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Post Malone: enjoyment for all ages

The crossovers between my cultural interests and my 18-year-old son’s happen more often than I ever would have imagined. Usually, it’s music. Despite the misogyny and violence in much of what he listens to (anyone who thinks you can stop…

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More beauty, less makeup

Surely you’ve encountered Cindy Joseph, a former makeup artist turned model (at 50!) who founded a line of makeup called BOOM. If you haven’t, perhaps it’s because your social feeds identify you as younger than 40. But her approach to makeup…

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Why the F not: bright AF eyeliner

I have gotten super lazy about my makeup. And that was A-OK with me until this morning when I was cleaning out my mess of a makeup cabinet and found a blue eyeliner pencil and had to make a Kon Mari…

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Mean reads: Men afraid to mentor, women …

Photo by A L L E F . V I N I C I U S Δ on Unsplash How did feminism come to include everything from environmentalism to Palestinian rights? (Washington Post) Women over 30 are leaving their husbands…

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How to live in a 970-square-foot home …

It sounds like a collector’s nightmare: moving house from from a 2,000+ square foot home into a tiny five-room cottage. It was indeed daunting for Michelle and Tony Johnson, who were moving with their 4-year-old from a sprawling family home…

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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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