Families with children in elementary through high school plan to shell out an average of $684.79 each for a total share of $27.5 billion.
State Bags teamed up with Roc Nation and President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative this summer to donate 30,000 bags to underprivileged kids across the U.S.
Back to school shopping is so much more than pens, notebooks, and highlighters. While you may have a solid list of school supplies, do you have a running set of beauty essentials you to need to have on hand? Our pro tip: Stick with time-saving picks and essentials that will solve any mid-day or after-school extracurricular activity beauty emergency. Here, we have what you should stock up on this fall for each and every grade level.
Before the Yahoo Beauty editors were professional beauty geeks, we loved preparing for the new school year because it was the first perfect excuse to try new beauty products, debut a new haircut, and show off our new-and-improved selves, possibly with a smattering of freckles or a summer tan. We’re still teenagers at heart, and we can say with experience how important it is to start the school year on the right step with confidence. Here is everything you need for your back-to-school beauty arsenal, parent-, teen-, and beauty editor-approved.Related:5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Beauty In High School#QuarterLifeCrisis: Origins Reinvents Itself for Millennials at 25 Years OldTavi Gevinson is a Broadway Actress, Voice of a Generation, Fashion Pioneer, and Clinique Ambassador
Karlie Kloss goes back to school. “…I haven’t been this nervous in years! #firstdayofschool,” 23-year-old supermodel Karlie Kloss captioned an Instagram shot of herself in front of a New York University building. The 6’1” model was a Victoria’s Secret Angel for two years, travels around the world with BFF Taylor Swift, and bought her first home—a West Village townhouse — at just 21 years old, but in spite of her international fame and success, hitting the books and getting a college degree was always on her mind.
This fall, give your makeup bag a much needed purge with tips from makeup artist Jenny Patinkin. This is where Jenny Patinkin comes in. The Chicago-based makeup artist and founder of Lazy Perfection Beauty School is walking us through the steps for a proper makeup purge. Read on for Patinkin’s tips for starting fresh this fall — and if you happen to be in Chicago, you can even enlist Patinkin to come over and help you get organized.
Start the school year off right with a simple and effective skin care routine. In order to look your best before you hit the books, it’s all about having a good (and simple) skin care routine. “Younger women don’t pay that much attention to their skin when they are in high school and college,” says Dr. Sejal K. Shah of Smarter Skin Dermatology in Manhattan. “Regardless of skin type, gender, or family history, it’s really important to get those once-a-year skin exams.” We asked Shah to outline a basic skin care routine for us, along with her tips for keeping it up during the school year.
Do you remember what decorated the insides of your school lockers? Whatever you chose to display inside — a mirror, magazine cutouts, photos of your friends — you knew it was a statement on your personality. Of course, the same goes for fictional characters. Television production designers and set dressers inevitably have to put serious thought into what goes into each character’s school locker so it remains a reflection of his or her personality. Well, now comes our big back-to-school challenge. Can you guess to what show and which character these 10 lockers belong?
August means more than giving in to humidity hair and daily Mr. Softee runs. With only a few weeks left of summer, it’s time to start thinking about your back to school looks — and even if your school days are behind you, everyone knows September is the best time to debut a new you. Stores are already filling with trendy new shoes, skirts, and tops, but (weather aside) there’s no need to sweat, because Yahoo Style has you covered. Throughout the month of August, we’ll be giving you tips on how to look your best on your first day back, and we’re starting with that classic campus essential, the backpack. Whether you’re a straight-A student, the cheer captain, or a career gal looking for a chic daily carry, here are 11 stylish sacks that’ll hold everything from your lip gloss to your textbooks. More From Yahoo Style:Students Rebel Against Dress Code by Wearing Crop Tops and Cutoffs