Gigi Hadid Just Did The Cutest Thing To Show Her Love For Zayn Malik

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have some serious PDA going on.

The couple constantly show their affection for each other on Twitter and Instagram,and Gigi even starred in Zayn’s “PILLOWTALK”music video — where they made out the entire time.

They also had the hottest Vogue photo shoot ever, and one time, Zaynmade a dirty joke about Gigi touching his man junk.

YEAH, THINGS HAVE GOTTEN REAL INTIMATE, REAL FAST.

Now Gigi Hadid is showing love for her boyfriend in a new, more creative way.

The model attended Drake’s“SNL” after-party this weekend and wore a t-shirt that let everyone know she’s taken by Zayn.

Gigi Hadid’s t-shirt said “lol ur not Zayn Malik.” Aw, how precious.

Of course, Zayn tweeted out the photo to show off his girl’s creation. GET A ROOM, YOU TWO.

According to ELLE,this isn’t the first time Gigi worea t-shirt for aboyfriend. The model apparently rocked a G.I. shirt when she was dating Joe Jonas, which naturally led to G.I. Joe jokes.

I wonder how much of Gigi’s closet is filled with clothing for her bae. And what happens if Zayn and Gigi break up? Does she donate the shirt to charity or something? Maybe she uses it to mop the floor.

Hopefully they stay together forever so we never have to find out.

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How To Stay Healthy When You’re Dining Out This Summer

When summer rolls around, I don’t want any obligations.

I want to work just enough to keep collecting my paycheck, then leave the office behind and frolic in the glorious sunlight. I also want to spend a minimal amount of time in my apartment. Whywould I want to waste the precious summer hours by scrubbing mybathtub or dusting myapartment?

And you know what I really don’t want to do? Cook.

I mean, my apartment is roughly 1,000 degrees during the summer. Can you blame me? Why would I hang out in a sauna, sweating while making my own food, when I could be sitting on a shaded patio consuming food someone else has made for me?

I want to eat out in the summertime. Period. The problem is that I also want to look good in myswimsuit, and eating out doesn’t have the best reputation for your health.

Yet recently I learned that frequenting restaurants doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your health. So, if you’re like me and eat out all the timein the summer, here are nineways you can do it and stay healthy.

Instead of an entre, order an appetizer or side for your meal.

One of the biggest problems with eating out is the insane portion size you get at most eateries. While it makes you feel good about getting value for your money, your waistline is screwed if you eat the whole thing.

Instead, order an app or side as your meal. The portion is smaller, which will keep you from overeating.

Order aside salad as a substitute for fries.

A side of fries used to be a special feature on fast food menus. But these days, it seems like every restaurant offers you a pile of fried potatoes withyour meal. Resist the urge and ask for a side salad instead.

If you do want fries, get a side for the table to split.

I know, sometimes you NEED those fries. Trust me, I get it. But instead of getting your own heaping helping, order a side of fries for the table to split. You’ll satiate your craving without overindulging.

Set aside a portion of your meal to take home.

Similar to ordering an app for your entre, this one is all about portion size.

If you set aside a part of your meal in a takeout container when you START eating, you’ll forget there’s more food than what is in front of you. That will trick your mind into thinking you finished your food, leaving you satisfied. It’s all about the mind games.

Choose greens over grains.

This is a simple way to get any meal you want, but health-ify it. (FYI, I’m coining “health-ify” as your new wellness term for 2016. You’re welcome, world.)

Real life application of this principle: If you love eggs benedict, have your eggs over greens instead of an English muffin. If you can’t say no to that burger, have it in a lettuce wrap instead of a bun. It will alleviate your food guilt.

Choose the dessert that does the least damage.

FRUIT. If there’s a dessert with fruit, then that is what you should order. You’ll be able to walk away having satisfied your sweet craving, but without feeling slovenly.

For your entre, choose protein, not carbs.

Basically, choose the chicken or the fish, NOT the pasta. Protein will help you to stay lean and avoid the food coma.

Go for a long walk while you digest.

If you’re on a date, a long walk will give you a chance to be romantic after dinner. If you’re with your best friends, it’ll give you a chance to dish more about that girl who’s flirting with your ex on Instagram. (There’s ALWAYS one.)

The bestpart:It’ll make you feel exponentially better than you would sitting for hours in that after-dinner movie.

