Ardenis Perez Title: Contributor Education: The City College of New York, B.A. in English Literature, minor in Journalism Ardenis Perez is a specialist, copywriter at Macy's. She also is a New York City-based freelance writer and editor who covers beauty, health, wellness, and Latinx culture for a variety of publications, including Shape, POPSUGAR, Prevention, and Elle. Before going freelance, she was an associate editor at Family Circle where she wrote about beauty, pets, teens, and family. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.