Question No. 12: How do you look hot?

Girls like to look good, that's no surprise. But Sally's question isn't as simple as it sounds.

Dear PLS,
What do you do to look hot?
Sally, 10

Let's start with hotness as a goal. What is hot? I think it's looking AMAZING, like magazine cover hot. But really, there's a big difference between me and the women on magazine covers.

Have you ever seen the magazine Discovery Girls? It has REAL girls in it. They're pretty and wearing a little makeup, but not like the women on the cover of fashion magazines. In other words, they look more like me - and you, I'm guessing.

So instead of trying to look hot, Sally, maybe try to just look your best? Do normal stuff, like wash up, fix your hair, wear clothes you like, slip on a little lip gloss. There, you're GORGEOUS!

And remember that it's more important to be an interesting girl, have fun with your friends, and start becoming the cool person you were meant to be.

Any other opinions out there about looking "hot?"

Think pink!


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Anonymous cool girl said...

you're beautiful the way you are

May 14, 2011 at 6:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love this yeah

May 14, 2011 at 8:19 AM  
Anonymous Kat-K.R.D said...

Be the True You and you will be the prettiest girl alive!

May 14, 2011 at 12:16 PM  
Anonymous Bryn said...

just be who you are that is all that matters

May 15, 2011 at 10:59 AM  
Anonymous monkey rose said...

define "hot" . i would picture a girl with perfect makeup, hair and clothes with nothing over done. you dont want to over do some thing like make up. i wear light colors of eye shadow like lavender, peach blush and lip gloss.but if you want makeup i totally suggest claires.

May 15, 2011 at 2:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, definitely do NOT overdo the makeup thing! When girls do that it's as freaky as when my mom got her make-up done at a department store and walked around half the day looking like a circus clown. Natural is best! A little lip gloss goes a long way!

May 15, 2011 at 11:58 PM  
Anonymous Bryn said...

its not about being "hot" its about who you really are shining through in a big huge smile. now thats attractive!

May 19, 2011 at 7:42 PM  
Anonymous rising star AKA dadazzlingstar said...

believe me, boys go for au natural with a hint of mascara and eye liner. not too much though!!and try to get a nice tan that makes you look hot,smart,spunky and attractive at the same time.for the makeup i recommend the body shop and ccuk.

May 21, 2011 at 12:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you don't have to do something to yourself to make yourself look pretty besides everyone is unique in their own very special way

May 22, 2011 at 7:17 PM  
Anonymous 2cool said...

looking "hot" is so over rated. but locking cute is so much better. the super models they show on TV are to small. every one looks "hot" in there own way.

May 24, 2011 at 10:18 AM  
Anonymous Zoe said...

Those girls on magazine covers are ugly and fake! Natural is BEST.

May 27, 2011 at 8:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am not hot i am on the boys wrestling team in 5th grade and i only weigh 70 pounds but i am 5 foot 5 inches i can't gain weight and i can't stand it
age 10

May 30, 2011 at 4:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hate girls in magazines they mess with their bodies and it is unnatural i say natural is pretty even if you have small breasts or you weigh to much or you think your nose is too big or anything else remember this is who you are and you should be comfortable in your own skin and the more self esteem you have the hotter you are unlike the fake magazine people.

May 30, 2011 at 4:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Girl, That same thing happend to me when this boy's little brother told i'm hot.It's so disturbing!!

June 3, 2011 at 10:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think you should wear a super cute dress with some super sassy lip gloss, tights, and slippers. And a pair of boxers. Ha ha! Just kidding!

June 5, 2011 at 5:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, i heard of this girl who had lots of painful surgery done to her because she wanted to look like barbie.

June 5, 2011 at 5:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just remember you were " BORN THIS WAY "

June 11, 2011 at 11:12 PM  
Anonymous Candy said...

Well, usally girls want to look "hot" for a guy but, they can also just want to. Also have you ever noticed that guys use hot and cute instead of gorgeous and buetiful (i know spellling)? Don't starte using whatever makeup there is, since your only ten maybe a bit of lip gloss and a tiny bit of mascara.And with clothes don't be revealing, to me when someone does that it looks gross. Oh, and take a pile of every color shirts (of which color you have, don't buy new ones just for this) and see what colors look best on you.

