Lauren Gold

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News

In honor of Embrace Your Geekiness Day, I’ve come to terms with my awkward and nerdy side. It’s OK, really it is, that my friends know me as the “Harry Potter expert” and come to me for study tips instead of boy advice. I’ve embraced my high GPA and love for the theater instead of… READ MORE »


Style

We asked you last week to tell us your most horrifying frizzy hair experiences to win a bottle of Avon’s Advanced Techniques Frizz Control Lotus Shield. Your horror stories brought back memories of my own tangled, teased, and terrible curly hair disasters. That being said, my heart did go out to a few readers’ painful… READ MORE »


Celebs

Mel Gibson used a racial slur against Mexicans. Who doesn’t this guy hate? [Guanabee]
Lindsay Lohan lost a lawyer. Her legal representation reportedly resigned, and now she’s getting a newbie to take over her case. What gives, LiLo? [TMZ]
Franco no more! James Franco finally has a first name on “General Hospital.” [NY Magazine] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Today is National Tell The Truth Day, and it’s time to get real. Stop lying! Some people (us included) love to beat around the bush or zip their lip while their friends make serious mistakes. Hate the bridesmaid dress you have to wear? Tell the bride (unless it’s the day of her wedding). Listening to… READ MORE »


Celebs

The late Heath Ledger apparently hated taking the sleeping pills that he ultimately overdosed on. [The Sun]
Who says you can’t be sexy over 60? Yes, that’s right: these actresses are over 60, sultry and sophisticated. [Lemondrop]
No boys allowed! Snoop Dogg gets picky with his Brits at a club in London. [The Sun] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

If you’re lucky, you have an awesome group of girlfriends. Our friends keep us sane and happy … most of the time. What about the friends who aren’t always true blue? The fair-weather friend is in your address book, but she doesn’t always make it to your planner. You count her as one of your… READ MORE »



Style

Bar tabs, cab fares, and cover charges — it’s all just too expensive sometimes! Money is tight this summer, but that doesn’t mean you need to cut down on your social gatherings. Why not bring the party back to your place to save yourself some dough? If going out too much is emptying your wallet,… READ MORE »



Style

Calling all curly girlies! I have frizzy hair, and I’m proud of it. But that doesn’t stop me from doing everything in my power to get my curls under control. I’ve tried it all — from Japanese hair treatments to the most expensive salon products — and I have a very strict haircare routine. Curls… READ MORE »


Style

Independence Day is upon us, and the entire country will be celebrating the land of the free with picnics, music festivals, and parties galore. Whether you’re planning a beach day or roaming your city’s streets, you just gotta take care of yourself! To make sure you’re still going strong when the fireworks go off, check… READ MORE »