For you beauty risk-takers, Vogue shares 9 dramatic makeup and hair ideas to try in 2014.
30 Scientific Reasons Your 20s Are for Doing What You Want. This is so comforting – and exciting!
Pretty much the most perfect article ever: The Definitive Ranking of Baby-Sitter’s Club Cover Outfits.
Tips for storing & organizing photos, from A Beautiful Mess.
Also from A Beautiful Mess, these frosted mason jar votives look expensive but are CRAZY simple to make.
10 Things Productive People Always Do, from Ms. Career Girl. These are excellent tips.
This is amazing! Guy dances around China in 100 days.
From Elite Daily, 20 Things Women Should No Longer Have to Apologize For. Love this!
Orange is the New Black fans will especially appreciate this: Laverne Cox flawlessly shuts down Katie Couric’s invasive questions about transgender people.
So inspiring (though the comments make some great points that it’s not for everyone): This is what happens when a kid leaves traditional education.
OMG, this is so over-the-top but I can see how a major Austen fan would looove it: Pride & Prejudice Engagement.
This DIY polka dot coverlet would be very cute for a dorm or boho-chic apartment.
In case you missed it this week, Beyonce wrote a short essay on why gender equality is a myth. Couldn’t agree more!
Songstress Lorde also sounded off on feminism this week. We love you Lorde!
If you’ve got parties to attend this weekend, we recommend trying The Beauty Department’s sparkle smudge eye makeup look. So pretty.
Such an important read if you’re embarking upon a New Year’s fitness routine: What you need to know about working out in the cold, from HuffPo.
In case you missed the Golden Globes this weekend, Buzzfeed has the funniest/best moments you missed, in GIF form.
Speaking of the Globes, Yahoo has the 10 GG beauty looks that will inspire you all year. Emma Watson’s makeup was beyond gorgeous.
Ooh, we’re dying to try Alexa Chung’s new eyeliner and mascara collab.
For Hart of Dixie fans, in celebration of the recent premiere: 23 Reasons Zoe Hart and Wade Need to Get Back Together. <3
Stylelist rounds up the best accessories for keeping warm this winter.
And FabSugar has some great winter accessories you can pick up for less than $50.
Haha, this is cute: A new art project recreates emojis in real life.
With winter still upon us, now is the perfect time to make “snow adorable” snowman cupcakes. So. Much. Cute.
Who else is crazy excited for Game of Thrones Season 4? (Counting down the minutes…)
I really love this concept: So long, FOMO, 2014 is all about JOMO.
These hilarious (yet gross – you’ve been warned!) reviews of a 5 lb. bag of gummy bears on Amazon.com will leave you shocked, laughing, and definitely cautious of this sugar-free variety…
This ELLE article on nail polish color pairings is also great inspiration for outfit color combos.
Also from ELLE, some styling ideas for a turtleneck sweater.
Powerful career advice from HBR: Confidence is a numbers game.
Aww, love this infographic: 10 Reasons Grandpa is Cooler Than You.
Haha, we’re all guilty of misquoting movies sometimes.
HackCollege shows you how to search Google like a total pro.
Hahaha, perfection: What character are you?, from the Hairpin.
This is SO true: 10 Things Only Fashion People Like, from Refinery 29.
These cute cartoons are hilarious and a great way to waste a little time.
We like the idea of Swapdom – will be interesting to see if it gets big!
Also from Stylecaster, if your busy schedule is getting in the way of your fitness resolutions (we hear ya), here are 7 ab workouts you can literally do in less than 10 minutes.
’90s kids, did you ever rock any of these embarrassing hairstyles? (Flat twists and butterfly clips were my signatures for a few cringe-worthy years…)
Hmm, interesting little art project involving polaroids of celebs. There’s just something so special about the look of a polaroid.
And finally, clumsy penguins miiight just be cuter than regular penguins.