June 15, 2011 at 10:25 PM  
Anonymous Zoe B said...

Since you're only ten I wouldn't worry too much about looking hot. Just keep yourself clean and wear cute clothes and make sure your hair looks good and maybe wear some lip gloss and possibly very light eyeshadow or blush. But don't dress too old for your age or wear alot of makeup. You don't want to come off like you try hard to be hot. Add your natural prettiness to a sweet and fun personality and guys are bound to like you! Hope I helped!

June 28, 2011 at 4:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it's hard to look good but still be yourself. You either over do it or under do it. I never fine the right thing.

July 2, 2011 at 10:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what do you do about a loser who thinks your hot and you hate that boy

July 7, 2011 at 1:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Be urself

July 7, 2011 at 7:10 PM  
Anonymous Maggie said...

First of all, don't change who you are to look "hot" for a boy...JUST BE YOURSELF! But you CAN try and look good because you want to express your style and sense of taste. Find out from a parent if you can wear a tad bit of make-up like lip gloss and mascara. (Don't overdo it or you'll look like a "drag queen".) Besides, if you do too much make-up at a young age like yours, as you grow older, you will start to get tired of your face, and attempt plastic surgery. Anyway, I hope that's good advice, that's just my opinion. Remember: IT'S YOUR LIFE!

July 7, 2011 at 7:18 PM  
Anonymous Zoe said...

Anonymous with a loser who thinks your hot,
That's happened to be before, too! Remember to never be mean to him or make him embarrassed for liking you. If he, or anyone else, goes overboard with compliments you need to let him know to stop. And if he tells you he likes you you can just politely tell him you don't like him like that.

July 8, 2011 at 2:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dont let anyone tell you different..............

July 14, 2011 at 2:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You don't have to waer makeup to look pretty but if you want to hear are some tips.
1.Don't wear realy dark anything.
2.You want to look like you aren't wearing any makeup at all.
3.Most boys like girls that are confident in their own skin rather than girls who were tons and tons of makeup.
and finnaly
4.A little lip gloss will satisfy the want to wear makeup and let you still look natural.

July 27, 2011 at 5:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just remember to be you!! that's the easiest thing! I went throughout the same problem!It's because you feel all ugly against the other girls at your school! What I did was wash every day and ALWAYS slip a little bit of shiny lipgloss on! You'll look irrisistable!

July 29, 2011 at 7:00 PM  
Anonymous Ashley said...

everyone who posted a comment is all saying stuff like be yourself. Anyways, nobody can be that perfect looking celebrity. And just if you didn't know, most of those "hot" people took plastic surgery to look that way. What I would recommend is just a little makeup and a cute hairstyle. One time, my friend put on a ton of makeup on me, and I looked like a monster! Believe me, everybody has pro's and con's about their looks. It's perfectly fine if you have a super tall nose or a flat one or big ears that people make fun of. Self confidence is the key. Oh! I forgot about this. It's this thing that really helps. Okay, now everytime you look in the mirror say this verse. "I am cute I am cute I am really super cute I am cute I am cute I believe that I am cute" I hope this helped!

July 30, 2011 at 11:56 PM  
Anonymous Peta (9) said...

Whos a tomboy here?
I am! I play with boys, but i'm not there boyfriend.
You ca'n't have one till your 18.
Friends last 4 ever, Boyfriends last for (max) 1 month

August 2, 2011 at 5:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah. don't get a boyfriend in middle school. It'll end up making you sad. trust me

August 8, 2011 at 6:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

a boy should not like you just because you have good looks he should like you for your personality so dont be afraid to talk to him

August 10, 2011 at 4:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

makeup does not solve your problems everybody is beutiful in there own way so dont try to just look pretty cuz you like a guy just let your personality come out and be the true person you are

August 11, 2011 at 5:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just b natural

August 19, 2011 at 3:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a morman. our rule is no dating till you're 16.

