Amanda Lauren

Amanda Lauren

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Due to professional disagreements, we have dissolved our relationship with Amanda. This publication supports healthy dialogue that doesn't oppress or harm others, and will continue to do so.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Ravishly Editor-in-Chief, Joni M. Edelman at joniedelman@ravishly.com.

Amanda Lauren Articles

From the Dolce & Gabbana hijab and abaya collection

Can Fashion Help Fight Islamophobia?

Some of the lines are limited edition or only available in certain locations, but the very fact that these designers are choosing to make clothing for Islamic women, has an impact. While it taps into a big market that is projected to spend $484 billion on clothing and footwear by 2019, it also takes a stand against hate.

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Anthony Pazos: LA Hair  Reality TV Star

He revealed what really goes down behind the scenes and confirmed our suspicions about how reality television is produced.

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"Love consists of...looking outward together in the same direction."

An Open Letter To My Single Friends

Being a couple is about achieving the same goals, whether it’s to cook dinner, assemble IKEA furniture, or build a whole big life together. If you aren’t working towards the same goals (or can’t figure out how to use those miniature screwdrivers), then you aren’t with the right person.

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People We Love: Patricia Cronin

The installation is a tribute to different groups of abused and repressed women throughout the world.

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I'm Happy With My Plastic Surgery—But Not Happy Because Of It

My decision to fix my nose was mine alone. I didn’t feel peer pressure or that I would look awful for the rest of my life without getting it fixed.

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Molly McAleer: Hello Giggles Co-Founder, Renaissance Woman

I sat down with Molly to discuss her writing, the entertainment industry, rehab, and the less glamorous side of Hollywood.

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Kelly Carlin: Author Of A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George

As women, we all know the difficulty of surviving challenges and discovering our truth. And if your father happens to be George Carlin, that doesn’t make it any easier.

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No, I don't want a see-through wedding gown.

Say No To The Dress: My Awful Experience At Kleinfeld

Why did Kleinfeld treat me like I was buying a used car, and let me leave the store with nothing but a headache (and, frankly, a hankering for some Valium)?

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How To Get Birth Control If You Don't Have Insurance

Although Obamacare exists, it doesn’t guarantee that all women are actually insured. Whether your employer doesn’t offer it (some small businesses are exempt) or the cost is too high for you, it can be frustrating when finances prevent you from taking control of your own body.

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Know a mom who's also a total #GirlBoss? Image: Pixabay.

Your Ultimate Feminist Mother's Day Gift Guide

If you are buying for someone really special, you want to choose something meaningful and useful. While everyone has their own interpretation of the word “feminist,” the criteria for this list was that the product had to be either designed by a woman, produced by a women-owned business, or benefit women's causes in some way. No matter what you choose, your feminist mother (or sister, aunt, grandma, wife) will not only be happy with her gift — it'll align with her personal politics.

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