Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Birchbox Local Event for New York Fashion Week

Last night, NYC Birchbox bloggers (aka "birchbloggers") were invited to the Birchbox Local event for New York Fashion Week. Birchbox Local is located in Chelsea Market, one of my favorite NYC institutions. Birchbloggers were spoiled with prosecco, sweets, and hair, nail and make-up services.

image from Birchbox

I was thrilled to receive an invitation to this 2 hour event because it was the first ever Birchbloggers event! I spent the first hour mingling with other bloggers and customizing my very own Birchbox from the sample wall. I met the lovely Val from The Urban Beauty Junkie, a cruelty-free beauty blog, and the beautiful Lara from Pretty Connected, a beauty and fashion blog. The second hour was a fun, beauty-centered Q&A with Birchbox co-founder, Katia, and Lucky magazine's Beauty Director, Jean Godfrey-June. 

Katia (left) and Rachel (right) from Birchbox with Jean from Lucky magazine (center)

Two walls of Birchbox Local were lined with skincare, haircare, makeup and nail polish. I chose the following items for my customized Birchbox:
  • Mally beauty age rebel waterproof shadow stick
  • Marcelle golden glow BB cream x 2 (one to share with my mom)
  • Marcelle gentle make-up remover for sensitive eyes
  • Serge Normant meta revive dry shampoo
  • Twistband sample stop exclusives

    Wall of products

Also, you can purchase some of your favorite 
Birchbox items at Birchbox Local. 

Birchbox Best Sellers

The best part of Birchbox Local is that it will be open to the public from September 12-16! No reservations are necessary. However, if you would like to reserve a hair, nail or makeup service, follow this link.

Birchbox Local Information

Will you attend Birchbox Local? What would you choose in your custom Birchbox?

Disclosure: I am not a sponsor (paid or unpaid) for Birchbox. All event participants were provided the opportunity to create a customized, complimentary Birchbox. No products were provided for review. Post contains a referral link. The site is a member of VigLink. Click here for more information on disclosures and referrals.

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