Inside This Issue: August / September 2012
On sale and in mailboxes July 17!
EXCLUSIVE! Ariana Grande spills on guys...and mean girls
Plus, we got the red-hot Victorious singer and star to share the simple ways Arianators can get her attention in the cyber world.
Check out Ari’s loveable music vid for her song “Put Your Hearts Up” below…
WIN cute new arm candy
Score FREE fall accessories
From slick sunnies to blingin’ bracelets, we’re shelling out glitzy goodies to dress up your signature style. Plus, five hunnies win a $100 shopping spree at Claire’s. CLICK HERE to download September’s Glam It Up Giveaway calendar.
Q: What do we <3 most about a new school year?
A: It’s a clean slate!
Have an AMAZING year…and snag a BF while you’re at it
We’ve got the 411 on landing a date, a kiss and straight A’s this school year. Talk about Miss Popularity!
But she made others freak out over a recent, um, chewy prank. Read our exclusive interview with the Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days star to see what it was.
Punch up your space in under an hour
The perfect jeans for your butt—and budget!
Flip through our amazing denim blowout to find the best pair of blues for Y-O-U.
Test out beauty vlogger Bethany Mota’s (aka YouTube’s Macbarbie07) speedy BTS get-ready routine. Then mark off our 40 mini makeovers you can do in one minute—seriously!
Your new back-to-school 'do
Tear this out and skip to your salon, pronto.
Savor summer well past Labor Day
Throw the coolest end-of-summer bash with our simple how-tos. Then keep that warm ‘n’ fuzzy vacay vibe going all year long with our feel-good tricks.
Web links promoted in the issue
Page 6: Snag Ariana Grande’s cover look
Page 28: Watch these three cinchy ways to get perfect cuffs
Page 30: Colored denim options—all under $25
Page 32: Yes! The best jeans for curvy cuties
Page 41: Win the Clarisonic Acne Clarifying Collection
Page 42: Try our loose waves how-to
Page 76: Yum! Great fall veggie recipes
Page 82: Win a pair of Reebok SmoothFlex sneakers
Page 85: Old school eats for your end-of-summer bash
Page 85: Signature sips for your next party
Page 87: GL’s simple decoupage how-to
Page 89: Make these fashion-forward sugar cookies and fizzy lemonade spritzers
Page 91: Think you have a concussion? The full list of symptoms
What’s HOT this August/September on Girlslife.com?
Check back August 1st for all this and more!
Be a style star!
- 10 pretty pieces you’ll look amazing in, all under $25
- Our 30 fave bags under $30
- Get answers to your biggest fashion, beauty and hair Qs on the daily (we’re workin’ nonstop to make back-to-school a breeze)
Kick off your year right!
- No-fail ways to make a great first impression
- What to say when he looks your way
- How to ace every class (even gym!) starting now
New girl? No problem!
- How to make friends by lunch (really!)
- High school survival secrets from seniors
- You said what? Recovering from awk moments
Go back looking totally fierce!
What’s in your beauty bag?
Tell us which products you can’t live without for a chance to win a sweet stash from P&G beauty
POSTED IN body, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Nickelodeon, Victorious, book reviews, celebrity interviews, Blush Much, Ariana Grande, breakfast, how to dress your shape, fitness, Workouts, back-to-school beauty, GL's best guy advice, how to get a BF, how to flirt, School, back to school, have the best school year ever, DIY school supplies, makeover your morning routine, have a rockin' locker, embarrassing moments, summer parties, how to throw a killer party, advice from Carol Weston, advice from Bill and Dave, advice from GL readers, Karen the editor, Aug/Sept 2012