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Weekend Debrief: The 5 Most Popular Style Stories Of The Week

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* Jessica Biel’s new athleisure-inspired collection
* How to get rid of pimple scars and stretch marks
* Why it’s time to re-consider subscription boxes

Celebrity collaborations are a dime a dozen, but every once in a while you land on a collab that just seems to make sense. This week, we’re coveting pieces from Jessica Biel’s new athleisure line with yoga and fitness brand, Gaiam. Biel, who’s one of those people that gives us total #FitnessGoals, says she wanted to create a collection of pieces that you could wear to the gym, but not feel weird wearing out to brunch or errands, too.

Read on to find out our favorite pieces from the collection and to see what else SPY readers were checking out this week.

1. Jessica Biel Just Launched An Athleisure Line and Here’s What We’re Buying

The newest Gaiam brand ambassador, Jessica Biel, has just launched her signature apparel collection, and we’re in love. The debut athleisure line of the actress, mother and activist is a mix of capris, tops, leggings, jackets and jumpsuits that boast a subtle sexiness not often seen in the workout world.

Deep V’s, open-back styles and cut outs bring the runway to performance wear that can be worn to the gym, out to dinner or to pick the kids up from school. Before the release of the line, Biel stated the goal of the collection was to, “create something that looks out of your price range but quite pleasantly is not.”

These are our favorite six items from Biel’s new collection with the popular yoga and fitness brand, but honestly any piece you pick will fill you with confidence on — and off — the mat.

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The Jessica Biel x Gaiam Collection

  

2. SPY Guide: How To Make Your Hair Grow Faster

Your hair only grows about a half an inch each month. Whether you’re suffering from a bad hair cut or simply longing to add length to your luscious locks, there are a number of proven ways to encourage your hair to grow quicker. One of the best ways to promote faster growth is by getting regular “micro-trims,” which remove split ends that inhibit the growth of your normal hair. While trimming your hair may feel like a counter-intuitive step, it’s more of a one step back for two steps forward case.

In addition to regular trims, there are a number of products available to put your hair in the best shape for maximum growth. Treating your hair with a blend of protein therapy and intense hydration is key to helping it grow, repair, and avoid breakage. These helpful products range from vitamins to scalp stimulating massagers.

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How To Make Your Hair Grow Faster

  

3. Vans Celebrates Mickey’s 90th Birthday With This Age-Appropriate Drop

2018 marks the 90th birthday of everybody’s favorite cartoon mouse. Ever since Mickey Mouse first appeared on screen in Steamboat Willie back in 1928, the charismatic, little mouse has been finding his way into the hearts of children and adults alike. A seemingly endless number of heartwarming cartoons, timeless films and the 7 Disney theme parks keep Mickey’s popularity as high as ever. And he doesn’t look like he’s aged a day in the last 90 years.

With all this in mind, it only seems right that the occasion should be marked by a number of very special events. One of our favorite commemorations of the mouse is this new Vans collection. Disney and Vans have come together to offer a limited edition line of socks, shoesand clothing celebrate Mickey’s spectacular 90th birthday.

Vans x Mickey 90th Collection

  

4. Get These Products To Fade Scars and Stretch Marks

While there are no hard and fast cures for scarring, you can minimize and reduce their appearance with a few key products and treatments. The same goes for stretch marks (which are essentially a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue), while treatments do exist to fade them, ultimately nothing will fully erase them.

However, hope is not lost as there are plenty of highly rated and effective creams that work to smooth, heal, reduce and fade these unwanted marks. Whichever treatment you choose, patience is essential when trying to heal scars and fade stretch marks as it takes time and diligence. Continue reading for some great options and hopefully find the one that is right for you.

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The Best Products to Fade Scars and Stretch Marks

  

5. The 7 Best Subscription Services Every Guy Should Try

Subscription services have blown-up recently, which comes as a blessing for guys who hate shopping, or who simply don’t have the time. Spending hours looking for the right clothinggrooming products and accessories can get very tedious — even if you shop online.

But now, guys can streamline their whole shopping experience with a handful of effective, affordable subscription services. For a monthly fee, these brands will send you everything from on-trend clothing to grooming product refills while you sit back and enjoy not going to the mall.

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The Best Subscription Boxes For Men