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ModWraps: The Upgraded Charm Bracelet (+coupon!)

Do you own a charm bracelet? It’s fun to have a statement piece of jewelry that shows off your interests and beliefs. However, that metal chain can be clunky, and sleeker accessories are more in style right now. Recently, we at Girlz 4 Christ discovered a modernized version of the traditional charm bracelet.

The company Modestly makes these beautiful bracelets called ModWraps. There’s a huge selection of bracelet options in a variety of colors. The ModWraps you select will contain charms that will reflect who you are. Choose from collections like Exploration, Passion, Inspiration, Faith, or Tranquility. Modestly even has some ModWraps with popular sports team names and colors!

We at Girlz 4 Christ are excited to team up with Modestly to give you a super special offer! When you purchase two bracelets, you can get FOUR for FREE! This offer applies to all the $15 bracelets. You can also use this coupon with the $17 bracelets for just two dollars each additional. As if that weren’t a good enough deal, shipping is free too!

To sum that up, when you use our coupon code “G4C”, you get Buy 2, Get 4 Free + Free Shipping. You can’t beat a deal like that!

 Use the coupon code “G4C” to get this special offer. Click here to visit Modestly!

Written by Jessica Lippe
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Any proceeds we receive will help further Girlz 4 Christ Magazine. 

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Bella Lotus Headbands

One day while I was scrolling through my Instagram feed I came across this really interesting and unique page. As I looked more carefully at the photos I realized all of these gorgeous headbands were handmade. I can appreciate talent so I asked the gal behind the magic, Brittney to fill me in on how 
she got into doing this. 
She shared with me that she has always enjoyed being creative and that making the headbands was something she did that brought her and her grandmother closer together (how special). We chatted about how she does custom orders for bridal parties and events and I recall seeing one she even did with little pistols woven into the design. 
All of her work is definitely paying off as her business grows. Not only is the work of her hands beautiful, but the heart behind it is just as genuine. She hopes to someday use some of the profits she makes to benefit charity work possibly with groups that empower women. 
To follow this lovely lady find her on //
Instagram: @bellalotusheadbands

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Nicole Weider: From Model to Christian Leader

Hello Girlz! This year, we want to offer you more than just great content in our magazine. Check back here often, as we’ll be blogging at least once a week! You may find a video, extra interview answers from our featured ladies, or some of your favorite articles. This week, enjoy a life experience from Nicole Weider!


As a little girl, you don’t see all the dark parts of modeling. It all seems glamorous at first. Beautiful pictures, invitations to exclusive parties, and a paycheck. There were so many events that led to my depression. While many circumstances led to becoming depressed, the largest contributing factor was that I was working as a model. I was always placed in such scrutiny by my agents and they would always pick me apart by telling me I was not thin enough and my skin wasn’t clear enough. I would work hard to be what they wanted. I lost weight and I got hair extensions, but when you go to the auditions there are twenty other women that look exactly like you and it’s so much pressure. I didn’t like making money based on my looks and would more likely than not end up feeling so embarrassed doing lingerie, bras, and bikinis. I started feeling so bad about myself and being uncomfortable. My whole identity was based in being a successful model so when I didn’t want that anymore I was left with, “Well what do I do now?” I wasn’t a Christian and I had no sense of safety or security.

I had this one friend, Christie, who always stood by my side. She would always talk to me about Jesus and she seemed so happy. She really helped me through the process of learning what Christianity was about and why it was so amazing. I saw how much my life needed changing. While I was giving my life to God, He showed Himself in huge ways to me. He basically showed me, “Nicole, I’m listening to you and I’m here.” Every once in awhile I get distracted in my walk, but I always remind myself of the radical change I had. God is always watching out for me. It’s  pretty much my second nature now. I always think in the back of my mind, “Will this make God proud?” Most importantly becoming a Christian changed my heart and perspective!

