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    25 Things You Need To Be A VSCO Girl


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    1. A Fjallraven Kanken backpack for carrying all your stuff to class or to your friend's house for an epic sleepover.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This backpack lasted me three years of high school, traveling, and spontaneous trips and doesn't show one inch of wear. Definitely worth the money and doesn't seem to be going out of style anytime soon!" —amendo

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $80 (available in 11 colors).

    2. A Hydro Flask water bottle that'll keep your water ice cold throughout the day whether you're at school, skateboarding around town, or chillin in your cozy hangout zone.,

    Promising review: "I am an avid Hydro Flask user. In fact, this is my second purchase! I bought the exact one I had before after my first one was lost/stolen. Though they are on the pricey side, the quality makes up for it. The coloring stays in tact and the insulation is amazing (cold water stays icy all day and tea is hot even after 12 hours!). I love decorating mine with stickers and it makes them even more personal." —gardenmagician

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in three sizes and 17 colors).

    3. And a pack of 50 super cute vinyl stickers (including a corgi and a dabbing panda) you can use to deck out your water bottle — and everything else you own.

    Promising review: "Quality beyond expectations. They are so cute! When I purchased them I was worried that the stickers would be too small to fit my MacBook nicely, but they were a lot bigger than I thought! The colors are very pretty and they were in great condition when they arrived." —Mary

    Get them from Amazon for $7.85.

    4. An unofficial (yet totally official) VSCO girl T-shirt that reads "sksksk and I oop!" — this way people will know you're a VSCO girl even if they've never seen you say these things on TikTok a million times.

    FunkyCactusCo / Etsy

    Get it from FunkyCactusCo on Etsy for $23.95+ (available in sizes youth XS-adult 3XL and three colors).

    5. A pack of 20 velvet scrunchies you can wear on your wrist or use to throw your hair up in the perfect messy bun., Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love scrunchies in the first place, but they’re so expensive everywhere. However, these are the perfect price for such good quality, and they look very high-end as well. They hold my hair amazingly, and I’m in love with them already!" —Ellie Burke

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95.

    6. A Pura Vida bracelet that's handmade, adjustable, and waterproof so you can collect them, stack them, and trade them with your fellow VSCO girls.


    Promising review: "My daughter loves it and wears it quite often. The colors are beachy and vibrant, but not neon. Exactly what she wanted. I think the waxy coating helps it hold up well." —Pam Stevens

    Get them from Amazon for $9.49 (available in nine colors).

    7. A pair of Birkenstocks that are versatile, effortlessly cool, and super comfortable.


    Promising review: "These sandals are very comfortable, my first pair of Birkenstocks! They fit true to size and offer cushioning not typically found in sandals. The anthracite leather goes with anything. I have foot fat pad atrophy and can do a fair amount of walking in these, no break-in period was necessary for me." —OK73072

    Get them from Nordstrom for $134.95 (available in sizes 5-11.5 and five colors).

    8. An adjustable puka shell necklace, because it will complete any outfit and give off all of the good vibes.,

    Promising review: "Love that it’s adjustable so you can wear it as a choker or longer necklace! It looks exactly like the photo! Packaging was great — it came in a cute velvet little pink jewelry bag!" —M

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A set of metal straws, because it's way better for the environment, duh!


    These 8-inch stainless steel straws also come with a cleaning brush!

    Promising review: "I had a difficult time finding normal size reusable straws, so these are perfect! I use a straw pretty much every day and I hated always throwing them away, so I would wash and reuse them a few times. They are very close in size to the disposable ones and have a nice bend to them. I was worried they would get too cold when I drink or too hot when I wash, but they don’t. I was also concerned that they’d give a metallic taste to my drinks, but I haven’t noticed any. I definitely recommend these straws!" —Keely M

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $3.99.

    10. A pair of Vans you can wear with anything from jeans to shorts to a casual dress.


    Get them from Asos for $50 (available in sizes 5-11.5).

    11. A friendship bracelet making kit, because although you're probably already a pro, this will make it a tad easier to create custom arm candy because it holds the strings in place. And it comes with 10 colors of thread.


    Promising review: "Great way to learn how to tie friendship bracelets because it organizes each thread and keeps them well taut so the knots are not too tight." —Momma Conn

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    12. Or a build-your-own beaded bracelet kit with a fun selection of beads that look like shells, fruit, candy, and more.


    Get it from BaubleBar for $68.

    13. A trio of Mario Badescu facial sprays for a pleasant pick-me-up throughout the day.

    Here are the benefits of each one:

    Aloe, cucumber, and green tea will wake up dull, tired skin, hydrate, tone, and reduce redness in irritated complexions.

    Aloe, chamomile and lavender will comfort irritated, dry skin, hydrate, and help de-stress your complexion.

    Aloe, herbs and rosewater will hydrate and treat dry, uncomfortable skin throughout the day. Also great for refreshing makeup.

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with these sprays! They're super hydrating and toning. I have a nice glow and my skin feels and looks visibly healthier. I spray first thing after my shower then moisturizer with lotion, apply makeup and spray to set it. My niece who is on Accutane recommended these to me, because of her dry skin and I love it." —Jessica Soliz

    Get them from Amazon for $21.

