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The Skinny Confidential Talks A Sexy Girls Night In

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girl's Night In

I’m not one for sleepovers but I love chilled champagne, beauty, & some girl time.

Instead of just sitting around, I like to get busy when I’m with my friends. Most of the time this involves a serious, no shame cheese plate. Other times we’ll go with pizza & a movie. It just really depends on the mood.

I’ve compiled a list of how to multi-task when you’re with friends. Instead of just sitting around and talking, get creative while you’re sitting around & talking, lol.

Here are my top 5 ways to chill with your friends while multi-tasking:

1.) Make cute, girly Instagram worthy drinks. Don’t lie: You know you love a good Insta-worthy cocktail. Especially when the lighting is just right & the garnishes are Lauren Conrad-cute. We all know I’m a fan of champagne bars. And candy. And champagne bars & candy together. Get playful and creative with a set up for your friends. Add little bowls of pomegranate seeds, different colored sugars (for the rim of the glass), frozen berries, &/or herbs like mint, basil, or rosemary. Also, Kombucha & champagne is always fun. It’s quick & easy plus you’ll get that cute Instagram shot.

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girl's Night In

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girl's Night In

2.) Do a little beauty fluffing: beauty is kind of a given. Whenever I have friends over at night I create sort of a beauty bar (a champagne bar & a beauty bar is basically girl heaven). My beauty bar has four things: grapeseed oil, a coconut oil treatment, Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips, & frozen cucumbers. The grapeseed oil removes makeup in one swipe. Literally an amazing, all-natural makeup remover. The coconut oil treatment is just coconut oil with lemon (it helps with hyper pigmentation). The Bioré Pore Strips have been a favorite since year 2000. I love their Limited Edition version because they have these amazingly cute graphic prints that make a girls night even more fun. They are easy to apply & pull out ALL impurities – including any dirt & oil buildup. Lastly the frozen cucumbers are the best things ever for puffy, tired eyes. I leave them on for 10 minutes at least, while Brazilian Lounge plays in the background. If you want to get crazy do ice facials too. They’re free & effortless and make a sure difference.

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girl's Night In

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girls Night In

The Skinny Confidential Talks A Girls Night In

3.) Magazines, movies, book club, you get it. A book club is SO FUN to host with your girlfriends. Pick a book, read it, make a date, discuss the book…amongst other things. Have some Martinis too. I do like movie nights too, but if I had to pick – book club would be my choice.

4.) Workout: my favorite of favorites. I love working out with friends. I like to do an hour hike or do TSC Bombshell Body (27 minutes, what up! ). Put on some music, talk a little, sweat a lot, & then do coffee. Really easy, really productive.

5.) Shop, bike, walk the dog, travel, &/or talk business: get active! There’s nothing I love more than going to coffee with a friend who’s a blogger or someone who’s in the business world & talking shop. I’m also a huge fan of walking Pixy & Boone with friends or taking a bike ride or even traveling. Because moving is so much better than sitting around.

Anything I’m missing?

lauryn x

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  1. I love this post! I get totally awkward sometimes just sitting around so I love these ideas. I feel like sometimes I’ll even just run a few errands with a girlfriend. It makes it so much more enjoyable and especially at the grocery store I feel like it’s a good way to keep me accountable on my fitness goals to have a friend!
    Will def be dragging someone along soon to do the TSC body guide!! I’m obsessed <3

    1. I totally agree Meg! Working out with a girlfriend makes me push myself harder too. Plus it makes the time go by faster so you burn more calories. Thanks for reading! xx

  2. Yup I wholeheartedly agree !! That beauty bar sounds like an amazing idea, definitely going to try that one out! And nothing beats bing productive with friends, I love it! <3

  3. Love the tip about grapeseed oil—I had no idea it was a natural makeup remover! I just recently moved to Boulder from California and natural products are huge here.

    I’m liking the natural bath products & essential oils for perfume. I’m struggling with finding a good all natural deodorant that actually works. Obviously I want to be healthy but spicy pits—if you’ve used natural deodorant you know what I mean— are gross!

    Any suggestions?

    1. Hi Anna! Try this brand:

      I get it though, the struggle for natural deodorant that works is REAL. Just remember that it’s always worse when you first switch, it get’s less smelly I promise!

      Thanks for reading :))

  4. I love hosting girls’ nights and these are all such amazing ideas, thanks for sharing!

    xo, Liz

  5. Next time, I recommend face masks! I love Korean ones, they have really pretty lace ones or cute animal ones. I do that with my friends (plus a bunch of other weird ones like a lip mask, nose mask, hand masks, etc). And we always end up making cupcakes and jello shots haha.


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  6. I love love the workout/hanging with friends game – multitasking on 100 and it makes it so much more fun. Walking, barre, whatever, it’s the shit!

    I think the beauty bar idea is so good, I love that. It’s thoughtful, fun and sweet.

    Appreciate u!


  7. I am adoring these ideas. They’re so simple but so fun; the pics are amazing!

    Heather Murray
    Lifestyle Blogger

  8. These all sound like such fun. Definitely love the last two. Running errands while catching up is the best. Multitasking for the win!
    xx, Pia

    1. I totally agree Kelly! I’m constantly buying glasses. Where’s your favorite place to shop for cute, unique glassware? xx

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