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Unflattering Fashions Through the Ages

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 12, 2011
What’s that sound? It’s the siren of the fashion police in their black and white DeLorean, speeding through the mists of time to lock these trends up in a prison made of synthetic fabric and the tears of Anna Wintour. More  →
Unflattering Fashion Through the Ages

The Perks and Perils of Being Pale

By ContributorAugust 12, 2011
MyNicknameIsMyUsername comes out of the white-as-a-sheet closet, and never looks back. –Sparkitors I am pale. Deathly, glow-in-the-dark, transparent pale. And I love it! Of course, I didn’t always embrace my fair skin. When I was younger I LOATHED it, and every time summer came... More  →
The Perks and Perils of Being Pale

Don't Believe the Hype: How to REALLY Be Supermegafoxyawesomehot!

By ContributorAugust 12, 2011
alexsarcastic221 debunks the myth of the cool kids. –Sparkitors After spending countless precious childhood hours watching shows such as Lizzy McGuire and Kim Possible, I found I'd developed a rather warped view of the so-called "cool kids." Part of my brain still pictures them... More  →
Don't Believe the Hype: How to REALLY Be Supermegafoxyawesomehot!

How to Hide Your Zits

By Kathryn_WilliamsAugust 11, 2011
When we get a zit, we pop it and then slather foundation all over the blood. But apparently, there is a better method! Click "more" to watch Kathryn's video tutorial. —Sparkitors Loading the player ... jwplayer("kgvid").setup({ flashplayer: 'http://img.sparknotes.com/jwplayer/56/player.swf', ... More  →
How to Hide Your Zits

Auntie SparkNotes: To Tweeze, Or Not To Tweeze

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 10, 2011
Hi Auntie! So my question is more lighthearted and probably not as pressing or important as other emails you get, but I want to ask you all the same. I've been wondering, do most girls wax/pluck/thread their eyebrows, and is it important to do? I have... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: To Tweeze, Or Not To Tweeze

Ashley's Advice for an Overweight Sparkler

By Ashley SpencerAugust 10, 2011
I am a teenage girl whose weight is in the upper end of the overweight category. (I'm 5 foot 4 and 170lbs). And I really really really REALLY want to lose weight. And not just for the normal reasons, but because I know I'm unhealthy... More  →
Ashley's Advice for an Overweight Sparkler

Ask Ashley's Trainer

By Ashley SpencerAugust 1, 2011
I wanted to get FIT-NASTY (my made-up word for "in shape"), but I felt nervous about showing up in a gym and having no clue what to do. I decided to enlist the help of a personal trainer to show me the ropes. That's not... More  →
Ask Ashley's Trainer

Not So Silly Bands

By ContributorAugust 1, 2011
azn4life33 is back with the second installment in his summer fitness series. We just ask that he keep us posted on his break dancing progress!  –Sparkitors Great news, Sparklers! I’ve collected a grand total of 8 neon plastic bracelets, compliments of my gym.... More  →
Not So Silly Bands

My Quest for Model-dom!

By ContributorJuly 28, 2011
Lasting.silhouette wants to be a model—and with that awesome smile, she's off to a great start!.—Sparkitors Ever since I was little, I've pored over fashion magazines, totally in awe of the models. No matter the... More  →
My Quest for Model-dom!