Give in to your cravings once in a while.

Everything in moderation isn’t just a saying it’s a way of life.

Staying healthy in the summer isn’t about depriving your taste buds. It’s about weighing those indulgent moments with healthful meals.

So do get that vanilla cone from the soft-serve truck on the corner just do it after eating a Mediterranean salad.

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10 Daily Improvements Your Body Will Thank You For

There are mountains of material things we will possess over our lifetimes. Well buy hundreds of pairs of shoes (we hope), cycle through 50-plus pairs of jeans and throw out myriad accessories that well only wear once.

Material goods come and go. When they lose their luster, theyre easily upgraded. But your body? Your body is forever.

We only get one body, and that body needs to be cared for. It cant be replaced, so we have to preserve it as best we can.

Yet if we approach caring for our bodies in an extreme way, it can overwhelm us. Crash dieting is a crash course in failure because its impossible to keep up. Hitting the gym seven days a week is an unrealistic goal because life gets in the way.

Its best to break down our wellness into smaller, achievable improvements that we can tackle every single day. That way, taking care of our bodies wont seem like an insurmountable goal. Youll feel accomplished because youre doing something to continuously upgrade your sense of well-being.

How can you get going? Its not as daunting as you might think if you start by incorporating these 10 daily improvements. Your body will thank you for it.

Stretch.

We used to make fun of our middle school gym teachers for espousing the importance of stretching, but we know better now. Stretching your muscles will set you up for success by releasing the tension in your body and keeping you limber. When youre properly stretched, youll be ready to tackle anything that comes your way.

Read a book before bedtime.

Thirty minutes before you ideally want slumber to hit, settle down in your bed and cuddle up with a good book. Reading will immerse you in a different world without stimulating your senses the way your phone does. Itll lead to a better nights sleep, which is an upgrade we could all use. You never know, it might even spark some pleasant dreams.

Meditate.

In the same way stretching eases your muscles, meditation eases your mind. If you take time each day to quietly meditate and reflect, overall you will be less stressed and we all know how bad stress is on our bodies. Besides, in this busy world we live in, meditation is the perfect excuse to keep me time on your daily to-do list.

Eat meals that are actually well-balanced.

For me, a typical day begins with the decision of whether Im going to eat healthfully, which for me, at least means consuming lots offruits and vegetables. Though Im resolute in my decisions through breakfast and lunch, come dinnertime, my willpower breaks and I eat something thats processed and teeming with artificial ingredients.

Instead, I should be striving to eat meals that are well-balanced. If I were to ensure that each plate has greens, fruit, protein and carbs, I would be far less likely to binge at all. Moderation in everything, as they say.

Take the stairs.

Elevators and escalators are wonderful modern inventions, I know. But if you opt for the stairs, youll get where you need to go, and youll exercise in the process.

Bonus: The stairs are a great way to tone your butt and thighs, giving the phrase step it up a whole new meaning.

Really look at yourself in the mirror.

This article is about getting our bodies to thank us, but a huge part of that is thanking our bodies. We should stand in front of the mirror each morning and really look at ourselves. We need to love our own reflection. The sooner we do that, the better shape well be in inside and out.

Count your blessings.

Our mental state is a huge factor in the health of our bodies. When were living day to day, focused on what were dealing with in the moment, we lose sight of all the good we have. Lets commit to counting our blessings every day so were reminded that we always have something to celebrate.

Hydrate.

Dehydration is not a fun situation. The headaches alone are, well, a headache.

Stay hydrated throughout the day by consuming a steady stream of water. Youll ward off the symptoms of dehydration and feel refreshed from morning to night.

Eat a piece of dark chocolate.

Is it possible to go through a day without craving something sweet? I dont know anybody who has conquered the beast of longing for a piece of chocolate.

The good news is that its totally okay for us to indulge when were consuming dark chocolate. Eat a handful a day and your taste buds will be thanking you along with your body.

Journal.

Journaling isnt just for 12-year-old girls to write about their crush-du-jour. Its actually a super helpful tool that promotesmindfulness.

Journaling can help us keep track of our health as well as major life events. We can keep record patterns to tell our doctors, and hopefully use the information to make necessary tweaks in the future.

When we have a million obligations pulling at us, it’s hard to remember the value of focusing on ourselves. But these daily improvements will help us to do just that: Put our bodies first and show them some love every single day.

