Beach Blanket Book Club
Soak up (and score!) these splashy summer reads at girlslife.com/ bbbc2021
Spring Break Staycation
Travel plans on hold this year? No worries—home is where it’s happening. Here’s how to map out the ideal anti-getaway right in your own backyard...
Ditch Your Dusty Workout Excuses
The first step to fitness? Conquering your can’ts.
Sooo…how exactly do I do life again?
After a year spent staring at screens, we’ve all kind of forgotten how to, well, actually *do* irl things. We’re here to help you remember how to be your best self when it’s time to re-enter the world.
The Six Reasons You're Not Dating… (Yet!); Which Secret Thing Might Be Keeping You From Bae Bliss?
Stop us if this sounds familiar: One of your girls is swooning over how cute her crush looked in class. Your track teammate is asking if you’ve hit up that new drive-in movie spot because she wants to take her girlfriend this weekend. Your bestie just shared the sweet Spotify playlist her BF made for her. And let’s not even talk about the cringey-but cute “good morning” texts your friends can’t stop screenshotting and sending your way.
Spring Clean Your Love Life
The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the flowers are blooming—spring is here once again. But if the gray days of winter have let your love life a little, well, worse for wear, it might be time to break out the metaphorical mop and broom. Here’s how to make your heart sparkle in five easy steps...
Spring clean your beauty life
We sanitize our hands about a million times per day at this point, but your makeup kit needs some love, too. Yep, those brushes and sponges can harbor harmful bacteria and even, gasp, microscopic dead mites between the bristles. (Sorry to go there, but we thought you should know.)
Live Your Best Brow Life
Thanks to 2020, you've mastered the at-home mani and can trim your bangs with your eyes closed (well, almost). Next up? Maintaining your brows…without a drop of wax, spool of thread or a spare set of hands.
Your Skin, All Glowed Up
The Newbie’s Guide To…
Sawyer Sharbino is going to put you first
Maybe it’s the fact that he grew up with two big sisters (hey, Brighton and Saxon). Or maybe it’s his star-studded BGF squad (think: Txunamy Ortiz, Piper Rockelle and Elliana Walmsley). Whatever it is, 15-year-old singer and YouTuber Sawyer Sharbino just want to treat a girl right.
5 completely honest confessions from Ruth Righi
You know Ruth Righi best as Sydney Reynolds on Disney’s Sydney to the Max (back on Disney Channel for a third season starting March 19). And while the 15-year-old actually has a lot in common with her onscreen alter ego (to start, they're both biracial and amazing bass players), we decided it was time to dig even deeper. Below are five brutally honest, real-life confessions straight from Ruth herself.
THIS YEAR, I AM MY OWN VALENTINE IN AND THAT 'S OK
A LOVE LETTER TO MYSELF…AND ALL THE SINGLE GIRLS OUT THERE
We Have Our First Female Vice President - Here's Why That Matters To Me.
Kamala Harris isn’t just the VP— she’s proof that our generation can dream bigger than we ever thought possible.
Yes, you *can* have everything you want
It’s time to manifest your biggest dreams. Because making (and not keeping) new year’s resolutions is so last year.
I didn't even get to say goodbye
Losing a loved one can feel like a nightmare you never wake up from. Here’s how one GL girl got through the sudden death of her boyfriend—and learned to dream again.
How to Recover from a Really Bad Call
Everyone makes mistakes. Here’s how to move past regret, repair your rep—and heal yourself.
Ditch the Friend Drama!
Hint: It starts with what you say—and how you say it.
But First, Coffee
It’s a rare day when you open up TikTok or Instagram Stories and see your fave influencers *without* a giant Dunkin’ iced coffee in hand. And for years, Starbucks’ ubiquitous cups have been seen as a status symbol—even considered an actual accessory.
The bad beauty habit I *finally* broke
How life in lockdown taught me to stop nibbling my nails.
How to Fix Your 2020 Brain
Want to get back to feeling good? We asked mental health experts to share their steps for lowering your anxious feelings and upping the optimism.
Hayley LeBlanc is here
She grew up on YouTube, but now Hayley LeBlanc is ready to run the world, in her very own way.
About To Say *This*? Here's Why You Should Think Again...
Nix these six negative sayings and you'll instantly feel stronger and more self-assured.
What to Know Before You Mistletoe
How to make your break Holly Lolly – with or without a BAE.
Share The Love
Hark! Here’s how to spread some supersized seasonal splendor.
Are Breakups Secretly The Best? Hear Us Out...
6 love resolutions from the biggest relationship busts.
Lilia Buckingham Is Everyone's Best Friend
When was the first time you spotted Lilia on your Insta feed?
Sascha Nastasi - Rules To Chill By
The 17-year-old actress is the incredibly wise, super honest pal we all need in our lives.
Confessions of an accidental beauty queen
In the middle of a stressful senior year, Aneesa Sheikh, 18, signed up for a state beauty pageant on a whim…and won. Now, as she competes this month for the Miss Teen USA national title, she reflects on how an unlikely experience uncovered her most authentic self.
Read *this* before you snoop
Why we sleuth—and how to stop.
Is *everyone* a liar?
These days, the truth matters more than ever. Why we fib—and how to limit our lies.