The Houseguests Look Closer Than Ever During Vanessa's Second HoH Stint

Why the long face, Miss HoH?

1. Why the long face, Miss HoH?

Despite how it looks, Vanessa isn't really upset in this pic. She's just missing her hometown crew of family and friends after reading their heartfelt letter. 

 
It's toy time for these beach bums

2. It's toy time for these beach bums

Though their relationship recently turned rocky, Vanessa seems willing to give Austin a second chance—at least to build a sandcastle.
Snuggle buddies

3. Snuggle buddies

Meg grabs a spot next to her close friend Jason for some quality snuggle time before the BB live eviction show. 

 
Keep on scrubbin', Johnny Mac

4. Keep on scrubbin', Johnny Mac

This dentist knows how to keep his pearly whites in check, but he's staying on top of everyone else's brushing routine in the house, too. 
Very impressive, Mr. Muscles

5. Very impressive, Mr. Muscles

Austin defies gravity in this wide-legged headstand, proving he can balance more than just the ever-changing moods in the house. 
Blondes have more fun

6. Blondes have more fun

Johnny Mac is sitting pretty with Meg to the left and Vanessa to the right.
Duck face, don't care

7. Duck face, don't care

Johnny Mac and Meg put on their coolest shades and get all pouty by the pool. 
Working on that backyard bronze

8. Working on that backyard bronze

Liz celebrates her BOB win by smiling for the camera next to her not-so-secret admirer, Austin.

In the latest episode, the pro wrestler admitted to being more than just smitten with this Miami muse—he's falling in love!
It's a beach party and everyone's invited

9. It's a beach party and everyone's invited

Shelli, Liz, and Meg look like they're off to a beach party. Hey, can we come, too?
A sunny situation

10. A sunny situation

Vanessa is smart to keep an open line of conversation with Liz—and Julia—amidst all the confusion with Austin's true intentions.
Clay catches some rest between comps

11. Clay catches some rest between comps

This hardworking competitor takes a well-deserved breather after falling short at the BOB this past week. He did, however, win the golden POV medallion, which he used to save himself from the block. 
It's a BB throw down

12. It's a BB throw down

Austin might be a pro wrestler, but Johnny Mac has some sweet moves, too. Perhaps it's all that pent-up aggression after weeks being a pawn?
Becky, Shelli, and Jackie bring all the cuteness

13. Becky, Shelli, and Jackie bring all the cuteness

Through all the dirty competitions, these three clean up quite beautifully. 
Side-by-side smiles for

14. Side-by-side smiles for "Clelli"

Shelli couldn't be happier that her partner-in-crime, Clay, is safe this week. 
A precious piggyback ride

15. A precious piggyback ride

Steve carries Jackie around the BB house and shows he's got some serious strength behind all his smarts.