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How To Turn Your Pixie Haircut Into Perfectly Messy Waves

So you just cut off all your hair, and you’relike, Now what? Or, maybeyou’re considering taking the plunge but need the extra encouragement to go there.

One of the most fun things about a pixie haircut, in my opinion, is how versatile short haircan be with just a few tricks up your sleeve. When I first cut off my hair, I wondered if I’d still be able to curl it and have that wild look that I love. If it was a concern of mine, chances are it’s a concern for others so let’s get it!

Turns out, curling short hair issuper easy to do, as long as you have the right curling iron and a little know-how. Thisultimateguide to short hairstyling could be thenudge you need to actually hack it off. Trust me it feels good!

Start curling.

I like to start on thethickerside of my hair, and prefer to curl my hair away from my face.

Start by placing the iron at thebase of your first section, then hold the ends of your hair out while you twist the wand to feed the rest of the strandsin. Leave around a half inch of hair out at the ends for amore beachy look.

Keep the sections consistent.

Try to keep each section roughly the same size for the best results.

Continue on the other side.

When you’re finished with the first side, move over to the other side of your head and curl away from your face.

Add texture.

Add your favorite sea salt spray once your curls have cooled off.

Now, rough it up.

An asymmetrical or really short haircut really lets you getplayful with your styling game. Take your fingers and shake them through your waves to create a wild, unkempt finish.

This hairstyle is definitely an easier one, but feel free toplay around if you want to take it to another level. Try adding a bunch of different-sized curls to really amp up the texture. Remember no rules!

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Why Texas Needs To Be Your Next Vacation Destination

Have you ever noticed howpeople from Texas are literally obsessed with it? When you head to any destination in the state, you seetheemblem of the state flag on pretty much every piece of merchandise imaginable.

But then you visit Texas, and you seeexactly why everyoneis obsessed with it.

Texas has literally EVERYTHING: metropolises, lakes, deserts, hills, beaches, national parks and even something called Cadillac Ranch, which is a collection of old cars buried in sand (look it up, it’s amazing).

Turns out everything isactuallybigger in Texas including the lists of why you need to visit.

First off, queso. All of the queso.

I mean, you could choose to just dip your tortilla chips in store-bought salsa for the rest of your days. OR you can take a trip to Texas and discover something life-changing: fresh, ooey-gooey queso. Bowls and bowls of it.

Queso is a decidedly Texas creation. Every Tex-Mex restaurant you go to in cities like San Antonio will have the best queso of your life, all in different levels of spiciness to appeal to every palate.

Breakfast tacos. All of the breakfast tacos.

Before fast food chains started adding this item to their menus, it was a Texas-only phenomenon. But Texas is still the place that does the breakfast taco justice.

Scrambled eggs. Bacon. Chorizo. Peppers. Cotija cheese. Onlythe best ingredients are stuffed into these breakfast tacos, making it much easier to get up in time to order breakfast.

You know what? Lets just sayTex-Mex in general.

I know we’ve delved into the finer points of queso and breakfast tacos, but let’s just acknowledge that Tex-Mex, which is literally named after the state of Texas, is a prime reason to visit the Lone Star State.

Everywhere you go in Texas, whether it’s a nice restaurant, a food truck or a gas station (no, really), you’re getting a high quality taco on a homemade tortilla. What could be better? (The answer is nothing.)

San Antonio is taking this favorite cuisine to the next level with something called “Tex-Next,” infusing heritage with culinary innovation. Nowhere is this on display more than San Antonio’s campus of the Culinary Institute of America, which turns out the city’s most innovative chefs. You’ll definitely want to make this a stop on your next trip.

San Antonio’s River Walk is a gem.

San Antonio isbringing the romance with the picturesque River Walk. At night, string lights and lanterns bathe the River Walk in a certain glow that just screams magic.

After you’ve fallen in love withthe River Walk, you can head over to the La Villita Historic Arts District, which features an adorable collection of pueblos that have been turned into showcases for local artisans. In fact, art is a huge part of San Antonio culture, mixing American and Mexican influences.

Live music is a huge part of Texas culture.

In every Texas city, live music is a constant source of entertainment. Country, folk, indie rock they all have their place in the music venues of cities like San Antonioand Austin.

