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Hey i have a quick question, can toner substitute for my morning face wash?

by cookiemonster15 on 2/12/2012 12:40:22 PM


Ok so I have really bad acne and I really hate it I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!! HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

by Evanna_luna_1999 on 11/18/2010 10:12:24 PM


i have acne on my forehead and chin. i have tried literally everything and nothing works. i have an oily/combination skin type. any suggestions?

by iGoalie15 on 11/6/2010 10:15:15 PM


thanks sooo much !! : )) i got some of these and now my skin is SOOO ..... not oily? i guess i can say that until i find out the right way to sy it!! lol : ))

by iTulips on 9/29/2010 8:05:34 PM


how do you get rid of shine?????????????????????

by freddymylove on 9/27/2010 3:47:08 PM


MOD MOD MOD! i have really oily skin, and my skin breaks out.. alot! and i dont have the money to buy all these expensive toners and moistuizers! do u have any quick tips that i can use? or some things around the house that will help?


Hey girl, I would check out this article:  It helped me soo much when I was having break-out problems!  The products it suggests (a salicylic acid wash and benzoyl peroxide cream) can be found for really cheap at any drugstore.  xoxo

Marie H.

by nessie on 9/23/2010 6:56:47 PM


MOD MOD MOD! I heard that some types of foods that are good for your skin? Can you tell me them? I want to have SUPER CLEAR skin forever and I want to start a diet but still be able to have a desert! HELP ME! And please post your answer on my profile too! KatieLaughing 


Hey chicky, I’m a busy bee facilitating all the G-Blog jazz. Although I’d love to answer and chat with all ya gals, it’s just not possible at the moment. I’m sure our lovely bloggers here would love to help ya out with some great advice! Thanks for understanding. , Your Blog Patrol Babes

Marie H.

by Cupcake1999 on 9/6/2010 10:14:58 AM


MOD MOD MOD! My friend had NO fashion! At all! It drives me crazy! Boys would like her if she dressed good! How can I tell her to get fashion!!??!?!?! And please post your answer on my profile please! Katie:0


Hey girl,  If you are out and shopping with your friend, you can try to suggest things for her to try on.  But at the end of the day, how she chooses to dress is her decision.  One of the great things about friends is our differences. 

Marie H.

by Cupcake1999 on 9/6/2010 10:12:51 AM


MOD MOD MOD how can i get rid of oily skin?i think its because of my bangs. shiould i pin them back 4 a while? i also got facewash 4 oilyskin

Hey girl, use a Facewash that says "Oil free" on the front. Neutrogena and Clean and Clear have great face washes.  Also-that is a great idea to pin your bangs back.  That will prevent breakouts from oil caused by your hair follicles.  
Megan R.

by karategirl78 on 8/25/2010 6:54:45 PM


MOD (ok not major, but still important to me)
My, skin is dry, and i mean REALLY dry. I have eczema on my legs and i don't feel comfortable. I was thinking of using a liquid foundation to cover it up so then i could wear shorts. also my face is really dry unlike other people's skin and it's just getting worse. I DON'T KOW WHAT TO DO!!!! (sorry, got a little dramatic there haha). anyways, any tips? much appreciated thx bye

I would suggest seeing a dermatologist. They are the pros when it comes to dry skin.  So, they probably will have a solution! You shouldn't feel comfortable in shorts, so ask your mom to set up an appointment!  
Katie R.

by livelovetwilight on 8/19/2010 11:13:02 AM


I have conbination skin. I will see if this works!
I have an oily nose and forehead, and regular cheeks and chin.
Right now I use Johnson&Johnson Clean & Clear Morning Burst.

by jillkrikorian on 8/18/2010 2:19:10 PM


I have a stupid zit next to my nose.
help please???
my clearasil is failing, mainly because I dont use it regularly.... D:
what do I do??? I DONT WANT TO BE PIMPLY AT THE MALL!!! haha
thanks Smile


Hey girl,

First of all I would use your Clearasil regularly and see if that helps.You need to wash your face twice a day, every day (once in the morning and once at night.) You could also go to the store and see if you can get a spot treatment or Stridex pads. If you're still having probs, see a dermatologist and see if they can help you out.

Vanessa J.

by audoo98 on 8/14/2010 1:23:25 AM


tomorrow is picture day.......... and i have a zit on my cheek!!!!! Frown

by crayola kid on 8/11/2010 8:39:28 PM


Im only ten and i am already getting zits and pimples my skin care routine is :
day 1 out of 3:
scrub then put moisturizer before bed
day 2 out 3:
apply a facial cleanser then apply a toner and moisturize
day3 out of 3:
dont apply any chemicals or products except water until the next day .
i do this over and over again.
Am i doing anything wrong??


Hey girl, the way to get acne is to treat it based on your individual skin type. Everyone has different skin, and different skin-types need to be treated on an individual case basis.  If you have combination or oily skin, the moisturizer could potentially lead to more break ups.  Go for an "Oil-free" moisturizer instead.  Usually dry skin needs a little more moisture. Try a moisturizer that is strong but designed for sensitive skin/prone to break outs.  For most skin types washing your face with an acne fighting cleanser before bed, then dotting the individual zits with Benzyl Peroxide usually does the trick to minimize pimples.  If you're drying up and peeling, use moisturizer in the morning.  If you can't seem to clear them on your own, a dermatologist can prescribe something to stronger to kick your zits to the curb for good.

Megan R.

by pamela65421 on 8/11/2010 6:40:08 PM


I need help...well advice on my horrible skin! I have zits EVERYWHERE! I have them on my forehead (which I know is common) I also have them on my nose, chin, below my nose (my upper lip) and also sometimes on my cheeks. I do everything I can to get rid of it...I use oil free face wash twice a day and acne pads twice a day. The acne pads are really strong btw. It seems to be getting a little bit better but I just can't stand it anymore! What are some things like home remidies I can do at home? How long should this last? May I add that I'm 12. Ive had this for like 2 years now plz help ! Frown

by DropDeadRainbow on 8/11/2010 4:14:18 PM


I have this skin condition and
its called Keratosis pilaris do you know
if I could use anything to treat this?

hey! I'm not sure, sounds like you should talk to you doctor. They'd be able to give you better advice than I would. good luck! 
Helen S.

by eskipoo on 8/7/2010 2:25:29 PM


Hey. Now i have really oily skin on my nose and i get little pimples in between my eyebrows...What is a cheap but great face wash that you would recomend?

by Ashyrocks1218 on 8/6/2010 3:38:44 PM


MOD I always hear about people using eyeshadow as an eyeliner, but I don't understand how you do that. If you used the eyeshadow wand, it would be a really wide line. Explain? Thanks!


Hey girl!  You're right - the eyeshadow wand is often too wide.  First, you need a thinner brush (an eyeliner brush is usually very small and slanted, with hairs more like a blush brush).  Another trick that can be helpful is wetting the brush before you swipe it in the shadow, so it's easier to get a more definite line. 

Marie H.

by LolaGranola on 8/5/2010 4:06:29 PM


HEY GIRLIESSSSSSSSS Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
i have oily stinks..ik...BUT...
i have a way to help it. my skin regimen is amazing for oily skin!
1. first i clean my skin with nuetrogenas oil eliminating astringment.
2. than i get blackheads alot...especially on my i use equates blackhead scrub and i put that on my face than i use a clean toothbrush ((diff one than from the one u use on ur teeth lol)) and i use that to exfoliate my skin while useing the scrub.
TWO EASY STEPS! and it gets my skin clean!!
some good tipsare not to pick at ur face, don't pop pimples, and dont touch ur face during the day..the oil and dirt from ur hands goes onto ur face and just...ewwwww!!!!...ALSO drink LOTS AND LOTS AND LOTS OF WATER!! hydrate hydrate hydrate. Smile
i hope this helps everyone!
~sam Vanessa J.

by makeupguru101 on 8/5/2010 2:52:51 PM


MOD MOD MOD How can you get rid of or cover up dark circles under your eyes???? Thanks C=


Hey chica! Check out these tips Smile

1) Use thinly sliced cucumber strips. This is a very popular as well as an easy way to cure bags under your eyes.


2) Identify allergens. Allergies may be the most common cause of skin discoloration under the eyes. If allergies are the root of your problem, you simply need to treat them, or remove the allergen (i.e., the thing to which you are allergic). Seasonal allergy problems such as the hay fever can frequently be effectively treated with over-the-counter and prescription medications. For other allergies the best course of action is usually avoidance. If your dark circles or puffiness are constant, you may have an undetected food allergy or an allergy to a chemical in your home or workplace. Talk to a dermatologist for help determining what you may be allergic to. People with allergies also tend again to be deficient in B6, folic acid and B12 on occasion. Taking a multivitamin, if you don't already, may help with your allergies as well as black circles.A common allergy that causes dark circles is gluten. This is mainly an allergy to wheat flour. More severely, you could have Celiac disease. To test for Celiac, you can get blood tests by your doctor. It's important to remember, however, that you can be allergic to gluten, and not have Celiac.


