Hautelinks: Week of 8/9/12

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So crazy - even though Gabby Douglas won Olympic gold, people won't let up about her hair. Personally, we think her hair looks perfectly fine and are beyond proud to see her represent the USA! What do you think?

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On the upside, Gabby is getting her own cereal box!

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And speaking of gold, we love Lauren Conrad's gold-themed beauty tips.

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And just in case you missed this gem last week: You Have to Watch U.S. Gymnast Aly Raisman's Hilarious Parents React to Her Bar Routine.

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7 Most Bizarre Souvenirs for the 2012 Olympics. Whatever, that tea set is beyond adorable.

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Also, Jezebel has a great roundup of the best nail art seen at the Olympics. I love that all the athletes have had such fabulous nails!

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From Buzzfeed: Ryan Lochte might be cute, but he's got nothin' on his awesome dog! Also, they break down the 11 best Olympian twitter accounts to follow.

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One more: 5 Things They Don't Want You to Know About the Olympics, from Cracked.

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i-D profiles Choupette Lagerfeld!! Best article ever.

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Umm, this is very upsetting: After releasing an incredible trailer filled with fabulous fashions, Warner Bros. has pushed back the release date of The Great Gatsby… all the way to Summer 2013.

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Victoria Beckham shares her top 6 Fall 2012 wardrobe essentials. Definitely agree with all of these!

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Hahaha: Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis read a passage from 50 Shades of Grey. (It isn't really inappropriate, but it is hilarious.)

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Aaaaaand just try not to laugh at the funniest SNL crack ups. It's impossible!

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Racked lists the 50 best fashion websites to follow on Pinterest… and CF gets a shoutout! Are you following us on Pinterest yet?

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How Can I Make the Most of My Meager Desk Space?, from Lifehacker. This is pretty much ideal for dorm rooms.

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Also dorm room-perfect: Decorate your walls in two minutes, from Real Simple.

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A Beautiful Mess shows you how to REALLY de-clutter your closet. Fab tips!

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Rachel Bilson reveals her all-time favorite episode of the OC!! I don't know why this is so exciting - it just is.

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Last weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, and to commemorate this icon, Glamour shares 5 facts you didn't know about Marilyn.

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BellaSugar shows you how to do a topknot hairstyle.

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And speaking of hair, Real Beauty has a great list of 11 foods to eat for healthy locks.

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An Open Letter to Students Returning to School, from NYT bestselling author John Green. Love this!

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If you're like us, there's a good chance you're addicted to Pinterest. And if you're addicted to Pinterest, you probably have tons of DIY projects and recipes pinned to a "to-make" list. Before you get started, check out this blog to see how some pins actually turn out in real life. (Hint: These projects aren't as easy as you think!)

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Oldie but goodie: Allure has great tips on when to toss skincare products.

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Teen Vogue answers: What are the best drugstore lipsticks and glosses? They have some great picks, solid proof that you don't need to spend $15+ at a makeup counter for an amazing product.

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Also from Teen Vogue, an exclusive sneak peek at Kirna Zabete's Target collaboration.

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This sparkly blossom necklace DIY, from Stripes + Sequins looks a little complex, but the results are so worth it.

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Aww, wow: If you want an article that reaffirms your faith in humanity, this one is it.

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Guess who the newest Cover Girl is! (Okay, you can cheat and just look at the URL for the answer.) Very cool - and unexpected - pick.

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To coincide with the release of The Hunger Games on DVD, Target has decided to sell a mockingjay pin and jacket. So cool and perfect for super fans!

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YouBeauty has 5 unique and effective beauty tips. We'll have to try freezing our eyeliner pencils!

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We've linked to the original one before, but Draw a Stickman, Episode 2 is a fabulous way to kill 5 minutes.

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Ah, Tavi Gevinson is still cooler than all of us. We've accepted this.

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Gorgeous inspiration: Charlotte Gainsbourg-esque beauty, from xoJane.

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So sad: Anna Piaggi, fashion journalist known for vibrant personal style, dies at 81. She will be missed.

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Refinery 29 has 14 stylish solutions for small-space living. Wonderful tips whether you live in a dorm or a tiny studio - many of these apply to both.

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Also from R29, an interesting look at animal testing in the beauty industry. It's so frustrating that these requirements exist, especially when technology is improving every day.

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Wow, this is one truly impressive 17-year-old. Definitely puts all of our high school accomplishments to shame.

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And finally, just a reminder: We're giving away an HP ENVY 4 laptop to one lucky CF reader! You still have time to enter (and it literally takes a few seconds), so if you haven't yet, make sure to get your entry in!