Ariel Scotti Ariel Scotti is a journalist with six years of experience who has been with Dotdash Meredith since 2021. She is currently an e-commerce partnerships writer, and has written over 200 articles for brands including People, Food & Wine, Real Simple, InStyle, Travel + Leisure, Health, and more.After earning a masters in journalism from New York University, she began her career at the New York Daily News as a digital producer. There she learned all things SEO, copy editing, story production, and headline crafting. She was promoted to a staff writer role and covered food, health and wellness, style, beauty, and home. After spending a year writing, Ariel started editing the work of freelancers and editorial assistants.Ariel then spent the next three years of her career focusing her writing and editing on food and health and wellness for PureWow, InsideHook, and RealClearLife. She's also freelanced titles like Home52, Martha Stewart Living, Forbes, WeightWatchers, and more.An avid home cook, reader, and skin-care enthusiast, Ariel has made herself an expert in the areas she covers in her professional life. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.