft and protected all season.

Nuxe Reve de Miel Hand and Nail Cream
Laced with naturally emollient honey, this satiny cream sinks in immediately to keep skin hydrated.

AHAVA Mineral Hand Cream
Dead Sea minerals draw moisture from the lower levels of the skin to the surface to keep hands soft all day.

J.R. Watkins Hand and Cuticle Salve
A lemony balm that restores especially dehydrated areas like cuticles and elbows.

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How To: Get Rid of Undereye Circles Without Makeup

Dark circles are the bane of every busy girl's existence. No matter how much primer, concealer, foundation, or eye makeup you use, it's hard to get rid of those raccoon eyes. That's why we were so excited to get out hands on these targeted eye treatment face masks.

Not only do these gel masks calm down puffiness with soothing adenosine, they also brighten up and re-hydrate the delicate skin beneath your eyes with ingredients like caviar, pearl powder and sea algae. Editor Candice explains why these marine-actives packed synthetic mesh masks are perfect for anyone who's ever under-rested and constantly on-the-go. Bye-bye, dark circles.

Learn more about Masqueology: http://birch.ly/11j1YiX
Masqueology Revitalizing Eye Mask: http://birch.ly/143HW8M

Why you should bring face masks on the plane with you: http://birch.ly/RPx22P