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Mean Reads: First All-Female Space Walk, Menopause …

There was good news form an all-woman space walk to Nancy Pelosi schooling a room full of old white men. There were also some lows: shrinking vaginas and doctor abuse during child abuse. Who is really unhinged here? [Washington Post]…

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A makeup pro’s 11 tips for creating …

This is the best makeup tutorial for mature skin we’ve found yet.

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A San Francisco real estate agent’s …

A big house is the American dream: three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a yard—maybe even a pool. But kids grow up and move out, and unless they move back in as adults, that dream come true can become a liability.…

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15 stories about women, mostly not about politics

With the over-saturation of political news dominating our phones and feeds, it’s easy to miss important articles about women—our place in society, how we’re treated in the workplace, and our healthcare. So every Friday we bring you a roundup of…

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Oversized overcoat motherlode: 14 statement-making coats for fall …

Baum and Pferdgarten Drea jacket, $429 Look at these amazing jackets you can wrap yourself up in this winter and not even realize it’s freezing outside. They’re like blankets you take with you everywhere, if a blanket were aggressively fashion…

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21 big design ideas for your tiny bathroom

The bathroom—it’s that one room where, even if you have children, you lock the door behind you and have at least a chance at being alone with your thoughts (or your iPhone). Or it’s where your guests are isolated from…

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Why the F not: get a tattoo

I got my first tattoo last year about a month before I turned 50. Approximately five years previous, I binge-watched L.A. Ink. I loved watching people of all ages from all walks of life getting tattooed (Kat Von D’s amazingness was…

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The Great fall 2019 nails whimsical Americana

The Great is a collaboration between Emily Current and Merritt Elliott, and if those names sound familiar it’s because they are: the duo also founded OG denim brand Current/Elliott. Back in 2012 when the founders left their eponymous brand, they…

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When moving house can be as bad …

Photo by Micheile Henderson As parents get older, adult kids worry. Tile floors, marble stairways, and long drives to the grocery store have us on edge. What use are those extra bedrooms and flights of stairs? A single story, smaller…

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How this yoga instructor uses practical poses …

This interview with Wini Linguvic of The Elevate Practice was the first Mean podcast I recorded, but somehow it ended up being published third. What can I say, I’m known to be out-of-order on occasion. In any case, it’s a…

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Inclusive fashion spotlight: Raey

Each week, we high-five a brand that’s featuring models who don’t fit the typical bill, whether they’re 50-plus, not white, non-binary or otherwise underrepresented in fashion and beauty. Raey This in-house brand from Matchesfashion.com claims to be minimalist, and we…

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