And why wouldn’t they? After all, this is the same state responsible for producingtalents like Selena, Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson and (the queen herself) Beyonc.

San Antonio is bringing a dose of history to its music venues, as well. Downtown, theAztec Theater offers a wide variety of acts, frommetal to indie rock, all in a building that is anarchitectural work of art.

The Alamo lives up to the hype.

San Antonio’s main tourist draw is the historic Alamo, and it’s a draw for a reason. Every trip needs its throwback fix, and the Alamo is the best Texas has to offer.

Walk around the expansive Alamo grounds to learn about the infamous battle and its participants, as well as get a taste of what life was like inthe 1800s.

And if the architecture of the Alamo is something you’re dying to see more of, you’re in luck. San Antonio is also home to UNESCO World Heritage Missions, a networkof five frontier mission complexes including the Alamo situated along a stretch of the San Antonio River basin and built by Franciscan missionaries in the 18thcentury.

The local drink pickings are incredible.

Texans aren’tafraid to show theirlove of partying. How else are you going to work up the guts to get on that mechanical bull?Luckily, the state makes it really easy to drink locally, with tons of breweries and distilleries. Texaseven hasa burgeoning wine scene, with more than 40 wineries scattered throughoutthe Texas Hill Country wine region.

Shout out to a few of the manystars of the local bunch (and my personal favorites), Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Shiner Bock beer.

Going out dancing means the two-step, not grinding.

Anywhere else, you go to a club, and you see the same dance moves over and over again. Feet planted in one place, hips moving, arms swaying to the music.

But Texas dancers put everyone to shame. The two-step is intricate and amazing to watch. If you’re lucky, maybe a cowboy will even offer to teach you the steps himself.

Youll never know the meaning of barbecueuntil youve had Texas barbecue.

Sure, in your city there may be a restaurant that claims it has authentic barbecue, but they don’t even know what they’re talking about.

Texas barbecueis out of this world. The brisket will blow your mind. There’s a reason the majority of the best barbecuerestaurant rankings reside in the Lone Star State.

The barbecue is so good in San Antonio it’s even a totally appropriate brunch option. Popular restaurants like Smokehouse are serving brisket like there’s no tomorrow every single day. You know it’s good when you can smell the mesquite pits from the parking lot.

You’re (obviously) going to bookyour trip to Texas ASAP, and when you do, make sure San Antonio is your first stop.

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11 Super Easy Things You Can Do Every Day To Save Money

Most days I wake up and find myself wishing I wereindependently wealthy, living off my substantialtrust fund. I could go on trips and hire people to pay my bills for me. I could be comfortable. I could not worry about saving money because Id already have a bank account full of it.

Alas, this is but a dream.

I am not independently wealthy, and I have to work to support myself. I have to pay my own bills, so I know exactly how much everything costs, from my expensive electric bill to my more expensive cell phonebill.

Its exhausting, but its reality. As a result, Im constantly looking for ways to save money and stretch every dollar I make. This mentality is what helps me save for friend tripsto other countries, tickets to concerts and multi-courseanniversary dinners. The kinds of experiences you remember forever, you know?

In that spirit, here are 11 easy things you (and I) can do every day to save money.

1. Make your own coffee three times a week.

Spending 2 dollars here on a coffee and 4 dollars there on a latte doesnt seem like much, but it really adds up after a while. Instead makeyour own coffee at home Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Save fancy barista coffee for Monday and Friday as a special treat to start and end the week.

2. Go grocery shopping with a list every week.

The more groceries you have in your house, the more options youll have for meals and the more likely youll be to eat at home. The more you eat at home and cook those raw ingredients, the more money youll save on restaurants and takeout. Its simple logic.

But grocery shopping is more than the effort of pushing a shopping cart through the aisles. You want to make sure youre shopping smart once youre there, too. Preparinga list will help you avoid last-minute decisions drivenbyexhaustion and hunger.

No more will you be compulsivelysnacking on graham crackers while throwing anything that sounds remotely appetizing in your cart.

3. Use those groceries to pack breakfast and/or lunch for work every day.

As youre making your dinner at night, prepare an extra portion for the next days lunch. And in the morning as youre getting ready, leave an extra five minutes to prepare a quick, delicious breakfast. If you eat both meals at work, you will be satisfiedthroughout the day and won’t feel the need to run out and buy snacks to tide you over.

