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Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring Peyton Elizabeth Lee!

Our October/November 2018 issue starts hitting mailboxes and newsstands on September 18! Here's a peek at what you'll find inside...

Andi Mack's Peyton Elizabeth Lee and a few of her most fashionable friends (Navia Robinson, Sky Katz and Ruby Rose Turner) go west in fall’s fiercest lewks—while chatting about the power of female friendships and the beauty of staying true to yourself.


Get pumped
Breaking news: Grandpa sneakers are here to stay. How to style the chunky (and comfy!) kicks—plus our 8 fave pairs. MORE: Our bevy of bargain intergalactic bitty bags are out of this world.

Prints charming
We raided the closets of Rowan Blanchard, Bailee Madison and Lucy Hale...and now we’re mad over perfect plaid, femme florals and structured stripes.

Style icon
From a starring spot on A&E’s reality show Born This Way to a clothing collab with Hello Kitty, Megan Bomgaars shares the secret to her boundless success.

Beauty notebook
Let a quartet of major mantras inspire your latest look—from gilded lids to loud lips. PLUS: Throw a spooky spa night, *nail* the negative-space mani, shake up your school strands, don one of our easy DIY dance ’dos and score Halloween hair that slays. MORE: Your ultimate glow-up guide includes a schooling on how to shine...with a roundup of *dazzling* highlighters.

"I am more than my acne"
One girl shares how she *finally* accepted her skin.

QUIZ! What's your secret ask-them-out style?
Step 1: Take this quiz. Step 2: Ask them out! Here's how.

Friendzone fixers
You've been flirting why aren't you dating yet? It’s possible they see you as just a friend. Here's how to shake up your relationship status.

"Why does he do that?"
Curious about your crush’s sudden stint of shyness? Allow us to explain the most baffling boy behaviors...

Movies + TV + music and more!
Scaredy-cat Jaz Sinclair dishes on Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Four scary-inspiring Halloween looks from your fave females on TV. KJ Apa shares the #1 reason you should see The Hate U Give. And Johnny Orlando spills on new music—and kissing Kenzie.

The new feel-good guide
At a loss for words? Allow us to introduce you to a few new feel-good, fantastic and just plain fab terms that will ease your worries and lighten up your life.

QUIZ! Who is your secret soul sister?
If you haven’t found yourself a bestie for the restie yet, don’t fret. Here’s how to find the perf pal to balance you out.

Eleanor on her own
This self-described "queer activist sick kid" is owning her identity— and there’s something she wants you to know.

The Crafty Life of LaurDIY
YouTuber Lauren Riihimaki turned her hobby into an empire. This craft boss shares her journey from DIY-lover to full-on Martha Stewart status.

Crystal clear
Raise your hand if you don’t understand crystals, but want to. (Hi!) Get the guide on how to *rock* this wellness trend—and shop our pretty, powerful picks.

Skin food
Acne, rosacea, dark circles, puffiness...the worst, right? But it turns out some of your most pesky skin sitches actually can be solved with just a few simple food switches. Who knew?

Dear Carol breaks down everything from boobs to boys; We spill secrets all smart girls know; What to say when your bestie when tragedy strikes; 11 little things to be thankful for this year; The yummiest (and easiest) cookies *ever* and so. much. more!


Teen Read Week
Fall = cooler weather. Which means it's the perfect time to slip into some flannel PJs, light a pumpkin spice candle and curl up with a hauntingly good read. To help you pick the perfect page turner, we're giving a new one away *every* single day this month. Go HERE to enter to win each one.


Website mentions in October/November 2018...

PAGE 6: What's hot on for October and November...
+ We know what you should be for Halloween based on your zodiac sign. Click HERE to take the quiz!
+ The *best* homecoming looks under $50. Go HERE to shop.
+ 25 beauty shortcuts you'll wish you tried sooner. Get the beauty scoop HERE.
+ The sweetest, spookiest snacks, games, decor and more for your Halloween party. Click HERE for the deets.
+ 15 love-yourself mantras to use every day. Go HERE to get inspired.
+ Everyone can relate to these crush #fails. Go HERE to read 'em all.
PAGE 28: Click HERE for a cinchy ice-dyeing tutorial
PAGE 73: Click HERE for the simplest honey mask ever.
PAGE 82: Click HERE delish infused milk recipes.
PAGE 84: Click HERE to help all women and girls gain access to period products. 
Don't see your URL? Check back soon!

Photo credits: August/September cover: Sean Scheidt. Dad sneakers: @alysilverio. Nails: @mpnails. Megan Bomgaars: Image courtesy Sanrio. The Hate U Give: Erika Doss. Eleanor Wheeler: Eleanor Wheeler. LaurDIY: Lauren Riihimaki.

by GL | 9/7/2018
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