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By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Site teaches more about products than puberty.

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age 10+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 9+

Helpful website, ads all over the place!

It's a very good and useful website, but the only problem is the advertising. I wish they wouldn't put them all over the website! I guess they sponsor it, so they don't have much of a choice. Otherwise, the website it very helpful for girls going through puberty. And if you are scared to talk to your mom about it, or your kids are, then this website IS A MUST!

This title has:

Educational value
Too much consumerism
age 10+

Good For Girls 10-17

I think that this is a great website for girls going through puberty. It gives alot of information on topics some girls might be to afraid to ask their mom or older sibling about. Try it out. If you're a girl 10-17 this website will help alot. If you're a mother, but your daughter is too afraid to talk about stuff like this to you, you should tell her to visit this website and she will probably explore this website and get alot of valuable information.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (26 ):

It's hard to appreciate the good stuff on this site (fun, informative Q&As, etc.) when most everything comes with a heavy product promotion. Articles are sponsored by items like Always pads, a product helper selects the period product that's "right for you," how-to hairstyling videos use Herbal Essence products, and a "Watch This!" section features commercials. Even the site's "kewl stuff" is product-related; the ManQuarium game, which lets you build a boyfriend and watch him swim, is, for some reason, presented by the Venus Breeze razor. After awhile, the site starts to feel like more of a commercial than actual content. And all that advertising makes some things seem out of place, like the Solo De Chikas section -- a pretty overt attempt to market to Hispanic teens with no explanation of why they're sectioned off separately (and given less content). It's too bad, too, because judging from the posts, girls need more answers for their body-related questions and less product recommendations.

Website Details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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