My crush caught me staring at him
Dear Carol: Can you lose weight too fast?
Exclusive: The Thundermans' star Kira Kosarin shares the second half of season two's wacky adventures
How a simple compliment could change your mood
Instant Pinspiration: DIY V-Day gifties for all the peeps you love
Pucker up! Check out our step-by-step guide to bold lips
Treadmill workouts that won't bore you to death
What’s your alter ego?
Sneak a peek at our Feb/March issue starring Laura Marano!
Nickelodeon's Bella and the Bulldogs Premieres TONIGHT at 9 PM!
More Friends = More Fun
CREATE A PROFILE
GL Tweets !
9 HOURS AGO The Vamps just started a war with Fifth Harmony: http://t.co/6djSXGGqpA
12 HOURS AGO Exciting new for @ShawnMendes fans: http://t.co/o8tNHMmSBX
13 HOURS AGO .@Meghan_Trainor covered @5SOS's "Don't Stop," and it was amazing: http://t.co/BwuteeHODC
42 Comments | Add Yours
1. Think of your crush
2. Make a heart with your hands
3. Kiss your hand heart
4. Put your hand where you real heart is
YOUR CRUSH WILL ASK YOU OUT TOMORROW!!!!!!!
5. This only works if you post this on your favorite GL article
by jsneed8542 on 6/19/2013 1:26:07 PM
im african american and i have medium length hair(it comes a little pass my shoulders). ive been keeping perms and other harsh chemicals away from my hair for about two years now, but i dont have the option to was my hair every 7-10 days at home because of its frizziness it gets when water gets in it, i go to a salon though but it gets pricey sometimes. Idk what to do?
by symone2011 on 8/20/2012 6:51:38 PM
by chocolatecharme on 8/6/2012 12:37:45 PM
Hey caligirl99, the key to growing out your hair is to find which hair products work for you. It's important to keep your hair moisturized and healthy. Never go to sleep without your hair wrapped up in a bonnet or scarf, because having your hair unprotected can cause breakage. I am Black ans I use Olive Oil shampoo, conditioner and lotion. See if that stuff works for you. It smells good and leaves your hair soft and clean. Ask some of your girlfriends and relatives what they use fir more options. Set up a routine for washing your hair, maybe every 10 or 14 days. Eating healthy also affects hair growth so munch on fruits and veggies. Hope this helps! Xoxo
What are some tips for growing out long, healthy African-American type hair? Thanks! Lynae P.
by caligirl99 on 8/4/2012 4:20:32 PM
by rainbows_rawr on 8/3/2012 7:47:20 PM
THANK YOU DG! I have short coily hair and it kinda annoyed me you didn't have any hair advice for my hair type.
by Glitterheart16 on 8/3/2012 1:16:58 AM
I am not African, I really need some advice on hair. I have shoulder length hair that's really thick. Any advice for cute hair tips??
by crazy for horses on 8/2/2012 11:53:37 PM
Thank you GL for posting this! Its good to know you guys would be sweet enough to post tips on how to take care of black people's hair. I'm African American and have naturally curly hair and I agree with these tips. Most of them I've heard, since my mother has always told me to take care of my hair because its different from most people's hair and it needs more attention, but some people don't know this tips and so now black girls can take care of their hair PROPERLY! Again thanks for posting this...
by MusicTaughtMeHowToLive on 8/2/2012 11:40:46 PM
This is great and everything. But i am not African American and do not have this type of hair. I was looking for some bts ideas but none of these will work.
by diamondgirl4404 on 8/2/2012 11:25:52 PM
Thanks so much. My hair is chemically straightened but it's still nice to see some great tips that represent african americans! I have waited for something like this that helps us sisters out.
by andsothelionfellinlovewiththelamb on 8/2/2012 9:52:47 PM
by PeaceKool on 8/2/2012 6:50:56 PM
@GigiWuzAHere I wonder too! Well once my teacher was talking about it and said some people think saying black is offensive.. even though it's true. I don't get it(neither does my teacher)
Anyway thank you SO much GL!!!!! You don't know how much I appreciate this! I've been waiting for this for SO LONG.
by PeaceKool on 8/2/2012 6:42:32 PM
This was really helpful!!! Thanks GL :-D
by rosesong on 7/31/2012 3:58:50 PM
This is going to help me soooooo much! ( although, I do wounder why people say "African American" when not all black people are African...?)
by GigiWuzAHere on 7/31/2012 10:29:45 AM
Thank you GL so much for this, I've been reading this magazine for a while (I'm 18 now) and while you feature great tips for hair and fashion, you usually feature tips for non-african american body,hair, and skin issues, So Thank you for giving us some tips catered specfically for our unique-ness. Please continue to this!
by sassygirl93 on 7/30/2012 11:22:31 PM
OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH GL!!!!! YOU ARE MY ROADMAP TO WOMANHOOD AND YOU TEACH ME SO MUCH AND I AM SOOOOOOOOO GRATEFUL TO YOU!!!!!
