Maya Gandara

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Title: Beauty Writer
Education: Emerson College, B.A. in Writing, Literature and Publishing, Minor in Marketing Communications

Maya Gandara is an e-Commerce Editor for STYLECASTER. She was a beauty writer at Dotdash Meredith, where she primarily contributed to InStyle Magazine. Her writing was also featured in Real Simple, People, Travel & Leisure, Health, Food & Wine, Southern Living, Cooking Light, and MyRecipes. She covered a range of topics across these sites, including fashion, beauty, home, lifestyle, and kitchen.

When she's not writing, Maya can be found testing skin care, hair care, and makeup in order to make the best recommendations for readers.

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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