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We've Partnered with Plan International Canada!

18 Jan, 2018

We've Partnered with Plan International Canada!

We’re extremely excited to announce our new partnership with Plan International Canada! Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organization committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice in developing countries. You've probably heard of Plan International’s Because I am a Girl movement, a global movement to transform power relations so that girls everywhere can learn, lead, decide and thrive.

This year, we've chosen to raise awareness & donate to a specific project championed by Plan Canada that helps girls in the remote community of Hatibandha, Bangladesh.

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Stick To Your New Years' Resolutions With These 5 Skincare Tips

05 Jan, 2018

Stick To Your New Years' Resolutions With These 5 Skincare Tips

Are you ready for 2018? With a new year comes new expectations. It’s easy to create a long list of resolutions, only to fall short of your goals, leaving you unmotivated. That's why it's so important to start with small, manageable changes. We’ve put together 5 easy tricks that’ll help you feel energized and healthy in 2018, while improving your skin along the way.

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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 9

20 Nov, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 9

"I vividly recall being a 14-year-old 9th grader with my hands filled with textbooks as I exited the high school I attended," Trevicia, now 47, wrote in the testimony. "Instead of riding the bus home, as I usually did, my mother was there to pick me up for the marriage that she and the head of the church she attended had arranged.”
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Avoid That Black Friday Rush: Early Christmas Gift Ideas For That Favorite Gal In Your Life

13 Nov, 2017

Avoid That Black Friday Rush: Early Christmas Gift Ideas For That Favorite Gal In Your Life

Woah. We’re less than two months away from you-know-what. Wasn't it just Halloween? Sorry to burst your bubble, but Christmas is coming. Your bank account may already be screaming. Luckily, Black Friday is almost hereand it just might give you a little financial relief. However, if going bareknuckle boxing at your local big box store just isn’t your thing (we're with you there), then why not stay at home, grab a cup of hot chocolate, and get your shopping done early straight from your couch. To get you started, here are some trending gift ideas for that special gal on your list—whatever her thing may be.
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Turmeric-Based Recipes To Help Keep Your Skin In Check This Holiday Season

02 Nov, 2017

Turmeric-Based Recipes To Help Keep Your Skin In Check This Holiday Season

It's no secret that we love to indulge as it gets colder. Drinks get warmer (and consequently sweeter too), meals get a little “heartier”, and seeking warmth becomes the central focus of our day. However, all this extra indulgence can wreak havoc on our skin. We knowyou probably won’t be seeing as many people as the months get colder, but there can be some serious long-term damage done if you keep your guard down during the holiday season.
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Makeup Overload? Tips To Avoid That Post-Halloween Breakout.

24 Oct, 2017

Makeup Overload? Tips To Avoid That Post-Halloween Breakout.

Alright girls! It’s that time of year again when we unleash our inner ghouls, gorge on chocolate, and wear enough makeup to impress everyone on the ‘gram. You’ve already been prepping your costume and makeup regime for weeks to make sure your selfie game is on point. As fun as Halloween makeup is, if you don’t educate yourself properly, all those layers of face paint can really hurt your skin.
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 8

19 Oct, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 8

Muniba Mazari decided to find her inner strength by using art as a tool after a car accident which left her paralysed, nine years ago. A dreamer, Ms Mazari chose art as a way to break free from the fetters of her physical disability and transcend into the vibrant world of her dreams.
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The New Skincare You've Been Waiting For Is Here

19 Oct, 2017

The New Skincare You've Been Waiting For Is Here

So, the last few months have been kinda crazy. Like you’re stuck-in-the-middle-of-a- snowstorm-on-the-way-to-Christmas-dinner crazy. But we did it. We completed our Kickstarter campaign to launch our three new products. We couldn’t be any happier from all the love and support we received from family, friends, customers, and from those who genuinely love YLLO. 

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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 6

26 Apr, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 6

Yalemwork was married when she was just 3 years old but has since become a key advocate for ending child marriage in her community. The UK funded Finote Hiwot programme runs community discussions about early marriage in her village which has resulted in many girls like Yalemwork escaping child marriage.
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 5

19 Apr, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 5

"[Forced marriage] means they lose their future. They stop education. They lose their hope for living. And many of them are exposed to rape and domestic violence. This is not a life. It has to change. Girls are girls. Not wives. And it can be changed." 
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 4

17 Mar, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 4

"Although I knew of the consequences of an early marriage, I still ended up getting married at 14 because my parents are extremely poor. At the time of the wedding, I was very nervous. I didn’t know my husband – even now I don’t know his age. I think he’s around 25 and he works in sales. I didn't want to move into his house. I remember crying a lot. Everyone around me somehow convinced me though." 
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 3

15 Mar, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 3

Photojournalist Daro Sulakauri grew up in Georgia and remembers one of her classmates getting married when they were both only 12. "I had this disturbed feelings in a way", she remembers. "I felt like something was wrong. But I didn't understand what it was." 
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 2

27 Feb, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 2

"A good girl should be silent. A good girl should not talk about her future. A good girl should listen to her family even if they say you have to marry with him, or him, or him. So a good girl means you should be like a dog—everyone can play with you." 
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Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 1

27 Feb, 2017

Real Women, Real Stories: Issue 1

"I was 16 when I was forced to marry a stranger and move from the United Arab Emirates to Canada. Over the next decade, I was isolated, humiliated and assaulted. The whole time, I was planning my escape."
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Meet YLLO Beauty: Helping Girls Be Girls

24 Feb, 2016

Meet YLLO Beauty: Helping Girls Be Girls

Ever since launching our online store in December, we’ve been on an incredible journey. We want to thank our loyal customers and fans! We’ve had so much awesome feedback and so much love from everyone with all their Instagram photos. We’ve been incredibly lucky with the reception we’ve had up until this point. Here's the big news: we’ve rebranded! We're now helping a social cause we’re incredibly proud of: ending child marriage. 

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Why Is My Skin So Dry? 5 Sure-Proof Ways To Stay Hydrated.

11 Feb, 2016

Why Is My Skin So Dry? 5 Sure-Proof Ways To Stay Hydrated.

Dry skin is a common problem for a lot of people. But don’t worry - discovering the root of the problem is half the battle! Lathering yourself with bunch of cream and lotion isn’t always the solution. Continue reading to discover 5 ways to stop dry skin that you might not know about.

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