Jen Adkins

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin


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Jen is a contributing writer for Byrdie and a licensed cosmetologist. She has become a trusted expert in the skin care industry through ample amounts of training and hands-on experience. She's been featured as an expert in regional and national print magazines including TWIST Magazine. Her main passion is sun safety. In 2018, she founded Story Salt Collective, a multimedia company dedicated to story production.


Jen graduated cosmetology school in 1997, and holds a license to practice cosmetology in the state of Wisconsin. She has completed continuing education classes over the years, primarily focusing on skin care.

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