Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Want to know who works behind the scenes at Makeup.com by L'Oréal to bring you the latest and greatest in all things beauty? Check out the editors, art directors, photographers, producers and more who make it all happen — and don’t forget to follow them on social, too!

Our Editorial Team

  • Jazmine A. Ortiz
    Jazmine A. Ortiz is a senior beauty editor at Makeup.com and Skincare.com by L'Oréal. This lifestyle content creator’s passion for publishing started with the magazines of the ‘90s and ‘00s and grew into a versatile career in media. Her work has also appeared on Byrdie, Brides, Essence, BET and more. She’s just your average vegan foodie, workout enthusiast, Ariana Grande-obsessed, Latina woman living in New York City.
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  • Gillian Fuller
    Gillian Fuller is a Brooklyn-based beauty enthusiast and editor at Makeup.com and Skincare.com by L’Oréal. Over the course of her career, she’s covered beauty, fashion, and lifestyle content for celebrated publications including Allure, Seventeen, Time Out New York, and NYLON. When she’s not testing new products, you can probably catch her thrifting, practicing yoga, or daydreaming about her next vacation (ocean access a must).
  • Marie Lodi
    Marie Lodi is an LA-based writer and editor covering beauty, fashion, costume design, and pop culture. Previously, she was the style advice columnist at Rookie Magazine and the Beauty Editor at HelloGiggles. Her byline has also appeared in The Cut, CNNStyle, WhoWhatWear, Refinery29, PAPER, Fashionista, The Hollywood Reporter, and ELLE. Marie also co-hosts Makeover Montage, a podcast about costume design.
  • Naydeline Mejia
    Naydeline Mejia is a native New Yorker, and writer and editor covering all things beauty for L'Oréal. In addition to L'Oréal, her words can be found gracing the pages and sites of Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, Bustle, Elite Daily, and NPR. When she's not writing, you can find her at a cocktail bar with friends, spending hours rummaging through the racks of thrift stores, or bingeing whatever reality dating show is trending at the moment.
  • Clare Holden
    Clare Holden has over 17 years experience in the beauty industry. After graduating with her degree in Journalism and Communications, she trained and worked as a makeup artist. In addition to having written for Byrdie, Instyle, Reader's Digest, and Self Magazine amongst others, she has extensive experience doing makeup for fashion shoots, weddings, events, TV, and film.
  • Lyz Mancini
    Lyz Mancini is a writer and copy director living in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York. She has worked for brands like MAC Cosmetics, Clinique, Morphe, bumble and bumble, and more. She is also a fiction writer and is working on her first novel. She loves ‘90s horror movies, hoarding lip balm, and Diet Dr. Pepper.
  • Brittany Gibson
    Brittany Gibson is an e-commerce writer primarily covering beauty and style. She boasts bylines in publications like InStyle, Forbes Vetted, Real Simple, BuzzFeed, and more. When she's not writing, you can find her creating fashion, beauty, and lifestyle content on Instagram. Follow her @brigibson.
  • Lauren Levinson
    Lauren has over 15 years of editorial experience — leading editorial and social media content teams at Verywell Family (Dotdash Meredith), Popsugar Beauty, Allergan Aesthetics, and Jellyfish. She’s been on staff at ELLE.com, Time Out New York, and Dance Spirit. Her byline can be seen in Glamour, HarpersBazaar.com, New York Magazine, The Bump, Byrdie, MarieClaire.com, MarthaStewart.com, and more. Her expertise is in all lifestyle content from parenting to travel, but her heart is in beauty. When she’s not creating content, she spends time with her two young daughters and husband in New York.
  • Chloé Valentine Toscano
    Chloé Valentine Toscano is working on an essay collection titled Punk Rock Amputee. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, NBC, them., The Huffington Post, Allure, Vogue India, and others. Find more of her work and follow her on Instagram @chloevalentinetoscano
  • Elizabeth Denton
    Elizabeth Denton is a Los Angeles-based beauty and fashion writer with 15 years of editorial experience at publications like Seventeen, Allure, and StyleCaster.
  • Wendy Rose Gould
    Wendy Rose Gould is a veteran freelance lifestyle reporter based in Phoenix, Arizona. She obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism and another in philosophy, and has over 10 years of experience as a freelance reporter. Wendy covers beauty, wellness, home, and travel for outlets such as Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, Insider, The Knot, Forbes, and others.
  • Cat Matta
    Cat Matta is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who has created bespoke content for some of the world's largest and most well-known brands. Her experience has spanned from beauty and skincare to healthcare, pharma, and medical aesthetics. She has also collaborated on and appeared in editorial artwork shown in major publications such as The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker.
  • Dana Oliver
    Dana Oliver is a beauty expert, editor, and writer with 15 years of experience. She is committed to celebrating and amplifying Black women’s voices in the beauty industry.
  • Jelani Addams Rosa
    Jelani Addams Rosa is a New York City-based freelance writer, editor, and content strategist. Her writing has appeared in various digital publications, including Prevention, Cosmopolitan, and PopSugar, and she has worked with global brands like L’Oréal and Julie. Jelani is passionate about championing diversity through editorial, social, and branded initiatives. 
  • Sajae Elder
    Sajae Elder is a Toronto-based writer whose work has appeared in publications like Allure, Bustle, Complex, and The FADER covering lifestyle, music, and culture. Outside of writing, she obsesses over the perfect scent layering combo, makes playlists for every mood, and finds herself in the mix at carnivals across the Caribbean.
  • Tanya Sangani
    Tanya Sangani is a junior content and creative associate in L’Oreal's CDMO Brand Engagement team. Originally from San Francisco, she recently relocated to New York City (NYC) and absolutely loves the city life. Tanya spends her free time reading, thrift shopping, and writing poetry. Additionally, she's a content creator with over 300,000 TikTok followers. Her content focuses on motivation and self-love, aiming to inspire individuals to embrace and care for their authentic selves.
  • Kimberly Reiss
    Kimberly Reiss is a senior manager at L'Oreal's CDMO Brand Engagement team, where she oversees Digital Content. Originally from New Jersey, Kimberly's career began in magazine journalism. After spending 7.5 years creating beauty education content, she transitioned into the consumer digital field. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband, two young daughters, and two cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, practicing hot yoga, and being near bodies of water, even if it's just her bathtub.
  • Cat Ko
    Cat Ko, is someone who is very passionate about all things social media and influencer. Currently sitting on the Brand Engagement team for the skincare and makeup channels at L'Oreal. Fun fact, her #1 must have skincare and makeup products are: mineral sunscreen and tinted lip balm.
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