Alexa is a freelance beauty and wellness writer based in NYC. 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.

Latest Articles

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 fe…
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 is,…
By Alexa Tucker

These 16 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 g…
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 inescapable…
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 c…
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 a…
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 on…
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 t…
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

These 10 New Year’s Eve Dresses Are Cute AF — And All Under $30

There's no doubt that New Year's Eve is one of biggest celebrations of the year — and considering it's also the very last celebration of the year, it's only fitting that it's always such a blowout. Of course, part of the fun is having an excuse to ge…
By Alexa Tucker

These 11 Ugly Sweater Tutorials Will Help You Slay All Your Holiday Parties

Every year, ugly Christmas sweaters seem to get better and better — or, rather, uglier and uglier. In the best way, of course. It's the ultimate style paradox: The more gloriously tacky, kitschy, and garish, the more impressive it is. The best way to…
By Alexa Tucker

These 12 Secret Santa Gifts From Sephora Are All Under $15

Secret Santa is one of the most beloved social traditions of the holiday season. It's a fun, lighthearted way to get in the giving spirit, whether you're doing an office-wide exchange or a little get-together with friends. The tricky part: finding a …
By Alexa Tucker

These 13 Heels Were Made For Instagram — And Are All Under $100

The holiday season is brimming with opportunities to get all dressed up with somewhere to go, from cocktail parties to office shindigs to New Year's Eve blowout bashes. So it's the ideal time to step out in a pair of eye-catching statement heels you …
By Alexa Tucker

These 9 Peppermint Beauty Products Smell Exactly Like Candy Canes

Peppermint is to winter as pumpkin spice is to fall — immediately recognizable, comforting, and oh-so-festive. And when its gingerbread and cranberry counterparts fade away with the holiday season, peppermint keeps its place until spring as the reign…
By Alexa Tucker

This Soap Looks Like Real Food & It'll Totally Fool You

If you love food so much you think you could almost bathe in a tub of french fries and ice cream, then you definitely need LoveLeeSoaps in your life. PopSugar discovered the Daytona Beach, Florida-based Etsy store, and the artist designs soaps that a…
By Alexa Tucker

19 Women Share What's In Their Online Carts Right Now

Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's fashion and beauty releases, shopping tips, and service stories in ways that are both inspirational, and attainable. Check The Fall Style Edit channel weekly to see wh…
By Alexa Tucker

Dr. Pimple Popper Has Some Advice For You Face Pickers

Avoiding breakouts by keeping your hands away from your face may be one of the oldest pieces of skin care advice in the book, but like any old-school beauty advice, there's always a question of how true it actually is (and how much of it is nothing m…
By Alexa Tucker

5 Jewelry Trends That Are Going To Be Major This Fall

Just like clothes, there are some jewelry trends that are undoubtedly timeless — stud earrings, simple necklaces, engagement and wedding rings, et. al. But like any other piece in your wardrobe, new jewelry trends are always popping up, and they're a…
By Alexa Tucker