About

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Photo: Benjamin Stone for Popsugar

Hi, I'm Alaina. I write about beauty for POPSUGAR.  My work has also appeared on sites like ELLE, Us Weekly, Martha Stewart Weddings, The Food Network, and HGTV.  I believe in the redemptive power of a dark red lipstick, that time — and a good haircut — heals all wounds, and that you should never, ever go to bed without washing your face first.

Before graduating from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing, I attended an all-girls' boarding school in Connecticut and worked on a blueberry farm in New Hampshire. I've written plays that have been performed in London, New York, and Hartford, Connecticut.

I'm a long-distance runner, mountain climber, and romantic comedy enthusiast. I've also never met a pair of flare jeans that I didn't like. 

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Photo: The Confetti Project