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In the last week of 2012, readers and web denizens will be barraged by endless lists and roundups encapsulating the last 365 days, but we promise, this look back is something a little different. These ten stories and features were picked not by us, but by the most awesome people around — Refinery29 readers!
Yep, these are the ten pieces that you guys loved most this year. The ones you couldn't resist clicking, sharing, and coming back to for inspiration, again and again. Though a few of these are only a couple months old, they have already gone down in the R29 pantheon as some of our most popular stories of all-time. Oh, and we've got to admit, you guys certainly do have some great taste...not that we're biased, or anything.
The checkered history of lipliner is pretty interesting. After the way it was used in the '80s (#neverforget), people either love it or loathe it. Recently, it's started to make a resurgence in the beauty space. Suddenly, drawn-in lips are gaining some serious footing again.
But, this trend hasn't always followed the read
If you're going home for the holidays, there's a good chance you'll run into at least one set of friends getting ready to put a ring on it. 'Tis the season for bling and Facebook engagement announcements.
Of course you need to get a gift that shows your support and enthusiasm. And, it's an added plus that you can get read