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Girls' Life magazine
It’s the summer of Y-E-S
Beach Reads Giveaway • Find these adventure-packed, magical and all-around fabulous titles each day on girlslife.com.
Summer Fun and Freebies • Sipping lemonade poolside? Snapping selfies on a nature hike? We planned your July so you don’t have to.
Olivia Holt IS OWNING SUMMER 2021 • Between her starring role in Freeform’s twisty new mystery series Cruel Summer and her upcoming album, the 23-year-old is having a moment (again).
PRETTY MUCH • PERSONALLY CURATED YOUR BEACH-DAY PLAYLIST
HOW SOCIAL INFLUENCED ARE YOU? • Let’s be real: Most of us have spent lots of time scrolling this year. But has your FYP *completely* become your persona? Take our quiz to find out…
WE FOUND YOUR Summer Binge • To help you narrow down the evergrowing list of options (praise hands for new shows!), we’ve compiled a handy guide to what’s worth watching based on the movies and shows you already obsess over. You’re welcome.
CHOOSE A SUMMER AESTHETIC FOR YOUR PERFECT TBR
SUIT YOURSELF • Bold, budge-proof bathing suits that look good on the sand or off? Here for it.
BREEZY VIBES • Your beach TBR list is a mile long—and you need the ideal suit to lounge around in while soaking up those pages in the shade. Look for grounded, earthy hues like indigo and rust, plus a splatter of ethereal tie-dye (name a more summery print!). Top things off with a dose of nostalgic denim and crochet. Well-rounded, just like your favorite novel.
SPLASH ZONE • Volleyball on the beach. Paddleboarding on the river. Water polo at the pool. You’re out there—and your suit has to keep up. Seek out sturdy straps and full-coverage cuts in sun-faded brights, then line up the ’90s-inspired accessories for the win. (Belt bags and bucket hats are maybe the real MVPs here.)
NOWAND THEN • Your closet called—it wants a trip back in time. To 1975.
SUMMER MOOD BOARD • *Currently manifesting glowy skin, hot hues and in-your-face accents*
Candy-Colored Nails • Missing art class? You’ve got 10 tiny canvases on your hands—meaning mega opportunities for mini masterpieces. Try chic squiggles or bold, color-blocked geometric tips for the perfect summer statement mani.
Cute Hair Alert! • Your messy bun had its moment (for, um, the past 14 months)—and now it’s time to debut some adorable new ’dos.
Upgrade Your Get-Smooth Strategy • Presenting your completely stress-free guide to silky skin.
Yay, it’s officially pedi season! • Your feet have been hibernating in slipper socks for the past year—and it’s finally time to set them free. (Hello, cute slides and barefoot beach days!)
TRICK OUT YOUR TOOLKIT
NEED A SERIOUS SKIN-SMOOTHING SOLUTION?
polish like a pro… • TRY THESE TIPS FOR THE PERFECT PAINT JOB
MATCH YOUR PEDI TO YOUR MOOD • The experts have spoken: *These* are the coolest colors of the season…
Hey, you! It’s time to get smart about sunscreen • See that book? See that hammock? It’s It’s finally time to log off Zoom—and Zoom-and get outside. But before you step into the sun, there are a few things you need to know about keeping your skin healthy and protected…
Flaunt ’em • Want to let your freck flag fly? Celeb beauty expert Tomy Rivero shares his secret technique for making spots pop.
ALL THE flirting advice YOU NEED THIS SUMMER • Love it or Leave it…