Hautelinks: Week of 12/18/14

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Perfect: Shay Mitchell acts out all the reactions you have while watching PLL.

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If you need inspiration to get through finals, look no further. Shonda Rhimes is one amazing woman.

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Did you guys hear? There's a new CEO now in place at American Apparel, replacing ousted Dov Charney. What do you think of this decision?

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Fashionista ranks their best-dressed women of 2014. Agree/disagree with their picks?

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For beauty addicts, The Gloss breaks down the best celebrity makeup looks of the year. Which was your fave?

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This made me so happy: Jenny Slate singing "Landslide" as Marcel the Shell.

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Ellen epically takes down BIC's "pens for women" - love!

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Along similar lines (because Ellen is a badass), here are 18 badass women you didn't hear about in 2014.

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Speaking of kickass women, here are the best books written by women in 2014.

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Your Year in Review: 50 Questions to Help You Reflect, Appreciate, and Get Excited for 2015 via INTO MIND.

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This sweet Christmas proposal video will totally make you tear up.

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Speaking of Xmas, Sam Smith's cover of ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ will get you in the spirit.

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Quiz time! Which reindeer are you actually? I got Blitzen, who apparently "gets s&*% done". Oh Buzzfeed, you're the best.

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For those gifts you need to wrap this weekend: 3 cute and unique gift wrapping ideas.

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Haha, this "Love Actually"-inspired choose-your-own-ending video is a wacky and bizarre take on an Xmas classic.

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This doe-eyed makeup look from xoVain is so pretty and perfect for holiday parties.

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The Natural Contour & Highlight, via The Beauty Department.

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For all of our natural-inclined readers, here are 11 chic natural beauty products that make wonderful gifts.

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For those of legal drinking age, Lauren Conrad has a thin mint holiday egg nog recipe that looks incredible.

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We're pretty sure these are the most stylish twins on Instagram.

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Get into the holiday spirit from head to toe with this gingerbread house-inspired mani.

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ICYMI, we're also blogging over at eBay this month. We've got holiday gift ideas for college students, tips on what to wear to holiday parties, and outfit formulas for New Year's Eve, among other posts. Check 'em if you haven't!

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Not only are we kind of obsessed with Taylor Swift's new album, but we are all about her new 'do. Here's how to accomplish the 1989 waves, via the Wonder Forest.

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Ooh, interesting: What your airplane seat of choice says about you. I'm definitely an aisle person - what about you?

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Food for thought on something we've discussed here on CF before: a Huffington Post writer recently asked herself, "Can I Be a Feminist and a Fashion-Lover?"

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This Year's Best Actors In 9 Kisses, via the NY Times.

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10 Types of Odd Friendships You're Probably a Part Of. This is incredibly detailed - wow!

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CF reader Aubrey sent in a piece she wrote for Thought Catalog on her first night away at college. I think we've all felt like this!

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If you're in NYC during the holiday season, try the 2014 Holiday Window Crawl, which navigates you to the spectacular city storefronts

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Too cute: How a sheep wearing a Christmas sweater was reunited with his family.

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And finally, 13 smooshy cats on glass!!