Alix Tunell

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: The Ohio State University
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Expertise: Beauty, Wellness, Relationships, Pop Culture
  • Alix Tunell is a writer and editor based in New York who covers skin care, aesthetics, women's issue, wellness, pop culture, sex and relationships.
  • She is an authority in the beauty industry, with over ten years of experience as an editor at Allure, Harper's Bazaar, and Refinery 29.
  • Alix has written for major outlets including Elle, Glamour, InStyle, and Cosmopolitan, covering everything from the link between skin care and mental health to dating after plastic surgery to innovations in medical aesthetics.


Alix's areas of expertise include editorial content strategy, brand voice development, feature writing, and copy editing. After college, she was a beauty intern at Lucky magazine before becoming Senior Digital Beauty Editor at Harper's Bazaar. Her experience also includes Senior Beauty Editor at Refinery29 and Copywriter at Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. She is currently the Executive Editor at RealSelf, where she's interested in diving deeper into the taboo, telling women's stories, and erasing the stigma around cosmetic procedures.


Alix earned her degree in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing and Women's Studies from The Ohio State University.

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