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 ·    What Comes After Scandal and Scathing Reviews? Sophia Amoruso Is Finding Out (Vanity Fair)

The founder of the fallen Nasty Gal is ready for her next Girlboss evolution.

·    Kylie Jenner Built a Business Empire Out of Lip Kits and Fan Worship (Vanity Fair)

How the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family used her most famous asset—cosmetically enhanced lips—to launch a makeup line her fans can't get enough of.

·    I Made a Whopping $27.75 Selling Tyra Banks Beauty Products (New York) 

My month as a Beautytainer.

·    The Bold Survive (BuzzFeed)

The inside story behind Ferris Bueller's weekend out.

·    How To Snapchat a Brazilian Butt Lift (Vanity Fair) 

Crossing the final privacy frontier with Dr. Miami.

·    Becoming a Dirty Girl (Lenny) 

A writer reflects on her experimental rejection of traditional hygiene.

·    Beauty Blogging in Dubai (The New Yorker) 

Huda Kattan has become the most popular beauty blogger in the Arab world.

·    My Most Adult Purchase Made Me Feel Like a Kid (The Billfold) 

I'd hoped buying an apartment would make me a grownup, but my new neighbors didn't see me that way.

·    Slumber Party! (BuzzFeed)

Inside the unlikely mattress startup boom.

·    Gentle Cycle (Vogue)

The latest developments for soothing—and staving off—irritation.

·    The Korean Beauty Story You Haven't Read Before (New York)

The Korean government is backing banana-shaped lip glosses and lace sheet masks.  

·    They're Not Afraid to Say It: "Fat Yoga" (The New York Times)

Yoga studios across the country are reclaiming the practice for all body types. 

·     Core Values (Vogue)

Is the fixation on stomach-based workouts too much of a good thing?

·    Why I Run Sprints and Lift Weights (Competitively) With My 72-Year-Old Mother (Elle) 

Some mothers and daughters get their nails done together. Others go to high tea. My mom and I workout.

·    Breaking Up With Shampoo (Vogue)

There's a simple secret behind cool, lived-in hair. 

·     Lululemon Sale: A Survivor's Account (The New Yorker)

What I witnessed at the yoga brand’s once-a-year warehouse sale.

·     The Everything Guide to Posture (New York)

Why Rocky (and Al Bundy) had the right idea.  

·       Hunger Games (Vogue) 

 Is skipping meals the secret to staying trim and healthy? A report on the non-feeding frenzy. 

·      Generation Marc Jacobs (The New Yorker)

In the designer’s pop-up shop, using tweets to pay for perfume, sunglasses, and handbags.

·      Shaking Up the Status Quo on Fire Island (The New York Times)

The island's most in-demand D.J. is straight, with a long-term girlfriend. 

·    The Everything Guide to the Occult (New York)

The energy healers, potion-brewers, and shih-tzu whisperers that locals swear by.

·    How Not to Smell Like Her Ex (GQ) 

If anyone can wear it, you should be the one who doesn't.

·    Gazing at their Inner Selfies (The New York Times)

Yoga practitioners are showing off their best poses on Instagram. 

·      The Norma Rae of Fashion Interns (New York)

Meet the former “head accessories intern” suing Harper’s Bazaar.

·     In Sync (Vogue)

L.A.’s swimming sensations, the Aqualillies, talk about the most refreshing, and glamorous, way to stay in shape.

·      The Stigma (Details)

Kevin Driscoll’s ill-advised one-night stand lead to charges of sexual misconduct that would cost him his home, his job, and his wife-to-be — even though a jury found him not guilty.

·      Built To Spec (ESPN The Magazine)

Jodie Marsh gave up bars for barbells and created a brand new woman.

·       The New Look of Long (Lucky)

Test-driving the lengthy manicure of the moment. 

·       Every Finger Tells a Story (The New York Times)

Minx nail film creates new looks, lots of buzz.

·      Lift Off (Vogue)

The much-maligned, once-terrifying chemical peel may just be the best thing you can do for your skin. 

·      Older Audience for Child’s Bracelet Is Not a Stretch (The New York Times)

The appeal of Silly Bandz expands to adults.

·      America’s First Transgender Mayor (Details)

In 2000, Stu Rasmussen spent $4,000 to get a pair of 36Ds. In January, in Silverton, Oregon, he made political history.

·      The Photographer Is My Boyfriend (New York)

Fashion bloggers often employ their boyfriends as their photographers. So what happens when they break up?

·    Beauty Blogs Come of Age: Swag, Please! (The New York Times)

The cosmetics industry has stopped seeing bloggers as bottom feeders.

·      Pool Boy (Details)

Kenyon Smith is a champion in his chosen sport. But he won’t be going to Beijing to compete in the Olympics this year — in synchronized swimming boys, aren’t allowed. 

·      At Play In The Realm of Political Animals (The New York Times)

The Capital Club is a Washington group of 100 politically connected young men who are known for partying like they're back at a fraternity kegger. 

 

 

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