Harriett Hendren: Now's a good time to sample Birchbox

hhendren@herald-leader.comJanuary 16, 2014 

Birchbox and Us Weekly magazine have partnered to offer a special edition package of sample-size beauty items in February. Birchbox subscriptions are $10 to $20 a month.

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Birchbox, the online shop that ships collections of sample-size beauty products every month, has partnered with celebrity mag Us Weekly for a special edition.

The custom Birchbox package that launches in February will feature items from brands including Smashbox, OPI, dr.brandt and Beauty Protector.

New customers who sign up at Birchbox.com/usweekly by Feb. 15 also will receive a 12-issue subscription to the magazine. Birchbox is $10 to $20 a month. In addition to women's products, a men's subscription is available.

More shopping news

■ Michele Daigle, owner of Singing Bridge Galleria, 119 Bridge Street in Frankfort, will host a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. A winter-themed exhibit will feature fine art photography, paintings, sculpture and prints. Jewelry by artists Suzanne Bellows and Sandi Fasano also will be on view. Go to Singingbridgegalleria.com for more info.

Daffodils Fine Stationery & Gifts at 109 Clay Avenue is under new management. The new owners are Erin Cornett and Sherry Miller. Store hours will remain the same: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call (859) 252-3436 or email daffodilslexington@gmail.com.

■ At Carl Meyers, 111 Clay Avenue, take an extra 20 percent off merchandise that already was discounted 50 percent. It's happening this weekend during the final winter clearance.

Cat Couture has opened on the second level of The Shops at Lexington Center, a couple of doors down from Kentucky Chocolates. The boutique offers upscale women's and children's apparel for Kentucky fans.

Harriett Hendren: (859) 231-3324. Email: hhendren@herald-leader.com. Blog: Fashfood.bloginky.com.

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