Get plenty of sleep nightly. Sleep is the number one thing to do! It’s not entirely clear why inadequate sleep results in dark circles under the eyes, but we’ve all seen it happen either to ourselves or someone we know. For one thing, lack of sleep tends to cause the skin to become paler (thus increasing the appearance of darkness under the eyes), and it reduces circulation. It’s also believed that too little time lying down is a cause in itself. Determine how much sleep you need (it’s usually 7-9 hours per night, but varies for different people at different times throughout their lives) and try to get that amount regularly for a couple of weeks to see if that helps. Remember that alcohol and drugs can adversely affect the quality of your sleep; abstain from these products or use only in moderation for best results. A lack of sleep, coupled with poor vitamin absorption also tends to reduce adrenal function. The less adrenal function you have the less B6 you tend to absorb, the less B6 you absorb, the less well your adrenal glands work and alas you end up in a vicious circle. Sleep, regular vitamins for those that need them, and good calcium/magnesium support in the form of eating a lot of greens (which are higher in calcium and magnesium than dairy products) or good mineral supplement restores adrenal function. So if you want to break the cycle and the black circles under your eyes, you've got to reduce your stress, sleep more and take the proper vitamins and minerals to support the adrenal function in general.

4) Treat your skin while you sleep. There are overnight facial masques available that may help reduce the appearance of puffiness or discoloration, but you can also make your own. Just before you go to bed, take a washcloth and wet it just a bit with cold water. Then squeeze out any excess water and place it over your eyes as you sleep. Treating your skin may help, but the real problem may also be that you have a poor vitamin and mineral absorption problem that must also be corrected. Seeing a naturopathic physician may help for those people who suffer other ailments such as miscellaneous aches and pains that come and go and a general run down feeling.

5) Apply cool tea bags, an ice cube wrapped in soft cloth, or cucumber slices to your eyes daily. The tannin in tea bags has been shown to reduce swelling and discoloration, and cucumber slices have long been used to reduce puffiness and refresh the appearance of skin around the eyes. Lie down, preferably in the morning, and leave fresh cucumber slices or cool, damp caffeinated tea bags (you can refrigerate them overnight so they’ll be ready) over your eyes for about 10-15 minutes. Keep your eyes closed.

6) Apply an eye cream containing vitamin K and retinol. Dark circles may be caused by a deficiency of vitamin K. Regardless of the cause, however, recent research has shown that skin creams containing these two ingredients reduce puffiness and discoloration significantly in many patients. Long-term daily use seems to have the greatest effect.

7) Avoid rubbing your eyes. Usually rubbing of the eyes is brought on by allergies, but not always. Regardless of the reason, stop doing it. The rubbing irritates the skin and can break tiny capillaries beneath the skin, causing both puffiness and discoloration.

Eat a healthy, balanced diet, take vitamins, and drink plenty of water. A whole host of cosmetic problems can be attributed to vitamin deficiencies. Dark circles and puffiness are often attributed to lack of vitamin K or inadequate antioxidants. Also, a deficiency in B12 (usually anemia-related) can result in dark circles. Be sure to get plenty of fruits and vegetables—especially cabbage, spinach, and other leafy green vegetables—and take a daily vitamin supplement if necessary. Get adequate fluids to improve circulation.

Reduce salt intake. Excess salt causes the body to retain water in unusual places, and this can result in puffiness under the eyes. Too much salt can also impair your circulation, and cause the blood vessels under the skin to appear bluer.

10)Cover the area up with cosmetics. Try to use an undereye cream. If all else fails, use a concealer which will camouflage the darkness under your eyes. The makeup will help cancel out the undereye circles. Be sure to use a concealer that matches your under tone (i.e. yellow, peach, tan, light brown, etc.) After applying, set the concealer with a light dusting of translucent powder.

11) Establish whether or not this condition runs in your family. Dark circles are believed to frequently be hereditary. This doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything about the conditions, but you should be prepared for minimal success actually trying to get rid of them.

(Tips from

Becca G.

by iluvbasketball444 on 7/31/2010 6:31:25 PM


MOD MOD MOD how can you get rid of or cover up the dark circles under your eyes??? Thanks C=


Hello there C! First of all, are you getting enough sleep? Make sure that you're getting at least 8 hours each night. If you are sleeping enough and still have undereye circles (which many people still have, unfortunately), try these tips to reduce their appearance Smile

Becca G.

by iluvbasketball444 on 7/31/2010 6:26:11 PM


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by Katielyn19 on 7/29/2010 9:48:35 PM


Hey I posted this on another article but idk if you would answer because it was old. Ok so oround my mouth I have brown spots that make my face look dirty. I was my fac with a washcloth every morning. Make-up camoflauges it but I often forget to put on make-up. Is there any way I can get rid of those brown dots?

by EgirlH.97 on 7/29/2010 9:20:26 PM


i wash my face every morning and night. and i also use proactive. and once a week, i use a facial. but the little balckheads on my forehead are not going away. how can i get them to be gone ?? pleassee helpp me!

by turgeonitee;<3 on 7/29/2010 8:45:38 AM


i have a lot of acne on my face.i've tried everything and it's just not going!

by nerdgirl101 on 7/28/2010 2:46:32 PM


mod mod mod
i have some blackheads on my nose but most are under my skin. is there some way to get rid of them without using pore strips? and btw, do pore strips damage your skin?

hey girlie, try an exfoliating face wash. nope, pore strips don't damage your skin! 
Alissa S.

by snowyukipanda on 7/28/2010 12:31:07 PM


I used to wash my face with a cleanser (it was oil free and an acne cleanser) but it didn't stop me from getting zits or white heads So I stopped using it and swapped it for handsoap and now my face is totally clear. Should i go back now or stick with handsoap since it works?

Hey girlie, I'd say stick with what works.  
Alissa S.

by weezys on 7/28/2010 10:05:56 AM


i need more oil my skin is soooo dry! i need 2 find a moisturizer that is really good 4 my skin. ive been using this burts bees facewash that works great! but i cant find a good moisturizer, i tried a burts bees 1 but didnt work AT ALL in the really dry areas so i switched back 2 my other which is really good but 1, im almost out n 2, theres still a few dry patches. i need a stronger 1! i want all my acne on my chin 2 b cleared up 4 school

by i_rock_big_socks!!!!! on 7/27/2010 1:37:52 PM


hi! so me and my friend went to the mall and we met up with some guys we both lyk. we had a blast and the guys said they wld want to do it again soon.. The prib is my bff lyks one of the guys tat was there but he lykd my friend. and we were basically dbl dating but i told my bff that he didnt rly lyk her.. and my bff was all mad that he didnt lyk her. and she was mad at me bcuz i " didnt tell the guys that i didnt want to hang out" what do i tell her.. bcuz i want her to stop telling me what to do and i wanna let her know more gently that the guy didnt like her. and she needs to know that i want to keep hanging out with the guys!

Hey babe, I'm not sure I understand your comment.  At the beginning you said that the guy she likes also likes her, but later you said he didn't, so I'm not sure which is true.  I also don't really understand what you're saying your bff is mad about.  But if she is bossing you around or being pushy, you need to stand up to her and let her know what's REALLY going on. 
Brittany B.

by modelmaterial on 7/27/2010 1:13:04 AM


my skin is very sensitive!!but girls come on,this is just a faze we go through a little somthing i call what if we have pimples everywhere boys like u most for who u are.if an ugly boy was sweet and funny ud like him and if a hot boy was rude and mean u'd hate him.nothing is more inportant than whats inside and come on how many people in this world are perfect in fact no one likes to see a perfect person because they will feel bad about the way they u see what i mean?

by vikiwasawoo on 7/25/2010 10:25:12 PM


Hey, do you have any good recipes for facials?? Thanks.


Hey girl! Type in "facials" into the search bar and I'm sure you will come up with some great results.



Liz L.

by lautnerloverrr08 on 7/25/2010 9:26:25 PM


I have very oily skin. The face washes and moisturizers in the a/s edition of GL for oily faces were very expensive. Do you have any cheaper suggestions?


Hey girlie,

Try bringing the article to a makeup store like Ulta or Sephora, or to a drugstore like Walgreens. Ask them if they have any comparable products to the ones you're interested in - I'm sure they'll be able to recommend some products that will help for a slightly cheaper price Smile

Lauren C.

by fashion_freak<3 on 7/25/2010 2:32:58 PM


I have dry skin but in this heat my sweat meter goes on overdrive!

by pointeprincess on 7/24/2010 7:59:50 PM


my nose is covered with blackheads. I can wash it with several different products and put lotion on it but everymorning once i wake up i can like feel how wet it is with oil. How can i keep oil under control when im sleeping? (ps does oil cause blackheads or do blakheads cause oil?)

