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Sensational September is Here!
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Let’s make this September Sensational! How?

Try answering these two questions:
1. What is one thing you can do this month that will make your world a better place?
2. What is one thing girls can do together to make our world a better place?

Tell us your first name, age and country you live in. Then we’ll get to see how we much we think alike, differently and maybe even come up with some ideas for real change. Cool, huh?

Think about it. Tell us what you think. And let’s share these ideas with each other! By the end of the month, we’ll have a huge list of things we can do to Change Our World for the better. Cannot wait to hear your ideas! We’ll share them with our friends at the Day of the Girl Summit  and get ready for the coolest day of the year for girls: The International Day of the Girl, and the Girls Speak Out at the United Nations, on October 11, 2018.

 

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10 Summer Hair Care Tips
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Summertime can be a blast for you but really hard on your hair. All that heat and sun can make hair dull, lifeless and brittle. So, here are iTwixie’s Tips for keeping your hair looking its best all summer long!

Try iTwixies Summer Hair Care Tips:

  1. Wear a cute hat to protect your hair from too much sun.
  2. Use a conditioner with sunscreen.
  3. Let your hair air dry instead of a heated hair dryer.
  4. Put a little conditioner and water in a spray bottle and wet your hair before getting into the pool to help your hair absorb less chlorine or salt water.
  5. Use natural, moisturizing shampoo.
  6. Use conditioner on the ends of your hair after washing to keep moisture in.
  7. Rinse your hair with COLD water to make your hair shinier! (yup, COLD. brrr!)
  8. Use a chlorine-removing shampoo after swimming in a chlorinated pool – or add a tablespoon of baking soda into your shampoo if you don’t want to buy a different shampoo to take the chlorine out of your hair. Make sure to keep it all mixed in!
  9. Get your hair trimmed every 6 weeks to promote growth and to keep the ends healthy
  10. Drink water often to keep yourself hydrated — when you drink enough water, your hair looks its best. So make sure you don’t let yourself feel thirsty. That’s a sure sign you need a few glasses of water!

Add YOUR tip for fab hair right here in the comments section below!

 

(Photo Credit: eelx)

 

 

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Happy First Day of Spring!
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Whether you are under snow in Colorado, or surprised at how warm it is in New York, today is the first day of SPRING! Let’s make this your strongest Spring ever!

YOU GO GIRLS!!!

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Marvelous March
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Is your 2018 kicking off as marvelously as you’d like? What would make it more marvelous? Let’s bring all that’s Marvelous to iTwixie this March. What is marvelous to you?

• Think of  Marvelous ways to empower Girls Around the World
• Share Marvelous blogs
• Do Marvelous workouts and teach us, too
• Try a Marvelous recipe and tell us about it

Ready? You are Marvelous!

 

 

 

Photo credit: @MissMonkey

 

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Announcing Our Blogger of the Month for June!
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@cute-cupcake-girl!

Way to go, @cute-cupcake-girl! You are the iTwixie Blogger of the Month for June! After 200 hundered votes, you edged out the other Bloggers and are this month’s winner! Way to go! Now, just send your parents’ home mailing address to us (info at itwixie dot com) and we’ll send a special prize to you! You rock!

Calling all iTwixie girls: be sure to read each other’s blogs and see how they can spark your to write your own blogs! Maybe YOU will be our next Blogger of the Month!

How the New Blogger of the Month Works
For each month in 2017, our iTwixie Team will choose 5 girls to be featured in a vote for Blogger of the Month. Then we all get to vote for who we think ought to win. The winner will get a prize! Once you’ve won Blogger of the Month, you will need to wait a year before getting another chance to be featured in the vote, so that more girls get the chance to win. Sound fun?

Get blogging and voting and maybe YOU will be our next Blogger of the Month!

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Vote for Blogger of the Month for June
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When you read what girls write, how do you feel? More powerful? Less alone? Curious? Stronger?

