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We didn't think it would be possible to find a new girl crush and BFF in one swoop, but it happened. Meet Ashley-Lauren Elrod, actress, singer, violinist, dancer, and painter. And despite living in the spotlight, she's as down-to-earth as they come — as illustrated by her no-fuss beauty routine. Homemade face masks whipped up from bananas, brown sugar, and olive oil? Au naturel never looked so good!
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But, if you're one of the lucky ones who can truly enjoy a shortened work read