Hautelinks: Week of 3/21/13

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25 Things to Do When You're Feeling Down, from Buzzfeed. Smiles guaranteed!

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If you get gel manicures, listen up! Skin Cancer Foundation Says UV Nail Lamps Are Cancer Risk. Please stay safe, ladies - awesome nails are never worth an increased risk of disease…

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A Breakup Letter to Stanford University. Wow, this is powerful stuff.

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Huffpost shares 11 beauty lessons we learned from film and TV.

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Also from Huffpo, and also in .gif form, 14 Shopping Problems That Totally Stress Us Out.

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With Easter coming up, BuzzFeed has 37 adorable and unexpected easter egg DIYs to try with friends.

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27 Street Style Snaps from South by Southwest, via Teen Vogue. So much cute!

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The Glitter Guide has a great post on decorating your space with inspiration boards of all shapes and sizes… which reminds me to update the one in my office for spring!

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10 Ways to Travel as a Poor 20-Something, from Thought Catalog. Love the tip about not buying food at the airport - things really are crazy overpriced.

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Lena Dunham did a great piece for the New Yorker, talking about the many pets she's owned and loved over the years.

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Lena /"Girls"-related: In Defense of Marnie, In Defense of Jessa, In Defense of Hannah, and In Defense of Shoshanna, all from Jezebel, and all worth reading if you watch the show.

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Learn How to Take a Compliment, from The Gloss. I am like this, too - it's hard to not feel awkward about it!

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Okay, this is probably the greatest Twitter story of all time.

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Boyarde Messenger Hand Paints Charlotte Olympia's Dolly Pumps as Famous Paintings. So fab!

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The Hollywood Reporter ranks Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Stylists. It's always fun to find out who's dressing who. (Step two for me is always checking whether the stylist has a blog!)

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Glamour asks, do you have a signature color? I like the idea but I am waaaay too indecisive to commit like this.

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Lauren Conrad did a cute little guide to different types of spring skirts.

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A Beautiful Mess discusses throw pillows in all their various forms. Girl, you are not alone in agonizing over details like this! Pillows are important!

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5 Old Hollywood Men We Need 2013 Versions Of, from ThoughtCatalog. Paul Newman!!!! <3

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The Beauty Department has a cute rope braid chignon tutorial that would be perfect for spring and summer events.

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First Look: New Hunger Games Costumes Plucked Straight from the Runway.

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The Daily Mail did a piece on Rupert Grint (of Harry Potter fame), his ice cream truck (so cool), and his brother's career as a race car driver. Makes you want to be friends with him, doesn't it?

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Techcrunch talked about Nasty Gal this week, discussing the store's new free shipping initiative meant to encourage customers to spend a little more. Though a $150 purchase is still pretty high for college girls, the post IS worth a read for its insight into online retail strategy.

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"After Ever After" is a Youtube clip that offers a sarcastic take on Disney princess movies.

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Kate Middleton Eschews Maternity Wear for Topshop. Interesting that more and more celebs are wearing regular, non-maternity clothes while pregnant.

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Daily Dishonesty reminds us of the lies we tell ourselves while shopping after payday…

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Earth Day is coming up, and to celebrate, Seventeen lists some eco-friendly beauty products to try.

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10 Life-changing Ways to Make Your Day More Efficient, from Buzzfeed. Number 10 is our fave, which leads us to...

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A big cat in a tiny box!!! Cats + boxes = <3 forever