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Anonymous 4059[Reply]

>you will never have visible abdominal muscles
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Anonymous 4930

Please post progress pics and keep us updated! What shape are you in now? Are you mentally Stacy (please post progress about that too)?

Anonymous 5002

imagine being this ignorant

Anonymous 6298


Synthetic compound designed to bring the dawn of a new age. It mimics the mass-building effects of testosterone at excessively efficient levels without most of the repercussions regular test would have. Doesn't work well on men due to existing testosterone keeping it out of the system.

Anonymous 6309

So a testosterone for women?

Anonymous 6310

Yep. Wasn't meant to be, but that's what it became. What do you think?


Who here is Januhairy? Anonymous 4933[Reply]

A month-long campaign encouraging women to grow out their body hair is happening for the first time

Januhairy wants ladies to "love and accept" their natural hair while raising money for charity

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Anonymous 4973

I really like how pubes and armpit hair look on me and other women. But somehow I still can't get over leg hair. It just seems so masculine, I don't really know why, I can't help it.

Maybe because smooth legs are such a hallmark of femininity.

Anonymous 4977

I feel the same even though I don't shave my legs. I feel self conscious about it and always keep them covered.

Anonymous 4987


Lol I'm in Ireland. Are you in the US because I feel like the US puts way more pressure on women to shave? But even saying that, there's been a trend lately of American celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga showing off armpit hair, even on the red carpet. I think they look really cool!

Anonymous 5019

I'm in France where it's non-existent, but nobody is going to bully you for it. However I've seen it much more often in Germany, Spain, and Italy.

Anonymous 5027

That's what my arms look like after I shave
>tfw Med genes


Exercising in the winter Anonymous 4583[Reply]

For those who like exercising, what plans are you making for staying in shape during the wintertime?
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Anonymous 4591


What kind of program? Something like Starting Strength?

Anonymous 4592

No, I "graduated" from that. I did StrongLifts for about 3 months then moved onto a program that my friend wrote.
This January, I plan on running nSuns' 4day program and add in some glute accessories.

Anonymous 4611


>She doesn't bloatmaxx in the winter for tone

Anonymous 6242

Jogging just like during the rest of the year

Anonymous 6266


Any tips/resources for starting jogging? I tried c25k last year but hurt myself in the third week. I think because my form is bad and I heel strike.

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BPD Support Group Anonymous 3847[Reply]

I've noticed it seems like we have no shortage of people with BPD. I thought I'd start a support group thread. Share your experiences, vent, and be sure to let us know when you are able to stop yourself from engaging in disordered thinking or behaviors!

DBT Basics: http://dbtselfhelp.com//html/dbt_lessons.html
^ This entire site is quite helpful, especially with their diary section, though I know that some might not like having to record their whole day.
Diary card: http://dbtselfhelp.com//html/diary_card_1.html
How to use (example): http://dbtselfhelp.com//Diary_Card_Examples.pdf
Pocket version of Diary Card:

Visually focused PDF on DBT basics:

Distorted thinking patterns:
Post too long. Click here to view the full text.

Anonymous 6265

I don't have anything to add, but I'm finding this thread a really good jumping off point to helping myself. Thank you OP.


2000s fashion Anonymous 5041[Reply]

You knew this thread was coming…2000s fashion (first decade). Like it? Love it? Hate it? What trends from this time period are you excited to see coming back? What trends are you glad are stuck in the 2000s? Post pics of your 2000s inspired outfits or of general 2000s fashion related inspiration!
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Anonymous 5130

I've seen quite a lot of these actually they had some similar ones in topshop last summer but they were mid to high-waisted whereas the ones in the photo are low-waisted

Anonymous 5131


She looks like shit, like 40-near-50

As for the escort thing I remember hearing she was charging to be arm candy but you think she's doing the instagram thot thing and fucking for money?

Lots of anorexia, and now we champion obesity because fuck being rational

Anonymous 5132

I just think of Jojo's bizarre adventure part 6 when I see this thread

Anonymous 6232


I keep hearing about how flare jeans are slowly making a comeback and it makes me think about what 00s trends are going to start reappearing again. Like exposing your midriff and lowrise jeans.

Anonymous 6236

i h8 this all, unless it's like futuristic early-00s 'y2k aesthetic'

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Anonymous 5174[Reply]

I found this top on the UO website and I thought it was cute and unusual but I have no idea how to style it, any ideas?

Anonymous 5175

Personaly not my style, never liked sheer tops.
But Pastels like in the pic, maybe a scarf or a loose jacket?