    14. A pair of Crocs that are honestly just really easy to slide on when you're running out the door or hanging around the house.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE THINGS!! They're stylish and functional. These shoes are the future. It is not hard to pull them off with any outfit. Wear them to school, wear them to run errands, wear them to church! I sure do! Nothing can compare to these wonderful shoes.These shoes really show individuality. With a variety of colors and endless shoe charms, you can express who you are in a unique and fashionable way. Be a trend setter with Crocs, the shoes that should have never gone out of style!" —A. Roumie

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (most are around $40; available in sizes 4-14 and 54 colors).

    15. Glossier products, like their popular Cloud Paint, which will give your cheeks a cute and natural-looking rosiness.


    Promising review: "This is the best liquid blush I have ever used! It doesn't settle into lines or pores and looks so natural! I also love that I can mix two or more colors together to make a custom color for me!" —Emily

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six colors).

    For more details and pictures, check out why other BuzzFeeders think Cloud Paint is totally worth your money.

    16. An Instax polaroid camera so you can capture all of the good times with your friends and fam.

    Promising review: "I love my polaroid camera. I take so many pictures on a daily basis, but I was never able to print them out. So having something to print them automatically is so cool. It’s nice to pin up memories on my wall." —Okaybutdogs

    Get it from Amazon for $53.99+ (available in seven colors).

    17. And some fairy lights to clip your polaroid photos to and turn a corner of your room into the ultimate VSCO hangout.


    Promising review: "I loved this product! It worked amazing for what I wanted to use it for! It is a copper wire so it mends in the way you want/need it to and it’s thin so it really doesn’t take away from the lights. It’s easy to tack down or wrap around things if needed! Another great thing about this product is that it came with a charger port and has a USB end so you can use it with a simple charge at home if needed. And the lights have an adjuster so they can go from bright to dim lighting, which is amazing because most lights do not offer that option, along with an on/off switch so you don’t have to unplug it every time. I will most likely be buying more!" —Julia Granzella

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99.

    18. An oversized tee long enough to wear without pants, especially one as trendy as this pondering Kermit tee.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "It’s really cute and comfy and I bought a size bigger so it’s oversized." —anabelle12

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29 (available in sizes S-XL).

    19. A clothing item from Brandy Melville, like this simple drawstring hoodie that you'll probably also wear without pants.

    Brandy Melville

    Get it from Brandy Melville for $32 (one size, fits medium).

    20. A pack of Burt's Bees lip balms made with all natural ingredients to keep your lips soft and moisturized at all times.

    Promising review: "I have been using this for well over a decade. I've tried many many other lip balms and treatments but continue to go back to this, my holy grail! It has a thick consistency and stays on much longer than others. The refreshing peppermint is soothing when my lips are cracked and painful. This multipack is the best value I have found. I keep one in my bathroom, bedroom, purse and kitchen. I use it every single night before going to bed and wake up with improved lips. They get very chapped during the winters. Can't be without it!" —Jhall626

    Get a pack of four on Amazon for $7.69+ (available in 10 different sets).

    21. Some Victoria's Secret perfume, such as their popular Bombshell fragrance, so you can smell like fruity florals all day long.

    Victoria's Secret

    Promising review: "This perfume smells so good and stays for the whole day. I always get compliments that I smell so good and fresh. I wear this everyday. Really love it." —PrincessJasmine5

    Get it from Victoria's Secret for $58 (available in two sizes).

    22. A pair of Filas, because the chunky sneaker trend is definitely here to stay for a while.


    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $75 (available in sizes 5-10 and two colors) or from Fila for $75 (available in sizes 5-11 and two colors).

    23. A Wildflower phone case to keep your iPhone safe from cracks while expressing your personal aesthetic.


    Promising review: "I fell in love with this case as soon as I saw it!! The quality is amazing and it’s super authentic and not fake! I have dropped my phone many times and no cracks! Definitely recommend as a gift for someone or just a little something for yourself!" —Roma Manzoor

    Get it from Amazon for $37 (available for an iPhone 6 Plus, 7 Plus, or 8 Plus and in 31 designs).

    24. A set of sheet masks, like the Tonymoly hydration masks that'll make your skin look and feel healthy and moisturized in, like, 20 minutes.

    Promising review: "I have super sensitive combination skin (dry patches/oily t-zone) and I've quickly found out that this is basically the only mask I can handle. No weird burning sensation, no dry tight feeling, no harsh smells or flakiness afterwards... just a super soothing, basic mask. The scent isn't overpowering, and although it does feel a bit tacky after you take it off, it soaks into your skin quickly. I'm obsessed. Definitely suggest the tomato one as well if you have a similar skin type." —lizzy

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $15 (also available in singles or packs of 10 and in 25 different scents).

    25. And some Sun Bum moisturizing sunscreen, because it'll protect your skin from the sun, it's hypoallergenic, and it's paraben-, gluten-, and cruelty-free. #Winning.


    Promising review: "The entire Sun Bum line has been terrific, with this spray being the standout! Great coverage and beyond easy to apply. Once it was applied, I was exposed to intense sun in Cancun. After an entire week of application, I'm happy to report that I did not burn once. Excellent product!" —Matt Wehling

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59+ (available in SPF 15, 30, 50, and 70).

    In conclusion, don't forget to save the sea turtles, share a motivational quote with a friend, and use filter C1 as much as your heart desires! ✌️🐢💖


    Confused? Check out our post that explains what a VSCO girl is.

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