Hautelinks: Week of 2/21/13

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If you're in the mood for a good "aww"-fest, Glamour has the 12 most-viewed marriage proposal videos on the 'net.

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Also from Glamour, 10 makeup tricks to help you look amazing in pictures at events!

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And while we're talking romance, Conde' Nast Traveler has a great list of romantic travel spots off the beaten path. I've seen the love locks in Paris but the Moscow ones look like a must-see!

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Lifehacker shares the 5 kitchen skills that will make your life easier. Have you mastered them all?

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The Disney Prince Hotness Ranking, from Buzzfeed. I totally agree with their #1 pick. Do you?

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Since the Oscars are this Sunday (be sure to follow CF on Twitter - we'll be live-tweeting the Oscar red carpet arrivals on Sunday starting at 5:30pm Eastern!), Buzzfeed has a great guide to faking that you've seen all 9 Best Picture nominees.

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And if you're throwing an Oscar viewing party, why not cook up one of these menus inspired by the nominees?

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Speaking of awards shows, who do you think was best-dressed at the Costume Designers Guild Awards? Hathaway brought the fierce for sure.

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24 Things That Make You Beautiful, from Thought Catalog. Aw, this is super sweet.

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Speaking of "sweet", that's really the best way to describe Elle Fanning's candy-inspired NY Magazine photo shoot. It's impossible not to love her - impossible, we say!

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Our friends at The Gloss show you How to Deal with Stress… in illustrated form! Ahh, love their Illustrated Guide posts - they're pretty much always full of win.

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How cute are these DIY gold leaf leopard rain boots? I've been living in rain boots here in Boston lately, and this is a genius way to spice up a basic pair.

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DIY Studded Stiletto Nails Inspired by Kate Spade F/W 2013. SO cool!

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Another runway-inspired nail tutorial: Ikat and Floral Nail Art How-to Inspired by Oscar de la Renta's Fall 2013 Collection.

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Love this: The Fug Girls pick their favorite literary fashionistas.

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How to Pack Your Clutch Like a Fashion Editor, from The Cut. Ah, just to be able to afford that clutch….

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Also from The Cut: The 9 Best Beauty Pro-Tips from Fashion Week. I love that metallic-tipped french manicure. (Also, who else is excited for Sally Hansen x Rodarte??)

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We're trying not to do too many Buzzfeed links (we heard you guys!), however, they DID discover your new favorite breakup song. Pretty great, and we're always a fan of crazy solo-dancing.

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Pedo Parties and Racist Ragers: Why Are Frat Bros Fixated on Sketchy Theme Parties? While everyone loves a theme party, have these frat party themes have gone way too far? Have you ever been invited to parties with themes like these?

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Holy wow. I thought I blew a lot of money at Starbucks, but $47.30 for one Starbuck's drink? Definitely beats my Sbux spending record.

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6 Steps to Meeting New People (for the Socially Intolerable). In typical Cracked form, this is blunt but helpful.

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Okay, this is sort of mean but also funny: NYFW: Models Who Look The Least Like People.

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7 Words That Came About From People Getting Them Wrong, from Mental Floss.

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Just in time for Spring Break, Lauren Conrad tells you how to pack your beauty products.

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While we love Cosmo, we DID really enjoy this awesome article that takes the message of a Cosmo article on "How to Meet a Man by Summer" and changes it into "How to Become Awesome by Summer". This is a wonderful and empowering idea.

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5 Things Adults Should Not Be Allowed to Get Mad About, from Cracked. Hahah, this is so true (though I know a few people - *cough* ALL OF BOSTON EXCEPT ME - who would wholeheartedly disagree on #3).

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Attention, Nerdfighters: You will all be excited about this piece of news!

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Refinery 29 shares 5 Ways to Use Beauty Products to Bust Out of a Bad Mood.

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And while we're on the subject of makeup, this gorgeous glittery cat-eye look would be fantastic for a formal event or night out!

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One more: The Weirdest Celebrity Beauty Habits, from BeautyLish.

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Chictopia shows you what to wear to scare away creeps. This is so funny. Well done, Chictopia!

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And finally: Here is an adorable baby seal who showed up on someone's doorstep!! The cuteness is almost too much to handle!

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Okay, one more cute pic because I couldn't resist: BABY. CHEETAH. You're welcome, readers.