I do modeling now to be creative along with my friends who are photographers and on my own terms. It’s wonderful only having to do it if and when I want to. My life isn’t dependent on getting “this next job”. Once you become a Christian a lot of your desires don’t go away, they just change. Dressing up and getting glam is still something that I find fun, but I can use it to glorify God versus my agent now.

Girls, don’t fall into the trap of “I’m not pretty enough”. The sexualization of teen girls is everywhere. No matter where you turn it’s in magazine ads or beauty products. It’s basically the entertainment world that teen girls only appeal is in how sexy they are or what they look like. Your worth comes from character and heart not looks. Remember how much Jesus loves you!

By Nicole Weider as told to Lily Garay

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2015/16 issue of Girlz 4 Christ Magazine. Subscribe now for encouragement wrapped up in a fun, friendly, free magazine!
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Crush Sunglasses


Do you ever get frustrated because it always seems like your head is way too big for normal sunglasses?! Or you want a really cute pair of sunglasses that will last, but that won’t break the budget…

Girl, I totally understand. That’s why when I discovered Crush Sunglasses (modeled by my sister, Ana Lorenza, and I) and tried on my first pair, I got instant heart eyes. They’re perfect for a day at the beach, tanning in my backyard, hanging out with friends, or simply running errands with my momma (yes, I still do that!). Now’s the time to get yours or add them to your wishlist. PLUS they spread the gospel of Jesus. Win. Win. Win. Edit_3.jpgMaiden.jpg


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     (Ana Lorenza: Top & Bottom photos – Lily Garay: Center photo)






                                                            

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Girlz 4 Christ Winter 2013/2014 Issue!

The Girlz 4 Christ Magazine Winter 2013/14 Issue is out! Below you’ll find the titles and authors of all the contents inside. Some of them you can click on, which will take you to the weblink for that article. The other articles can only be found inside the magazine. (But you can subscribe for free in the right sidebar!)
Godly Girlz
4 Ways to Spread the Gospel Adelee Russell

Girlz in Action
Miracle Seed Maddy Morrison

Fashionable Girlz
Natural Beauty Products Natasha Atkerson

Girlz on the Go

Healthy Girlz
Winter Workout Jessica Lippe
Homemade Spiced Cider Jessica Lippe

Fun 4 Girlz

Top Books Every Girl Should Read Natasha Atkerson
Fashionable Girlz

Say NO to Skinny Jeans

Love how denim is so comfortable and casual, but hate how the unflattering and immodest skinny jeans seem to rule the denim market? You can still wear everyone’s favorite blue material while being modest; you just have to look beyond the store mannequins. Here are two of our favorite denim alternatives…

Long Denim Skirt Tiered Layers from KosherCasual.com, $34images/Long_Denim_Skirt_for_Women_Tiered_large_1487.jpg

What It Is: A-lined, multi-tiered skirt with Lycra for comfort and style
Waist: Elastic with zipper in back
Length: Ankles, though there are many shorter styles of skirts
Great For: Church, school, lounging at home, and semi-formal affairs like concert recitals and work
Goes With: Any kind of blouse, knit tops, sweaters
Made In: Israel
Pros/Cons: A little heavy, but oh so versatile and gorgeous!

Wide Leg Gaucho Style Culottes in Denim from ModestApparelUSA.com, $32.95

dk denim gaucho

What It Is: Wide leg, feminine culottes made gaucho-style
Waist: Front fly zipper with belt loops
Length: Calf, though some culottes are longer and many are shorter
Great For: Lounging at home, school, youth group, and activities like rock climbing and horseback riding
Goes With: Any kind of blouse, sweatshirts, vests
Made In: United States
Pros/Cons: Unique and good with accessories, but needs lots of ironing

Photos taken from Kosher Casual and Modest Apparel USA, respectively. Article originally published in “Fashionable Girlz” of the November/December 2011 issue of Girlz 4 Christ Magazine.

This is just a sample of what you will find in the pages of Girlz 4 Christ Magazine. For more information about subscribing, click here.