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Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring Lauren Orlando!

Our December/January 2019 issue starts hitting mailboxes and newsstands on November 20! Here's a peek at what you'll find inside...

Total Eclipse star and general internet sensation Lauren Orlando shimmers, shines and slays her way through this season’s must-have metallics while dishing on fam memories (like that one epic tour mishap with Johnny), best friends (Mackenzie Ziegler, ofc) and her future fashion empire (it's going to be *way* amazing, trust).


All that glitters
star Sofia Carson proves glitter makes everything better—so we're sharing eight ways to rock the NYE-ready trend. PLUS: How to snug up in style with puffy parkas.

Party on, Kiernan!
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina HWIC (that's head witch in charge) Kiernan Shipka has a lot more up her sleeve than just spells. From bae's holiday party to the annual family prezzie swap, the newest member of the coven has plenty to teach us about presh party looks.

Soft landing
Winter’s best textures—velvet, faux fur, satin, silk—come together for a comfy, cozy and oh- so-chic vibe. The best part? You’ll look just as fab at your bestie's bash as you will parked on the couch.

Beauty inspo: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Take center stage with winter’s on-trend troupe of dazzling highlighters and *sweet* essentials.

Your 2019 beauty to-do list 
From K-pop cuteness to baddie beauty icons, find endless inspo for pretty hair, perfect skin and major makeup. PLUS: Glass hair is a thing. And yes, y-o-u can turn your mane into a total mirror. And also? Tips to keep those tresses from suffering wintery woes.

QUIZ! What's your perfect first date?
Things you can count on to happen on a first date: sweaty hands, nervous laughter, awk silence. So what should you two do to make things amaze? Here's how to plan an actually fun first date.

12 days of Crushmas
Ready that mistletoe and whip up some cocoa: The most festive time of the year has never looked quite so flirty. Swoon.

What's up with the *other* girls in your guy's life?
You might be bae...but what about your babe’s bestie, exie and big sis? How to deal with the other ladies in your sweetie’s circle.

Movies + TV + music and more!
Isabela Moner gets sentimental, Milo Manheim gushes on bestie Meg Donnelly and Teala Dunn talks taking chances. Oh and, all the movies, music, books and more you need to savor during holiday break and beyond.

How to stay #thriving
There's nothing better than things going your way: Doors open, it rains A’s and you ace everything you do. Our quiz helps you harness that vibe every single day.

The girl-power guide to gifting
We present you with 60+ pretty prezzies inspired by your favorite on-screen femmes (think: Lara Jean Covey, Toni Topaz, Sierra Burgess). No money? No problem. We've got 10 ways to spread the cheer without spending a cent.

Clean your screen
Does your cell make you stressed? There’s an app for that, ofc. How to get a digital detox—without dropping your phone.

Know your "no"
From the editors of GL, an important piece about the #MeToo movement and owning your “no.”

The real secret to holiday happiness
Gifts? Awesome. Gingerbread bake-a-thon? So fun! Holiday movies? Load ’em up. But to really get into the holiday spirit, bliss out by lending a helping hand.

12 mini monthly food resolutions
It’s not the holidays without noshing on grandma’s famous fudge, right? It’s yummy, yes, but too much can cause a crash. If you're feeling meh on Jan. 1, try these bite-sized rezzies for a healthy boost.

Sneaky things your period is trying to tell you; how to fight winter sadness; Dear Carol breaks down secret boyfriends, flirting and beyond; your astro guide to an amazing 2019 and more!


Cool Winter Reads

Our winter break to do list: 1. Rock our comfiest PJs. 2. Sip on a cup of cocoa/cider/tea. 3. Play some mellow music. 4. Catch up on all the books we've been obsessing over lately. Winter #goals? Uh, yep! We want you to be just as chill, which is why we’re giving you the chance to win a bunch of books to cozy up with all season long. Click HERE to get the deets and enter to win 'em.

Holiday Wishlist

Holiday swag from your sweeties is *so* amaze—but freebies from the elves at GL (hi, that's us!) are even better, TBH. This year, a few fab girls will take home one holly jolly haul. Click HERE to get the deets and enter to win.

December Fun & Freebies Cal

In honor of the season of giving, we're thanking our readers—that's you!—by gifting *you* tons of fab goodies. Each day in December we're featuring a new one on our site. Click HERE to enter to win every single item all month long.

Website mentions in December/January 2019...
Click HERE to read reviews from *real* GL girls on the drama-filled Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. 
What's hot on for December and January...
+ Let's party! Click HERE for glitz and glam looks under $25 and must-have holiday makeup.
+ Answer a few random Qs and we'll pick your perf New Year's resolution. Click HERE to take the quiz!
+ 15 winter workouts to try (yes, building a snowman counts). Get the sweat sesh tips HERE.
+ These mistletoe meltdowns will make you laugh...then cringe. Click HERE for the LOLs.
+ Gifts for your best babes (and your boyf!). Click HERE for all the gift guides.
+ Let it snow! Click HERE for all your snow day essentials.
PAGE 64: Click HERE for deets on how to use a lightbox to boost your mood and beat winter woes.
PAGE 69: Click HERE to learn how to make mmm-worthy energy balls and granola.

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Photo credits: December/January cover: Sean Scheidt. Kiernan Shipka: Instagram/KiernanShipka. Fashion editorial: Sean Scheidt. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Walt Disney Studios. Isabela Moner: Paramount Pictures. Milo Manheim: Kal Yee. Teala Dunn: Courtesy Teala Dunn.

by GL | 11/9/2018
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