Hautelinks: Week of 11/10/11

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The Beauty Department shows you how to make an exfoliating sugar scrub to combat rough, dry skin.

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Also from TBD, tips to help you get ready in a hurry. I love the idea of having "emergency outfits" - they'll definitely come in handy!

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If you haven't seen this video yet, click immediately! SO funny: I Ate All Your Halloween Candy. The last two kids are my personal heroes.

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Ooh, this is such a cool idea: All The Buildings in New York, dedicated to whimsical and interesting drawings of NYC buildings.

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DIY Glitter Heeled Boots, from a Pair and a Spare. Gorgeous.

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Such a simple tweak to make a big difference in a picture: How to Achieve Dreamy Photos in One Step.

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Haha, If Seasons Were Boyfriends, from Thought Catalog. The winter boyfriend is definitely the best!

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Allure shows you how to avoid Lindsay Lohan's bad blush technique. So important - stripey faces are only cute on zebras (okay, and striped kittens).

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Just another reason to grab a double espresso before hitting the mall: Shoppers will pay 15% more for the same item when they're relaxed.

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Need a quick decor upgrade? RealSimple has some, well, real simple ways to transform a corner of your room.

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Also decor-related: 5 Ways to Display Family Photos (or photos of your BFFs, sorority sisters, etc!)

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One more decor post: DIY Carnival Marquee Letters!

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Bundle.com lists The Top 10 Cities that Spend the Most on Clothes. Does your city make the list?

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We heart LoveMaegan's take on the glitter nails trend - uber chic and holiday-perfect!

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For even more nail-spiration, you need to check out the "my nails" page on Polyvore - so many inspiring and cool designs.

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If you want wavy hair in a hurry, why not try this easy method, involving braids and your flat iron? We're wondering why we didn't think of this...

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If you're an obsessive hair twirler like me, you need to read this: The Consequences of Pulling Your Strands. Yikes!

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Speaking of hair, Refinery 29 shows you how to get amazing hair color from a box. Speaking from experience, ash is totally key to a non-brassy light blonde.

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10 Easy Winter Styling Tips Culled from J.Crew's Favorite Looks, via FabSugar. Absolutely love the pops of color - so fresh for the season!

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Do not read this if you don't want to develop a fear of escalators: 7 Creepy Urban Legends That Happen to be True (Part 5), from Cracked. From now on I'm sticking to stairs if I can help it.

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A Beautiful Mess shows you 3 ways to dress up a winter coat. So cute!

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Aaand speaking of winter fashion, Sugar and Spice shows you how to dress for work in the winter. These tips would be great for internships, presentations, etc., too.

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Also wintery: Finding warm winter boots that aren't eyesores. Not so easy to do!

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R29 shows you clever ways to save money on your beauty essentials. Okay, not gonna lie - the first tip scares me just a little, but the rest sound good.

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Oldie but goodie: 5 Beauty Products You Don't Need, from Oprah.

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Stressed? JacksonPollock.org has an amazingly fun tool to help you unwind and create something awesome.

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On a related note, during a time of year when we can all use a pick-me-up, adorable feel-good projects like this are more wonderful and necessary than ever. (Cutest thing I've seen in a while!)

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Beyond Barrel Roll: 10 Hidden Google Tricks. So cool! (Sidenote: Am I the only one who had never seen the barrel roll before?)

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A little pricey but SUCH a cool idea: Shoes of Prey allows you to design your own custom pair of shoes! And, okay, it's great for wasting time even if you aren't gonna buy...

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Hahaha amazing: Even more Ryan Gosling VS Ryan Reynolds... with dogs.

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If you're a Gossip Girl fan and don't read Vulture's hilarious recaps, you're seriously missing out. So great.

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CF reader Katy sent this in: An easy way to make potato chips in the microwave! So perfect for dorm living.

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Another recipe worth trying: Hot Chocolate Bites! Mmm.

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Six Little Pouches to Sew, from How About Orange - great gift ideas if you're crafty.