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1. Never forget the importance of a good skin-care regimen
Whether you're sweating it out on the football field, exercising your vocal cords, or just getting slushied in your high school halls, regular facials and trips to the day spa will keep you looking your best.
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2. Respect your designers
Kurt knows better than to allow his designer threads to be hurled into the dumpster along with his helpless body (''Please, this is Marc Jacobs' new collection!''), just as he knows not to engage in any auto body work without first changing out of his Alexander McQueen and into his coveralls.
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3. Don't be afraid to be outrageous
Much like Lady Gaga, one of his idols, Kurt has a flair for the dramatic. He's been known to wear a corset to second period, and he pushed for New Directions costumes, which were later ''derided as too costly because they involve several varieties of exotic bird feathers.'' Take a risk with your fashion, but whatever you do, avoid looking like a cross between a grandmother and a toddler — or a Technicolor zebra.
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4. THE ''CHRIST CHIC'' INFLUENCE
Like Kurt, you may not believe in ''The Great Spaghetti Monster in the Sky,'' but you should never turn down the opportunity to wear a fabulous hat. It will instantly transform even the most tired weekday outfit into your Sunday Best.
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5. Take care of your hair
Always use organic hair products. They're safe and will keep you looking great!
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6. Embrace the unitard
Kurt understands the benefits of this multifaceted wardrobe staple: It can be worn to play sports (''They wick sweat from your body!'') or in your very own rendition of ''Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).''
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7. Slushies are loaded with empty calories
Which is why you should throw them in people's faces instead of eating them.
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8. Always make a great first impression
It doesn't matter if you're auditioning for the role of kicker or trying out for the glee club — just be sure to look the part.
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Kurt is the king of accessories, jazzing up his outfits with hats, sunglasses, and scarves. And ever since he asked for a pair of sensible heels on his third birthday, he's known the impact a good pair of shoes can have on an ensemble.
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10. Take time to reinvent your look
''Makeovers are like crack to me,'' says McKinley's fashionista. With the help of a friend like Kurt, you'll be in great hands — let him/her help you experiment with your style from time to time (just make sure he/she isn't secretly trying to sabotage you in the process).
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