Ayren Jackson-Cannady

Ayren Jackson-Cannady

Senior Editor

Ayren is a senior editor at HealthCentral. She works across categories, specializing in skin health, and oversees several newsletters. Before joining the team, Ayren covered skin and hair health as a beauty editor for several national publications, including Fitness, Suede/Essence, TimeOut NY, and Lucky, and she was the Washington, D.C. editor of the parenting site, She has written for The New York Times, Health, Allure, WebMD, Self, Real Simple, and more.

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