A writer and a dreamer, Leanna hails from the busy streets of San Francisco and holds a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from UC Santa Cruz. When she’s not analyzing text, she can be found strength training, exploring her Chinese heritage or swatching lipsticks at Sephora. You can catch some of her musings on her blog, The Crunchy Peach. She also occasionally pens pieces for lovelierie.
Habibi graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute with a major in Film and studied at the Academy of Art with a minor in Fashion Merchandising. He has studied and worked in the media of painting, photography and graphic arts. Habibi has been involved in acting in the theater, improv and dance. In the work he creates, all of these experiences influence his artistic practice. He has been painting with watercolor from an early age and it has become his favorite style. Having a love for fashion, fashion illustration and graphic design has led him here where he is excited to combine his style with the vision and inspiration of lovelierie!
Miranda Allison is a beauty enthusiast from the Washington DC Metro Area. As a U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist and instructor, she believes in adding a little extra sparkle to everything. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, gaming, interior design, working on her website and following all things fashion and beauty.
Mariana is a 20-year-old film graduate with a passion for writing and—of course—beauty. Her experience includes screenwriting and assisting with makeup and wardrobe for student films. When she is not watching beauty-related tutorials on YouTube, she is probably adding products to her mental wishlist while browsing Ulta and Sephora's websites.
A beauty aficionado since age fourteen, Shadie is a Bay Area native who enjoys going to concerts, sampling new cuisines and binge-watching vlogs and makeup tutorials. Her belief that makeup application is both a form of self-expression and a creative outlet propels her to acquire, learn and share beauty tips.
Jordan Greene is a beach-blown, twenty-something student from Florida. She loves traveling solo, iced coffee, the Oxford comma, and nude lipstick. You can find her sale-hunting or training to be a mermaid. If her mermaid career doesn’t take off, she plans to become a sun-bleached writer on a beautiful coast somewhere.
Juliette Leite is currently a student at San Francisco State University studying Communication Studies. She is originally from Orange County, California. In her spare time she loves to cook and adores all things food. If she is not studying or cooking you can most likely find her at Nordstrom, shopping until she drops. Makeup is also something she is passionate about. She enjoys experimenting and trying new products.
Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in both Orange and Riverside county, Veronica was taught classical music at an early age and won a national music award in high school. While she fully intended to study music education, she ended up studying English Literature instead before receiving a Bachelor's degree. She is presently studying for a Masters degree in script and screenwriting.
She has also self-published two books of poetry and is in the process of publishing two poetry books, as well as a children's book. Her dream is to work in publishing somewhere in Paris.
Iesha "Bela" Wright is a beauty and skin care enthusiast from southwest Georgia, pursuing a second degree in Communications. She is currently teaching herself graphic and web design/development. In her free time, she enjoys binge-watching TV shows, listening to new music and true crime podcasts and trying out new makeup trends on Instagram (many of which she chronicles over on BelaWright.com).
Glori is a shopaholic writer living in Boston with an outspoken passion for (and an opinion about) all things related to beauty, skincare and style. She lives for live music, especially when her husband's rock band is the name on the marquee. She also blogs about style and beauty on Lazy Bride Guide.
Angie is both an aspiring book-publishing editor and web designer. She is a native of Stockton, CA and graduated in 2015 from the University of CA in Santa Cruz, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Studies and a Minor in Literature.
She is currently teaching herself web design/development in the hopes of starting her own freelance business. Angie’s nerdy about language and loves to “analyze” adult animated cartoon scripts such as Futurama and The Venture Bros. She’s traveled to Spain and wants to visit New England by train.
When she’s not writing or editing, she likes watching libertarian podcasts, reading young adult fiction and drinking a glass of red wine paired with goat cheese.