Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring Malia Baker!
Our April/May 2022 issue
is in mailboxes and
on newsstands on March 22!
EXCLUSIVE! We're doing mirror affirmations with Malia Baker. The Baby-Sitters Club actress and activist opens up about anxiety, self-love and breaking out of the beauty algorithm to become your most authentic self (we're sooo here for it).
THE SPRING BEAUTY ISSUE
Behold! The Beauty Issue
Our best glow-getters, hair hacks, skin savers and more. These luxe and laid-back looks channel "That Girl" energy (put-together life not required).
68 spring style secrets
Gingham, floral, pastel and lace have been this season's staples for, like, ever. But there are simple ways to make these sweet looks feel fresh and oh-so-2022. Meet you on the picnic blanket...
Stuck in the talking stage? Take our quiz
Nbd, we just uncovered your spring relationship status. Answer these Q's about you + your would-be bae and reveal what's in the cards for you two.
POV: You're the main character
Spring calls for a refresh and reset, bb. Own the moment and protect your energy with confidence cues created just for your star sign.
Tea party with the crew? Don't mind if we do...
Sooo we're spilling the tea on the Pinterest-worthy party of your dreams. Just invite your BFFs and it's pinkies up!
Busy babes, unite!
You deserve a lazy day. Regardless of what your insane schedule dictates or what your parents say, it's kind of crucial to relax on the regular. Here's how to make it happen.
The ~ultimate~ guide to changing up your hair color
No doubt, coloring your hair takes some commitment, but trying a totally new shade or just a few baby highlights is a great way to express yourself. We asked the experts for their pro tips on dyeing your 'do without it ending in disaster.
Yup, *this* is how to get your dream internship
The best way to take your future from vision board to IRL? Score a sweet summer gig. From cover letters to networking, we've got all the answers on how to get your career journey started.
Cancel PMS breakouts
Trust us: It's time to sync your skincare to your cycle. Turns out your period might be messing with your face more than you thought. Dw, we can help with that.
Think positive—the right way
Bad vibes, begone! Yup, toxic positivity *is* a thing (and, tbh, it's not good for you) so here's how to look up...while staying grounded.
Hey! Here's how to eat more veggies (picky eater-approved)
Can't bear to eat Brussels sprouts? Think artichokes are awful? That was us—until it wasn't. Hear us out...
Talk to your mom about...anything
Constantly clashing? Go from major miscommunication to seriously in-sync with this step-by-step convo guide.
Manifesting it: You, crushing it at crushing
Stuck left on read and pining from afar? Gain the courage to take control of your romance story—your way—before the school year is done.
Everything you need to watch, read and listen to this season...
Spencer Barbosa spills on finding self-love beyond TikTok (hint: look inward and do the work). We queued up *everything* to stream while you're stuck at home this spring break—and, yep, these movies and shows will take you around the world. Plus, actress Chloe Coleman is the new queen of the geeks—and we're obsessed (stay tuned to see her in *tons* of upcoming top secret flicks). Finally, we found the best book to match your mani!
In this issue, you'll also find...
🌟 Hey, it's time to love losing
Yep, you read that right. Winning isn't everything—and experiencing failure might be *just* what you need to succeed.
💞 Talk. About. Your. Body.
Feeling empowered to discuss your body openly and without embarrassment is essential for about a million reasons. So why are so many girls still silent?
💪 The throwback workout you didn't know you needed
Hint: It's a hop, skip and a jump away. Jumping rope is srsly an amaze workout. Here's how to master some of the most magnificent moves.
👄 "Beauty isn't binary"
YouTuber Brendan Jordan tells their story of discovering makeup and their gender identity in this v. empowering essay.
☔ Upgrade your rainy day
Now even dreary Saturdays can still pass the vibe check. Read on for amaze inspo on *every* rainy day activity you can imagine—with your BFF, your fam and even your bae.
+ Dear Carol on tackling friend group drama
+ You need to avoid *these* tricky love triangles
+ The newbie's guide to...putting on lipstick
+ We gathered up a perf playlist for any sitch (find them all on our Spotify!)
