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Check out the new issue of Girls' Life starring Mckenna Grace!

Our June/July 2023 issue
is in mailboxes and
on newsstands on May 16!

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EXCLUSIVE! Reasons we heart Mckenna Grace: her new EP (we've had Bittersweet 16 on repeat), her amazing performance as earthling-sent-to-live-on the-moon Addison in the sci-fi drama Crater (out now on Disney+) and a hilariously random bucket list with BFF Aryan Simhadri. Not in that order.


Your summer aesthetic, unlocked 
Poolside princess? Getaway girlie? Peep your persona, smash "add to cart" then become the summer queen you’ve always been destined to be.

Hi, Barbie! Your new beauty bag is everything
The hair, mani and makeup inspo you need to think pink.

Reclaim your happy 
5 ways to ditch the doom scroll and tap into your sunniest self.

Quiz! Are you ready for your first kiss?
Spoiler alert: It's totally fine either way.

Pickleball is having a ~moment~ (we said it, we mean it)
As if the cute outfits weren't reason enough, here's why you absolutely *need* to start playing. 

Welcome to your short hair era
To snip, or not to snip? We think we know the answer to this one. 

Tbh, we're all just part of Halle Bailey's world
As Disney's Little Mermaid, Halle Bailey is bringing a big shift in representation to Hollywood—and she's found her own voice in the process. 

Build your bronze toolkit 
The only safe way to stay sun-kissed? Bronze from a bottle, bb. Our foolproof techniques guarantee a gorgeous glow every time. 

The ultimate guide to summer love
Go from pining from afar to, well, actually getting to know them.

It's good to be bored
Turns out some do-nothing time (plus these 20 random energy elevators) can actually glow up your brain.

POV: You, employee of the summer
Overcome these work-related obstacles to shine in the eyes of any boss.

Say hello to soirée season
FYI: You're about to throw a Pinterest-worthy theme party (thanks to our mega-adorable mood boards).

A summer read for every Taylor album
Dear reader: These eras-inspired book recs make for a ~bejeweled~ TBR.

Your pop culture-inspired summer romance handbook
All the dos and don'ts of dating, inspired by your fave fictional 'ships. 

In this issue, you'll also find... 

๐Ÿชฃ Your sweet 16 bucket list
Our blueprint for the Best. Summer. Ever.

๐ŸŠ‍โ™€๏ธ Cycle syncing your workout made easy
Slay your sweat seshes all month, no matter where you are in your menstrual cycle.

๐Ÿงด Hair and skin sitches, solved
Buh-bye, bikini bumps: We're saving your vacay, one beauty bummer at a time.

๐Ÿงณ Pack like a pro
Make the most of your trip (and your suitcase) with these space-saving secrets.

+ Dear Carol on boys, bras and bullying
+ Spotted: Something on your face (that's *not* a zit)
+ Everything you need to know about dating long-distance
+ Your guide to a stress-free summer
+ Hate your sibling? We can help.
+ Why Cancer season is low-key the best part of the year
+ Tons of fun and freebies 
...and so much more!



Let's go to the beach-each, let's go get a wave...with a tote full of the summer's best books, ofc. Snag your new fave read (or all 19—there are some serious snazzy titles) HERE. ๐Ÿ–๏ธ


Yes, we're giving away a brand new book each day in June—and yes, you have the chance to win them all! From royally good rom-coms to sweet coming-of-age stories, snag our poolside picks HERE.  ๐Ÿ“š


Grab a tube and float on over: Your off-'til-August adventures start with our summer giveaways. Win fab freebies (and peep some totally tubular lazy day inspo), all starting July 1 right HERE. ๐Ÿš

Website mentions in June/July 2023...
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PAGE 6: What's trending on this JUNE and JULY...
+ We've got the soundtrack to your season HERE ๐ŸŽง
+ This is a sign to start crocheting your own clothes—all the inspo HERE ๐Ÿงถ
+ Level up your lemonade game HERE ๐Ÿ‹ 
+ 9 out-of-the-box date ideas HERE ๐Ÿ’–
+ The ultimate guide to digital cameras HERE ๐Ÿ“ท
+ Your new BFF = SPF (the beginner's guide HERE) ๐ŸŒž

PAGE 10: On the JULY calendar...
+ QUIZ! Which Squishmallow are you? Find out HERE. ๐Ÿงธ
+ Calling all biker babes: Spend your summer in style with a 26-inch Nel Lusso Cruiser from Huffy (worth $798 dollars!). Enter to win HERE starting July 1! ๐Ÿšด‍โ™€๏ธ

+ Thinking of throwing a spontaneous party for your crew? Easy ideas HERE ๐ŸŽ‰
+ Learn how to read tarot cards HERE ๐ŸŽด

+ Low-impact workouts you'll love HERE ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

+ All the recipes you need for your backyard bash (chicken souvlaki, anyone?) HERE ๐Ÿฅ™
+ Fierce friendship bracelet-making tutorials HERE ๐Ÿซถ

Image Credits:

June/July 2023 Cover (Mckenna Grace): Photographed by Mike Azria. Styled by Lo VonRumpf. Hair by George Fragkioudakis. Makeup by Sophia Hutch.

Summer Aesthetic: Barbie Beauty: Reclaim Your Happy: First Kiss Quiz: Pickleball: Short Hair: Halle Bailey: Bronze Toolkit: Soirée Season: Summer Love: Boredom: Summer Read: Romance Handbook: Blanket Book Club: June Beach Reads Giveaway: Summer Fun and Freebies:


by GL | 5/17/2023