Top 10 Reasons College Girls Should Sign Up for theSkimm

Top 10 Reasons College Girls Should Sign Up for theSkimm

Everyone knows that college girls are the busiest girls. That’s why Carly and Danielle, co-founders of the brilliant media company theSkimm, sat down with U lala to let rockstar college chicks everywhere in on 10 quick reasons why you need to sign up and be a Skimm’r now!   1. We’re a better thing tokeep reading

Meet Creative Director of 41 Winks Olivia White

Meet Creative Director of 41 Winks Olivia White

Meet Olivia White, a Texas raised, California educated and now, NYC transplant, with big dreams to build her bedding company 41 Winks into one of the top e-commerce sites in the country. We sat down with Olivia to talk start ups, creative direction and staying confident as a 20-something in the crazy world of entrepreneurship.keep reading

Mini Fruit Pizzas

Mini Fruit Pizzas

What do you get when you combine your two favorite foods, throw in a few adjustments and sprinkle it with the best tastes of the season? College snack heaven. Perfect for study snacks or roomie bonding, these mini fruit pizzas are light, sweet and the just the dessert break that your late-night finals study routinekeep reading

U lala Contributors Share their Spring Fashion Must-Haves

U lala Contributors Share their Spring Fashion Must-Haves

Read all the fashion magazines you want in the world – we can guarantee you’ll always get the best fashion advice from your stylish friends. Because let’s be real, chances are pretty slim that you’ll be sporting an outfit straight out of the pages of Vogue to your 9:30 am Poli-sci class or 9:30 pmkeep reading

The Intern Queen Answers Your Toughest Questions

The Intern Queen Answers Your Toughest Questions

We’re gonna say it. We don’t want to. But we have to. You need an internship. Work experience is important, and trying out lots of different internship positions is the best way to career speed date until you find your job soulmate. So when we realized that pretty much all of the student population was in officialkeep reading

Buy a Scarf. Help a Cause.

Buy a Scarf. Help a Cause.

The definition of a true go-getter, when Emily Mishler puts her mind to something, she goes after it. So it’s no wonder that when she wanted to make a difference in the world she didn’t just join a cause, she created one. That’s right – this college senior created her own non-profit organization, Get Involved—Bekeep reading

Ask Kelby: Intern Anxiety and Messy Roommates

Ask Kelby: Intern Anxiety and Messy Roommates

Dear Kelby, All of my friends are getting fancy internships in big cities, but I can’t afford to live far away from home for the summer. I want to keep up with everyone else to get where I want to be in my career, but it seems like every competitive internship is either unpaid orkeep reading

Danielle & Carly From theSkimm Talk College

Danielle & Carly From theSkimm Talk College

If you don’t know, now you know: Danielle and Carly from theSkimm are rockstars. Not only are they blowing up the media industry with their brilliant company theSkimm, they’re down to earth, fun and just kickass 20-somethings living out their dreams in NYC. So when we went to meet them at their HQ a fewkeep reading

Meditate in 4 Easy Steps

Meditate in 4 Easy Steps

Guess what? We found a stress-relieving secret that trumps even the coziest of Netflix marathons or Starbucks fixes- and we’re spilling! These restorative yoga practices will keep you feeling serene, centered and in short- really freaking refreshed (no matter how much your life depends on your failing calc grade). Meet Lily, NYC yoga therapist ofkeep reading

How to Box Dye Your Hair

How to Box Dye Your Hair

Sometimes you just need change. SO before you dump your boyfriend, drop your classes, quit your job and run off to Europe – we suggest you stick to some less drastic ways to shake it up a bit. Like a new hairstyle. But because getting your hair done at a salon these days rivals thekeep reading

DIY Clover Crown

DIY Clover Crown

It’s not a real party unless you’re rocking a handmade flower clover crown. And because Saint Patrick’s Day is the unofficial launch of spring, we have absolutely no excuse but to sprinkle the beauty of the season around our pretty little heads. Out with the Kiss Me I’m Irish frat tanks, in with the glowing,keep reading

Shamrock Shake Shots

Shamrock Shake Shots

Why should you make this at home instead of McDonalds? 1.) Nothing is limited edition if you know the recipe. 2.) We put booze in it. All you need is a bit of cool whip, vanilla pudding, vanilla vodka, creme de menthe, a flick of the whisk and wham! You’ve got yourself a pudding shooterkeep reading

Spring Break Round Up

Spring Break Round Up

 Is there anything more college than spring break? Whether you’re staycaying or going all out in Cabo, one thing always rings true: You’re gonna need some food, drink, fashion, music and reading suggestions to make it your best vaca ever. So slip into your pjs, pour yourself some tropical concoction and get ready to scrollkeep reading

Ask Kelby: Best Friends & Dead End Jobs

Ask Kelby: Best Friends & Dead End Jobs

Dear Kelby, My best friend recently started dating someone. He’s a really nice guy, but she spends all of her time with him. She stays there every night and always leaves early when we go out together to be with him. What do I do? I get that she loves him and is excited, butkeep reading

Boozy Donut Cake

Boozy Donut Cake

What’s better than cake? Cake with booze in it. Naturally we were ecstatic when we came across a recipe for a Bailey’s infused Bundt cake – but we didn’t stop there. We decided to give our cake the lala touch with some pretty pink glazing and enough sprinkles to feed any army of kindergartners. Thekeep reading