Hey! Use an oil-free scrub every night before bed, and possibly a drying acne cream if your skin is super oily. Oil causes blackheads. Good luck! 
Helen S.

by fired up on 7/24/2010 4:19:18 PM


I don't have oily skin(thanks to the product I use), but i still have blackheads! How do I get rid of them?! I need some advice now.


Hey girl, I would go to the store and look for face washes or creams you can use to get rid of them. Make sure you're washing your face daily, also. If you give that a few weeks and don't see a difference, then go to a dermatologist and see what he or she can recommend.

Vanessa J.

by sunnystar59 on 7/24/2010 8:41:53 AM


Yea i hav oily skin too, but I use Cethaphil and it is awesome. So if u want u can try dat.

PEACE OUT YOZ!! <3 <3 <3

by firegal on 7/23/2010 10:38:45 PM


I heard the Neutrogena Wave is supposed to be really good...I have oily skin and I'm tired of breakouts. But I have been more on top of washing my face regularly and it's gotten better, like it gets rid of the oil and some of the acne almost dries up, but then I go to volleyball practice and the same ones come back! So annoying!!!

Mimi ♥

by gossipqueen_17 on 7/23/2010 2:57:45 PM


heeey girlies
if u need any, clothes, fashion
or if u need any advice...guys, friends, fam, fitness
just post a comment on my profile, and ill reply a day
or two later...

ur all beautiful as u are !

~Claire $$

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by saxygirl15 on 7/22/2010 6:05:41 PM


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by saxygirl15 on 7/22/2010 5:54:15 PM


is there anyway to go swimming at the beach on your period without having to wear a tampon??

Ya girl you can wear a pad in your bathing suit and shorts over top of the bottoms! 
Brittany B.

by brookiecookie98 on 7/22/2010 3:49:02 PM


I was on Facebook yesterday and I put my status as a heart. IDK if you know Facebook, but you can like something that someone wrote. A guy liked my status, the heart, do you think that means anything like he likes me? I was just wondering what you think.
MOD thanks Smile

Hey chica, people like the most random things for the most random reasons (sometimes no reason lol) so I wouldn't read too much into it.  It probably doesn't mean he likes you...but he still could like you. 
Brittany B.

by hello_smiley_sunshine_girl on 7/22/2010 12:39:14 PM


need any advice?? mods and ppl not answering you?
Well come over to bumblebeez profile and leave your question and we'll reply in less then 1 day!!!
we have ALL of the experience and we've been through it all!!!
so get off the page ur on and head on over to bumblebeez profile and post that question!!

by lollipop12 on 7/22/2010 10:01:15 AM


need any advice?? mods and ppl not answering you?
Well come over to bumblebeez profile and leave your question and we'll reply in less then 1 day!!!
we have ALL of the experience and we've been through it all!!!
so get off the page ur on and head on over to bumblebeez profile and post that question!!

by lollipop12 on 7/22/2010 9:58:49 AM


my skin is generaly pretty clear but during the summer i break out really bad. i have little bumps all over my chin and forehead and on my cheeks and nose i get really big red painful zits that wont go away. i have really sensitive skin, so i cant use alot of the cleansers they have. what can i do to get rid of my acne?

Hey babe! If your acne is causing you a lot of stress and trouble, the best thing to do is to see a dermatologist, and he or she can prescribe you something strong to get rid of your acne once and for all! If you think it's a seasonal thing, try not to touch your face as much and use a towel to wipe the sweat off your face instead.  Also, try washing your make-up brushes, which can contain a lot of bacteria and cause breakouts.  If you're looking for a cleanser to clear acne, I suggest Clean and Clear or Neutrogena (oil free) products!  
Megan R.

by thereasonwhy... on 7/21/2010 2:21:05 PM


I Have really oily and dry skin.... I am going to sleepover camp for three weeks this Friday.... I was wondering if you knew any skin products that could keep my face free of zits that I can take to camp and arent too expensive.

Hey girlie, Just go to a drugstore and see what they have! 
Alissa S.

by ec1464 on 7/19/2010 9:19:43 AM


Hey! Does every girl breakout? and Whats the usual age to get black heads, acne, zits, you kno!
Thanks girl!

Hey girlie, Yep, most girls do! Everyone is different, but usually when you start puberty! 
Alissa S.

by sam1220 on 7/19/2010 2:53:49 AM


MOD MOD MOD! Okay, I have bumps on my face! They aren't zits or acne! I don't know what they are? Can you tell me some products that will help? I'm going into middle school and don't want bumps all over my face! Katie:0


Hey! I think you should talk to a doctor about them since I'm not really sure what might help. Good luck!

Helen S.

by Cupcake1999 on 7/17/2010 4:28:56 PM


MOD MOD MOD MOD! Can you tell the editor of Beauty that you should put the website on where to get it and a store! Because I don't want to go online and order something that might not work with my skin! I want to be able to go to the store check it out and ask a helper what kind of skin or hair or something its good for! Please answer and ask if you can! KatieLaughing


Hey! Sure I'll ask Smile

Helen S.

by Cupcake1999 on 7/17/2010 4:26:51 PM


How do I get rid of a under the skin zit? I have one on my nose and it hurts if i touch my nose. I've been putting hot cloths on it, I've been putting honey and lemon juice on it cuz I heard that they helped with acne and I've put ice on it for the last 2 days. But when will it go away?


Hey girl, it should go away in a couple days. Just give it some time and use something like toothpaste on it overnight to dry it out.

Lauren T.

by Im.Unique.YAY! on 7/16/2010 5:59:06 PM


No offence but I don't really like the new layout of the site... Too confusing... It's nice and all, but I have no Idea where to go to find the articles I want and stuff as easily as I used to...

I know- it's going to take some getting used to! Give it a try for a while, most of the stuff is in a similar spot where it used to be! 
Katie R.

by cowseatgrass on 7/16/2010 4:27:27 PM


How long does it typically take to change an icon? I put in a new one several days ago.

Usually it changes instantly! Try again, and I'll look into your account to see what's up. 
Katie R.

by kazthespaz on 7/16/2010 4:20:29 PM


Thanls Katie!!!

by missnickib on 7/16/2010 2:47:37 PM


my face rarely breakks out, but here lately i have this really bad problem area that doesn't seem to want to go away, what can i do?

Make sure you wash your face twice a day- once in the morning, and once in the evening before bed.  If that doesn't really help, maybe pick something up from a local drug store! I'm sure it will clear up in no time! 
Katie R.

by missnickib on 7/16/2010 2:40:26 PM


MOD. hey if i start using a mask once a week, should i still use my neutrogena face cleanser night and day everyday? thanx in advance


Hey! It can't hurt right? You're welcome!

Helen S.

by dandona on 7/16/2010 12:04:00 PM


Hey Girls!!!
If you like anime, reading, music, cosplay, advice, quotes, style, make up, and to have fun, then come on over to my profile!!! hope to see ya there! Smile


by LoveLikeWinter on 7/15/2010 5:30:20 PM


Hey! ok, so whenever im on my period my face breaks out like on my forehead and stuff. most of my friends have their periods too and that doesn't happen to them. is something wrong with me?!?! thanks in advanced!!


Every girl has a little bit different hormone levels, and it's perfectly normal to break out while you're having your period, and also normal not to. Nothing's wrong with you! Just be sure to wash your face daily.

Vanessa J.

by Emdance on 7/15/2010 2:02:42 PM


all this is A must!

by lipsmackergal5 on 7/15/2010 1:40:47 PM


My complexion is actually always really clear in the summer.

by E4ever on 7/14/2010 7:27:01 PM


hey girls! I give advice on just about anything! I'm really experienced in being an advice giver and help you get out of even the toughest sitch! so post a comment on my profile and I'll be happy to help ya Smile

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by summerlover0116 on 7/14/2010 6:25:06 PM


I have to wear glasses and the one i have now are plastic(plz dont tell me to buy new ones cuz i cant) and every day the bridge of my nose gets really oily, i clean my face and everything but it still happens, how do i make it stop???

Hey girl, if you have naturally oily skin, try going to the drugstore and getting oil-free slips, they're little slips (similar to paper) designed to lessen excess oil on our faces.   
Megan R.

by poppymarsh on 7/14/2010 6:08:40 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


I'm going on vacation from***JULY 16-AUGUST 1***. I will not have access to a computer. You can still post advice questions for me to answer, but I won't be able to answer them until August 1. Thank you so much for understanding! Smile


by soccergirl524 on 7/14/2010 3:42:46 PM


*MOD* My mom's friend's son does everything my bff and I tell him to do. He also always hangs out with us whenever he's over. Does that mean he likes us?

