15 Shopping Mistakes Every Girl Falls For

15 Shopping Mistakes Every Girl Falls For

Stop buying outfits you'll never wear.
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Some girls love to shop, some girls hate to shop, but every girl has made her fair amount of mistakes shopping. As you get extra cash in your pocket from that new job or extra babysitting gigs, keep these mistakes in mind and maybe try not to make them this time around.

1. Blowing way too much money on one item

Everyone has that one sweater they won't tell you how much it cost.

2. Getting an item for when you lose weight

Don't buy goal pants, they just make you feel worse when they don't zip.

3. Buying daring clothes you'll never wear out of the house

Oh yes, the dress that looks like lingerie is totally a responsible purchase.

4. Spending way too much money on a theme outfit

Is the Instagram post really worth forty dollars?

5. Buying an item eerily similar to an item you already have

Just, look at your closet before you leave.

6. Buying something because a salesperson helped you

They don't get commission and they probably don't care.

7. Defeat sales

You've been looking all day and just want to buy something. Weak.

8. Brand shopping

Just because it's Vera Bradley doesn't mean it's actually cute.

9. Buying matching outfits with your friends

You're not the Olsen twins. Just color coordinate if you have to.

10. Refusing to change sizes

Going from a S to an M is not a big deal, stop sparing your comfort over stupid little letters.

11. Red carpet shopping

Yes, Jessica, that would look great on the red carpet, but you're never going on one.

12. Buying something out of season on clearance

That sweater is going to be itchy and out of style by the time winter gets here.

13. Buying a trendy piece you hate

Don't like overalls? Easy fix: don't buy them.

14. Refusing to buy second hand

It's like a treasure hunt all on its own. And it's not ridiculously overpriced.

15. Splurging a big paycheck

Just because you made more that doesn't mean you have to spend more.

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It's tough to find perfect tattoos with meaning.

You probably want something permanent on your body to mean something deeply, but how do you choose a tattoo that will still be significant in 5, 10, 15, or 50 years? Over time, tattoos have lost much of their stigma and many people consider them a form of art, but it's still possible to get a tattoo you regret.

So here are 20 tattoos you can't go wrong with. Each tattoo has its own unique meaning, but don't blame me if you still have to deal with questions that everyone with a tattoo is tired of hearing!

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1. A semi-colon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.


2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."


3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.


4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."


5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."


6.Greek symbol of Inguz: where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."


8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya)


9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.


10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love and creativity or to put yourself in to whatever you do.


11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from the Hobbit. It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.


13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength & stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.


16. A glyphs means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."


18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe & the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.


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