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January 26, 2015

Birchbox Short List

Bronze Your Brows

In case you haven't noticed, we're really into this whole metallic makeup trend. But how far will we follow it? Lately, we've seen buzz about painting yourwait for itbrows in shimmering gold and bronze tones. Would you try it? (NYLON)

Behold the Quiet Power of Makeup

Usually our relationship with makeup is simply trying to apply lipstick in time to catch the bus in the morning. Sometimes, though, it's worth stepping back and examining why we make the eyeliner, lipstick, and coverup choices we do. Enter this beautifully-written #longread by Arabelle Sicardi, which examines everything from queer beauty to goth get-ups to why on Earth there aren't enough female beauty biz CEOs. (BuzzFeed)

Join the "League"

Have you exhausted your Tinder matches? Already over Hinge? Then maybe it's time to check out the League, a dating app created to match power players based on their LinkedIn profiles. We hope this doesn't put Patti Stanger out of the biz. (The New York Times)

Lean In (for a Higher Paycheck)

Ready to start the year off by asking for a raise, but aren't sure exactly how to do it? Check out the wise words of 12 female industry insiders for advice on how to make the big ask. Some sample advice: Show up with notes and always remember that (duh) you're worth it. (New York Magazine)

Photo: NYLON

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Maura M. Lynch

Burt's Bees addict. Watches way too much TV. Has never turned down a french fry.