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Let's Talk About Braces.

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 22, 2011
Even if my orthodontist's name wasn't William Williams (seriously? Who does that to a kid?), I would never forget him. Because I spent precious years of my adolescence in that man's cool-to-the-touch pleather chair. No person before or since has had his hands in my... More  →
Let's Talk About Braces.

Sparkler Haircuts

By EmmaJuly 22, 2011
Katherine writes, "I mostly did it because everyone told me not to." More  →
Sparkler Haircuts!

In Which There Was Hair, and Then There Wasn't

By Lucy HutchinsonJuly 21, 2011
Around October last year, when I woke up with a mouthful of my own hair yet again, I began to think about getting a haircut. THAT VERY DAY, as I was trawling SparkLife keeping up with my competition contemporaries, I saw this post... More  →
In Which There Was Hair, and Then There Wasn't

A Story About Skincare

By Miss MarmJuly 19, 2011
Caroline Watson's story, "Vaseline," is not only a finalist in the fiction contest, it's kind of about makeovers! (Yes, it is. Just go with it.) —Miss Marm At the end of every drugstore checkout line is the woman contemplating her $39. 99... More  →
A Story About Skincare

How I Learned to Work Out Effectively

By Ashley SpencerJuly 18, 2011
I knew that in order to get healthy, I was going to have to get moving. At first, I tried doing some elliptical before my internship in the wee hours of the morning, but I didn't see any results, and it was disheartening. I knew... More  →
How I Learned to Work Out Effectively

ACNE, PART II (Because We Just Can't Get Enough)

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 18, 2011
ACNE-HATERS OF THE INTERWEBZ, UNITE. Together, we form an invincible cavalry; we're a lot like Dumbledore's Army, minus the rad magic and Neville's heart-breaking good looks. But what we lack in Patronus charms and dweeby ankle-length robes, we more than make up for... More  →
ACNE, PART II (Because We Just Can't Get Enough)

How to Give Yourself an Old-Fashioned Makeover (Or Die Trying)

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 15, 2011
Modern makeovers are so easy and pain-free, they hardly present a challenge at all. Heck, anyone can buy some eyeliner, concealer, and new shoes. What you need is a challenge; something to return you to those times when makeovers required grit, determination, and just a... More  →
How to Give Yourself an Old-Fashioned Makeover (Or Die Trying)

These Sparklers Cut Off All Their Hair!

By EmmaJuly 14, 2011
tigertailZLC says, "YAY FOR MAKEOVERS!" More  →
These Sparklers Cut Off All Their Hair!

What It's Like to Chop Your Hair Off

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 13, 2011
Since I've been sharing pictures of my outfits—and by extension, myself—on SparkLife for the past few months, y'all probably know that my hairstyle of choice is a perky pixie cut (which occasionally veers into Lady Pete Wentz territory, depending on how long it's been since... More  →
What It's Like to Chop Your Hair Off

Locks of LOL: A Hairy Tale

By Emily WinterJuly 12, 2011
Why is there a slideshow about my hair that exists in the world? 1. Emma made me. 2. I've had a lot of hair doings in my life. 3. Watching a pasty white girl try to pull of dreadlocks is fun for the whole family. Oh yes, there will be dreadlocks. More  →
Locks of LOL: A Hairy Tale