Of course, if you dont have time to pack both meals, thats totally okay. Even packing one is a step in the right direction.

4. Don’t buy your household items at grocery stores.

Products like toilet paper, paper towels and laundry detergent are marked up at grocery stores. Dont settle for ahigherprice, even if it is convenient. Shop online or goto drug stores and big-box stores to get prices that are more in line with your budget.

5. Unplug “phantom appliances” like your cable box when you leave your home.

As the New York Times reported, about one-fourth of all residential energy consumption goes towarddevices that are off or in sleep mode while still plugged in. Appliances like cable boxes, coffee pots, TVs and modems are using energy whether you think you turned them off or not.

If you unplug such appliances before leaving the house, this will cut your electricity bill AND save energy. Youll be doing something good for your bank account and the environment.

6. Embrace using coupons and rebates!

Taking advantage of coupons and rebates doesnt make you old. It makes you smart, thrifty and prudent.

If you buy something for 90 dollars and you have a 200-dollar rebate, you would be crazy not to send that in the mail ASAP. Thats free money! And if you buy a head of lettuce for 4 dollars instead of using a coupon that would make it 2 dollars? Thats just silly.

Pro tip: Even specialtygrocery stores like Whole Foods offer competitivedealsevery week you just have to be on the lookout for them.

7. Invest ina reusable water bottle so you aren’tconstantly buying bottles of water with lunch.

Most of us are lucky enough to live in a place where water is an abundant resource. There are faucets in your home and your office, and sometimes even a filtration system. So, instead ofbuying bottles of water, take advantage of those resources and purchasea reusable water bottle.

For all you seltzer fans out there, you should also look intobuying a soda maker, which will turn that tap water into the stuff of your dreams. Your reusable water bottle will be the perfect storage vessel for your precious sparkling water.

8. Transferat least 1 dollarevery day intoyour savings account.

Just think, if you can put aside at least 1dollar every day for your savings account, youll have saved 365 dollars in onlya year. Thats no small amount. And if there are days whenyou can put aside more because you were extra good that week, then you could end up with even more money at the end of the year.

To make this process simpler, you could even joina service like Digit, which links to your bank account and automatically withdraws small sums of money multiple times amonth. It then transfersthat money into a personal savings accountthat you can withdraw at any time.

9. Always eat the free food in the office.

There is no shame in indulging in free office food. It’sconstantly someones birthday or baby shower, sowhy notreap the benefits? Have at it! You’ll also beless hungry later in the day, so instead of opting for a large meal, you canbuy or cook a cheaper snack.

10. Research where your impending big purchase is the cheapest.

Just as you can never be too young to clip coupons, you can never be too young to shop for the best price. When youre buying an appliance, a plane ticket or anything else that will stretch your wallet, be smart about it and look around, both in-store and online. You may even save enough money to make two big purchases.

11. Opt for BYOB restaurants and skip the apps.

This one pains me too, I know. But alcohol and appetizers are what usuallytake your restaurant bill from manageable to ridiculous. Skip the apps and opt for a more filling meal instead.

Plus, just think about it: If youre at a BYOB restaurant, your group of friends can share a bottle of wine for the price of one glass. The math really does add up.

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30 People On What It Truly Means To Be ‘Hooking Up’ With Someone

The other night, my friend and I were having another deep conversation about those really tough questions of life, when we decided to tackle this one: “At what point do you go from ‘we’ve hooked up’ to ‘we’re hooking up?’” Anyone who’s ever been in the hook-up culture in any capacity knows there’s a difference.

A person you’ve “hooked up” with is, for most intents and purposes, irrelevant. But, the person you’re hooking up with holds a weird spot in your life. Most relationships I know of these days started as two people just “hooking up.”

The person you’re hooking up with isn’t quite your significant other, but isn’t quite a random person, either. The difference is, this person issomeonein your life. He or she plays some sort of a role.

So, now we all know what “hooking up” with someone means. But how do you know you’ve reached that point with the person you’re hooked up with?I asked 30 different people, and you guessed it I got 30 very different answers.

To this girl, it’s three hookups in four weeks.

When you’ve hooked up three times in four weeks.

Trudy, 23

To this guy, it’s all about how much “Game of Thrones” you’ve watched together.

