Yelena Moroz Alpert Yelena first dipped her feet into the beauty pool by fact-checking health and beauty stories while interning at Women's Health. Fast forward 15 years, and she's still using her research skills in translating the in-depth science of cosmetic ingredients in a way her readers can appreciate--sparing them the fine print on distinguishing the differences between hydroxy acids, for instance. Highlights: * National Magazine Awards finalist for "Your Holiday-Spending Survival Guide" (Real Simple, 2012) * Author of Little Feminists Picture Book * Adjunct lecturer at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications 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.