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Girls' Life magazine

Girls' Life magazine

August/September 2021

Girls' Life is the #1 magazine for girls ages 10+. Expert advice on school, friendship, family and crushes plus fab fashion inspiration, skincare and beauty tips, pro fitness advice, craft and party DIYs, celeb interviews and more. Parents' Choice award winner.

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United States
Red Engine LLC
R 85,50
R 284,77
6 Issues

in this issue

6 min
virgo season is here to help us all get back on track

Studious and hardworking, Virgo energy works to prime everyone (no matter their sign) to put their best, most focused foot forward. If you find yourself color-coding all your notebooks by subject or tidying up your desk in the weeks before school starts, you can thank Virgo season for the sudden burst of inspo. What’s also cheery about this time of year is the number of planets (Venus, Mercury, Mars) that enter chatty, diplomatic Libra. They give everyone the chance to catch up, make new friends and put them-selves out there more. (Trying out for drama club? Making the track team for the first time? Check and check!) By the time the sun enters Libra on Sept. 22, everyone will feel optimistic about the rest of the year, thanks to the extra…

1 min

Do these 10 things before summer is over Chewing gum is one of them! 8 somewhat surprising study hacks 5-minute breakfasts to jump-start your morning 25 fire first-day fits The perfect playlist for any back-to-school mood Quiz! Which after-school passion should you pursue? How to get your crush to notice you this year School’s back in sesh so make the weekend *count* 10 THINGS: INSTAGRAM.COM/BRYANT, CRUSH: INSTAGRAM.COM/BROOKLYNANDBAILEY, WEEKEND: INSTAGRAM.COM/BRYANT, PLAYLIST: INSTAGRAM.COM/MAKHYLI, FIRST DAY: INSTAGRAM.COM/ZAHARAJUAREZ, STUDY HACKS: JULNICHOLS/GETTY IMAGES, QUIZ BRUSHES: MITSHU/GETTY IMAGES…

3 min
12 recs for tfw you need new content

NEVER HAVE I EVER (NETFLIX) Never Have I Ever is one of those rare shows that actually gets high school—and all the drama that comes with it. In season two, we delve deeper into Devi’s life *plus* see her navigate some new romance as well. Which, yes, please. JULY 15 THE BOSS BABY: FAMILY BUSINESS (THEATERS AND PEACOCK) Tim and Ted (aka the OG Boss Baby) have grown up (and grown up apart) by the beginning of this sequel, but they’re reunited when a new Boss Baby named Tina sends them on a fresh mission. JULY 2 GOSSIP GIRL (HBO MAX) Embrace your bougie side and get ready to sip some steamy Upper East Side tea because Gossip Girl is officially back. Yes, the characters are different, but the mix of luxe fashion and addictive…

3 min
we found the perfect pages for your pack

HOW TO BECOME A PLANET BY NICOLE MELLEBY ALGONQUIN YOUNG READERS, $17 Pluto, 12, wants to have a fun summer spending time with her bestie Meredith and hanging at the planetarium—but her depression and anxiety has other ideas. When Pluto's mom persuades her to work at their pizza shop, Pluto bonds with Fallon. Together, they forge a friendship while learning to navigate the challenges of growing up. THE BOX IN THE WOODS BY MAUREEN JOHNSON KATHERINE TEGEN BOOKS, $19 High schooler (and amateur detective) Stephanie “Stevie” Bell is back to solve another deadly mystery. This time the year is 1978, at a camp called Sunny Pines. As she investigates, Stevie winds up on a true crime podcast about the case. But things at Sunny Pines soon take a dark turn: Forget solving the case—Stevie needs to make…

3 min
your bts beauty vibe, found

IF YOU’RE ALWAYS: Leading a student government meeting Your cal is stacked, pack leader, but put-together and polished is the name of the game. Try a smattering of sparkles, gelled brows that won’t budge (not a hair out of place!) and a gloss you can reapply sans mirror. Starter Pack IF YOU’RE ALWAYS: Painting in the art studio Your artistic skills abound no matter the canvas. Highlight your creativity by getting comfy with geometric shapes and cool color pairings only you could pull off. Starter Pack IF YOU’RE ALWAYS: Running lines in the theater Reach for the stars, bb, and by stars, we mean movie-star-worthy makeup. You’ve got mega confidence, which means a fiery lip, bold bronzer and look-at-me liner are natural choices for you. Starter Pack IF YOU’RE ALWAYS: Warming up in the band room You’ve perfected your cello…

1 min
even more of your gyno q’s—answered!

DO I HAVE TO GET NAKED? Yes and no. While you will be asked to remove your clothes and underwear once you enter the examination room, you’ll also be given a hospital gown so you can cover up. WHAT IF MY DOC IS A MAN? Whether your doc is male or female, trust that he or she is a professional through and through. However, your comfort is key. If you just don’t feel right being examined by a male doctor, talk to your parents about switching over. Same goes for any doctor who just doesn’t put you at ease. SHOULD I STILL GO TO THE GYNO IF I HAVE MY PERIOD? You may want to consider rescheduling. Hormonal changes during your period can make your breasts extra sensitive, and you’ll likely feel uncomfortable with a…