Kate Barrington is a Pittsburgh-based contributing writer for Hims & Hers. She writes about beauty and wellness topics, from hair and skin care to mental health. Kate studied English at Marietta College and has worked as a writer for more than 12 years. She specializes in translating complex subjects into digestible, informative content all readers can enjoy. She is also a pet nutrition expert. Connect via her website or LinkedIn

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