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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!

Before and After Braces

By EmmaJuly 27, 2011
This picture, which is the cutest photo ever taken, features textingandy92 on her first day of third grade, about a month before she got her first set of braces. She says, "I pretty much had the most janked up mouth anyone had ever seen. I had a crossbite, an overbite, and m More  →
Before and After Braces

Check Out This Sparkler's AMAZING Acne Makeover!

By ContributorJuly 27, 2011
erkkilakc2 shares her incredible skin makeover!—Sparkitors My skin has always been bad, but I never really realized how bad until just now when I was looking through some recent photographs. I decided to share my acne story in the hopes of inspiring others and proving... More  →
Check Out This Sparkler's AMAZING Acne Makeover!

How to Upgrade Your Bedroom on the Cheap

By Lucy HutchinsonJuly 26, 2011
There will come a time in your life when you realize that the general ambiance of your bedroom is less "sophisticated young adult" and more "overgrown 4-year-old." If you've recently found yourself neck-deep in teddy bears, staring at your bubblegum-pink walls and wondering "where did... More  →
How to Upgrade Your Bedroom on the Cheap

What Ashley Ate to Lose Weight

By Ashley SpencerJuly 25, 2011
I love food more than most things. What’s better than sinking your teeth into a hot slice of pizza? Biting into a well-condimented burger? Or making out with a piece of chocolate cake? Few things make people happier than FOOD. But if you want to... More  →
What Ashley Ate to Lose Weight

ACNE: The Finale (There Will Be Actual Fireworks)

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 25, 2011
Okay, so there won't be actual fireworks. Actual fireworks are illegal and incredibly dangerous, especially when your sweat happens to be flammable (it's like I perspire kerosene, really). But there WILL be figurative fireworks, which are almost as fun, and not nearly as frightening to... More  →
ACNE: The Finale (There Will Be Actual Fireworks)