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Mean reads: Harris is running, invisible work …

Kamala Harris is running for president (CNN) Will Kamala Harris finally close the race and gender gap? (CNN) Opinion: Kamala Harris was not a progressive prosecutor (NYT) Someone did a study on the “mental load” and found it make women…

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Get that good face with five products …

Photo by Roksolana Zasiadko on Unsplash I’ve spent hours upon hours watching makeup tutorials on Instagram. They are fascinating. But there will never be a day in my life—I don’t care if it’s my child’s wedding or my 50th wedding…

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Mean reads: Women’s March, Nancy Pelosi, …

Smaller crowds for the 3rd annual Women’s March Why we shouldn’t give up on the women’s march Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Susan Zirinsky of CBS: The news has been filled with powerful women over 60 The DNC ends support of…

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Mes Demoiselles spring 2019 collection

Mes Demoiselles has delivered dreamy bohemian-French style since 2006. Thirteen years later, creative director Anita Radovanovic is doing her part to keep bohemian style in good standing, sans feather and fringe overkill. There is so much to love in the 2019…

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What if hot chocolate were an outfit?

Sometimes the only thing to cure that deep chill after being outside in the winter cold is a nice mug of hot chocolate. If you’ve ever wished you could wear your hot chocolate, you’re not the only one. It’s also…

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F That: Washing your hair

If you have a boatload of hair like I do, and if you’ve been on this earth a good while, you’ve probably had just about enough of hair washing—and conditioning and styling products and all the rest. This is why…

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New Year’s Resolution: Never Wear Uncomfortable …

New Year’s Resolutions often involve exercising and/or losing weight. Mine included—I’m making exercise a priority in 2019, and would love to fit into some of my currently-too-small jeans. I have another, equally important resolution, however, and that’s to mitigate feeling…

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F That: Wearing a Bra

Wearing a bra is a pain—often literally. By mid-day, any bra—I don’t care how soft and perfectly fitting it is—can begin to chafe and annoy, evoking images of Jennifer Beals in that wonderful Flashdance scene. Wearing a bra is complicated.…

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Pouf! Your room is transformed

Photo by Orlova Maria on Unsplash Poufs might seem a bit dorm-roomesque, especially since you can now find them at Target in about every pastel shade of faux fur you could imagine. Nothing against any of that—every dorm room deserves…

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F That: Erasing crows feet

Photo by Tyler Nix on Unsplash A friend and I attempted a selfie recently for which she refused to smile. “Let’s take a serious selfie,” she insisted. But I look miserable when I don’t smile, so the selfie became somewhat…

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What if pumpkin pie were an outfit?

If pumpkin pie were an outfit, it would be warm and soft. It would be a little bit orange, and a little bit brown. Some fancy people might decorate their pie with flowers. It also might be shiny, and a…

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