Maressa Brown

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Title: Journalist, Author, and Astrologer
Location: Los Angeles, California
Expertise: Sex and Relationships, Astrology, Women's Health, Parenting
  • Maressa Brown is a Los Angeles-based journalist and astrologer who's a regular lifestyle contributor and resident astrologer for InStyle.
  • She has nearly two decades of professional experience writing, reporting, and editing lifestyle content for a variety of digital and print consumer-facing publications including Parents, Shape,, and more.
  • She is the author of Raising Baby by the Stars: A New Parent’s Guide to Astrology (Artisan 2023) and a forthcoming book from Workman to be published in mid-2024.


Maressa Brown has devoted her career to creating creative, informative, serviceable content for a variety of digital and print outlets. In addition to running a successful freelance writing and editing business, she has been an editor at, Chive Media Group, CafeMedia, et al. A graduate of Emerson College, Brown is a member of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR), the Authors Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). 

I'm deeply invested in creating and promoting the highest quality, dynamic, service-oriented lifestyle content. Whether I'm delivering monthly horoscopes or reporting on sex positive wellness tips, I pride myself on storytelling that's substantive, conversational, and entertaining.


Emerson College, B.S. Journalism

About InStyle

InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.

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