Authored by Amy Synnott

Amy Synnott

Amy Synnott is an award-winning writer and former Executive Editor of Elle. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's Bazaar, InStyle, The New York Post, and Women's Health, among other publications.
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How Does Sun Exposure Age Your Skin Exactly?

Up to 80% of visible signs of aging are caused by UV exposure — here's what to do.
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Children are entering puberty earlier than ever before — and it's taking a toll on their skin.