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Hautelinks: Week of 11/29/12


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* 34 Insanely Simple Two-Ingredient Recipes, from Buzzfeed. These are so cool!

* Lauren Conrad shares tips on breaking in a new pair of boots.

* BirchBox has some cool braided hairstyle ideas for holiday parties.

* What your favorite store says about you, from The Gloss. Hahaha! “You are reading this on a bicycle. You have always been on a bicycle.”

* Jezebel breaks down Lindsay Lohan’s many costumes in Liz & Dick. I’ll be honest – I only got through the first 15 minutes, but I do have to say, the costumes were pretty fantastic.

* 5 Insane Pop Culture Crossovers That Almost Happened. #1 would have been AMAZING! John Hughes?!

* Also from Cracked, 6 Insane (But Convincing) Fan Theories About Kids Cartoons. This will blow your mind!!

* Speaking of mind-blowing, Mentalfloss shares 6 Pieces of Folksy Wisdom That Are Actually True. I had heard a few of these, but 3 and 4 were new to me.

* Hahah, there’s really no word to describe Random Penguins…. other than “awesome”.

* If you were on Facebook this week, you probably saw people posting a “copyright notice” in response to Facebook’s privacy policies. However, as Lifehacker explains, the notice doesn’t do anything at all. Bottom line: If you don’t want Facebook to have rights to your content, don’t post it on Facebook. (And always research before you re-post these “notices” – 99% of the time, they’re BS.)

* What Should I Read Next? A Hipster Flowchart, from Goodreads, helps you find the perfect hipster book to read over book. (The first question is perfection.)

* Speaking of books, this author map would be fantastic for a dorm room! (You can zoom in on parts of the picture on the poster’s website.)

* From HuffPo, “Milking” is the latest internet craze in Europe. What do you think of this trend? Since I’m lactose intolerant and avoid milk, this is pretty much the stuff of my nightmares…

* The Beauty Department shows you how to define your eyes with “no liner” eyeliner.

* In other beauty news, L’Oreal announced that they are buying Urban Decay Cosmetics, and Temptalia explains what this means for UD’s stance on animal testing.

* If you like glitter, you will love Beautylish’s 7 dazzling holiday manicure ideas.

* HelloGiggles did a great post on how and why to avoid “giving in” to anger – so important during this stressful time of year!

* Teen Vogue shares 11 Crafty Gifts for the DIY-Obsessed.

* 10 Easy Recipes for 20-Somethings Who Can’t Really Cook, from ThoughtCatalog. Hahah: “Preheat oven to 400 F. (Yes, you have an oven in your apartment.)”

* Also from ThoughtCatalog, 7 Lies We Have to Stop Telling Our Friends. Oh, it’s true.

* The Glitter Guide did a great roundup of pretty, multi-layered outfits for fall and winter.

* One more from Glitter Guide: Makeup Tips for Girls with Glasses.

* How to Get Flawless Skin Without Looking Cakey, from one of our fave gurus, Goss Makeup Artist.

* Glamour lists the 20 best beauty quotes of all time. Cheesy? Sure, but we still love them.

* 7 of Life’s Simple-Yet-Perfect Moments, from Thought Catalog. Awww! This is wonderful.

* OhNoTheyDidn’t did a roundup of commercials your favorite stars did before they were famous. These are pretty much the video equivalent of embarrassing yearbook pictures… and it’s amazing.

* And finally, because we couldn’t pick just one cute animal picture this week: Here. Are. Three.

Posted on on November 29, 2012 / Filed Under: Hot Websites / Tags: , ,

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4 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 11/29/12”

  1. 1
    November 29th, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Are you trying to derail the entire work day!? Every single one of these links is calling to be read!

  2. 2
    November 30th, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    The two ingredient recipes are GENIUS!!!

  3. 3
    December 2nd, 2012 at 2:33 am

    Love the one on glasses-people never think about how make-up works with an accessory that takes up your face!

  4. 4
    December 4th, 2012 at 2:07 am

    The before-they-were-famous ads are HILARIOUS!

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