It’s your complete guide to a sweet, smart, sparkling 2022! In our Dec/Jan issue, the always inspiring Jayden Bartels dishes on everything from fearlessness to fashion. Plus: All the inspo you need to *sleigh* your style (sorry, had to), the sneaky secret to clear skin, real girls share how they are making a difference in their communities, 80+ fabulous gift ideas for everyone you heart (including your crush) and a v. solid argument against New Year’s resolutions (trust). Order now and we'll keep you shining throughout the season…and into an amazing new year.
Girls’ Life magazine
Put some spring in your step
Beauty Babe Fun + Freebies • This month, we’re embracing the extra. Consider it your most aesthetic agenda yet.
Danielle Jalade does way too much (in the best way) • The star of the new Disney+series Saturdays is bringing all the extra—and we’re *so* on board with it.
THE PERFECT PLAYLIST FOR EVERY SPRING BREAK BOOK OBSESSION • An ultra niche music moment for every release on your radar? Say less. Go to girlslife.com/iti to tune in.
Which Taylor Swift Era are you? • Consider this quiz your guide to finding your true inner Taylor (plus the ultimate outfit inspo for The Eras Tour).
PLAN YOUR PERFECT EARTH DAY WITH LEGO® FRIENDS • Ready to bond with your besties *and* show the planet just how much you care on April 22? Answer these Q’s to reveal your ultimate Earth Day agenda…
CATEGORY IS: DENIM ONDENIM • Know what looks good with your favorite jeans, denim skirt or overalls? More denim. No Canadian tuxedos here: This is statement denim paired with the basics for fits that work at a dance, on a date or any day of the week. These jooks (that’s jean looks) are post-on-main worthy.
Hollaback, Girl • Before Gwen Stefani was in her spinning red Voice chair, she was just a ska girlie from Southern California who loved track pants, beanies and bomber jackets. This spring, you can be, too: Take a cue from the best of the ’90s SoCal closets and make them work for Anywhere 2023 by adding metallics, sequins, rhinestones and furry, fluffy accessories.
ARE YOU A MAKEUP MINIMALIST OR MAXIMALIST? • Less is more…or more is more. It’s a choose-your-own-adventure kind of thing.
ARE YOU SECRETLY messing up your skin?
Yep, you’re a nail art pro now • Thanks to some pretty genius hacks—plus the newest stickers, press-ons and polishes—even a novice can, um, nail it.
Power Up Your Pony • GYM CLASS CALLED… AND SHE WANTS HER BORING PONYTAIL BACK. YOUR ASSIGN-MENT: TAKE THE LACK-LUSTER LOOK TO A NEW LEVEL. WHETHER YOU GO FOR SOME-THING A LITTLE MORE INTERESTING OR A LOT MORE GLAM, BUH-BYE BASIC PONY.
Dear Natural Hair: I Love You
Um, is it OK to… • Stuck in a sticky dating sitch? We just solved it.
I S YOUR CRUSH TOO MUCH DRAMA? • WE’LL REVEAL IF THE SHIP IS WORTH THE STRESS.
YOUR DAY-BY-DAY BREAKUP
IS IT TIME TO END THAT FRIENDSHIP? • If she’s gone from trustworthy to toxic, it might be time to call it quits on your bestie bond. Here’s when (and, eek, how) to do it.
Should you break it off with… • These bestie dynamics are common—but are they friendship enders?
THE OVERTHINKING GIRL’S GUIDE TO TOUGH DECISIONS • UNSURE? NOT ANYMORE. FACE THAT NEXT BIG CHOICE WITH CONFIDENCE AND CALM.
STOP STRESSING ABOUT *THIS* ASAP • Time to let yourself off the hook and show yourself the love instead.
Ariana Greenblatt is…complicate • ★ STAR OF THE NEW SCI-FI THRILLER 65 AND THIS SUMMER’S JUGGERNAUT-TO-BE BARBIE KNOWS THAT YOU ARE, TOO.
PICK YOUR PERFECT SUMMER GIG • HONE INTO THE HUSTLE THAT BELONGS ON *YOUR* VISION BOARD (PLUS FIND OUT HOW TO GET IT, STAT)…