Alex Kuczynski

ALEX KUCZYNSKI, a reporter for" "the" New York Times "for eight years," "is now a columnist for the Styles section. She has written for the "Times" on such wide-ranging topics as Botox, Britney Spears, and Buddhism, and her work has also appeared in "Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Allure, "the" New York Times Book Review," and the" New York Times Magazine," among others. She lives in New York City.