Authored by Nicole Catanese

Nicole Catanese

Nicole Catanese is a freelance writer and editor, who specializes in wellness and beauty. She has spent her nearly 20-year career contributing to various outlets including Harper's Bazaar, Elle, V, Marie Claire, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Details, and more. She lives in Seaside Park, New Jersey, with her husband and two daughters.

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