In my experience, it was once we realized we had binge-watched three seasons of ‘Game of Thrones,’ hooking up between episodes.

Rich*, 23

To this girl, it’s a month or more of consistent hookups.

I would say we’re hooking up when you’ve consistently hooked up every weekend (and some weekdays) for a month or more.

Nicole*, 23

To this guy, it’s the girl he’s dating.

I say we’re ‘hooking up’ when she’s slept at my home with my parents there too, and my dad gently wakes her up and asks how she likes her eggs. Scrambled, sunny side up or over easy, it doesn’t matter. At that point, she’s my girlfriend.

Sammy, 23

To this girl, it’s all about the frequency of hookups in a short period of time.

I would say you’re ‘hooking up’ with someone when you’ve hooked up more than once in a short period of time. If you slept with someone three times in a six-month period, you’ve ‘hooked up a few times.’ If you slept with someone three times in one month, you’re ‘hooking up.’

Tina, 23

To this guy, it’s when she spends the night.

When they stay over.

Fernando*, 27

To this girl, it’s all about the mutual understanding.

I think if you have a mutual understanding you’re going home with each other at the end of the night. You’ve stopped the ‘Is this a coincidence?’ thing and moved on to a more consistent hooking up.

Dylan, 23

To this girl, it’s a month of weeklyhookups.

After a month of consistent (like at least once a week) hooking up.

Carly*, 24

To this guy, it’s a hard two weeks.

If it’s been two weeks running.

Bilbo*, 21

To this girl, it’s a hard two months.

After two months.

Emily*, 20

To this guy, it’s the minute the panties drop.

When the panties come off.

Richard, Old enough to know

To this girl, it’s all about the frequency.

I think it changes when the ‘hooking up’ is more frequent. For example, it’s if you hook up with someone two to three times a week as opposed to every few months. Frequency changes it.

Stacy, 38

To this girl, it’s a consistent weekly hookup.

If you and your partner are hooking up at least once a week consistently, I would say you’re ‘hooking up.’

Kate*, 25

To this girl, it’s all about the effort to hang out.

When you’re consistently texting and trying to make plans to hang out or come over to each other’s place.

Sara*, 22

To this girl, it’s all about the “implied continuity.”

When you know you will continue to hook up with that person. If you have hooked up a few times, you know there’s no implied continuity. But if you’re ‘hooking up,’ then there is that expectation!

Anita, 19

To this guy, it’s anything over four hookups.

Like over four times.

Mo, 21

To this girl, it’s all about the amount of free time spent with each other.

When you realize you’re consistently spending all of your free time hanging and hooking up with your partner, I’d say it’s safe to assume you’re ‘hooking up.’

Celine, 26

To this girl, the amount of communication plays a huge role.

I’d say I’m ‘hooking up’ with someone if we’re sleeping together once a week, or at least every other week. Drunken and sober encounters count, but if we haven’t been talking, random attempts at booty calls from him don’t constitute ‘hooking up.’

Kristina*, 24

To this girl, it’s a few times a week.

When we are in contact or ‘hooking up’ multiple days in a week.

Nicole*, 20

To this girl, it’s someone who meets her three-part checklist.

When either a) we are exclusive, b) we have hooked up for consecutive nights more than once or c) we have hooked up sober.

Elle*, 25

To this girl, it’s all about being a priority in the person’s life.

After two months of continuous contact, texting and going out of each other’s ways to make getting together a priority.

Zoe*, 43

To this girl, it’s five or more real, bonafide dates.

Five or more dates.

Candy*, 24

To this girl,the term implies exclusivity.

I would say after about a month or two when you guys see each other all the time during the week and weekends, sober and not sober. Personally, I would also say ‘hooking up’ should just be used when you’re exclusively hooking up.

This is how it went in my town, and I feel like it makes the most sense. ‘Hooked up’ a few times is when you’ve literally hooked up a few times and barely know each other.Saying you ‘hook up’ with someone is saying you do it more frequently, but it’s casual. Saying you’re ‘hooking up’ is when you’re pretty sure it’s exclusive, and you guys, like, do shit sober and hang normally.

Nina, 23

To this guy, the answer is a simple five.

Five.

Rand, 27

To this girl, it’s a mutual expectation of seeing each other on the weekend.