Hey girl, it could mean that. He might just like hanging out with you guys though. 
Abby C.

by alljonas on 7/14/2010 2:54:00 PM


Ok so I was just wondering I've always felt kind of fat compared to my friends most of them are under 100 pounds and the one girl that is pretty much my exact height maybe a little shorter but barely says she is 100 pounds and I could believe it she's beautifully skinny. Ok so anyways what I am wondering is I'm 13 and I'm122 pounds and I'm 5'6". I don't eat as healthy as I could but I'm not like a junk food maniac or anything. I've been trying to drink WAYYYY less soda for the month of july and all together I've only drank like 2 glasses worth, and I've also been doing softball since May, which will end on the last days of July. Anyways my point is do you think I could bear to lose a few pounds? In my opinion I think I could but I'm not sure. I guess I just fell like I could becasue for some reason my friends talk about weight a lot and I always have to lie and say I'm 110 pounds cause I feel really embarrassed about it. Sorry for the Length! Smile

Hey girlie, I think you should focus on how you feel rather than the number you see on the scale. Everyone has a different weight at which they are healthiest, so it's pretty pointless to compare yourself to your friends! If you feel good, and you're exercising and eating healthy, you're fine! 
Alissa S.

by thisisthebestusernameever on 7/14/2010 10:52:54 AM


Thanks for your advise Becca G.!!!!!


No problem girly Smile


Becca G.

by fuzzchick on 7/13/2010 10:53:44 PM


Mod mod mod mod I have really curly hair and when I go outside when its humid, my hair gets reallu frizzy. No mater what I do with it, it alwase looks messy. Do you have any product sugestions?


Hey chica, John Frieda's Frizz Ease line is really good on my hair! You can find it at your local drugstore, Target or Walmart. Also, why not pull your hair back into a loose braid? Cute, summery, and off your face Smile


Becca G.

by fuzzchick on 7/13/2010 10:12:15 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


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by soccergirl524 on 7/13/2010 4:28:50 PM


hey girls! come check out my profile if you need some advice, or just someone to talk toSmile i'll get back to you within a day or two. thanks!


by chlojo98 on 7/13/2010 3:57:08 PM


Hey MOD!!
I posted another question and you answered it so thanks btw. Im going away for a week and a half, I was wondering what some good hairstyles would be. Especially because I will be either washing it at night and having it wake up crinkly or going out with it wet. Do you have tips for styles ro avoid the crinkles or things with the wet hair. I basically need some good traveling hairstyles. I have fairly long blonde hair with brown underneath.


Maybe you could sleep with your hair in a ponytail so that it doesn't move much during the night. Then, when you get up, you could do a half-up do, or a messy bun... or a plain ponytail! There are lots of simple but cute hairstyles. Try a side pony or braids for a day out, too.

Vanessa J.

by swimnote on 7/13/2010 2:52:13 PM


Thankyou so much MOD!

by swimnote on 7/13/2010 2:46:40 PM


I use this Clean & Clear Morning Burst Lotion with a SPF of 15 and it is really nice to use in the morning.. and if ya put it on zits it helps them clear up faster Laughing

by Photochickie on 7/13/2010 1:56:37 PM


I'm going to the movies and my crush/almost boyfriend is gonna be there. Im almost positive he's gonna ask me out. and idk what I should wear!!!!!!! help me!

Hey girl, I'd wear a cute sundress with a necklace and cardi or jean jacket.

Alyssa B.

by munchkin112096 on 7/12/2010 10:16:01 PM


Thanks for posting this article, but I still have actually 3 questions. I have slightly oily moderately acne prone skin. For some reason lately I've been breaking out more than normal. On the tops pf my checks, my chin ,forehead and my nose which I never get acne on! I'm going on a vacay far away for about a week and a half. This means lots of picture taking and me with acne! I was wondering if you had any tips for helping clear my skin up while Im there and when I come back home? Btw I also use proactiv morning and night.
Second Question. should I use a mask, or will that break me out by bringing dirt to the surface?
And last question. What makeup should I bring on my trip to Europe?
Thankyou soo much for hopefully answering, you guys are so helpful!


Hey girl,

The best thing to do here is to ask a doctor or dermatologist about what you should use. Just make sure you clean and moisturize your skin once or twice a day since you'll be using lots of sunscreen and clogging up those pores!  A gentle cleanser for combination skin could definitely help you, but you should make sure it won't dry your skin out while also using Proactiv. Same goes for the mask - masks tend to really dry out skin, so you might want to avoid that for now.


For your last question, try to stick to the basics. What are your must-have items?  For me it would be concealer and powder, eyeliner, mascara and lip gloss. But you might wanna throw in some eyeshadow and different lip colors to vary things up.  And make sure you pack it in your checked bag, NOT your carry-on, since airlines have strict rules on how much liquid you can bring on the plane.

Lauren C.

by swimnote on 7/12/2010 7:06:25 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


I'm going on vacation from***JULY 16-AUGUST 1***. I will not have access to a computer. You can still post advice questions for me to answer, but I won't be able to answer them until August 1. Thank you so much for understanding! Smile

by soccergirl524 on 7/12/2010 5:06:15 PM


I have an olive skin tone which is nice most of the time. But, I have a lot of little freckles/ black heads on my nose. I have had two different SMALL white heads on my nose but now they have turned into, like, craters in my nose which gets super annoying!! The pores on my nose are also pretty big!!! I sometimes get a breakout with a few pimples on my forehead, but not too bad. My dad struggled a lot with bad acne in his teenage years, and I don't want to follow in his footsteps! Any ideas? Please help!! Thanks!

Hey girl, get a good skin regime down that works for your skin type. If you have oily skin stay away from oily and perfumed products, stuff like that. Talk to your mom if you have questions about how to keep your face clear, but washing your face at night, using a light moisturizer, and treating your breakouts will help. 
Abby C.

by livie2896 on 7/12/2010 4:12:01 PM


my skin is always dry

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by Jgard224 on 7/12/2010 10:32:40 AM


i unsubscribed to girlslife emailing list and now i want them to mail me again how do i do it?


Just put your info in again and your newsletters will start coming!
Lauren C.

by chau_aries on 7/11/2010 4:41:23 PM



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by soccergirl524 on 7/11/2010 2:08:25 PM


MOD X 2 MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD M O D M O D M O D I wish I would get my period soon . All 3 of my bffs got it and I am left behind . I would talk to them about it but they all don't like to talk about their period . It makes me so sad and disappointed .



Hey girlie don't feel bad it will come no need to rush periods are a def. hassle. 

Paige T.

by tp14235 on 7/10/2010 11:38:43 PM


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by EgirlH.97 on 7/10/2010 8:16:31 PM


that Mark. mask is amazing! I have combo skin and it keeps it totally clear!

by LexiNicole615 on 7/10/2010 8:04:38 PM


Okay please answer in 30 minutes but if you need to take longer i want some really good advice!!!

Okay there is this boy Alex, i like him but he's 4 years older than me and i'm 12 so i cant really do anything like go on date cause my mom wouldnt let me. he works at the movie theater and i would really like to see a movie with him but he used to have a girlfriend but they brake up over and over and over and again but one time he told me cousin he thought i was 'hot' but i'm i'm as tall as him so it would kinda look weird cause he is short even though it prob wouldnt matter but we are kinda awkward around each other and he sually gives me hugs but he also gives my cousins hugs to because they are the same age as him and my cousins say he "fools around" with everyone if you know what i mean so they woudnt cove for me and they would kill meif they knew iwas going out with him and i dont want to get on there bad side but eally want to talk to him or something and i DONT have a cell phone and i CANT go on dates but i ight be able to go to the movies if i could prov to my mom i am responisible okay so 1.HOW DO I GET HIM TO AS ME OR SOMTHING TO GO ON A DATE OR IF HE COULD CALL ME 2. HOW CAN I PPROE TO MY MOM I AM REALLY RESPONSIBLE!!! PLEASE HELP ME

by Rock'in Faith on 7/10/2010 7:29:35 PM


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by bamj7 on 7/10/2010 6:03:34 PM


MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD how long can you keep a tampon in?


Hey girly, you can safely keep a tampon in for up to 8 hours. Smile


Becca G.

by princess6066 on 7/10/2010 5:53:56 PM


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by bamj7 on 7/10/2010 5:52:30 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


I'm going on vacation from***JULY 16-AUGUST 1***. I will not have access to a computer. You can still post advice questions for me to answer, but I won't be able to answer them until August 1. Thank you so much for understanding! Smile


by soccergirl524 on 7/10/2010 5:44:11 PM


MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD I just got my cartilage on my ear pierced, and when my hair gets caught in the piercing, it hurts, so i need alot of ways to keep my hair off my ear for the next few days/weeks thanks!!


Hey chica! Owch, that hurts I'm sure. I would wear your hair pulled back as much as you can. You can do an easy ponytail, wear a headband, braid it, etc!


Becca G.

by kelkellkelly on 7/10/2010 5:31:00 PM


MOD MOD MOD I would love to know some quick tricks to lose some extra weight fast!!! THX


Hey chica! Unfortunately losing weight fast isn't always so healthy. It's best to change your lifestyle, rather than going on a "diet." Try getting more physical activity every day by walking more, and sitting in front of the tv or computer less. Do a workout video, or get outside and enjoy the nice weather. And eat as many fruits and veggies as you can! Smile


Becca G.

by RunnerRain on 7/10/2010 5:24:45 PM


i asked this question somewhere else but i forget where. this is way of topic but i had problems with my email so i need to change it on my profile. everytime i try though an error page pops up. help?


