Authored by Christa Lee

Christa Lee

Christa Lee is a freelance beauty writer, editor and copywriter. She was previously the managing editor for Birchbox. Also she worked in both print and digital magazines like Lucky, People StyleWatch and InStyle Weddings. You’ll also find her bylines on,, and Christa grew up in New Jersey and spent her college years close to home at Rutgers University, during which she studied journalism and ended each week at the famous Grease Trucks. After spending much of her early career living in the Upper East Side in NYC, she now resides in Maplewood, NJ with her husband and daughter.
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Is Exclusive Pumping the Same as Breastfeeding?

Plus, tips on making it easier for exclusively pumping mamas.
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Inside the Official Allure Retail Store in NYC

Meet the magazine’s first physical store where you can shop editor-loved favs like Sunday Riley.
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The Sunday Edit’s Travel Guide to Austin

Got a long weekend? Here’s where to stay, what to eat, and what to do in Austin, TX.
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Laying in bed together
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Chavalia Dunlap-Mwamba Is Changing the Lack of Diversity in the Perfume Industry

The BIPOC owner of Pink MahogHany Fragrances shares her journey.
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9 Ways to Step Up Your Outdoor Space

Even if you have a tiny apartment balcony.
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David Yi Is Changing the Way You Think About “Pretty”

His new book, Pretty Boys (out June 22), takes a look at beauty throughout history.