DIY American Flag Shorts

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A fresh, DIY American twist on the classic denim shorts, inspired by a post on Free People’s blog. In six easy steps you have the perfect pair of ‘Merica shorts. Just wait until the paint is dry before you slip into them.

So You Have A Hickey

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So you have a hickey. You haven’t had one in so long (sophomore year of high school to be exact), that you’ve forgotten how frustrating it can be to have a vampire bite-sized bruise on your neck.

100 Happy Days

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It starts with a simple question: can you be happy for 100 days in a row? That is what the “100 Happy Days” Challenge is—a picture a day, captioned #100HappyDays. It is the hashtag that has begun to go viral.

Why Your Hair Needs Clarifying Shampoo

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When I was home on spring break, I stopped in to see my hairdresser for a quick trim. I had been really trying to take it easy on my hair—straightener and curling iron reserved only for weekend styling. So you can imagine my surprise when my stylist merely touched my hair and was appalled by its condition.

Je Ne Sais Quoi

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Quite literally, “Je ne sais quoi” is French for “I don’t know.” This is a phrase often attributed to those indescribable aspects of beauty: the little things that aren’t immediately visible to the naked eye. Pinpointing these traits requires more attention.

If Your Hair Could Talk

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Dear (insert your name here),

You’re lucky I can’t talk because if I could, I would scream. You don’t appreciate me or show me the attention that I deserve, and for that, I have been trying to break up with you. Can’t you tell by all of the split ends?

The Fictional Ladies We All Want to Be

The Fictional Ladies We All Want to Be

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We all have our favorite celebrities that we obsess over and wish we could be (need I mention the countless tweets about Jennifer Lawrence?). What about our television show, movie and book character girl crushes? They play as important of a role as celebrity inspiration.

The Importance of Eyebrows

The Importance of Eyebrows

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While eyebrows seem like harmless little patches of hair, in reality they are so much more. Eyebrows alone have the power to transform a face. Their shape accentuates our eyes and compliments the contours of our cheeks.

How to Spend that Holiday Cash

How to Spend that Holiday Cash

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By the time I turned 16, my relatives had pretty much given up trying to figure out what to buy me for Christmas—and I can’t blame them. It’s hard to guess at what a teenager truly wants. For many years, their guessing resulted in an infinite supply of Bath & Body Works shower gels.

The Naked 3: Overrated or Worth It?

The Naked 3: Overrated or Worth It?

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You know it’s a big deal when you type “naked” into the google search bar, and the first thing that comes up in the options is “Naked 3 Palette.” But why is this eye shadow such a big deal? It all started about 4 years ago…

Flashback to Facebook Notes

Flashback to Facebook Notes

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If you remember answering surveys that asked incredibly deep questions such as… “What does the last text in your inbox say?”, “Would you date someone if they asked you right now?”, “Eyes or Smile?”…then you remember Facebook Notes.