Hautelinks: Week of 10/18/12

Avatar:
Zephyr - Editor in Chief
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
12
Hautelinks - your weekly source for the best of the web

*

Get in the Halloween spirit with these 22 New and Creative Ways to DIY Your Pumpkins. Love the metallic and chevron (!!!) ones.

*

FashionIndie helps you find your perfect colors, based on your zodiac sign. Idk how much I believe in this, but I DO love pastels and black, sooo..

*

Rashad Alakbarov Paints with Shadows and Light. So unique and inspiring!

*

Mentalfloss lists the 25 most powerful TV shows of the past 25 years. While there are lots of negatives, it's good to know that TV has had SOME positive influence on the world.

*

Chictopia asks, When Does Sponsored Blogging Cross the Line? While I'm not a big fan of "entire outfits c/o," I'm glad Chictopia mentioned the magazine editor thing - it's mind-boggling that editors get a pass while bloggers are so heavily criticized for wearing free clothes.

*

The Glitter Guide shares a list of real-life-doable DIYs you probably pinned on Pinterest.

*

Are you a member of the 25 Most Devoted Pop Culture Fan Bases? I count myself among at least 10 of these.

*

5 Everyday Things You Won't Believe Are Copyrighted. Crazy!

*

Hahah, love this: The Cracked Guide to Fonts. The Helvetica one made me laugh out loud.

*

Baked Fruit, 3 Ways - perfect for fall get-togethers! Those baked grapefruits look beyond delicious.

*

And speaking of delicious, I am so going to make Halloween compost cookies! Have you guys had the original Momofuku ones? If not, they are a MUST the next time you're in NYC.

*

One more from The Glitter Guide: What You Need for a Cozy Night In.

*

The Test of Adulthood: Are You There Yet?, from HelloGiggles. I've only done 1, 3, and 4. (Sidenote: I am ALWAYS doing 3 - I swear, this is an epidemic in Boston!)

*

We love the triple topsy tail hairstyle. Do you guys remember when topsytails were the coolest thing EVER?! My mom wouldn't buy me the plastic hook so I resorted to DIYing almost daily.

*

Shine lists the best movie makeovers of all time. Everyone loves a makeover!

*

Pretty cool: Alexa Chung is standing up against the use of her image as "thinspo" and is advocating for positive body image in young women.

*

We just discovered Girl Rising. In case you're not familiar, it's an incredible movement, with a film that's very worth your time.

*

7 Things No One Ever Tells You About Breast Cancer. This is such important reading, especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

*

Would you try a banana milkshake hair mask?

*

Also from Glamour: 10 Ways Lisa Frank Totally Predicted the Future. I don't even know what to say.

*

5 Non-Scary Halloween Makeup Ideas, from Lucky.

*

Mental Floss explains why tongue twisters twist the tongue (say that three times fast) - hint: it has more to do with your brain than your mouth.

*

15 Bad Beauty Habits We Really Need to Quit, from NY Mag. So I guess I've been using my Clairsonic incorrectly for about a year now….

*

Emma Watson explains the difference between American guys and English guys to Ellen.

*

Stripes + Sequins shows you how to make Kate Spade-esque glitter notecards - make these now so you can save 'em for the holidays!

*

How to Reboot Your Makeup for Fall, from Allure.

*

Wow, this is awful but I guess it's good to know, right? 4 Truly Scary Facts No One Tells You About Halloween.

*

10 Amazing Beauty Tricks Using Coconut Oil (AKA the best-smelling substance on Earth).

*

What your state is good at, and what it's lame at, from Upworthy. Yay for 4th-grade scientists represent!

*

Also from Upworthy, a video featuring 10 amazing beauty tips you'll never find in a magazine. This is more than worth 3 minutes of your time. :)

*

Teen Vogue asked Lea Michele for her best shopping tips. Shopping with purpose is so key!

*

Annndd following our new trend of finishing these lists off with some cuteness, I hope you're ready for this.

*

Okay, one more: Cutest best friends!!!