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.
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CHOOSE YOUR winter break ADVENTURE • WHAT’S TRENDING THIS DECEMBER AND JANUARY
Winter Fun and Freebies • They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year…and we’re inclined to agree.
Lily Brooks O’Briant isn’t staying in her lane
THE BOOK TO GIFT EVERY BESTIE IN YOUR SQUAD • If the plot is “giving the best presents ever,” then you just became the main character.
THE ULTIMATE December Content Challenge • This list is guaranteed to take you from finals season to the end of winter break with your chill *actually* intact.
WINTER BREAK MOOD BOARDS FOR EVERY VIBE
WINTER VACAY WITH THE FAM
NEW YEAR’S EVE IS EVERY NIGHT
CABIN FEVER • This winter, life’s a charming ski chalet and you’re just living in it. Pack your softest knits, sherpa accessories and, for the love of everything, don’t forget your most amazing coat. Cozy girl hive, assemble: You are the moment.
FIERCE FALSIES • Consider mascara your training wheels: Sure, it adds some fullness and length to your lashes, but you just know there’s gotta be more. That’s where fake lashes come in. Finding the right pair and putting them on takes some getting used to, but once you figure it out, it’s like riding a bike.
Find your fringe • Pick the perfect pair, then, um, stick the application process.
THAT ALL Glitters • There is literally no better time to look like a disco ball.
THESE ARE YOUR HAIR’S New Year’s resolutions • GREASIES? DAMAGE? FRIZZ? SO 2023.
MEET YOUR Mask Match
QUEEN OF Multi-Masking • ICYMI, the stuff below your neck needs just as much TLC as your face. Whether you have buttne, bacne or just want baby-smooth skin, there’s a mask for that.
HIGH MAINTENANCE HABITS FOR Low Maintenance Mornings • The beauty mantra for 2024? Work smarter, not harder. Invest your time in hacks that save you precious morning routine minutes where it counts (aka when the school bus is t-minus two minutes away).
WAKE UP WITH Amazing Hair • HairTok is full of overnight hair fails, so we asked celebrity hairstylist Ona Diaz-Santin to share which styles *actually* leave you with luxurious locks in the a.m.
WE SLOVED your holiday crush sitches YOU’RE WELCOME
NEW YEAR… NEW BOO? • LET’S TAKE A LOOK INTO THE CRYSTAL BALL THAT IS YOUR 2024 LOVE LIFE.
*THIS* IS A BIG SIGN YOU’RE HEADED FOR A BREAKUP… • Stuck in a meh/awkward/overly dramatic sitch? Consider these not-so-obvious signs it’s time to search for more fish in the sea.
YOU’RE READY TO END IT. NOW WHAT? • A drama-free split may not be entirely possible, but you *can* minimize the fallout as you navigate this uncomfy convo.
YES, YOU ARE *ACTUALLY* GOING TO FINISH YOUR 2023 TO-DO LIST • Push past procrastination and tackle that tedious task, once and for all.
STUCK IN A PROCRASTINATION SPIRAL? • If you are constantly cramming things at the last minute or find you’re not progressing on your goals over time, try these tips.
Should you bail on your bestie? • If you’re sick of dealing with friend drama but aren’t sure what to do next, you’ve come...