Krista Bennett DeMaio

Title: Contributor
Education: Fordham University, B.A. in Communications and Media Studies

Krista Bennett DeMaio has nearly two decades of editorial experience. The former magazine-editor-turned-freelance writer regularly covers skin care, beauty, health, and lifestyle topics. Her work has appeared in national publications including Redbook, Oprah, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Shape, Parents, Cosmopolitan, and Allure, as well as websites such as,, and

Krista founded LI Beauty Scene in October 2021. Her vision was clear: to create a much-needed space to support the beauty industry on Long Island, providing a platform for the many talented hair, makeup, and skin pros that work and live there — from the westernmost point of Nassau County to Montauk, aka. “The End.” LI Beauty Scene elevates, celebrates, and promotes the best of Long Island beauty while keeping you in the know on the latest trends, products, and beauty news.

Krista attended Fordham University in New York, NY, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies.

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.

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