10 Lessons I Learned as a Fashion School Student, from Fashionista.
MentalFloss finally answers the age-old question, what is the mystery flavor of Dum Dums? (It’s probably not what you think!)
Also from MentalFloss, 18 Fabulous Photos of Famous Flappers. (Can you tell I’m counting down the days till the new Great Gatsby movie?)
Love this: Everything I Need to Know I Learned from the Women of Disney, via HelloGiggles.
We also loved HelloGiggles’ Twiggy makeup tutorial.
In case you didn’t hear, millions of LinkedIn passwords were compromised on Wednesday. Mashable shows you how to check if your password was among those stolen.
Also from Mashable, This Photo Uses Every Single Instagram Filter.
This is probably the best DIY lip product we’ve ever seen: Homemade Lip Stain, from the Beauty Department.
Marie Claire did a fantastic essay on “the single girl revolution” – great reading whether you’re attached or not.
The ladies at A Beautiful Mess share their top 10 time management secrets, and their tips are super detailed and helpful. Totally worth bookmarking!
DailyCandy shows you how to look good on a webcam.
Our friend Grace from Stripes + Sequins did a fantastic ombre denim DIY that’s perfect for small spaces – so no excuse not to try it if you live in a small apartment or dorm!
We also loved her chunky link ball chain friendship bracelets DIY – super blingy and fun.
The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do is hilarious, cheeky, and all around fantastic. “Procrastination is the alluring siren taunting you to Google the country where Balki from Perfect Strangers was from, and to arrange sticky notes on your dog in the shape of hilarious dog shorts.”
Can’t believe this is the actual title of a news article – pretty cool: U.S. Scientists Harness Thousands of Invisibility Cloaks to Trap a Rainbow.
Add these to your travel to-do list: 7 of the World’s Most Stunning Swimming Spots.
Glo lists sixteen different ways to smile. So cute!
Ahh, HelloGiggles’ list of awesome movie summer camps makes us want to spend the summer at camp (or at least watch The Parent Trap a few hundred times).
If you have blue eyes, The Beauty Department shares the best eyeshadow looks for you. Kind of obsessed with Jennifer Lawrence’s “winged shadow,” but they’re all fab.
Wow, Neil Gaiman’s address to the University of Arts Class of 2012 is beyond fantastic – it’s a true must-watch.
Haha, from Racked: Sign of the Apocalypse – Kardashian Kosmetics Are Koming. Would you buy their “kosmetics?”
10 Summer Beauty Trends You Need to Know, from R29.
Also from our friends at Refinery, a look at how fashion gets knocked off, from runway to retail.
Although this is old, we just found it and the results are pretty amazing: DIY Ombre Hair in 4 Easy Steps.
Unconventional advice that turns out to be great: I Gave Up My Dream, and I’d Do It Again. “Here’s another funny thing about dreams: Even the ones that don’t work out can lead you to new places and new dreams that are better than you ever could have imagined.”
20+ DIY Sharpie Projects. From lampshades to shoes and even bedding, you can make anything amazing with a Sharpie!
Speaking of DIYs, we’re loving this DIY ombre Ikea dresser – so easy to do and looks fab.
More apartment inspiration: A Pair & a Spare shows you how to choose and care for indoor plants.
Not college, fashion, or beauty-related but I thought this was eye-opening: Life After the NFL is a Challenge for Many. Goes to show that even if you’re a famous athlete making $50 million a year, if you don’t make careful choices, you could be penniless tomorrow.
The Best Buttermilk Pancakes You’ll Ever Have, from A Cup of Jo. Bookmarking for a rainy Sunday.
This Gradient Nail Art Tutorial, though a few months old, was new to us and kind of life-changing. I love that it doesn’t require any special equipment, either!
Once you get the gradient polish thing down, you need to try these flamingo-inspired nails!