Lisa DeSantis Title: Writer Education: Drexel University Location: New York, NY Expertise: Beauty, Health, Wellness, Lifestyle Lisa has worked in the beauty industry for 10+ years. She began her career in beauty and fashion at QVC on their public relations team and made the move to beauty editorial shortly after. Over her years of experience, Lisa has tested thousands of products and has worked with and learned from the best experts in the biz including cosmetic chemists, dermatologists, celebrity hair stylists, and more. She has been a guest on popular morning shows such as The Today Show and Good Morning America to share her expertise in the beauty space. As a freelance writer, Lisa is able to write for even more publications and reach an even larger audience by covering topics beyond beauty including health, wellness, and lifestyle. Follow on Instagram @lisa_desantis_.Highlights: Drexel University Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising and concentration in CommunicationsBeauty Intern at FitnessBest of Beauty Freelancer at AllureBeauty Assistant to Deputy Beauty Director at Health and Real SimpleWatch her Good Morning America appearance here Experience Lisa began her beauty career as a junior in college when she interned at QVC. After graduating from Drexel University in Philadelphia and moving to NYC, Lisa worked her way up at top women's magazines including Fitness, Allure, All You, Health, and Real Simple. Now, as a freelancer, she's contributing to an even wider range of outlets including InStyle, Byrdie, Glamour, Mother.ly, Cosmopolitan, Well & Good, Allure, and more. During her time in the industry, she honed her craft as a beauty expert and developed her love of fitness and all things wellness. Whatever new buzzy trend is going on, she wants to put it to the test and see if it really works or if it can actually change how someone feels. Beauty-wise, if she had to choose one thing in the morning– makeup or hair, she's always going for that smokey eye. In her writing, she always looks through the lens of what's going to appeal most and work best for readers, some of the things that are always top of mind are price, performance, and ease of use. Education Lisa graduated from Drexel University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising and a concentration in Communications 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.