August 21, 2011 at 2:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Totaly be yourself with a touch of a skin color or peach eye shadow,some sparkley lip-gloss,and i use a light layer of brown eye liner to make my eyes *POP*!Depending on you hair color...brown eye liner would go good with blond,brown, and light brown.Black eyeliner goes best with red,black,dark brown,and ect.


September 2, 2011 at 6:48 PM  
Anonymous beth said...

i personally think that age 10 is a bit too young to want to look hot but if you really want to look good then just mabye ask your mum if u could go shopping for your birthday and then you could ask the shop workers wot they think would suit you

September 4, 2011 at 3:24 PM  
Anonymous hannah said...

i heard someone say once that girls on magazines are photographed then photo-shopped to perfection. that means you'll never live up to what the world wants you to be. they'll just pull you in and waste your money on products to make you look better when really u look better just the way u r! So stick to who u r. it doesn't hurt to put on a little lip gloss or anything.. just don't over do it.

September 5, 2011 at 1:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

when your young be comfortable dont wear lots of make up and try to hide the real you. Be yourself and u will be much happier xxxx

Boys love natural girlz xx

September 21, 2011 at 1:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Be honest and nice and you can be beautifulest person on the earth!

October 4, 2011 at 1:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you should straighten your hair put on some lip gloss were these tank-tops called sugar lips and were some skinny jean with ugg boots that's what i think is the perfect look and if you are trying to look hot for someone try to hang out with them and if he starts to like you tell him your feelings give him a fast kiss on the cheek and if you don't want to do that try to hold is hand

October 13, 2011 at 10:40 PM  
Anonymous Rhonnie said...

Every day I wear a little body shop lip gloss, foundation ( I have breakout) and some white sparkle on my eyelid. It makes you look natural. You might even try a bit of mascara. I'm eleven so I don't over do it or wear mascara at all. It makes me feel good. Also I wear semi skinny jeans and cute but not super girly tops (I'm the opposite of girly!
Love Rhonnie

November 2, 2011 at 11:41 PM  
Anonymous jjwebs13 said...

if you want to see the difference between real models and the way they look on magazines, look for a video on the DOVE website.yes its the bodywash website.but it shows you that the way women look on magazines and movies is not how they look in real life.I would recommend blush lipgloss maybe even some powder.if you want to make your eyes pop, maybe you could wear some mascara, thats what the usual makeup for my grade is.(im in sixth grade by the way)

November 9, 2011 at 3:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

u look cool the way you are

November 22, 2011 at 4:24 PM  
Anonymous Abbey said...

Im 11 and I just where some black mascara to make my eyes pop, some peach colored blush to make me have perfect cheekbones, some maybelline lip polish and a coat of clear lip gloss. Perfect color. I use vanilla body splash and berry kiss body loition on my hands. I put my hair in a messy bun on the side. I also wear alot of v-neck shirts and cardigans. (I like to impress boys)

November 30, 2011 at 8:19 PM  
Anonymous Debra said...

Just be yourself, don't pretend and don't be fake, this is the secret and the key

December 15, 2011 at 11:05 PM  
Anonymous texaschicwhosnotacowgirl said...

as bruno mars said grl ur amazing just the way u r so b u grlfriend

December 19, 2011 at 8:36 AM  
Anonymous HYPERCUPCAKE3 said...


December 28, 2011 at 3:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

But things at outlets or places that r the brands u like but at the outlet (example: you like to shop at Nordstrom, go to Nordstrom rack! It's like the store nordstrom the only difference about Nordstrom rack and Nordstrom is that Nordstrom racks is less expensive!! I don't wear any makeup at all I'm 11... But I always look my best using my clothes and hair. Choose clothes that totally scream YOU!! (or meeee!) also; just because everyone else is wearing it, or u c it and it looks good, doesntvmean it will look good on u. If u c sonething u like, but in that store u can't return it, go to the fitting rooms n try it on and strike some poses, it will also make you feel good about urself ok bye

January 2, 2012 at 3:42 AM  
Anonymous t-swizzle said...

i <3 nordstrom rack

January 2, 2012 at 9:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I only wear a light pale pink lipgloss, clear nail vanish (we're not aloud colour) , barry m mascara, natural collectolion blush and a pale pink and cream eyeshadow (with a little face powder)
And i'm 14!