Hey girlie,

I'm not sure why it's doing that - it sounds like a glitch, but if you've tried it a bunch of times over a few days then there must be something wrong.  Try sending us a general inquiry on our contact page {} and explain the problem!
Lauren C.

by animallover234 on 7/10/2010 4:44:31 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


I'm going on vacation from***JULY 16-AUGUST 1***. I will not have access to a computer. You can still post advice questions for me to answer, but I won't be able to answer them until August 1. Thank you so much for understanding! Smile


by soccergirl524 on 7/10/2010 4:44:12 PM



by fasion-queen52 on 7/10/2010 4:39:10 PM


heeyyyy, ok, so i gots a question. My older brother is having his b-day party tomarrow. its at my house but it going to be outside. i like one of his friends, and that friend is comming. i want to look cute and fashionable, but still be wearing something thats appropriate to wear when playing outside in the yard and stuff. Do u have any ideas on what i should wear? i want to make my brothers friend think im cute, but dont want to wear a dress/skirt all day. Please help! thanks soo much! Smile ILY!


Hey girlie,

The best way to make him think you're cute is to dress in a way that lets you have FUN all day Smile  Go with a pair of jean shorts, a pair of comfy flats, and a top that is a little girly but also totally comfy if you're running around and playing.  Do you have any tank tops in a floral pattern?  Or what about a shirt in a bold color for a bit of sass?  What's most important is that you wear something that makes YOU feel great.  Chances are that he will be more focused on your face and your attitude than the clothes that you're wearing, so as long as they make you feel confident, it's a perfect outfit Smile

Lauren C.

by dancing4ever1997 on 7/10/2010 4:16:00 PM


i just got a deep conditioner (Garnier Fruitcess Sleek and Shine) how often do i use it?? thnx!!!


Deep conditioners are different than regular conditioners because they actually penetrate the cuticle inside the hair shaft for a "deeper" condition {get it?}. For that reason, you shouldn't use deep conditioners as often as normal ones - anywhere from once a week to twice a month {once every other week} will do the trick.

Lauren C.

by SpartanGal11 on 7/10/2010 4:06:47 PM


my profile wont work. >Frown
it says your modding it.
its been like that for 2 days!!


Hey girlie,

I'm so sorry!  We're a little behind because we were on vacay until Tuesday for July 4th.  I promise it'll be approved soon Smile

Lauren C.

by sophieeehay on 7/10/2010 4:00:11 PM


hey MOD! i have dirty blonde hair, and i really want it to get blonder, but my mom won't let me dye it. is there any other way 2 get blonde hair b4 skool starts?


Hey girl,

What about highlights?  Research them online - the pros and the cons - and ask mom if that could be a compromise between dyeing and it leaving it dirty blonde.  They really do give you a completely different look!  Present all the facts to her and see what she says. If she still says no, try spending some time out in the sun {with sunglasses and sunblock of course} to try to bring out your hair's natural highlights.  Don't spend TOO much time outside because you might not have that many natural highlights to enhance, but that's the only other thing I can think of.  There are lots of rumors about things to put in your hair to make it blonder {like lemon juice}, but none of them are 100% reliable.

Lauren C.

by dancerchica4 on 7/10/2010 3:57:15 PM


mod mod mod!
in april i had cramps and spotting but i never had my period. that happened to my friend to. is there something wrong?


Hey chickie,

Periods tend to be irregular, especially when they first start.  I would think that, since you've experienced spotting and cramps, you should get a full-on period within the next couple months - but it's totally fine that it didn't come in April or May because it takes time for them to happen monthly and to last for the same amount of time each month.  If you're worried though, don't feel uncomfy asking your doc about this.  That's what he/she is there for!  Explain what happened and that you're kinda concerned - they can let you know if it's normal or if there's something else going on.

Lauren C.

by bamj7 on 7/10/2010 3:16:20 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


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by soccergirl524 on 7/10/2010 3:05:33 PM


those sound cool!!

I use skinID, and if you stick with it then everything goes away! my skin is like, perf now Smile

by singstar12 on 7/10/2010 2:49:16 PM


my period started today! joy.<-(not) im going to the beach and my grandma and grandpas house this week (they have a pool) ive never used a tampon before but im going to this week. should i wear a liner in my bathing suit just in case my tampon leaks? thanks! Smile


Hey girlie,

I wouldn't wear a liner in your bathing suit when you're actually going swimming because the point of liners is to absorb moisture... they'll fill up immediately when you jump in the pool!  But it's a good idea to wear it before and after because you don't want leaks in your suit/panties when you aren't in the water Smile

Lauren C.

by princess6066 on 7/10/2010 2:38:07 PM


Can you send in your artwork to the GL magazine? If you can could you send in a copy of the artwork?


Hey girl,

We really don't have a way to display reader artwork in the magazine, but you can feel free to send us artwork {whether by mail or email}... we'd love to see it and, if you have ideas for how we could use it {online or whatever}, include them in your letter.  You never know!  But please make sure that you don't send any originals if you are emotionally attached to them because we can't promise you'll get them back.

Lauren C.

by soccerchic#63 on 7/10/2010 2:25:54 PM


hey I was wondering what colors if makeup would look good on me. I have hazel eyes, dirty blonde hair and tannish skin.
Thanks xoxoSHEA


Go for jazzy neutrals, like gold, copper, bronze, peach, and dark green for your eyes.  Your foundation should match your skin and, if you use a blush or bronzer, go for something with the same shimmery-neutral feel as your eyeshadow {like a gold or warm sunny bronze}.  Keep your lips subtle with a nude lip gloss - play up those beautiful eyes! Smile

Lauren C.

by Thecatgirl on 7/10/2010 2:13:11 PM


what is toner??


Toner is a product - usually a liquid - that is applied to the face.  It's meant to clean your skin and shrink the appearance of pores Smile

Lauren C.

by sillymeoops on 7/10/2010 2:05:11 PM


ok i have a few questions
1) can you post an article with more street styles? thats my style and you have a lot of girly stuff but not a lot of street. 2) i want to get my mom to let me double pierce my ears, but she doesn't like the idea;she says she doesn't like the look of it. what can i do to change her mnd about it? and 3) do you have any ideas for hairstyles for girls with thin hair? i'm getting my hair cut soon and there isn't much i can do with it (right now it's about shoulder length) at the moment
thanks!!!! -kacey-


1. Thanks for the suggestion, girlie!  We love hearing from you guys because you're the ones we write all the articles for - we'll definitely keep it in mind!  


2. This one is ultimately mom's decision, so remember that first and foremost.  Think about why you want to get the second piercing - what is the real reason you want it?  Why will it make you feel better?  Will you be able to keep up with the maintenance? {changing it, cleaning it, etc.} Having clear, real answers to these questions might help swap mom's decision.  And promising her that you won't take it to extremes - that you'll only use subtle earrings, maybe - might help!


3. I have thin hair too and I always get lots of layers cut into my hair.  It gives it shape and volume, which is key since I don't really have much of that on my own!  

Lauren C.

by kcgirl109 on 7/10/2010 2:01:11 PM


thanks! Do you still think I should wear spandex, just in case that way it won't leak and it will keep the pad in place??


If it makes you feel more comfy, go for it!  Remember though that the spandex might keep the pad in place but, if it takes on water from the fight, it probably won't prevent you from leaking either.  Wear whatever will keep you feeling most confident.  Either way, I'd probably bring a change of underwear just in case so I'd feel prepared for anything Smile

Lauren C.

by minime9395 on 7/10/2010 1:47:49 PM


I like the last thing by Mark since its affordable...the other stuff is pricey! I know you are getting your money's worth but are there any affordable products (not all drugstore tho) that can help against acne and oil?? Also, another thing, I wash my face twice a day (I use St. Ives in the morning and another lesser-known organic one at night...then i apply a spot treatment.) Is this a good routine for me? BTW, I exfoliate twice a week since my skin is really oily. ALSO, what is a good, affordable spot treatment that has benzoyl and stuff in it? THANKS YOU MUCH! YOU'RE A LIFE SAVER!! ♥


Hey girlie,

As for the more technical questions {about your beauty routine and all}, you should definitely ask a doctor or a dermatologist. Every girl's skin is different so they'll be able to make suggestions based on your specific skin strengths/weaknesses...which is awesome because it's so personal!  For the spot treatment you want, I would try PanOxyl Acne Spot Treatment. It's like $6 on Amazon!  And I'll pass along your request for general beauty products that are more affordable.  Keep checking this area for new beauty stories all the time!  But definitely don't assume that a pricey product is automatically over-priced - like you said, you often get your money's worth with a product that is better for your skin than the cheapies!

