Lauren Phillips, former SEO Editor at Real Simple
Lauren Phillips, former SEO Editor at Real Simple

Lauren Phillips

Lauren is a former SEO Editor at Real Simple. She began her career at Coastal Living and joined Real Simple in 2018, where she was an Assistant Editor, an Associate Editor, and eventually an SEO Editor. With more than five years of digital media experience, she's an accomplished editor, writer, and digital media strategist focusing on lifestyle content, including home decor, cleaning and organizing, home improvement, personal finance, and other lifestyle topics.
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