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Beauty beat: The good, the bad and the ugly
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Beauty beat: The good, the bad and the ugly

A friend told me once, “You’ll never write your best work writing about lipstick.” I listened and acknowledged, as the left part of my brain agreed. I had just come from an eyeliner event the day before, and I was complaining about how everything that was discussed could’ve easily been dispensed via a single, all-encompassing email. I’ve heard “this (insert product) will change your life” too many times to care, and yet there are beauty editors, those who’ve done this far longer, who are still hearing it β€” and caring. Continue reading

Jean Godfrey-June: ‘The best thing about aging is realizing how not-that-bad you really are’
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Jean Godfrey-June: ‘The best thing about aging is realizing how not-that-bad you really are’

I once tweeted Jean Godfrey-June that she’s my favorite beauty writer and she replied graciously, as perhaps only someone like Jean would. From Elle, to Lucky and now, GOOP, she writes the most enlightened and insightful stories on beauty, wellness and travel. Before editors had agents, I snagged an interview with Jean (also via Twitter; ILY, Twitter). Read the full, unpublished version. Continue reading