Anonymous 5176

I’d wear it with high waisted/wide leg black trousers or light blue denim mom jeans/wide legs

Anonymous 6218

You could try it under a pinafore dress or similar kind of sleeveless dress?


Dresses for my body type Anonymous 5024[Reply]

What are some good brands/stores to shop for this body type? I'm having a real hard time finding dresses.. Measurements are.

>42 29 43

Also a general help find clothes for different body types thread.

Anonymous 6207

Joni jeans from topshop might be good for you? They stretch a lot so they'll fit both your waist and hips plus they're quite flattering

Anonymous 6217

Have you considered buying a dress to fit your chest and hips and then taking it to a seamstress or tailor to have them take it in at the waist? It’s worth the money for the ideal fit, especially with dresses as they tend to imply a more elegant look?


Coloring hair at home Anonymous 4948[Reply]

Hey /hb/, does anyone here have experience dying their own hair to avoid spending insane amounts of money at the salon every few weeks?

I'm trying to get my hair this color (my natural color is currently a 2-3 shades darker). I got it done at a salon last year and they didn't use bleach, just dye. I've seen some decent tutorials on how to lighten hair without bleach but the color always seem to come out as this unnatural yellow color instead of natural dirty blonde which is obviously not what I'm looking for.

So yeah, if anyone has any expertise or questions of their own, post it here!
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Anonymous 5023

NTA but those dyes have bleach already in them, there's no way to lighten hair without bleaching. Sorry. The only thing you're saving yourself is the extra step of bleaching first, then coloring.

Anonymous 5026

You can lighten it a few shades with honey and cinnamon powder but it takes a long ass time

Anonymous 5029

I think they're just taught that all box dyes are crap and parrot it. They genuinely believe it because in the West that's how the industry works.
In my home country (Eastern Europe) you go to a hairdresser for a haircut, highlights etc that you can't do by yourself or they come to your house if they're a friend. However, where I'm from you can find professional dyes in local drugstores and dye the hair yourself if you know how, hairdressers here use a mix of box dyes and pro dyes themselves and will even recommend good ones for your hair based on their experience. Basically they get business anyway because many people don't want to dye their own hair for fear of making it look patchy, they don't give a shit what dye you'll use since they know you'll bring it to them anyway and here anyone can buy "salon brands" so they don't bother shilling anything.
I've never heard any of them say box dyes are crap, just that certain ones are too harsh and poor quality.

Anonymous 6206

I found video related, it seems like it may be worth a shot.

Anonymous 6209

>Can you really recreate salon quality using things from the shop?
I’ve seen some amazing results from Lush’s henna blocks but they only come in red and brunette shades.

Try looking up tutorials for lightening hair with hydrogen peroxide or honey. Since you’re already blonde it should be really easy to get good results.


Type 4 Hair Thread Anonymous 4864[Reply]

Are you 4a, 4b or 4c?

What products do you use in your routines?

What is your favourite protective hairstyle?

Are you natural? If so, how long? If not, why?

Posting hair inspo is encouraged! And feel free to ask questions no matter how silly :)

>inb4 we already have a hair thread
Type 4 hair is harder to maintain and has overall different needs/demands compared to other hair types.
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Anonymous 4880

Your hair looks so healthy!

>Pic related is my hair 4 days post twist-out. Would you say my hair is 4c?

I'd say 4c tbh

>I’d also love tips on how to straighten it.

What is done in this video is pretty much the same thing my hairdresser did! Straightening by yourself can be challenging at first but once you get the hang of it it'll be okay. The hardest bit for me is to straighten the back, since you can't see the back of your head

Anonymous 4922

Thank you for the help anon. What's the name of that video? Also, how do you maintain a twist-out for more than a day or so? Like what do you do with it at night?

Anonymous 5013

Oh and I don't do anything special at night after a twist out since my hair is pretty short. It becomes coily after a few days so I just spray a bit of water and use an afro pick to like, add volume (??)
what happened to your previous post lol

Anonymous 5025

I'm contemplating getting a keratin treatment. I recently went natural after having keratin treatments for a while and I miss having a bob.

Anonymous 6200

Did it damage your hair a lot?


/cgl/ merge Anonymous Admin 6195[Reply]

After discussing this in the chat last week, I have now moved the threads from /cgl/ to this board.

A few users requested I rename the board to something like /bb/ (beauty board) or other abbreviations, but the platform I'm using right now does not allow renaming of board URIs. I'll do this once we're in the process of moving to a different board software.

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