You know you use too many emojis if you can decipher these classic novel’s first lines written in the emoji tongue.
Fascinating: The Science Behind the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie, from MarthaStewart.com.
In case you didn’t know this was done: How Celebrities Photoshop Their Instagram Photos, via Buzzfeed. It’s so prevalent these days!
BellaSugar has 18 great uses for medicine cabinet staple Vaseline.
In case you missed them, the VMAs were this past weekend and People has a roundup of the best red carpet looks.
Also, if you missed it, Miley Cyrus gave up her VMA acceptance speech to bring awareness to youth homelessness.
One more on the VMAs: Why Beyonce’s Feminist Performance Matters.
Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” video is reviewed from a dance critic’s perspective.
Speaking of which, here’s a Shake It Off flash mob. Love!
Who needs lip injections when you can get the look with a few makeup tricks? Not sure I’d do this but the before and afters are amazing.
OMG, this cracked me up: Men try on Spanx for the first time.
Another funny Buzzfeed vid: If guy BFFs acted like girl BFFs.
Also LOL-worthy: The WTF Renaissance Twitter.
Since it’s PSL season again (yay!), here are 4 surprising facts about the pumpkin spice latte.
Something for readers driving themselves back-to-campus to think about: “The Woman At The Wheel“.
OMG, this is awesome and will change the way you think about distressed denim.
You’ve probably seen this around but in case you haven’t, this woman recreates cartoon characters on her lips. So cool.
Also from Buzzfeed, we thought this piece on Karyn Washington was very moving. It’s important to remember that our social media personas don’t necessarily match our real-life selves.
In other Buzzfeed longform news, a roundtable discussion on fashion for women in the workplace.
More on workplace fashion: What The Knot team wears to work.
Even though most people are storing their boat shoes away right now, this post on the footwear style is still a sweet little read. (Spoiler: man’s best friend is involved).
In DIY news, Stripes + Sequins did a J.Crew-inspired statement necklace.
If you have a big event coming up, why not use some of Byrdie’s red carpet beauty tips?
In case you missed the Emmy awards on Monday, the Billy on the Street segment was awesome.
From Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere: My 8 Steps for Feeling Confident.
A great idea (although it would be better, of course, if we didn’t need this): A nail polish that changes color when exposed to date rape drugs.
Lauren Conrad debuts a bridesmaids dress line. Is there anything she can’t do?
Loved this piece: Feminism In A Run-Down Taffy Factory: The Women Of ‘Bob’s Burgers’. (Has anyone else had the marathon on nonstop since it started?)
With back to school finally arriving, here are some cute school supply DIYs to test out.
Being that it is back-to-school time, this will be so appropriately nostalgic: “Sh*t LITTLE Fashion Girls Say ft. Princesstard as P’Trique”.
Your embarrassing back-to-school memories are nothing compared to Boston.com’s. Remember kiddos, it can always be worse.
7 Things to Do When You Feel Completely Alone via Mind Body Green. (Bookmark for the next time you feel homesick!)
Here at CF, we 100% support your pastel unicorn hair. But if you have to back to the au natural side, here’s how to do it, from R29.
From Divine Caroline, links to “Pinterest’s Best Fashion DIY Projects.” All of these projects are simple and within the grasp of even non-crafty types.
7 Tips for Healthy Living on a Budget, via the EveryGirl.
News alert: The awesome blogger behind Humans of New York is taking his project global.
In other news, one of our fave models, Cara Delevingne, is allegedly set to feature in Zoolander 2.
“The Nostalgia Machine”: This is fun; you pick your favorite “childhood” year and “jam” to the most popular music of that year!
69 Thoughts You Have Every Time You Go to Victoria’s Secret, via Total Sorority Move.
Cutest thing I saw all week: Munchkin kitties meet for the first time. <3
And finally… cute photobooth pictures of dogs! Too adorable.
Okay, one more: French bulldog puppy learns to jump!