Alexandra Garfinkle

Alexandra Garfinkle

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Los Angeles, California


  • The University of Chicago
  • New York University


  • Beauty News


Alexandra has been a financial journalist since 2017. Since 2020, she has been a reporter for a Financial Times subsidiary. Previously, Alexandra primarily covered cosmetics M&A at The Deal, a publication of Euromoney Institutional Investor. At The Deal, she broke the news of high-profile beauty deals, including Shiseido's buyout of Drunk Elephant and Alliance Consumer Growth's investment in Ouai. She began contributing to Byrdie in 2022.


Alexandra received her BA from The University of Chicago and her MA in Journalism from New York University, where she specialized in Business & Economic Reporting.

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