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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!
Photographed by Heather Talbert
We've reached that point in summer where our hair has launched a full-fledged rebellion against us. Frizz halos, tinted green tips, dried-out texture, you name it — our mane has felt the stress of the season, and it is not happy. But, we're still a ways off from Labor Day, so it's time to get on the stick and get your read
Look. We're not big fans of milestones around here. There's no one thing you have to have done by 25, and no universal sign that you are an Officially Certified Grown-Up Person. We all bloom at different times and in different ways. But.
We all have a few of those friends — those suspiciously wizened 22-year-olds who read