Authored by Alex Beggs

Alex Beggs

Contributor
Alex is the senior staff writer at Bon Appétit, where she writes a monthly etiquette column, enthusiastic Trader Joe’s reviews, a weekly newsletter, and whatever else comes her way for Basically, Healthyish, BA.com, and the magazine. Also, she was an associate editor at Vanity Fair, where she wrote a lot about Broadway and rosé. Also, she was the assistant to author James McBride.
A gif of a calendar with illustrations of how your skin reacts during an average 28-day menstruation cycle.

How the Cycle of Your Period Messes with Your Skin

Why you should start fighting breakouts the week before your period.