Weekly News Update

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  • Fashionista reviews some of the latest lip glosses, and Racked offers advice on removing eye makeup.
  • Amanda Peet writes for Lenny about caring about your appearance while accepting some signs of aging (without turning to things like Botox).
  • Fountain of 30 rounds up several root concealer sprays to cover up the gray.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut separates fact from fiction about the size of your pores and what you can do about it.
  • A former investment banker and in-house counsel writes for Above the Law on how to leave the legal field in 21 steps.
  • The Muse gives advice on dealing with a job you hate — before you’re able to leave.
  • Fast Company tells you “Why You Should Evaluate Job Offers Like An Investor” (and how to do it).
  • Fusion looks at how women have been body hacking for years — for example, getting IUDs — while other, often male, instances of the practice are seen as new and groundbreaking.
  • Lifehacker shares tips for stopping a night of heavy drinking from ruining your sleep that night.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The New Yorker tells you how to prolong the magic of your wedding day. One more: Alexandra Petri explains in The Washington Post the perks of holding the Woman Card.

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  • Racked sings the praises of, yes, Crocs — and chronicles the rise of Old Navy.
  • Byrdie recommends some non-drying matte lipsticks.
  • How would you react if “power shoulderpads” became mainstream again?! (The New York Times)
  • Members of Generation Z (people in their teens and early 20s) are clearly not fans of email, reports The Wall Street Journal.
  • Entrepreneur lists four ways to become a leader.
  • The New York Times has an opinion piece by Julia Baird about mansplaining, the “manologue,” and the different speaking habits of men and women.
  • The Atlantic takes a look at a surprising statistic — that “nearly half of American adults are ‘financially fragile’ and ‘living very close to the financial edge.'”
  • Harvard Business Review reviews a survey experiment that showed how simply thinking about not being the breadwinner affects men’s thoughts about other things.
  • Self tells you what to do if you happen to choke while you’re alone. (One more tip: If you call 911 for such an emergency, consider unlocking your front door first.)
  • From The Onion this week: “Woman Leaving Meeting Worried She Came Off As Too Competent.”

Psst: Don’t forget that Administrative Professionals Day is next Wednesday, April 27.

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  • Fashionista looks at how some luxury brands are using RFID technology to guard against counterfeiting.
  • Racked rounds up five of the best beauty podcasts and shares the Loft love.
  • Above the Law explains why it’s getting rid of comments on posts, while The Guardian shares the results of its examination of comments on the site, including the disproportionate amount of negative comments on women’s articles.
  • Career Contessa highlights five times women rocked the debate over equal pay.
  • The Muse offers networking advice for people who live in small towns.
  • Harvard Business Review has stats and advice on difficult work conversations.
  • Lifehacker looks at the components of a good apology.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Toast gives advice on making friends.

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  • Fashionista looks at 10 brands that are expanding the definition of “nude” shades.
  • Recall alert from The Washington Post: 20,000 Ivanka Trump scarves.
  • Vivia Chen talks to Marcia Clark for The American Lawyer.
  • Debevoise Women’s Review speaks to Kimberly Owens, TIAA associate general counsel.
  • Fortune features photographer Helena Price’s project that “seeks to showcase the 100 members of the tech industry whose backgrounds are diverse and unique.”
  • At Above the Law, Celeste Harrison Forst writes about necessary self-promotion.
  • Business Insider has advice for what to do after not getting the job you wanted.
  • If you do get that job, The Muse tells you how to write a good letter of resignation.
  • The Los Angeles Times talks about having “infomania.”
  • For your Laugh of the Week, McSweeney’s has the familiar tale of a CSA share.

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  • Racked looks at some new trends in eyewear (and we just talked about fun glasses at work).
  • Real Simple offers several dos and don’ts for bras and for dry shampoo.
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us shares advice from experts on getting through a workday after a night of no sleep.
  • The American Lawyer talks about the possibility of transferring during law school.
  • Women Lawyers News says their new Billable Hour Tool “helps you figure out, at a glance, vacation/conference/holidays, where you are with hours throughout the year, and how to better balance your time.”
  • Fast Company gives you tips on returning to work at a former employer.
  • A Lawyer’s Life has a Q&A with Gila Jones, James Perse general counsel.
  • Above the Law shares the anonymous experiences of women lawyers dealing with sexual harassment as federal employees.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Party Over Here imagines a mansplaining hotline [autoplay video].

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  • Fashionista talks to Aimee Cheshire of Hey Gorgeous, which sells stylish women’s clothing in sizes 10-26.
  • Fashionista also recommends 14 bras for women with larger chests.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut comments on a new study revealing that millennial women leave their jobs not to start families but because they’re not satisfied with their pay or advancement.
  • The Muse advises you of certain key things not to say to your friends who are unemployed.
  • The Columbus Dispatch reports on companies who are relaxing their dress codes to appeal to millennials.
  • The Guardian examines the disappointing findings of a UK government study on discrimination against pregnant women and mothers in the workplace.
  • The Washington Post looks a new study with some interesting findings on people’s happiness in relation to the time they spend with friends and the population density of where they live.
  • The New York Times looks into the growing popularity of meditation and the pros and cons of wearable fitness trackers.

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