January 5, 2012 at 6:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Cause you amazing ~just the way you are~!"
That's how you look hot!

January 8, 2012 at 12:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love discovery girls! that's my fave magazine! real girls like us with real crushes, problems, and embarrassing moments just like us.

January 8, 2012 at 10:51 PM  
Anonymous tswizzle said...

everyone (friends, strangers, parents,teachers, dance coaches, etc.) says "oh t-swizzle ur so lucky ur nice funny pretty and talented" but y doesnt any boy like me. i go 2 an all girl skool but theres and all boys skool that we do stuff with. they ingnore me...unless u give them nachos...long story. but help

January 14, 2012 at 7:08 PM  
Anonymous Aida said...

Really being ten seems like your old, but really your not, like ppl at my school were (8th) sooooooooo much make up, I think its digusting! :O Anyway, I love eyeliner on girls, and if u like, a little lipgloss! :)

January 14, 2012 at 8:48 PM  
Anonymous Maribel said...

hello, i'm glad you asked that because when i was more little i would always ask that on google.
1)you know that if someone calls you ugly, thats just because there super jelous girl!
2)Your hot just the way you are!keep that in mind!
3)Don't try to look hot cause when you try you look more dumberr so if you don't try you'll be the hottest in your school!
Good Luck & Think Pink!

January 19, 2012 at 12:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi! I'm pretty sure this is a common question of a lot of girls! Like Jemma and most people say, just do things like keep fresh by washing everyday, wear clean clothes, brush your hair... that kind of stuff. You can wear a little makeup, just don't go overboard because it's the inside that counts. Maybe just for an every day school look, wash your face, put on face cream with at least SPF 10, apply concealer if you need it, maybe curl your eyelashes if you like and slip on some lipgloss and like Jemma said, there, you're GORGEOUS!! Good luck! Hope I helped you!

February 3, 2012 at 10:38 PM  
Anonymous Hailey said...


I think it's not about looken hot, but it's nice to be cute

February 8, 2012 at 5:51 PM  
Anonymous Hailey said...

I think it's not about looken hot, but it's nice to look cute.

February 8, 2012 at 5:53 PM  
Anonymous Hailey said...

don't be some one your not

February 8, 2012 at 6:00 PM  
Anonymous crushyyy said...

being urself is the easiest way 2 being hot

March 2, 2012 at 6:15 AM  
Anonymous CHLOZSTER! said...

it doesn't matter whats on the outside, the inside is more important! :D

April 10, 2012 at 1:51 AM  
Anonymous #Mariel@ThinkPink said...

Hello. If you really want to atract a boy, BE YOURSELF. Let him know you are creative and funny. Boys do not like girls who fake their lives. Leave him a sweet message on his backpack or surprise him with a candy bar. And if you want a top student attire, nothing better than a pair of jeans with your favorite shirt and cute ( but not heeled!) boots, combined with light pink eyeshadow, brown mascara and peach gloss!!. Good luck!!!


May 8, 2012 at 10:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just wear this: Dark hair with dark skin look best in colours like green, red and pink, if you have long and straight hair, do a nice side braid, it you have long curly hair, take 2 pieces of hair, twist them then pin them to the beach of your hair, medium straight hair looks good if you brush it back into a smooth ponytail and put a headband that matches your clothes on too, medium curly hair do a messy bun, short hair is wear a headband. Wear clothes that complement your hair and eyes, if you want more tips just comment here and I can help (by the way I am the most popular girl at my school so I keep up with trends and make my own too)! Hope I can help! When you ask me for advice start your sentence with 'Hey Madstone' so I know that you are asking me! TTYL!

May 26, 2012 at 9:53 AM  
Anonymous Madi said...

That's what makes you beautiful!

June 8, 2012 at 9:32 AM  
Anonymous girl on fire said...

heres my way 2 make guys notice u: b urself and do what u luv!! (i also a little lip gloss+blu shimery ishadow)

August 9, 2012 at 7:21 PM  
Anonymous girl on fire said...

hey madstone, you're advise didnt include medium wavey hair:0

August 9, 2012 at 7:28 PM  

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