Girls' Life (magazine)
|First issue||August 1994|
Girls' Life is an American teen magazine. It was launched in 1994 by Monarch Services. Issues of Girls' Life contain information and advice on topics such as academic success, peer pressure, time management tips, stress-relieving ideas and self-esteem. Girls' Lives website hosts a penpal program, games, and discussions. It is considered safe for younger girls, around age 10. The covers feature some of the Disney stars, such as Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and The Cheetah Girls, but other stars, that may bring interest to older girls, such as Mandy Moore or Hayden Panettiere. Demi Lovato, Emma Roberts, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez, and Ashley Tisdale have twice adorned the cover of Girls' Life magazine also. This website and magazine became very famous in 2010 when tweens and teens needed advice.
It covers a range of topics, from heavier topics such as dealing with racism, sexual abuse, and feelings for boys, as well as lighter topics such as fashion, beauty, skin care, embarrassing moments. There are also often recipes, gift ideas, and interviews.
The magazine was once notable for the fact it did not feature celebrities on the cover, but eventually began featuring celebrity covers, the first being Alexis Bledel of Gilmore Girls. The editor said this was because "celebrities sell more magazines". Other features include:
- Letters to the editor
- Giveaway Calendars (Prizes you can enter for each day)
- Dear Carol
- Best new trend
- Cute and Cheap Fashion
- Fashion: Love your body
- Special Report
- Best new beauty trend
- GP BIs (Best friend advice)
- Body Q&A
- Guys Q&A
- Boyfriend tips
- Llovio, Louis (January 11, 2007). "Karen Bokram buys back Girls' Life, the magazine she founded.". Daily Record (Baltimore). Retrieved 2008-09-26.
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