Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring Hayley LeBlanc!
Our June/July 2022 issue
is in mailboxes and
on newsstands on May 17!
EXCLUSIVE! Hayley LeBlanc is a YouTuber, actress and author—and hasn't even started high school yet. Now, with her brand new book series The Hayley Mysteries (check out The Haunted Studio in bookstores this July), Hayley's finally ready to write her own story.
THE SUMMER ISSUE
Choose your summer fashion adventure
Earth tones, cropped crochet, round sunnies, flowy fringe and billowy sets are the dream—but punched up for right now with luxe jewelry, saturated shades and modern moments.
Vacay mode on! A v. aesthetic vision board
From mastering gardening to practicing gratitude, time to make the most of your free 'n' fabulous days with our warm weather things-to-do checklist.
Coconut girl vibes ahead (Yes, it's a thing. Yes, we love it.)
Channel your inner beach bum/Aquamarine/flower clip/snow-cone energy with these beachy beauty tips. The best accessory to match your summer-in-SoCal transformation? A fresh pineapple smoothie with a little umbrella on top, ofc.
How does your crush *really* feel?
Is it OK to double text? How do we get out of the talking stage? Is it obvious I like you? To uncover what's actually going on inside your crush's head, we went right to the source...
Quiz! Who's your bestie for the restie?
We just found your sunny szn soul sister (aka the pal who brings out the best in you, babe). You're welcome.
We just redid your room (and it's adorable)
If you don't rearrange your furniture every month, do you even live? Take our mini-quiz to discover the glow-up your room needs.
Keep your cool in ~any~ summer sitch
Friend fights? Running into your ex? Getting grounded? We have answers to allllll the awkward moments that might pop up this szn—bc "Cruel Summer" shouldn't be the most relatable song on Lover.
How to care about the world while caring for yourself
Is inner peace an option when a war is going on? Learn how to scroll safely (especially when an algorithm decides what you see) and protect your mental health while staying informed on what's happening in the world.
A step-by-step guide to starting your next passion project
Turn that untapped skill or casual interest into something *way* more meaningful—even if you don't know what it is just yet.
Who you love doesn't need a label
"It's OK to experiment, to change, to be indecisive." GL girl Kelly, 18, takes us on her journey to accepting herself exactly as she is.
Crucial Q: Did you forget how to summer?
Whether you're awaiting adventure or craving calm, we put together the balanced break you ~so~ need right now.
The stars said it's the best sunny season yet...
Um, guess what?! The next three months are going to be amazing. Reveal your peak summer moment *and* how to balance self-reflection with tons of fun.
Everything you need to watch, read and listen to this season...
Priah Ferguson spills on the final season of Stranger Things (part one drops May 27 on Netflix)—oh, and we're living for her summer fashion predictions (hint: vintage glam). Caylee Blosenski (catch her in Cheaper by the Dozen, out now on Disney+) reveals her v. inspiring story...and dishes advice on how to handle tough times. Plus, the ultimate poolside TBR list, *everything* you need to stream when school's out and so much more.
In this issue, you'll also find...
💙 What your dad wishes he could tell you
We asked dads to reveal how they really feel—yep, even in the trickiest sitches—and they delivered. Read for heartfelt confessions *and* practical advice.
😘 Eek, are they a dating disaster?!
From the endless situationship to a jealous S.O., how to spot a kinda toxic crush before it's too late (and what to do about it).
💪 The amaze workout that's trending on TikTok
It's hula hooping! Your fave OG playground activity will help you break a sweat and build strength...and, oh yeah, it's a total good time.
🧼 We solved your summer skin sitch
Sun, sand and...shaving bumps? We're cluing you in on spots, sensitivity and so much more.
💞 Answers to ~all~ your body questions
"Should I sit around in a wet bathing suit after swimming?" "Why do I get constant stomachaches?" Stop Googling and get expert advice on all your most personal probs.
+ Dear Carol on fixing a friend fight
+ Quiz! Where are you going to meet your next crush?
+ The newbie's guide to...air drying your hair (yep, even in the heat)
+ Random sitches that are v. satisfying
+ All the awkward pool party moments
+ Tons of fun and freebies
...and so much more!
FREE STUFF ALERT
WIN! BEACH BLANKET BOOK CLUB GIVEAWAY
Get reading this sunny szn with the ~ultimate~ picks—from page-turning adventures to fantastical dramas and relatable romances. Update your TBR list (and enter to win!) right HERE. 📚🥰
WIN! A BOOK GIVEAWAY EVERY DAY THIS JUNE
The best summer accessory? A brand new book, ofc. Enter to win our current go-to beach reads (from YA love stories to fast-paced mysteries and more) every single day this June right HERE. 📘🌟
WIN! SUMMER FUN + FREEBIES GIVEAWAY
Is it really summer if you're not treating yourself to some serious self-care?! Snag the best in beauty, awesome accessories, sweet surprises and *so* much more. Win it all starting July 1 right HERE. 💄🛍️
Website mentions in June/July 2022...
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PAGE 3: What's trending on girlslife.com this JUNE and JULY...
+ Find the sunscreen to suit your skin HERE. 😎
+ Quiz! Which beach towel matches your aura HERE. 🏖
+ How to host the ~cutest~ oceanside picnic HERE. 🧺
+ Currently obsessing over these 14 beachy hair lewks HERE. 🎀
+ Adorable photo poses (plus clever Insta captions!) HERE. 📸
+ Keep your crush connection going even when school's out HERE. 💘
+ We tried TikTok's most viral trends so you don't have to HERE. ✨
PAGE 6: On the JUNE calendar...
+ WIN! One book bestie will score the ultimate summer selection from Disney Publishing: a bunch of brand new beach reads and a cute collector's tote starting June 1—enter HERE. 📘
PAGE 8: On the JULY calendar...
+ WIN! Two workout wonders will win their very own xbike (worth $1,299!) from freebeat, complete with a rotatable HD touch screen and motion-tracking dumbbells starting July 1—enter HERE.
+ DIY a dreamy at-home face mask HERE. 🥑
+ Make your own sea salt spray for ~perfect~ beachy waves HERE. 🌊
+ How to help the people of Ukraine HERE. 💛
+ Tell us *all* your thoughts about Girls' Life (and enter to win a $500 summer swag bag) HERE. ☀️
+ Join us and celeb guest Pressley Hosbach for Cal-a-Vie Health Spa's Mom & Teen Week this summer—all the deets right HERE. 🐚
+ Enter to win our amaze Wellness Week swag bags starting mid-June right HERE. 🌻
June/July 2022 Cover (Hayley LeBlanc): Photographed by Sean Scheidt. Styled by Lo VonRumpf. Hair by Gui Schoedler for Exclusive Artists using L'Oreal Professionnel. Makeup by Aaron Paul for Exclusive Artists. Fashion: Photographed by Sean Scheidt. Styled by Lo VonRumpf. Hair and Makeup by Sophia Hutch for Agency AZ.
Aesthetic Mood Board: instagram.com/indistar and instagram.com/wickerparkeats. Coconut Girl: instagram.com/chloetessmiller. Crush Feels: instagram.com/symonneharrison. Bestie: instagram.com/lilia. Room: instagram.com/abbymariehardie. Keep Cool: instagram.com/rylanoliviamcknight. How to Care: instagram.com/niasioux. Passion Project: instagram.com/morgan.ag. Who You Love: instagram.com/brookhoury. How to Summer: instagram.com/sincerely__bri. Stars: instagram.com/pressley. Priah Ferguson: Erik Carter/Netflix. Book Giveaway: instagram.com/booknerd_reads.