Lacey Muinos Lacey is a health and beauty writer with 6+ years of experience researching and writing about nutrition, fitness, and skincare. She spends countless hours deepening her knowledge of the many facets of health and passing her knowledge on to others. When she's not writing, you can find her in the gym or whipping up vegan recipes. Highlights: 6+ years of professional experience writing about food, nutrition, fitness, skincare, sleep, mental health, and other wellness topics Owner of Guide to Vegan, a blog inspired by her long-time plant-based lifestyle Her work has appeared on LIVESTRONG, Healthline, Psych Central, Verywell Fit, EltaMD, Nature Made, and more About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.