When you both assume you’ll be seeing each other over the weekend.

Audrey*, 23

To this guy, it’s when you’re “banging someone consistently.”

The transition to hooking up is when you’ve been banging someone consistently for at least three weeks. In my experience, I qualify a relationship as hooking up once we’ve had sex on all consecutive nights that both parties are in communication or at the same place or event. You’re ‘hooking up’ with someone when you’re banging them consistently, while we’ve ‘hooked up’ a few times could refer to having sex or not.

E, 21

To this girl, it’s hooking up at least once a week.

When you hook up at least once a week.

Ann*, 21

To this girl, it’s seeing someone a little earlier than late at night.

When you see him or her some time other than 2 am.

Courtney, 22

To this girl, it’s someone who will makeSpaghettiOswith you.

When it becomes a regular thing like two or more times a week. When he’s the person you call not just to fuck, but to also chill with after you fuck and makeSpaghettiOs.

Gigi, 25

To this girl, it’s all about the post-coitus hangout.

When you have hooked up for a couple weekends in a row, and/or one of you doesn’t leave right away after doing the deed.

Kate*, 23

So, what’s there to take away from this article? There’s a very high chance the random guy you’ve hooked up with a few times actually sees you two as “hooking up.” In fact, with all of these different definitions swirling around, odds are, you and the person you’ve been hooking up with are absolutely noton the same page.

* Name has been changed.


Read more: http://elitedaily.com/dating/truly-means-hooking-up/1524507/

People Can’t Get Enough Of This Woman Trying On Her New Chewbacca Mask

Be true to yourself. That’s what I learned from this lady unboxing a Chewbacca mask.

Joy. A simple feeling that most people spend their lives chasing. It’s different for everyone and often manifests itself in ways we would have never expected. A rogue bunny in a playground. A fall breeze. Watching some skateboard dude fall in a hilarious Vine.

Joy comes to us when we least expect it and leaves when we most need it. Maybe that’s the point of joy? To help us appreciate the good times and reflect on the bad. To give us an emotional barometer that helps us become rounded individuals.

Anyway, this lady bought a Chewbacca mask, and it made her happy as f*ck.

Her name is Candace Payne, and I’ve never wanted to be anyone more in my entire life. That moment in front of the camera shows her experiencing joy that wasprobably only matched by people who were there when America found out we won World War II.

The Internetrightfully can’t get enough of Candace and her journey into being a Chewbacca mask owner.

Be real, it made your month.

It’s like video drugs.

ONLY SIX?!?!? Please, you’ve JUST begun having this video be part of your life.

The sad irony of life.

Go out and find your own personal metaphorical Chewbacca mask. Unless for you, that is an actual Chewbacca mask, in which case you can probably just go to Target and buy one.

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Kylie Jenner Gave This Artist A Simple Tattoo And Actually Didn’t Mess It Up

So, apparently Kylie Jennerearns her own money, pays for all her own stuff, walks the walk, talks the talk and tattoos people when she feels like it.

If her Snapchats are anyindication, Kylie recently needed to get a new tattoo and a few of her tattoos touched up. So, she went to Jon Boy’s West 4 Tattoo in New York City to get the job done.

According to Daily Mail, Jon Boy did all of Kylie’s previous tattoos.

Everything appearedto go according to plan. Kylie seemingly got her fourth tattoo, a red line on the inside of one of her fingers, according to reports, and got at least one other tattoo checked out.

But then, either Jon Boy or Kylie must have suggested she tattoo the tattoo artist. Check out Kylie’s Snapchats to see how it all went down.

First, Kylie needed to get some of her tattoos touched up.

Onetattoo she appeared to touch up is apparently her grandmother’s name, Mary Jo, in her grandfather’s handwriting. How sweet.

Eventually, you hear Kylie say, “But, I’m going to do it for you” to Jon Boywho says, “You have to do it for me. It has to be perfect, you know I’m a perfectionist.” They seem to be joking…

…but then, Kylie actually starts giving Jon Boya tattoo.

It’s hard to tell whatthe tattoo is, but based on this and other photos, it appears to bea “K” with a crown above, presumably standing for King Kylie.

You do you, Kylie and Jon Boy.