Lauren C.

by istylista on 7/10/2010 1:37:47 PM


okay so today I am going to a BBQ. There is gonna be a water fight. The only problem is that I just started my period. I'm really not ready to try using a tampon. Do you think wearing a absorbant pad and then wearing spandex under my shorts will be okay to wear instead of a tampon. Cause we are not going in a pool just a water fight. So what do you think?


Hey girl,

Yeah, you should be fine wearing a pad if you're just having a fight with water guns/balloons!  You might get wet but it won't last too long, so just make sure you have an extra pad and you change it right away once the fight is over.  That's if you even get wet around that area - if you get squirted from your waist up, you won't even have to worry at all Smile

Lauren C.

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by hogwarts1189 on 7/10/2010 12:02:05 PM


MOD MOD MOD MOD MOD i had my bf cole over last nite to watch a movie and i fell asleep on his shoulder...i talk in my sleep and said i love you coley bear like 20 times and he had my sister take a video and he put it on facebook..and he wont take it down...its awful!!! hes coming over today and we are going to worlds of fun (amusement park) and i really want him to take it down but what should i tell him!? i love him but he is being immature about this situation! ~thanks rachel and sorry this is soo long! Smile

by rayrey on 7/10/2010 11:49:45 AM


ok so me and my bf broke up a few weeks ago but we want to keep trying to be friends, so we're meeting up this weekend and going to the mall with him, me, one of his friends and one of my friends. and i was wondering wat should i wear?
i was thinking denim shorts, a grey tank thats loose fitting, and flip flops. do u think this wud be ok? also how shud i do my hair? im thinking curls or a messy bun.
wats ur opinion?

Hey girl, i think that sounds adorable! I would wear curls with it. =] 
Lauren R.

by buhrea on 7/10/2010 11:27:16 AM


In January, I went out with a boy who had been my very best friend for almost a year. He ended it in two weeks, and we havent talked since. I've tried texting him, but he wont reply. I miss him a lot, as a friend. How can I fix things between us? Or should i just let him go? Also, I have a new really great guy best friend, but I think we both have stronger feelings, but I cant lose him like I did the other. What should I do?

Hey girl, I think you should give it some time then talk to him again and try to work things out. You should be able to be friends again! But if he's not responsive, it might be time to let him go. -- Just take things slow with your new best guy friend, and you should be fine! =] 
Lauren R.

by cupiicakexx on 7/10/2010 11:11:02 AM


Ok so, I wash my face twice a day, everyday, when I wake up and before bed. Every day at school, during first period (90 min.) my skin starts to get SUPER oily and shiny. I have to bring those oil absorbing sheets to school and tons of nose power for my shiny nose, which i have to use a ton. (Luckily i never get zits). So, i noticed that on weekends when im with friends or relaxing, my skin is PERFECT. Not oily, not shiny. And now that its summer, its even more perfect. So, how come at school its so oily and shiny?

Hey girl, its a seasonal thing. The more time you spend in the sunlight and the ocean and pool water, it actually helps your skin A LOT, which is why my skin looks 20 times better now then it usually does in the winter.   
Lauren R.

by purplenay on 7/10/2010 11:03:31 AM


A few questions...
1. I'm really organized at school but really messy at my house. My mom always complains when I leave my dishes out, and my room looks like a tornado hit it. I'm always making these plans to get organized so I take out everything to put it back neater, but then I get bored and just leave it there!
Wow, that was long. I may have to post my other questions on a different comment. Thanks for your advice!

Hey girl, haha! I do the same exact thing at my house. If you try doing that the same way, then you should take less junk out, so you make sure you put it all back in. It will take more time, but then youll be less likely to leave it out! =] 
Lauren R.

by lipglosslady on 7/10/2010 10:30:33 AM



by CLUB BOY CRAZY<3 on 7/10/2010 10:04:22 AM


Hey Mod!!!
I'm going to running camp next week and I was wondering if there was a way to keep my face from getting really shiny without having to constantly wash my face? At camp we are pretty much running aruond all day so I don't really have much time to get ready...
Thanks (:

Hey girl, there are little wipes called "oil sheets" and you can find them at any grocery store. They take the shine right off! =] 
Lauren R.

by SWEETHEART and a RUNNER on 7/10/2010 9:57:35 AM


Thank you!!
This will help throughout the rest of summer.

by biskii on 7/10/2010 9:36:40 AM


need any advice?? mods and ppl not answering you?
Well come over to bumblebeez profile and leave your question and we'll reply in less then 1 day!!!
we have ALL of the experience and we've been through it all!!!
so get off the page ur on and head on over to bumblebeez profile and post that question!!

by bumblebeez on 7/10/2010 8:56:39 AM


mod mod mod mod *****mod******
plz answer me ASAP .....
i'm invited to a wedding 2night and it's and the party is going to be 'outdoors' ,,it's probablly going to be breezey !!i'm afraid my hair is deffos gonna get frizzy ,,any ideas for cool hairstyles ??i don't know how to wear my hair Frown Frown !!!
thank u 4 your time !!

Hey girl, try a curly up-do. That way it if does get frizzy a little bit, it will still look super adorable! 
Lauren R.

by haneen.pop.princess on 7/10/2010 8:41:12 AM


Thank you!......this is exactly what I needed.........god bye grease! Smile

XOXO~Courtney <333333

by cmn5297 on 7/10/2010 8:38:29 AM


MOD!!! I was sick of dealing with her. And she kept blaming her outbursts on her mood swings. And actin like she did nothing, I'd like to just forget about her but I'm worried my friends might actually forgive her. I don't wanna deal with her
anymore how can I distance myself away from

Hey girlie, the best you can do is let her and those friends no that you need some time away from her. If you still don't want to be her  friend after that you can tell her that you guys have grown apart.  
Paige T.

by Im.Unique.YAY! on 7/10/2010 12:56:57 AM


~MOD~ I didn't really know that I was a ood writer until almost every kid and teacher wrote in my yearbook that I was a good writer. I have a great novel idea, and I think it's really good.Should I try to start really writing it?

Hey girlie, yes! you should def. do it!! 
Paige T.

by HAZELELMDUST on 7/10/2010 12:49:36 AM


1.What are some ways that I can really push myself to lose weight? I justcan't seem to be able to find the will!
2.Is it true that water keeps your skin healthy-looking and clear?

Hey girlie, water is definitely apart of being healthy and that definitely reflects in your skin. If you looking for motivation to stay healthy. Being healthy will give you added energy, longer life, you'll look radiant and you'll feel radiant. Don't think about loosing weight as much as being healthy. Visit your local doctor to find out what that means for you, your body type, and your lifestyle.  
Paige T.

by HAZELELMDUST on 7/10/2010 12:25:39 AM


so i really like all the things on the tough stuff page but u guys havent been putting anything new up i was just wonderin y

Hey girlie, I'm not sure how often they change up on topic but you should def. keep checking in it might be monthly or bi-monthly.  
Paige T.

by hmmc296 on 7/10/2010 12:10:49 AM


i use and recommend neutrogenas oil free spf 15 facial moisturizer =))

by flutestar on 7/9/2010 11:47:31 PM


Ok,so I'm spending the summer at my gramma's house but I hate taking showers, brusing teeth, washing face here, etc., because she has a water well and not indoor plumming, and her water well is right near a sulfer deposit so the water always smells/ tastes like rotting eggs, what are some things i can do to keep my hygiene up without gagging everytime i use the water?

Hey girl you can definitely bring some personal hygiene wipes so you can lessen how much you wash up.  
Paige T.

by ayle187 on 7/9/2010 11:39:23 PM


 So it was pretty good.
One of his friends {steven} (that i'm kinda friend-enimies w/) came up to me when there was like 5 days left of school and said, "Hey u know Micheal?" and i was like, "Ummm ya, wat about him?" and he was like, "He likes u" then they kept on saying thing like that and i basically ignored them. But then i wuld try to talk to him in class like we used to but he wuldn't. Like one day he was talking to bridget, so i started to talk to bridget then he got up and walked away. My friend said that it was probaly cause he was embarressed. 

Hey girlie, I had to trim your message down a little but I read all of it. I think you should definitely talk to him about because you don't even know if steven was telling the truth and if they lied to your gf or what? go to him and say that your confused and you want to just put everything on the table so you guys can be on the same page in not in this confused awkward limbo where you guys are now. 
Paige T.

by girlygal78 on 7/9/2010 11:19:37 PM


This may not work as good on oily skin (since it's oil based and almost everything in it is oil) but I LOVE the Burt's Bees products. I use the Orange Essence Facial Cleanser every morning and night, along with the herbal blemish stick, and the Peach & Willowbark deep pore scrub once a week (be extremely gentle with the scrub!). Ever since I've been using it (2 months) my face full of acne has cleared up so much!

by littlemissbunneh on 7/9/2010 11:13:27 PM


My mom said I'm probably going to get my period this summer but I'm afraid because then I can't go swimming! I know there's tampons but I'm only 11 so that's completely out of the picture... so what should I do?

