Shannon M. Bauer Minnesota born and Brooklyn based, Shannon Bauer is a beauty editor at Shape, Parents and Parents Latina and freelance writes in the food, beauty, and wellness verticals. She is also a certified makeup artist and self-proclaimed mascara addict. She likes runs in Prospect Park, cooking without measuring, Sunday afternoon naps, and that moment when someone sends the perfect gif in a text. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.