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Chop Star! – teenager hairstyle

Chop Star! – teenager hairstyle – Brief Article Use two neon hair-sticks from Tarina Tarantino, $20, at tarinatarantino.com, to turn ordinary hair into pop art: 1. Pull the front and sides back (lick you’re doing a half-pony). 2. Twist the first two inches of the pony (near the roots). Then slide in the sticks to […]

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Easy does it – teenagers hairstyle guidelines

Easy does it – teenagers hairstyle guidelines – Brief Article Start to celebrate 2002 long before the ball drops with these fun and sexy styles. ba-rette-y to go BEST FOR: Gurly or wavy hair–any length is fine DO THIS: Style your ringlets like you always do then scoop out a pea-sized drop of pomade (try […]

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Hey! – CosmoGIRL!

Hey! – CosmoGIRL! – Brief Article I’m not sure how to start this letter. When l first started writing it, I was so happy. Feeling so powerful. Think about it: It’s our CosmoGIRL! of the Year issue–my favorite issue of the year. But then of course, just a few days ago (as you know, we […]

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Rear View Mirror Fuzzy Dice – how-to

Rear View Mirror Fuzzy Dice – how-to – Brief Article 1 large brown paper grocery bag 1/2 yard white fake fur 2 foam cubes, 3″ x 3″ 42 plastic gems, 1/2″ round, that have holes on each side (see picture) One real die (to copy the pattern) 18″ of inexpensive, faux-gold chain Sewing needle and […]

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Sleepy Diva Scented Mask – how-to

Sleepy Diva Scented Mask – how-to – Brief Article 1 large brown paper grocery beg 1/2 yard of satin fabric 1 square of craft store felt 12″ of ribbon, 15″ of elastic Two large spoonfuls of dried lavender (at health food stores, or try Whole Foods Market, wholefoodsmarket.com) Sewing needle, thread, straight pins 1. Draw […]

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CosmoGIRL! – Dallas Woodburn

CosmoGIRL! – Dallas Woodburn – Brief Article of the month Dallas Woodburn, 14, of Ventura, CA, was 10 when she wrote her first book (!!!). Ever since, she’s wanted to spread her love of writing to other kids. She founded Write On, a literary organization that hosts activities like essay contests and readathons. For more […]

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Rock-et On – Sally Ride Science Club encourages girls’ interests in science and math

Rock-et On – Sally Ride Science Club encourages girls’ interests in science and math – Brief Article Anna Roufos So you’ve heard about all those theories So you’ve heard about all those that say girls are not encouraged to get into math and sciences in school, right? Well Sally Bide (the first American Goddess in […]

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CosmoGIRL! entrepreneur – Alexis Demko – Brief Article

CosmoGIRL! entrepreneur – Alexis Demko – Brief Article – Interview Anna Roufos ALEXIS DEMKO AGE: 20 HOMETOWN: San Diego CA BUSINESS: She owns Demko Demolition Warehouse, which resells furniture and equipment left in old buildings about to be torn down. TALKING TRASH: “When I was in high school, I was doing book keeping for my […]

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French made – bedroom update

French made – bedroom update – Brief Article Alison Stebbins Mark Montano gave Tamara a taste of Paris–and we don’t mean croissants and in cafe. Although that sounds pretty good too. “I’ve always been a little embarrassed of my room,” says Tamara. “Not that it’s messy, it’s that I have Disney characters on my wall!” […]

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Express your gratitude – thank your mentors by writing them letters

Express your gratitude – thank your mentors by writing them letters – Brief Article Lauren Smith Robyn Freedman Spizman Got a case of “post-holiday writer’s block”? Don’t worry! We’ve made writing thank-you letters easy as pie. the “thank you for the gift” note Writing holiday thank-yous can seem like a drag after a day of […]