Mark your calendar: GL's Back-to-School Chat Fest is here!

From what to wear on the first day back to how to make friends in a snap to how to get your crush to notice you exist (finally!), there are a million and one things on your mind this back-to-school season. We totally get it--that's why we're bringing in the big guns. All next week, experts in fashion, beauty, fitness and guys will be taking over GL's Facebook page. And, oh yeah: Carol Weston--our very own Dear Carol!--is kicking it off on Monday with an ask-her-anything advice sesh.

Who's invited? YOU are!

When is it? Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 23, from 6pm to 7pm EST each day

Where is it? On our Facebook wall. All ya need to do is go to

Check out the full schedule below: 

Monday, Aug. 19

Carol Weston talks friends, freak-outs and everything first-day. Seriously, ask her anything! 

Win it! 3 chicas score copies of Melanie in Manhattan 


Tuesday, Aug. 20

Ballet Beautiful's Mary Helen Bowers answers your Qs about getting fit, fast, and feeling good in your own skin.

Win it! 3 fit femmes get long 'n' lean with a gift set of Mary Helen Bowers' Ballet Beautiful workout DVDs 


Wednesday, Aug. 21

Hair and makeup pros from Redken and Maybelline give ya tips on everything from your BTS 'do to easy everyday makeup looks you can actually do.

Win it! 1 lovely lady snags the ultimate BTS beauty bundle loaded with $300 worth of goodies 


Thursday, Aug. 22

What to wear on the first day? GL's own expert stylist Jess the Fashion Editor answers your big fashion Qs. What jeans look best on your bod? What should you wear on the big day? Find out!

Win it! Plus, you'll be automatically entered to win an amazing $500 BTS wardrobe from Paul Frank and Modern Lux


Friday, Aug. 23 

Flirt expert Rachel DeAlto lets ya in on the moves that'll make him yours. Got dude dilemmas? She's got the answers.

Bonus! Each day, we're giving away some seriously sweet prizes, from gift cards to beauty swag. Join the chat to be entered to win! 

Confuzzled? No sweat! Joining a GL Facebook chat is easy as pie. All you have to do is head to our Facebook page. At 6pm EST (that's 3pm PST), we'll post on our wall, welcoming the day's BTS expert and inviting you to post any questions you might have as a comment on that post. Our expert will reply directly to as many girls as she can right up until 7pm EST. To enter to win a prize, all you have to do is leave a comment. We'll post all prize winners directly after that chat is over.

Not on Facebook? No biggie. You don't have to have a Facebook account to watch the chat happen--just go to our Facebook page and see the action unfold. Have a question? Leave a comment on this post or tweet @girlslifemag using #GLchats, and we'll ask our experts for you!


by GL | 2/1/2016