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Reading List: Oscar Beauty Suites, the 10 Minute Workout, Hollywood’s Best Comb-Overs, and More

We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything in the Birchbox Magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top posts that we don’t want you to miss.

1. Fitness Made Fun: Got 10 minutes? Then you have time to complete this high impact workout from Under Armour.

2. Hollywood’s Most Memorable Comb Overs: In honor of Irving Rosenfeld’s extraordinary coiffure craftsmanship in American Hustle, Birchbox Man presents their favorite television and movie comb overs of all time.

3. What It’s Really Like Inside an Oscar Beauty Suite: Writer Natalie Alcala gives us a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood’s VIP awards show beauty sanctuaries.

4. So You Think You Don’t Like Lipliner: We love this adorable .GIF guide to lipliner from our colleagues in the Spain office.

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Peek Inside 3FLOZ's Awesome New Airport Kiosks

We’ve got contributing editor Natalie Alcala on speed-dial. Not only does the LA-based writer and blogger know the best places to score an unforgettable braid, she’s also discovered the secret to perfect skin from Hollywood’s elite. Every week, she’ll be cluing us in to the latest in West Coast fashion, beauty, and fun.

(Photo: Air Repair)

When news spread that 3FLOZ, the genius purveyor of TSA-friendly beauty products, was readying to launch kiosks at airports this year, I instantly did a happy dance. After all, the company is a favorite of many, including Birchbox. While I thought that we’d have to wait until the end of the year before the self-service machines were unveiled, my friends at Air Repair have revealed that they’re coming out in just a few weeks!

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Kelly Osbourne to P'Trique: What to Catch at BeautyCon Los Angeles

We’ve got contributing editor Natalie Alcala on speed-dial. Not only does the LA-based writer and blogger know the best places to score an unforgettable braid, she’s also discovered the secret to perfect skin from Hollywood’s elite. Every week, she’ll be cluing us in to the latest in West Coast fashion, beauty, and fun.

Whether you’re an Internet sensation or simply a fan, your calendar is surely marked for this weekend’s BeautyCon in L.A. Going down at Siren Studios in Hollywood from 10am to 9pm, the day-long event will offer attendees the unique opportunity to meet all their favorite beauty and fashion web personalities under one roof. Want in? Register to attend here.

As you’ll see on the agenda, the day is jam-packed with an overwhelming amount of back-to-back workshops, panels, tutorials and competitions. To help you navigate the show like a pro, here’s a roundup of the top five events to catch. (I’m participating in two of them, so I hope I see you there!)

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A Chat with 2013 NYX Face Awards Winner, Missy Lynn

We’ve got contributing editor Natalie Alcala on speed-dial. Not only does the LA-based writer and blogger know the best places to score an unforgettable braid, she’s also discovered the secret to perfect skin from Hollywood’s elite. Every week, she’ll be cluing us in to the latest in West Coast fashion, beauty, and fun.

As mentioned in last week’s post, this past weekend I participated in BeautyCon 2013, which was attended by more than 6,000 makeup gurus and aspiring beauty stars. (See a great recap here.)

In addition to being a panelist, I was also a judge in the NYX FACE Awards, where the country’s six up-and-coming YouTube gurus battled it out to become Beauty Vlogger of the Year and receive a cool $25,000. I sat down with the winner, Air Force enlistee Missy Lynn (aka Start2FinishMUA), to hear more about her inspiring journey and plans for the future.

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