+ Allllll the awkward spring break moments
+ Tons of fun and freebies
...and so much more!
FREE STUFF ALERT
WIN! SPECTACULAR SPRING READS GIVEAWAY
Get reading this spring with the ~ultimate~ picks—from page-turning adventures to fantastical dramas and relatable romances. Update your TBR list (and enter to win!) rn right HERE. 📚🥰
WIN! FRESH SPRING PICKS GIVEAWAY
Upgrade your springtime mood in an instant with the sweetest surprises. Stash these fab finds in your trendiest tote (and enter to win!) rn right HERE. 🌷✨
WIN! GL'S 2022 BEAUTY AWARDS
We don't believe in beauty *secrets*. Instead, we love to flaunt our faves and show you exactly how to get happy hair, silky skin and that oh-so-natural glow we're all craving. Read up and shop the entire guide (plus, enter to win a basket of our top picks!) HERE. 💋💜
WIN! SPRING BEAUTY BABE GIVEAWAY
Gorgeous, gorgeous girls: Treat yourself to the best in beauty plus awesome accessories, snazzy surprises and *so* much more. Win it all starting April 1 right HERE. 💄🛍️
Website mentions in April/May 2022...
Don't see a link? Check back soon!
+ Intern for Girls' Life this summer, fall or beyond! Find out how to apply HERE. 📝
PAGE 3: What's trending on girlslife.com this APRIL and MAY...
+ One quiz every single day this April?! We're sooo into it. Take them all right HERE. 🎉
+ The v. obvious (but easy to miss!) ways your crush shows they care HERE. 😘
+ A step-by-step guide to the dreamiest pre-prom hang (ft. an amaze playlist!) HERE. 💃
+ 21 sweet 'n' simple ways to make your besties smile HERE. 💗
+ Soooo we just redid your room for spring (and it's literally perfect) HERE. 🌵
PAGE 4: On the APRIL calendar...
+ Plant a butterfly and bee garden for Earth Day, your how-to HERE.
+ Quiz: We found the lippie to match your oh-so-you aura HERE.
+ WIN! One beautiful babe and her bestie will each score fabulous freebies from SeneGence (worth over $380!). Get set for your spring refresh with luscious lip glosses, chic crème-to-powder eyeshadows, hydrating lash primer + mascara and a luxe lip mask. Enter all April long right HERE. 😍
+ Want to eat more veggies? GL girls share the dishes that won them over HERE. 🥬
+ Chamomile or passionfruit? We're spilling on the most ~delish~ tea party recipes HERE. 🍵
+ Terrific TikTok tutorials abound! Our faves for a rainy day right HERE. 📱
+ Make *your* intern application sparkle 'n' shine (for any field, natch) with our tips HERE. 🖊️
+ Join us for Cal-a-Vie Health Spa's Mom & Teen Week this summer—all the deets right HERE. 🐚
April/May 2022 Cover (Malia Baker): Photographed by Sean Scheidt. Styled by Leila Bani. Hair by Alicia Chowen. Makeup by Zabrina Matiru. Fashion: Photographed by Sean Scheidt. Styled by Lo VonRumpf. Hair by Heather Weppler for Exclusive Artists using Oribe. Makeup by Agostina for Exclusive Artists using Glossier.
The Beauty Issue: Collage created using images from instagram.com/camimendes, instagram.com/hallebailey, instagram.com/jaydenbartels, instagram.com/sydney_sweeney, instagram.com/paigehyland1, instagram.com/maudeapatow, instagram.com/yarashahidi. Main Character: instagram.com/charlidamelio. Tea Party: instagram.com/irisapatow. Busy Babes: instagram.com/anastowell. Hair Color: instagram.com/makhyli. Positive: instagram.com/avajules_. Mom: instagram.com/niasioux. Crush: instagram.com/dean_congiusta. Entertainment: instagram.com/spencer.barbosa. Spring Reads Giveaway: instagram.com/lexxhidalgo. The Beauty Awards: Sean Scheidt.