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17 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You're Cool

Other than having really great hair.

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1. Get better at a skill that you can share with others.

2. If you don't want to invest a lot of time in coordinating contrasting colors in your home or closet, just stick with one.

3. Take care of your skin because if it glows, people will pay attention to you.

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Hydrate your skin with the water sleeping mask for $24.30 and refresh yourself with a witch hazel facial spray for $9.24.

5. If you're having people over, stock up on coffee table books that actually interest you.

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Appreciate pop art? Get this illustrated book for $15.

Or, learn how to throw a great party without pretentious fluff with the book on the right for $17.

6. Declutter! You automatically look 10 times better when you're less of a glum mess.

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First thing to organize? Your cables. Get a five-pack cable organizer for $30.

Then, revamp your creative space with a structurally intriguing desk organizer for $38.

7. Learn that it's OK to not have to please everyone.

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Read on The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck for $12.

Once you've nailed that, wear some socks that remind you of how far you've come for $12.

8. Don't hide your personality: Wear it.

9. Even if you know you're faking it on every level, at least look like you have your shit together.

10. Buy a few distinct, nice-looking everyday objects.

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Hydrate with this sleek bottle for $58 and upgrade your laptop that everyone else has with this galaxy cover for $20.

11. Smile (only when you want to) with the greatest-looking teeth.

12. Decorate your walls with slightly abstract and visually striking art prints.

14. Don't worry about not being super "fashionable." Just nail down the basics.

15. Instead of fearing your lack of creativity, open yourself up to it.

17. And, of course, rock the right pair of sunglasses.

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