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    I know it’s a cliché, but I don’t know how else to say it. My kids are growing like weeds! I know everyone who has young kids is going through the same thing, but this back-to-school season makes it all too real -- and way too expensive!

    I’m not kidding, I can barely afford to keep my kids clothed. And once you add a fashionable tween to the mix, you’re adding a whole new element!

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    Ever since I abandoned ballet as a little girl, I've been waiting for this: an excuse to wear a tutu. Since becoming a grown-up, it's been looking pretty bleak. You just don't walk around dressed like a ballerina, at least not if you want to be taken seriously. But I think the tutu may be having a moment this year! I could be wrong, but I swear, I've been seeing tutus everywhere -- yes, for grown-up women.

    Can I pull it off? DARE I pull it off? It all depends on the styling. It just so happens that there are ways to wear a tulle skirt without looking like a little girl playing dress-up. Here are 9 styles we think any mom can pull off.

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    Barbie Loves Forever 21 I have been waiting for this moment since I was 5 years old. At long last, I will soon be able to dress like Barbie.

    Yes, that Barbie. As in THE Barbie doll. She of the ridiculously proportioned figure, sure, but also of the fantasy ball gowns, the hilariously impractical "career gal" suits, the purple monster-fur coats. Mattel is collaborating with Forever 21, Lord and Taylor, and Wildfox to create lines of women's clothes inspired by Barbie. And I can't wait.

    Talk all you want about setting more realistic expectations for body image. If we're talking about just the clothes, I am all for this.

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    Ladies, get out your nose ring. This old-school piercing could become the hot new thing this fall -- but only for the most daring among us. On her cover of the September W magazine, Rihanna sports a pierced septum. That's the wall separating your two nostrils. Riri's got a provocative bauble dangling underneath hers, the better to go with her intense glare and blue forehead, of course.

    I didn't know this before, but clearly no one can pull off a septum ring the way Rihanna can. Still, some of us are curious about this kind of piercing. Is it much more painful than an earring? Will it look ridiculous on you at drop-off? And is this the new tattoo for Rihanna?

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    No matter what our size, most of us prefer to look slim. And the key to looking svelte can be -- what's in your closet! Some clothes betray us and make us look heavier than we really are. But it doesn't have to be that way -- you could be dressing to enhance your figure. It just takes knowing a few clever tricks to make yourself look longer and leaner. Here are 12 different ways to look thinner just by how you dress.

    Don't forget the most important one of all: Stand up straight!

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    If you're wondering what's going to be hot in makeup trends this fall, we have the answer.

    While most women gravitate toward natural hues such as grays and browns, prepare to add a pop of color to your usual eye shadow palette this fall, says Mary Lord, director at Mary Kay, the official beauty sponsor of Project Runway Season 13. 

    What about eyeliners and lip colors, you ask? Read on!

    The following are 3 hot trends in makeup coming our way for fall: 

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    Another day, another morning where you're trying to figure out what to do with your hair! Why not a braid? Maybe an amazingly creative braid that will take you all morning and frustrate you to no end and cause you to be late? Um ... no, thanks.

    Let's be real -- you don't have all morning to play with your hair. But you'd like to do something other than the same old same old. Here are three braid ideas that are a little bit different, but are still quick and easy to pull off.

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    No matter how much time you spend trying to conceive and planning for a baby, how you're going to dress once you're carrying your little one isn't exactly something most of us spend that much time on. It's more likely that your maternity style takes shape once you're pregnant, and you find yourself gravitating to one style or another. But once that happens -- boom! You're totally giving your mama personality away!

    Here, 7 lovely, popular maternity looks that might be yours, too, and what they say about you.

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    Summer is still going strong (woohoo!), and if you're like me, you've fallen into a bit of a ponytail/messy bun rut. Granted, those are both easy ways of "doing" your hair and keeping it up off your neck and away from your face, but they do tend to get boring after a while. Adding a braid into your hairstyle can really take it from blah to super cute!

    Here are five ideas for hair with a twist, from long styles to a pretty updo that will work on short or long hair.

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    "We should Skype!" Have you ever heard those words and cringed because you just don't look good on Skype? We're not all super confident on camera, especially when it's a webcam. Something about the way it blows up your face to fill the whole screen is just so ... ugh, the worst. But if you want to talk with someone you love and see their face -- yay, the best of technology! -- you've gotta do it.

    It doesn't have to be painful. You just need a few camera tricks, the kind anyone can pull off. Here are 8 essential tips to looking your best on Skype, you superstar, you.

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