We feel like girls can empower girls, just by sharing their stories. What are yours? No matter what’s going on in your world, it’s good to share it. That’s why iTwixie bloggers ROCK! And that’s why we give out a Blogger of the Month award to recognize your unique, awesome voices! We think the world should join us and #ListenToGirls!!! And so now it’s time to Vote for the Blogger of the Month for June!

How iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month Works
Each month, the iTwixie Team presents five bloggers as candidates for Blogger of the Month. And then YOU vote for the winner. We make sure there’s a new winner each month. It’s our way of recognizing the cool bloggers that make iTwixie so cool.

Check out these amazing bloggers and then vote for your fave! We’ll announce the winner next week: @cookiegirl373 @cute-cupcake-girl @thunderbird @bettyeyb1 @lily-avery

Who should be no the list for next month? Tell us in the comments section below!

Here are the bloggers up for vote for June, so vote now!

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May is All About Today in History
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Welcome to Today in History May!

Each day of May, we’ll be taking a look at something historical that a woman has done. Why? Because, when we learn about the cool things women have done in our history, we get inspired. We see what WE can do. We understand that we are changing the world, every day.

Know of some cool woman who did something that you admire? Share it right here!

Here’s our first, Today in History story:

On May 1, 1950 – Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, named Library of Congress’s Consultant in Poetry. Today they call people who earn this distinction a Poet Laureate. There have been 5 female poets laureate and 16 male poets laureate. Prior to 1985, they were called consultants in poetry and there were 6 female consultants in poetry by 1985 and 23 male consultants in poetry.

Gwendolyn inspired readers to think about what it really means to support human rights and the dignity of each human life. Her point of view resonates with us today. We, as a group of people on this planet, still seem to struggle with the idea of basic, human rights.

The first woman consultant in poetry was  Louise Bogan, who held the post from 1945 to 1946.

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Louise Bogan, 1945 to 1946

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Vote for Blogger of the Month for March
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Some girls write blogs about their life. Others write poems. Some make lists of good things to do, and a bunch of girls give good advice. iTwixie bloggers ROCK! That’s why we like to give out a Blogger of the Month award to recognize your unique, awesome voices! We think the world should join us and #ListenToGirls!!! And so now it’s time to Vote for the Blogger of the Month for March!

How iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month Works
Each month, the iTwixie Team presents five bloggers as candidates for Blogger of the Month. And then YOU vote for the winner. We make sure there’s a new winner each month. It’s our way of recognizing the cool bloggers that make iTwixie so cool.

Check out these amazing bloggers and then vote for your fave! We’ll announce the winner next week: @levvi-dawn @twixergirl @basicallyfinella @elephantemma and @jacey0321

Vote for the March Blogger of the Month

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Vote for our Blogger of the Month for January!
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We’re bringing the iTwixie Blogger of the Month back! So get voting and let’s choose our very first Blogger of the Month! Be sure to check out each of these girls’ blogs and see who you think ought to be our iTwixie Blogger of the Month for January. We’ll announce the winner on Monday, February 13. The winner will get a cool writers journal :) Good luck girls!

Vote for our January Blogger of the Month!

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How the New Blogger of the Month Works
For each month in 2017, our iTwixie Team will choose 5 girls to be featured in a vote for Blogger of the Month. Then we all get to vote for who we think ought to win. The winner will get a prize! Once you’ve won Blogger of the Month, your next chance to be featured again in the vote will be in the following year, so that more girls get the chance to win. Sound fun? Get blogging and voting and maybe YOU will be our next Blogger of the Month!

Good luck, girls!

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Happy Friendship February
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Are you looking for new friends? Ways to keep old friends? Wishing for ways to make your friends better friends? You’re at the right place!

Welcome to the only site on the planet that is dedicated to bringing friends together and helping each other become our best selves. How do you help your friends be their best? What’s something you think helps you to be a better you? What can we all do to help make our iTwixie Nation the best BFF Nation in the world?

Let’s talk! Can’t wait to hear what you think, all month long!

Happy Friendship February!

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