Alexa is a freelance writer based in Denver. When she's not trying out new skincare products or fitness classes, you can find her traveling, drinking wine, or drinking wine while traveling. Her Instagram handle (@alexatuckah) should be read in a British accent.

I Only Used 10 Beauty Products For 5 Weeks & Here's What Happened To My Skin

When it comes to my beauty routine, I wouldn't exactly call myself a minimalist. At any given moment, I have about four different cleansers in my regular rotation, a solid selection of toners and serums to test when the mood strikes, and a slumber…
By Alexa Tucker

Here Are The Beauty Resolutions 12 Different Women Are Making In 2018

2018 is nearly upon us, which means it's almost time for one thing: New Year's resolutions. While resolutions get a bit of a bad rap for being unsustainable (at least, that's what history tells us), the beginning of a new year is still a good time…
By Alexa Tucker

These 17 Gorgeous NYE Party Shoes Are NOT High Heels & Your Feet Will Thank You

New Year's Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year — it's filled with fireworks, champagne toasts, and celebrating with all of your favorite people. It's also one of the most fun nights of the year to get all dressed up from head to toe.…
By Alexa Tucker

Here Are 6 Simple Ways To Save Your Hair After All That Holiday Styling

The irony of holiday season beauty is that often, the more effort you put into your looks over the course of a month, the more damage control you need to do once all of the festivities are said and done. Worth it? Definitely. 'Tis the season for…
By Alexa Tucker

20 Stylish Sporty Gifts For The Fitness Lovers In Your Life (Including You)

Gone are the days when the extent of gym-wear was an old gray tee shirt and a pair of rolled-up Soffe shorts. (Simpler times, yes, but where's the fun in that?) These days, athleisure gifts are one of the most exciting things for many people to…
By Alexa Tucker

These 9 Beauty Products Will Bring Your Post-Party Hangover Skin Back To Life

Even though the champagne toasts are usually worth it, New Year's Eve celebrations often turn into New Year's Day hangovers — and sometimes, they're a doozy. As if the pounding headache and queasy stomach weren't enough, alcohol can really do a…
By Alexa Tucker

10 Skin Mistakes You’re Making During The Holidays Without Even Realizing It

With all of the busy merriment that happens during the holiday season, it's easy to let your usual routines fall by the wayside — and that includes your skin care habits. Unfortunately, the holidays are also one of the most important times to be…
By Alexa Tucker

7 Simple Ways To Make Your Makeup Last Through Any Holiday Party

New Year's Eve fêtes aren't your average celebrations for a few reasons: There's usually way more champagne, glitter, and cheesy novelty eyewear than you'd find the rest of the year. They're also a rare breed because the peak of the party doesn't…
By Alexa Tucker

15 Old Navy Christmas Gifts Perfect For Every Holiday Wish List — Yours Included

When it comes to finding stylish, minimal basics to fill in the missing pieces in your wardrobe, Old Navy is pretty much a one-stop shop. From comfy sweaters to cool accessories to pajamas worth snuggling up in, the store's got it all. So when…
By Alexa Tucker

8 Women Share How They Style Their LBD For The Holidays

A little black dress, affectionally known as the LBD, is one of the most beloved, versatile staples in anyone's closet. It's an all-year-long essential, but it can be particularly perfect during the holidays — it's easy to dress up for any and all…
By Alexa Tucker

These 11 Holiday Clutches Will Actually Fit All Your Stuff, Including Your Phone & Makeup

Clutches might as well be called party bags — they can make a statement without overwhelming your whole look, and they're small enough that they're not annoying to lug around all night when you're making the rounds at festive parties. The trouble…
By Alexa Tucker

These 17 Beauty Stocking Stuffers Are All Under $10

They say that the best things come in small packages — and for any beauty lover, that definitely includes makeup, skin care goodies, hair accessories, and more. Since they're often relatively compact compared to other presents, it seems like beauty…
By Alexa Tucker

How To Care For Your Skin & Still Wear Tons Of Glorious Holiday Makeup

The holidays usually involve quite a few late nights, bold makeup looks, sweet treats, cocktails, and cheese plates galore. Fun? You bet. But taking part in the endless party circuit can also wreak havoc on your skin. And coupled with the…
By Alexa Tucker

15 Stylish Gifts Your Long-Distance BFF Will Love Getting In The Mail This Holiday Season

The holidays are the perfect opportunity to show the people you love how much they mean to you — and that includes your BFFs. Sadly, though, if your bestie lives hundreds (or thousands) of miles away, you're probably not going to be sharing holiday…
By Alexa Tucker

19 Target Christmas Gifts To Buy For Your Favorite People (& Add To Your Wish List)

It's no secret that the hallowed halls of Target are filled with endless irresistible goodies. If you've ever walked in for a roll of paper towels and mysteriously walked out $106.70 later, you're familiar with this trap. That makes it something of…
By Alexa Tucker

These 11 Beauty Advent Calendars Will Make Every Day Feel Like Christmas

Advent calendars are one of the most festive ways to count down the days until Christmas, and they've come a long way since those flimsy cardboard ones with the waxy pieces of chocolate. Of course, there's something decidedly nostalgic about those…
By Alexa Tucker

11 Grooming Gifts To Give Your Boyfriend — And Then Steal For Yourself (Shhh!)

Let's face it: Guys can be incredibly difficult to shop for during the holidays. Which can be frustrating, considering you might have trouble deciding between several perfect gifts for your bestie or your mom (in fact, they might be the same things…
By Alexa Tucker

12 Socks PERFECT For Holiday Gifting (Including Mean Girls Socks & Glitter Socks!)

As a kid, chances are, socks were the last thing you wanted to unwrap during the holidays. Fast-forward to adulthood — honestly, when you're a grown-up, there's nothing better than a great pair of socks. They're pretty much the perfect holiday gift,…
By Alexa Tucker

These 11 Seriously Smudge-Proof Lipsticks Will Last Through Every Mistletoe Encounter

A bold lip is the perfect accessory for any holiday ensemble — until you catch a glimpse in the mirror a few hours in and realize your masterpiece has turned into a hot mess, thanks to a few hours of eating, drinking, and possibly a little kissing. …
By Alexa Tucker

These 16 Jumpsuits Will Land You On The Best Dressed List At All Your Holiday Parties

Everyone's got a classic holiday dress stashed away in their closet — but you can only wear the same festive red mini or LBD so many times before you feel the urge to give yourself the gift of a new holiday ensemble. Know the feeling? Now's the time…
By Alexa Tucker