A photo posted by c/s Jon Boy p/v (@jonboytattoo) on Apr 30, 2016 at 11:44pm PDT

Jon Boy seemed to enjoy the process, even saying “awesome” in one of the clips to describe the tattoo. Well, hopefullyhelikes his new tat because few people can say Kylie Jenner tattooed them, and it’s permanent!

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10 People Reveal The Strangest, Most Awkward Reasons They Dumped Someone

We all have our deal breakers when it comes to dating. For me, it’s being rude to waiters and too much mushy talk. For my friend, it’s guys with weird fingernails. You get the picture.

But, how much do those tiny thingsmatter? Well, according to a 2015study, dating deal breakers matter more to us than positive qualities. In other words, I could be dating the world’s most perfect guy and he could be rude to ONE waiter ONE time and that would be enough for me to call it quits.

I love hearing about what everyone’soneweird thingis, the quality so hugely important that they absolutely cannot continue to see this otherwise-perfect human being.So, I asked around. And, boy oh boy, did the people in my life really rise to the challenge.

Thesedeal breakers are hilarious andridiculous. Read along and see for yourself.

His dance moves were a little TOO good.

It was college and this guy was THE hottest boy in our grade. And he liked me! I was over the moon about the whole thing.

We were in the same group of friends, our personalities had insane chemistry and, as I mentioned before, he was extremely hot. Things were looking perfect until we went out one night and I saw him dance. He was TOO good. It was awkward. Like, I just didn’t know what to do with my body compared to his ‘Dancing With The Stars’-level moves.

That was it. No matter hanging out with him for me.

Jane,* 21

His pet situation was not quite perfect.

I had gone on a couple of dates with this guy and was still sort of feeling things out, but honestly leaning towards I liked him until he told me that he had a cat. It wasn’t just that he had a cat, but it was the way he talked about his cat. Something about the whole thing creeped me out.

Natalie,* 25

He went a little too big for Valentine’s Day.

He wore a red shirt and khaki pants on Valentine’s Day. That, and he made me go see the movie ‘Valentine’s Day.’”

Emily, 24

He wasway too into me.

He just, like, straight up liked me too much. He was completely normal otherwise, but he said ‘I love you’ literally after a week like it was NBD. It made me so uncomfortable.

We’d be having a perfectly normal conversation and he’d be like, ‘I love you.’I’d just be like, ‘That’s chill.’ So, I broke up with him and then something like threeweeks later he started dating one of my friends —and pulled the same weird shit with her.

Gigi, 25

His sense of style wasn’t up to par.

I hated his sunglasses.

Elizabeth,* 22

He was a grown man with a ‘blankie.’

I was dating this guy in his thirties, and he was a legit man-child. The first time he invited me back to his house, he had his disgusting, old, ratty baby ‘blankie’ folded at the end of his bed.

When I asked him about it, there was no shame in his voice when he proudly told me it was his baby blanket and that he sleeps with it every night and smells it because it’s comforting. I decided to forget about the blankie and continue on with the night.

Then, after things got hot and heavy and we were laying in bed, he asked if I was hungry or thirsty. I replied, ‘No,’ so he gets up and comes back to bed with a [peanut butter sandwich]and a Capri sun, in true man-child ways. Then he tells me he also has a dolly and a stuffed bear in his closet that he keeps around — in addition to the creepy tattoos of his mother and sister on both biceps.

I told him I wouldn’t be seeing him anymore.

Courtney, 28

His morning routine just did not mesh with mine.

He was really cool, but liked to listen to rap music after he woke up. He’d make me lay in bed and listen with him. I hated every minute of it.

Hayley, 23

He showered mewith a little too much attention.

This guy would have been perfect, except every morning he insisted on texting me, ‘Good morning, sunshine.’ The whole thing repulsed me. I just couldn’t get over it.

Charlie,* 24

He had absolutely no game.

I have two stories for you. One was this guy in college, who was a friend of a friend that I started talking to. He was just so eager and had no game and just became annoying. It didn’t help that he had horrible breath. I felt bad because he was just so nice, and so I had to do the slow ‘fade-out’ to get out of it because I didn’t want to hurt his feelings.

Another guy just really irritated me by our second date. Perhaps it was the constant, donkey-like nervous laughter?

Marie,* 23

Her laugh wasoff.

I stopped seeing a girl because she had a delayed laugh. It took her too long to determine whether something was funny or not.

Gregory, 24

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