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Alexis Cheung

Alexis is originally from Hawaii but now calls New York City home, despite the winter. When she was eight years old, she wanted to be a dermatologist. Now, she is a beauty writer instead, exploring the intricacies of makeup and skincare's relationship to identity and femininity. 

The Extras

How To Travel Like A Jetsetter (Even When You’re Not)

Life isn't all champagne and sheet masks, but in business class, it can beRead more >

The Review

The Vitabath Tub Is Always Greener

Soaking in history with the Original Spring Green Bath GeléeRead more >

The Review

Naked—Not Bare—Nails

Manicures that are polished but require very little upkeep or color commitmentRead more >

Book Club

Neccessary Excerpts From The Vogue Body And Beauty Book

“To help control from day to day; don’t look back, don’t peer into the future...Try to make one positive decision a day, starting with little things such as choosing a new lipstick.”Read more >

The Review

The Life-Changing Magic Of Multipurpose Products

A good two-in-one is all about efficiency—and sleek packagingRead more >

Hair Ideas

Consider The Barrette

No longer a hair accessory for school childrenRead more >


Do Perfect Denim Shorts Exist?

You'll never find them if you don't start lookingRead more >

ITG ♥s

Sally Hansen Hard As Nails

The second cheapest way to stop biting your nails (the first being to quit cold turkey)Read more >

The Extras

Next Level Icing With Liquid Nitrogen

Less intense than a dip in a cryotank, sweeping your skin with liquid nitrogen (with the help of a dermatologist) is a surprisingly low-key way to battle acneRead more >

The Review

The Best Drugstore Cleansers: Guilt-Free Face Wash

The drugstore cleansers you won't feel so bad washing down the drainRead more >

ITG ♥s

Harry's Shave Gel Is My Secret Boyfriend

Smells good and looks nice in the shower—just like a real boyfriendRead more >

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