Hey girlie, your going to have to avoid the pool for a few days every month sorry Frown 
Paige T.

by littlemissbunneh on 7/9/2010 11:09:09 PM


I can't do that, they haven't taken off the plane yet. I feel so awful and how can I calm my self down?

Hey, take deep breathes and try to think of something else, go talk to your parents if necessary they can help take control of the situation if you continue to feel this way or feel worse.  
Paige T.

by purplegirlae on 7/9/2010 10:51:32 PM


I told my parents what happened and they yelled at me and told me that i was lying and felt sorry for myself! I dont want to do deal with this anymore! I want to live with my aunt but she lives in colorado!

Hey girlie, maybe there is another trusted adult you could talk to like an aunt or a grandparent to help mediate the dialogue with your parents or just talk to you and try to help you if that is the case.  
Paige T.

by taylorswiftsbiggestfan on 7/9/2010 10:47:37 PM


HOw can I stop feeling so bad? I'm crying right now I miss them so much.

Hey girlie, I know it's tough and that sometimes it just has to run it's course, try writing down your feelings, or writing a letter to them about the activites you guys will do together when they come back and how you are going to prepare for that activity or great time while you guys are seperated.  
Paige T.

by purplegirlae on 7/9/2010 10:42:55 PM


I have very oily skin but it is super sensitive too. I have acne alot and it is really annoying.

by luvin2dance on 7/9/2010 10:37:52 PM


yelled at the window ugly loser! And also i got bullied everyday at my school.And no ones helping me. My mom really cant do anything and my friends are with my SOMETIMES when it happens. They say they'll stand up for me but they end up laughing at me.And i feel so ugly and fat. People call me lesbain most times. its out of the blue alot. At church camp i was reading my bible untill boys came up and called me a donkey and a cow! My best guys friend's cousins and friend were saying that to me and he joined in!

Hey girlie, that is horrible no one should ever endure that kind of treatment. I know it's hard but you have to try and find the strength to ignore those kind of ignorant, rude, and superficial comments. You are a million times more beautiful than any of those people can ever be in their whole entire lifetime !!! Because you are a good person. Those mean comments are ugly and insecure and that's what kind of people say those things. The best way to get back at them is to not let what they say effect you. Know that you are beautiful and smart and the only you on this planet be proud and confident
Paige T.

by taylorswiftsbiggestfan on 7/9/2010 10:34:46 PM


My cousins live in a another state. THey just left from visiting I only see them 1-2 times a year for 2-3 weeks. I love them so much and I miss them so much I want to cry. Help me!

Hey girlie, awww it's okay to miss them and be sad. You can def. stay in contact with them via mail, email, text, phone even video chat if your parents help and permit.  
Paige T.

by purplegirlae on 7/9/2010 10:32:53 PM


Do you know any exercises that are REALLY GOOD for toning your tummy?  However, I still can't seem to lose a few inches off my stomach. Got any exercise ideas??
Also, what kind of tampons do you think are the best? I hate feeling like i'm bleeding through a tampon at the pool. (yes, it's happened before)

Hey girlie, there are a lot of crunches including side crunches, front crunches, bicycle, full V crunches, as well as planks. The key is doing a number of set and reps and steadily increasing them. and make sure you get the right tampon for your flow like light medium or super. 
Paige T.

by lovin*da*sunshine on 7/9/2010 10:15:04 PM


MOD!!!! I saw my crush at the pool yesterday and I ahd no idea what to do/say! Once I finally got up the courage to go say hi, he left! Any tips in case I see him at the pool some other time? I don't want to see like I'm coming on too strong or act creepy. Thanks Smile

Hey girlie, you can just wave at him, or wave him over. Don't be afraid to be playful especially if you are with friends challenge him to a diving contest interact with him
Paige T.

by broadwaystar on 7/9/2010 10:07:46 PM


Mod mod mod
I've had a very stressful year and all the stress has made me feel like I'm 80. I'm tired a the time. I also lost a lot of hAir and got bad acne but I used all these bad stuff on my skin so it's super sensitive now I tried using this stuff by Mary Kay and my face stung. So how can I go back to feeling and looking 13? Thanks

Hey girlie, maybe you should give yourself a break stop wearing just relax a vacation will be the best time to relax and rejuvenate, where you can have fun and forget about the year. You might want to see a dermatologist about your skin since it's highly sensitive right now.  
Paige T.

by Smiley103 on 7/9/2010 10:03:53 PM


Hey girls! Need Advice? Then come leave a comment on my page! I can help with ANYTHING YOU need!!!!!!! Boys, makeup, hair, home, friends, and many more!!!I swear you'll get a reply ASAP!!!!!!!!!

ATTENTION ALL DANCERS!!!!!! I can give advice on all styles of dance! Modern, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tumbling, and even pointe!

ASK AWAY!!!!!!!!

by KitKat10101010 on 7/9/2010 9:46:50 PM


I wash my face every night before bed and every morning when I wake up. Is that too much washing?
Also, recently I've been getting these big pimples, (bigger than the ones I usually get), and they are pretty red so they're really noticeable. I wash my face every night and every morning, and use acne cream whenever I get a pimple. I'm not allowed to use makeup, so there's no way to cover it up. Should I try a different face wash? And do you know any that work really well (and are cheap)? And I recently saw on TV a Commercial for Clean & Clear face wash and stuff, do you think it works? Thanks!

Hey girlie, does your face feel really dry after your wash and through out the day in the morning. That is one sign that you could be drying out your skin or over washing. You have to figure out what skin type you have and then pick what cleanser can best meet your needs to moisturize, exfoliate, etc.. I think you should try a few products and experience which one is best for you. Trial and error has worked for me everyone's skin is different therefore everyone can have different results.  
Paige T.

by aubrey31 on 7/9/2010 9:46:48 PM


I want to loose 20 pounds this summer. Do you have any ideas for food and exersize?  MY MOM IS SO NOSEY! She litterlay reads over my shoulder awhile i write emails or mod posts. She was reading this one ( Shes gone now) and starting making fun of me!Also i cant tell her to please go away cause then she'll say well if i cant read this then no one can! And if tell her please calm down she threatens ground me for 5 months! PLEASE HELP!

Hey girlie, you should def. trade out unhealthy food for healthy one's you'll be surprised at how much this helps with energy and overall health. Frequent activity is a good way to stay fit and healthy you are on the right track to meeting your health goals. Why don't you try to include your mom and what your doing ask her opinion. Maybe if you included her in on what your doing she might feel comfortable enough to leave you be.  
Paige T.

by taylorswiftsbiggestfan on 7/9/2010 9:24:12 PM


Okay, so Im having my first open gym for volleyball in a few days. Im really nervous because I haven't played in a while. Also, I'm kind of worried about playing on a team that none of my friends are on. Do you have any tips for me? Thanks!

Hey girlie, don't be nervous everyone is going to be there for the love of the game, so all you girls have that in common right off that bat. You should relax be yourself and play hard. They will notice your effort as well as your confidence.  
Paige T.

by MissLOVE on 7/9/2010 9:02:11 PM


thanks for answering my last question, about my money sitch. but I have another: you said that I could babysit as many families as I could, but I only babysit for one family and there on vacay. my mom was going to send an email to all the moms in my sisters girl scout troop, but what other ways could a advertise? once again I really appreciate it!! Smile


Hey girlie make a flyer on the computer that you can take around your neighborhood. Go to the door and introduce yourself and tell them you'd be happy to babysit whenever they need you.

Lauren T.

by tennisoboefreak13 on 7/9/2010 8:47:16 PM


anyone love the vampire diaries? Smile then post on my profile Smile i <333333 that show... especially damon Smile haha ceck out my profile plz Smile xoxoxoxoxo

~magaliciousd Smile

by magaliciousd on 7/9/2010 8:40:31 PM


I really, really, REALLY wanted to visit my friend that lives in Washington state. well my parents don't want to pay for the ticket. so I decided to pay for it by saving money. a ticket costs around 375, and I only have 55 dollars. and I probably need enough money for the ticket by july 16 at the most, fairly soon. so I guess what I'm asking is for tips on what to do, and tips on how to make lots of money fast??? thanks a bunch I really appreciate it I really want to see my friend this summer.


Hey girlie, babysit for as many families as you can as often as you can to get cash quickly. Since you need it so fast it might be best to ask your parents to loan you the money and promise that you'll pay them back as soon as you can.

Lauren T.

by tennisoboefreak13 on 7/9/2010 8:36:33 PM


im going to a hotel on monday for a late b-day present. the reason im going is because ive been wanting to go to the beach. (theres also a pool there ) but the thing is i think my periods gonna start soon. is there anyway i can swim during my period?
p.s. ive never used a tampon before so idk how that would work out.
thanks! Smile


Hey girlie, tampons aren't that scary when you actually use them, but you do need one to go swimming on your period.

Lauren T.

by princess6066 on 7/9/2010 8:31:53 PM


====MOD==== I REALLY want to try out for football ( i have wanted to ever since i can remember) but im really skinny, i am 5'2 and 100 pounds. Most likely im goin to be the only girl on the team, and im scared, cuz i might break my bones or something. And Im pretty good at football, not the best. IDK should i join? And any tips on how to get better? i know ur not a football player but please help.!


