Meet the Editors

Where makeup is everything.

  • Alanna Martine Kilkeary
    Associate Beauty Editor

    Alanna Martine Kilkeary is a native New Yorker and an associate beauty editor at Makeup.com. She has had the opportunity to grace the digital pages of Harper's BAZAAR, Rolling Stone and Teen Vogue with her words and skills. She runs a literary infused fashion blog in her free time, her heart belongs to William Shakespeare, and most importantly, she believes that Wes Anderson should serve as art director for the entire universe.

  • Chaunté Vaughn
    Chaunté Vaughn
    Staff Photographer

    Raised in the heart of Las Vegas in a family of artists, Chaunté can often be found scouring vintage stores for jumpsuits and ringer tees. Over the last 10 years her clients have included West Elm, Ann Taylor Loft, Chase Bank, Esquire, and various small fashion labels. In her opinion, dancing is usually the answer to everything.

  • Dawn Davis
    Senior Editorial Director

    Dawn Davis is the senior editorial director of Makeup.com. She has almost 15 years of experience in the beauty industry and has worked at publications like TotalBeauty.com, Cosmopolitan.com, Harper's Bazaar and Lucky Magazine. Now, she leads the team and shapes the content and voice to inform and delight the Makeup.com reader.

  • Genesis Rivas
    Assistant Beauty Editor

    Genesis Rivas is an assistant beauty editor at Makeup.com. With an undying love for all things beauty — there isn’t a makeup or skin-care product she won’t try. When she’s not busy creating content that is inspiring and fun, you can probably find her dancing salsa somewhere in NYC. Her work has also appeared on Skincare.com, Hair.com, PureWow, Jeannine Morris Media and Anton Media Group.

  • Hannah Packer
    Hannah Packer
    Visual Designer

    Hannah Packer is the visual designer for Makeup.com and Skincare.com, where she concepts and creates content with a goal to inspire others. When she’s not designing, you can find her baking and eating every type of cookie possible, scrolling through her fav IG dog accounts, or taking pictures outside of the beautiful NYC.

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    Jessica Harrington
    Associate Beauty Editor

    Jessica is an associate beauty editor at Makeup.com. As a professional beauty junkie, she prides herself on hoarding far too many skin-care products, lipsticks, and pretty highlighters, all in the name of research. Jessica’s work has also appeared on Skincare.com, POPSUGAR, The Zoe Report, Shefinds.com, AhaLife, Jeannine Morris Media, and Her Campus Media.

  • Jillian Selzer
    Social Media Editor

    Jillian Selzer is the social media editor for Skincare.com, where she manages all things social, from creating witty memes to strategizing audience growth. Before joining the Skincare.com team, she held positions in writing and social at V Magazine, Cosmopolitan.com, The Zoe Report, and INSIDER. When she's off-duty, you can catch her bingeing every crime show known to man while browsing the New Arrivals section on Sephora's website.

  • Lindsey Unterberger
    Content Director

    Lindsey Unterberger is the content director for Makeup.com, where she plans and edits all the stories that go on the site. She's previously led the beauty teams at Glamour.com and Dailymail.com and has freelanced everywhere from Fashionista.com to Parents magazine. She firmly believes that a red lip and a sheet mask are always a good idea.

  • Marisa Petrarca
    Assistant Beauty Editor

    Marisa is an assistant beauty editor at Makeup.com where she's responsible for creating content that inspires, informs and influences readers. She's obsessed with trying new beauty products, hoards a crazy amount of lipstick and her second love (besides makeup) is food. Her work has also appeared in Domino Magazine, StyleCaster, Guest of a Guest and Jeannine Morris Media.

  • Melissa San Vicente
    Melissa San Vicente
    Art Director

    Melissa is the Art Director for Makeup.com and Skincare.com where she leads the digital and creative strategy for both sites. For the past 10 years, she's been fully immersed in helping fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands find their voice. On her off duty days, you can find Mel rummaging through thrift stores, painting, or finding new brunch spots to eat at.

  • Minou Clark
    Senior Audience Development Manager

    Minou Clark is the senior audience development manager for Makeup.com, where she helps strategize to grow traffic and oversees social media. Past lives include Fox Business, HuffPost, BuzzFeed and NBCUniversal. She's currently hooked on vitamin C serum and eyebrow gel.

  • Rachel Greene
    Rachel Greene
    Technical Project Manager

    Rachel is the Technical Project Manager on Makeup.com and Skincare.com. She manages long-lead projects for both brands, creates process workflows, and handles day-to-day technical matters. She also helps out with creative UX/UI needs and development. In her off time, you can find her roaming around with a camera in hand, spending time with her dog, or making travel plans with meticulous itineraries.

  • Samantha Holender
    Assistant Beauty Editor

    Samantha is an assistant beauty editor at Makeup.com and Skincare.com. She’s a self-proclaimed beauty-holic who insists that her beauty stash can never have too many serums, is totally obsessed with glitter eyeshadow and will try any product promising glowy skin. Her work has also appeared on Delish, Philadelphia Wedding and Her Campus.

  • Tembe Denton-Hurst
    Assistant Beauty Editor

    Tembe Denton-Hurst hails from Brooklyn, NY, but if you ask her, the answer will be much more complicated. She's passionate about YouTube, storytelling and swatching everything she can get her hands on. When the assistant beauty editor isn't brainstorming crazy ideas for makeup.com, she's lurking on Reddit, spending time with her cats Stella and Dakota or asking obvious questions.

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