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Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring JoJo Siwa!

Our April/May 2019 issue starts hitting mailboxes and newsstands on March 19! Here's a peek at what you'll find inside our first-ever BEAUTY ISSUE...

To subscribe to Girls' Life, click here. To purchase the digital edition of the APRIL/MAY 2019 issue, click here.

JoJo Siwa takes us beyond the bow—and offers an exclusive glimpse into her rainbow-filled world. In this candid cover story, the Nickelodeon star spills on building her empire, blocking out haters and owning the power she finds in that iconic pony. Plus, everything you can expect from JoJo's upcoming D.R.E.A.M the Tour. (Hint: All. The. Glitter.)



Spring Fling
Wake up your makeup with six wildly wearable lewks (think: glitzy glitter, poppy pastels and more!).

Beauty Inspo: Caught Red-handed
How to steal Carmen Sandiego’s jet-setter style.

The Gloss Boss
Teen mogul Zandra Cunningham talks building her million-dollar beauty biz.

Making Up My Mind
Maddy King, 17, survived a horrific school shooting—only to be haunted by anxiety and depression. In this deeply personal account, Maddy shares the unexpected way she found confidence, calmness and clarity.

We're *Hair* for Spring Flowers
Not sure what to do with your mane? Add a bloom or make *these* sweet snips.

It's Tub Time
Soak up our splashy dip tips for the best bath ever.

Mindful Menstruation
Beause period-care is the new self-care: a guide to celebrating your cycle in style.

 And introducing... 

From smooth skin to silky spirals and tousled tresses, this season is all about hitting refresh on your beauty routine. And to help you prep for your *prettiest* spring yet, we've rounded up some of our fave finds right HERE. You're welcome!

 In this issue, you'll also find... 

Secret Garden. There’s no mystery here: Sophia Lillis is seriously stylish. The Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase star lets us in on the evolution of her look...and solidifies her spot as fashion’s next It girl. Case closed. 

Style, Solved. Greet the sun (finally!) in three totally wearable trends that each pack a mega dose of serious style. First up? Splashy stripes in ROYGBIV shades—followed by edgy althleisure (with a fiercely femme update!) and temperature-raising tropical lewks (vacay vibes forever). 

How to Be Amazing on Instagram. Six real-girl influencers (like self-love advocate Sade Pramberger (above), makeup guru Adele Lynch, activist Hannah Alper and more!) are proof that the platform goes beyond hashtags and likes. How to blaze your own path to empowerment, one post at a time.

Crushes A to Z. Here’s a study guide you’ll actually want to review: the cheat sheet for everything you need to know about what makes crushes confusing (and still so swoon-worthy).

QUIZ! Would *You* Be Besties With You? You're a great BFF...right? It’s tough to know if you’re truly there for your crew or if you’ve fallen off. Here's how to right the friend...ship. (Er, sorry.)

The Secret to Getting an Amazing Summer Internship. Intel from the experts on how to land a spot on the roster. Plus: real interns on unique ways they got their gigs.

QUIZ! Are You Crushing on a Bad Bae? Sure your crush is cute—but are they dateable? Sigh, the diff is huge. Grab the bae-noculars and get ready to examine the toughest cutie Qs...

Three’s a Crowd. Is your fave +1 secretly a +2? It’s possible to untangle some love triangles...while other tricky crush sitches are better left untouched. How to tell when you should enter the fray...and when you should run the other way.

Must List. This spring, Haley Lu Richardson is bringing the tears in Five Feet Apart, Lennon Stella is bringing the jams on tour and Austin Brown is bringing the swoon with his debut EP. Plus: a must-see Pretty Little Liars spinoff starring Sofia CarsonJanelle Monet and Sasha Pieterse.

Mom-O-Meter. You def couldn’t live without the marvelous matriarch of your fam, but that doesn’t mean you two are always friction-free. How tight is your relationship with your OG bestie really? Find out with this quickie quiz.

Get Smarter. Your report card will thank you for these brain-boosting hacks, trust.

Sweat the Mood. Fun fact: You can choose your sweat sesh based on your mood ATM. Our experts dish on which workout is right for your #feels.

April Showers. Me: Let’s dance in the rain! Everyone else: Um, no? Here are 12+ things to do when the spring showers dominate.

*All* the beauty fun and freebies
+ Jenna Raine's awk, uh, bathroom moment
We know which phone case you should use based on your zodiac sign
+ How to stop stressing and actually make up your mind
Dear Carol dishes the friendship advice you *need*
...and more!



January lasted about 3821 years, February flew by in a flash—and now we're all ready to embrace spring. Things we love about this sweet season: fresh flowers, new beginnings, fewer layers and—most of all—crisp rainy days that allow us to settle into our fave spot with a dreamy book and some delish lavender tea. Lucky for you: We're giving away a bouquet of spectacular books to five lucky readers. Click HERE for the deets on all the amaze reads and to enter to win each one. Good luck!


Hi, pretty! We've got gorg news: In honor of our first-ever Beauty Issue, we're giving away amaze get-glam essentials all April long. Fab, right? Yes! Enter for *all* giveaways *all* month right HERE.

Website mentions in APRIL/MAY 2019...
PAGE 5: What's hot on for APRIL and MAY...
+ ICYMI: April is our quiz month! Starting April 1, go HERE for new quizzes every single day.
+ 7 celeb mother-daughter bestie moments we heart. Click HERE to say “awww!” 
+ Love. Your. Bod! Click HERE for workouts you can do from bed, sweet gear for your sweat sesh and fitness advice from pro female athletes.
+ Click HERE to discover 10 spring break boredom busters you *need* (you’re welcome!).
+ Prom is NEAR! Click HERE for 19 unique prom lewks will make you totally rethink your dress.
+ Dates are, well, kind of hard. Click HERE for 8 thoughts every girl has before her first (#4 is the *most* relatable).
PAGE 50: QUIZ: Will you get your period this weekend? Find out HERE.
PAGE 71: Want to score a sweet internship or land the perf job? Click HERE to learn how to make an amaze resume.
PAGE 79: Want inspo for your bullet journal? You've got it. Click HERE for all the tips.
PAGES 81 and 82: DYK? You can learn how to box—and do just about anything else—by watching YouTube tutorials. HERE are our faves.
Don't see your URL? Check back soon!

Photo credits: April/May cover (JoJo Siwa), Spring Fling (beauty editorial), Secret Garden (Sophia Lillis/fashion) and Style Solved (fashion): All photographed by Sean Scheidt. Carmen Sandiego: Netflix. Zandra Cunningham: William Charls. Sade Pramberger: Instagram/mythrivingon. Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists: Freeform/Kurt Iswarienko. Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber: Instagram/cindycrawford.


by GL | 3/14/2019
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