Hey girlie, work out this summer and gain as much muscle as you can. There's no harm in trying out. If you decide it'll be too tough with all of the boys then you can stop, but if you don't try out you might regret it later.

Lauren T.

by LJ23 on 7/9/2010 8:25:51 PM


MOD i am doing a sailing camp next week and i am going to have my period hopefully i will get it over the weekend so i know that i have it but if it doesnt what can i do if i get it out on the water and my instucters are 2 boys! thanks!


Hey girlie, right when you get it there shouldn't be enough for it to be especially obvious. I'm sure you'll have some kind of bag with you at the water that has a towel or whatever else you need. Keep a tampon in the bag and if you think it's an issue ask to go to the bathroom.

Lauren T.

by tayswiftfan13 on 7/9/2010 8:23:25 PM


Mod- it wasn't THAT bad.....well, it wasn't my smartest move I've made. I sent him a picture of me in my bikini top and some shorts on. My mom said that was a form of sexting and she got really mad at me. Her and my dad. Frown but I'm likely never gonna see him again and I think it would be okay if I text him for the rest of the summer. It's only a few weeks.... I don't see what's wrong with texting him for a couple of weeks and then just maybe forgetting about him for the rest of my life. Cause I know I'm gonna meet new guys in high school and this guy will be in my past. But my Mom's also dead set on me never speaking to this guy again.... So... Thanks. Smile I don't know if this makes any difference.. Smile


It doesn't make too much difference but that's definitely not as awful as you made it sound before. I don't know your mom so I don't know how she'll react, but I still don't think there's any harm in asking.

Lauren T.

by Sydney on 7/9/2010 8:20:01 PM


hey Smile i was wondering if you were going to post the winners for the july giveaways today or not since you just posted them tuesday? Smile thanks Smile you guys are amazing Smile


Hey girlie, if they haven't been posted yet then they won't be today. But check again on Monday!

Lauren T.

by magaliciousd on 7/9/2010 7:55:32 PM


1.) All my friends are going on vacation! I already went on a Disney Cruise, and then we went to Disney World with my family. It was super fun, but since we spent a lot of money on that, we can't afford going anywhere else. But anyway, my friends are leaving! My BFF is going on vacation with my other friend. I feel left out now, and I'm so lonely!  What are some fun things I can do solo or at least with my fam?
2.) I feel pathetic! I'm going into 6th grade, and I'm STILL not allowed to sleepover! I don't even have my ears pierced (I can wait a few more months for that one, but still!!!) I tried telling them I'm responsible, and I do my chores without them asking and they noticed. I want to sleepover, but I guess my parents are just being a little (more like a lot) overprotective! my brothers got to sleepover in 3rd grade, and I'm going into 6th grade! My mom said she wouldn't let me sleepover until JUNIOR HIGH OR HIGH SCHOOL! I feel like a pathetic little baby with unfair parents. What should I do?


Hey girlie, Junior High is middle school so if 6th grade is middle school for you then you don't have much longer to wait. Tell her that your friends ask and you want to be able to. Ask why your brothers were allowed to so much earlier.

Lauren T.

by Kattrox421 on 7/9/2010 7:52:51 PM


Mod mod mod! I just realized that I'm getting discharge and I know I've benn getting fir a little while but I didn't know what it was but now that I know I'm so freaked out about gettingy period!! I can't stop worrying about it!! Help!!!!


Hey girlie, don't be worried about it, just be ready. Keep a pad in your purse when you go out so you're always prepared.

Lauren T.

by SportyGirl22 on 7/9/2010 7:51:05 PM


has anyone tried the zeno hotspot? i was thinking about gettin it but idk if it works.

by soccerluvv on 7/9/2010 7:50:38 PM


Hey girlies!!!!
Im thinking about getting a purity ring....i need ur opinion tho!! Whats ur thoughts on purity rings?? Post on my profile! Thanks!

by Ketibbs13 on 7/9/2010 7:46:32 PM


um do you know any snacks or food that is healthy but tasty to get a toned tummy?


Hey girlie, fruit is always good and anything that comes in 100 calorie pack would be great too. 

Lauren T.

by swimclick on 7/9/2010 7:45:58 PM


MOD- something happened recently with a guy that was sorta bad, but it could have been worse... my mom found out and is super mad! she won't let me talk to this guy ever again! he's no longer allowed to be in my life and i'm not allowed to be in his. Frown it's really sad because we used to like each other a lot and i thought he was starting to like me again. but now i can't ever see him again... Frown i miss him so much and i know he misses me cause one of my friends forwarded a text from him to me. i was wondering if you think i could talk to my mom about letting me text him for the rest of the summer. he's not going to my high school and chances are, i'll forget about him. i know i messed up, but i learned my lesson! really! i was so stupid! do you think i could convince her to let me text him for the rest of the summer? thanks. Smile


 Hey girlie, if it was that bad then her answer will probably be no, but it's still worth a shot. Try asking and see what happens.

Lauren T.

by Sydney on 7/9/2010 7:44:34 PM


sunblock tip:
face oily from sunscrreen?
baby powder patted on face till you cant see it is good
thats what i do at least Smile

by leslied335 on 7/9/2010 7:24:37 PM


Im going camping tomorrow with my friend and her family. We're going in a camper, we're in the tent though, with no electricity out there or indoor plumbing, except for in the camper where you can only go #1. Sounds like fun I know! Only thing isss, I have my period! What should I do?? I use tampons already, but what should i doo??


Hey girlie, you'll just have to discreetly put your tampons with the rest of the trash after you change them.

Lauren T.

by hannah12 on 7/9/2010 7:14:35 PM


the clearisel pimple blocker pen works really good for pimples!

by Sowhatstar24 on 7/9/2010 7:12:08 PM


Not to sound gross, but I have a really greast forehead- anyone know how to get rid of it or what to use??? Smile

by soccerlvr on 7/9/2010 7:02:21 PM


This is regarding the Standing Ovation competition's youtube page. I think that GL should change their settings on that youtube channel so no one is able to comment on the videos because I was watching them and in the comments people are swearing and totally bashing on all of these girls who entered. I know that we aren't supposed to submit our own links on here because the MODs are supposed to know what's on the page that we're linking to so this should be no different because people have abused this competition through their comments.


by sweetreddancer on 7/9/2010 6:57:11 PM



if ur reading this girl talk column, u obviously care about advice. visit my profile, post me a question(if its super important, put ***** at the top) and ill answer in 2 days(max), guaranteed. if ur profile isn't publicly visible, i'll answer ur questions on MY profile(NOW WITH 3000 PLUS COMMENTS!!!). thanks! pass it on to ur friends!


I'm going on vacation from***JULY 16-AUGUST 1***. I will not have access to a computer. You can still post advice questions for me to answer, but I won't be able to answer them until August 1. Thank you so much for understanding! Smile


by soccergirl524 on 7/9/2010 6:56:47 PM


I wash my face every night before bed and every morning when I wake up. Is that too much washing? Also, even though I wash every morning and night, and use zit cream (Target brand, that's what my mom buys), I still have at least three really red (and pretty big) pimples on my face everyday. I'm not allowed to use makeup, so there's no way to cover it up either. Is there any other way to keep my skin clear? Like a certain brand that works? (A cheap brand?) And I recently saw on TV a Commercial for Clean & Clear face wash and stuff, do yuo think it works?


Hey girlie, it sounds like you're doing everything you can. Ask your mom to take you to a dermatologist who can help you get rid of it.

Lauren T.

by aubrey31 on 7/9/2010 6:41:21 PM


good ideasSmile i use clean and clear blotting wipes they work rlly well and dont smudge makeup
comment on my profile plz!

by 303911hannah on 7/9/2010 6:34:59 PM


Thanks for the tips. My skin is oily so i def have to try these products.

by abby23 on 7/9/2010 6:30:18 PM


This schoolyear coming up I'm going to be a sophomore and I got into a really good private school. I want to take really neat and organized notes in class, but I feel like my handwriting is sloppy. Do you think there's any way I can improve my handwriting, or will I just have to live with it being messy forever?


Hey girlie, you can practice your writing this summer and try to make it neater, but as long as you can read your notes they can still be neat and organized for you.

Lauren T.

by willowxo on 7/9/2010 6:30:00 PM


sweet i get brak out's badly but i've been using a very good cream nd it has ben woking! its pretty much cleared me up in 2 days but i also wuz using another soad to but ya thanks!

by trisha12 on 7/9/2010 6:26:12 PM


This is great! Sunblock makes my skin suuperr oily!

by peacelovecandy on 7/9/2010 6:25:40 PM


thanks for the tips Smile i have super oily skin!!

check out my profile Smile xoxoxoxo

~magaliciousd Smile

by magaliciousd on 7/9/2010 6:24:09 PM

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