Host a Valentine’s Party

Host a Valentine’s Party

What do you get when you combine pink champagne, fancy dresses and your best girls? A Valentine’s bash that will go down in history. While most people focus on the romantic side of this holiday, we prefer to think of V-day as a celebration of all the people in our lives we love – best friendskeep reading

DIY Be Mine Garland

DIY Be Mine Garland

  We love holidays. That’s because we love just about any reason to celebrate something and down a cocktail or two – Valentine’s Day included. And to make this glorious day of heart-shaped candies even more whimsical, we crafted up an easy garland to get us in the spirit. Make one today and surprise yourkeep reading

Meet Kelby of Our New “Ask Kelby” Column

Meet Kelby of Our New “Ask Kelby” Column

She’s here! She’s here! Meet Kelby, your new life coach turned best friend who has the answer to pretty much every problem you could ever find yourself in.  From roommate war zones to “holy crap I can’t believe I have to graduate and find a job in 2 months” life crises –Kelby’s the girl withkeep reading

The Best Songs You’ve Never Heard

The Best Songs You’ve Never Heard

You know that friend you have that always has the best music you’ve never heard of before? Well guess what – you just became them. We’ve dug deep and pulled out the best of the best from our arsenal of non-mainstream music to share with you. You can thank us later. And don’t get uskeep reading

New Years DIY Hair Accessories Part 2

New Years DIY Hair Accessories Part 2

Here it is friends! Part two of our New Years DIY Hair Accessories posts. Grab some jewels and glitter and get ready to make your locks better   To add a little sparkle to our pony tail, we created some jeweled twist ties! All you’ll need are some jewels from the craft store, jewelry wirekeep reading

Bold Beauty Looks for Winter

Bold Beauty Looks for Winter

You know those bold beauty looks you see in magazines and wonder to yourself, does anyone actually try those? There’s nothing more exciting than being adventurous when it comes to makeup – but you also don’t want to leave the house looking like you don’t own a mirror. So we decided to take some boldkeep reading

New Years DIY Hair Accessories Part 1

New Years DIY Hair Accessories Part 1

  Girls love New Years Eve. It’s just a known fact. Sequins, gold, champagne, dressing to the nines…what more could a girl want? And when it comes to dressing up, a true U lala girl never does anything understated – especially when it comes to sparkliest holiday of all. Which is why we’ve come upkeep reading

Cranberry Mojito

Cranberry Mojito

Why do summer drinks get to have all the fun? It’s no secret that these tropical concoctions take the cake for fun warm weather celebrating and who can’t help but love anything bright, blended and served in a coconut shell? So when it came time to pick a go-to winter cocktail we knew what we hadkeep reading

The U lala Holiday Round-up

The U lala Holiday Round-up

Here it is folks. The ultimate round up of everything a true U lala girl needs to get through the holidays.  From boozy concoctions to last minute DIY gift ideas – we’ve got you covered. So grab a cup of cocoa (and may we suggest one of the recipes below) turn on your Charlie Brownkeep reading

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Impossibly chic and gorgeous to look at it, we’re declaring coconut macaroons the trendiest cookie of the winter. From champagne toasts to last-minute holiday gifts, this coconut macaroon recipe never disappoints. With just 5 ingredients, this light, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth goodness can be in your kitchen in under 30  minutes! What you’ll need: 1 14 ozkeep reading

Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches

Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches

When we teamed up with the girls at CHAARG to bring some holiday cheer to college girls everywhere, we knew our post had to be revolutionary, we knew it had to be cool, we knew it had to be delicious and well- in short, we knew it had to be fro-yo. Introducing your newest hotkeep reading

Peppermint Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

Peppermint Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

We were so excited when our friends at CHAARG asked us to be a part of their 25 days of CHAARGmas. For our guest blog we created one of our favorite, all-natural, home beauty remedies – peppermint brown sugar lip scrub. See the easy directions below and check our more from CHAARG here! What You’llkeep reading

U lala and Goodwill Campus Craftinista: Gold Coffee Cups

U lala and Goodwill Campus Craftinista: Gold Coffee Cups

What makes a room simply stunning? The little things that tie it all together. And if those little things are stylish, classic and cost under $3 at Goodwill, well, then you’ve got yourself all the ingredients to the perfect spot to call your own. When we stepped into Goodwill’s housewares section for our Campus Craftinistakeep reading

The Grasshopper Cocktail

The Grasshopper Cocktail

In her arsenal of knowledge, we believe that every girl should know a few basic, and delicious, classic cocktail recipes. Whether you’re out for drinks with your friends or hosting a party of your own, being able to ramble off the contents of an Old-fashioned or Moscow Mule will make you feel pretty awesome. Sokeep reading

Homemade Wrapping Paper

Homemade Wrapping Paper

So let’s say, 20 minutes before the big Christmas party, you realize you forgot to buy wrapping paper for all those gorgeous gifts you bought. You can’t bear the thought! Half the fun of the holidays is giving gifts! What’s a present without some presentation? But little do you know, you do have wrapping paper!keep reading