Drawer Drugstore: Toiletries to Keep In The Office

junk drawer #1, my middle desk drawer, originally uploaded to Flickr by zeelicious.What toiletries do you keep in your desk drawer?  We’ve talked about the clothes you keep in the office, the food you nibble on during the workday, and the tech stuff you have to have for the office — but what about toiletries?  I have such an established list that, when my brother started his new job, I gave him a little bag filled with these items — they’re helpful for everyone!  (Pictured: junk drawer #1, my middle desk drawer, originally uploaded to Flickr by zeelicious.)

1. New-Skin. Yes, it’s an electronic world, but there are still far more papers to deal with than you’d think — which means papercuts abound — which means every open wound increases your chances of getting sick. My preferred method for dealing with papercuts is to apply a liquid bandage like New-Skin. It dries quickly, stays on all day (even after you’ve washed your hands), and it doesn’t leave that gummy residue on your nails and fingers. [Read more...]

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Untitled picture- DesignBoom reports on an office chair designed specifically for women:  the Lei, by Monica Forster (pictured).

- The WSJ notes the rise of “power denim,” worn by world leaders and executives alike.

- Forbes has footage of Indra Nooyi talking about the challenges facing women in business.  Meanwhile, Hiring Partner posts some thoughts on women as rainmakers.

- Shine suggests 10 drugstore shampoos you should avoid.

- Finally, from The Onion: “Group of Popular Girls Reduces Nation to Tears.”  (We’ll bet they insulted the nation’s shoes.)  Also:  Fashion Under $100 has a ton of fun Halloween costume ideas.

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