by pitbullrox16 on 7/30/2012 10:51:56 PM
THANK- YOU GL!
by KilgoreGURL on 7/30/2012 10:15:49 PM
Thank you!!! I always felt like this site ignored us black girls. I've been waiting for this for sooo long. I can't even use your hair tips sometimes cuz you only help those with fine hair.
by juicypeach09 on 7/30/2012 8:24:38 PM
by bubblegum girl on 7/30/2012 7:48:41 PM
I am really happy about this article... I wrote to GL asking about more things for African American girls like myself... maybe this will start a change for more equal opportunity beauty tips!
by PrincessLuigi14 on 7/30/2012 6:43:34 PM
by artistchic99 on 7/30/2012 5:10:56 PM
Finally! Y'all never talk about OUR type of hair. Y'all are always talking about wash you hair daily and I'm like yeah I'm black so the rules are a little different. Thank you so much!!!!! I agree with everyone else now y'all need to give us makeup tips.
by Girlygirl0906 on 7/30/2012 3:03:19 PM
This was a great article! I have completely unmanageable hair that only certain products can tame. I'm mixed my mom is site and my dad is African American. I used this amazing line of products in my hair called Mixed Chicks. My hair has never been healthier! I highly recommend it to other mixed girls!
by zozo2903 on 7/30/2012 12:58:18 PM
Hey girls! Need help with styling your hair? Need to know the perfect hairstyle for that special occasion or for bowling with your buds? Then join my group "Hair Styling Help" (http://www.girlslife.com/Club.aspx?id=10902)! I will post hair tips and ideas daily and answer your hair questions daily! Positions are open!
by LovePeaceHope on 7/30/2012 12:53:05 PM
I am not African-American, but I really enjoyed this article. This is the first hair/beauty article i have EVER seen done by GL that is specifically for ethnic hair! I find it a little disappointing that it took so long for you to finally write an article like this. Better late than never, I guess.
by jasperrose on 7/30/2012 10:26:31 AM
by fashiondiva4 on 7/30/2012 9:54:58 AM
by WinnieGirlie on 7/30/2012 1:42:31 AM
by caligirl99 on 7/29/2012 10:59:38 PM
♥Need advice on all things girl?♥ ☆Well then, join girls ONLY VIP ☆ ◉We give the best advice on everything, and we are on all the time so we will reply fast!◉✽☼☺
by snagmonkey on 7/29/2012 9:53:05 PM
by txtingirl on 7/29/2012 9:43:51 PM
Hey girls!! So do you have trouble with your hair? Hate just keeping your hair down because your can't figure out what to do with your hair? join this club, and I'll tell you what to do with your hair just about every day! It's called Daily Hair Styles
by kpianoplayer on 7/29/2012 7:45:17 PM
Oh Thank YOU! Thank YOU! Thank YOU!
Been waiting for something for this for like, AGES!
Finally, something I can actually try, GL should do this more often. I really hope this isn't a one time thing!
by Dee_Has_Cookiez on 7/29/2012 6:52:57 PM
Thanks this is really helpful, hope you guys do makeup tips for African American girls as well.
by findingmyself655 on 7/29/2012 6:46:42 PM
thank you so much i have such a hard time finding magazines with hair styles for my hair type xoxo
by nadia10 on 7/29/2012 5:47:14 PM
Thanks! I agree with nerdygurl12, can we get some makeup ideas for us blacks??? will be most appreciated.
by superangel33 on 7/29/2012 5:46:58 PM
by 8322849 on 7/29/2012 4:30:46 PM
Thank you sooooo much!It's so hard to find a place where they consider black people and their needs too.These are great tips!
by realchk on 7/29/2012 1:56:41 PM
by daninic on 7/29/2012 1:54:03 PM
FINALLY thank you GL now for makeup......
by nerdygurl12 on 7/29/2012 1:19:11 PM
Love you guys for this! Finally!
While we are on the topic of black hair, join my club Black Girls Rock! It's for all the beautiful girls of color out there that need tips on black hair things and many more.
by snowver11 on 7/29/2012 12:45:24 AM
Thank you GL!!! I thought no one understood how hard it is to take care of African American hair. Great tips! I am now transitioning from relaxed to natural hair so I have been looking all or the Internet looking for stuff.
by snowver11 on 7/29/2012 12:32:52 AM
Finally! that you GL! God bless you guys, i love you ten times more now! i don't get my hair relaxed but i do have curly/wavy hair. this can actually work for curly girls too guys!
P.s. join my new club just for curly or wavy hair. we share tips such as these ones.
by briana13 on 7/29/2012 12:20:20 AM
QUIZ: Could *you* be a QB?
In the game of life, are you the star player...
or just sitting pretty on the bench?
CLICK HERE to take the quiz,
*plus* meet QB Bella from
Bella and the Bulldogs.