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Anita Bhagwandas

Anita Bhagwandas

Freelance Journalist, Beauty Columnist , The Guardian

Anita Bhagwandas is a multi-award-winning freelance journalist based in London. She’s a beauty columnist at The Guardian’s Saturday magazine and a freelance Beauty Director at Conde Nast Traveller. Her non-fiction debut Ugly: Giving Us Back Our Beauty Standards was released in 2023.

Prior to being freelance, Anita spent the last decade climbing the ranks of some of the UK’s most significant titles with prestigious roles at Marie Claire, Women’s Health and most recently Stylist where she held the positions of Features Director and Beauty Director.