- Del Sandeen has been a freelance writer since 1996, and covers natural hair for Byrdie.
- Sandeen has focused on Black women's issues, including haircare, throughout her time as a writer.
Del got her start in the editorial industry as a freelance writer in 1996. Since then, she's accrued bylines on Byrdie, Sisters Letter, Gay Mag, and more. She's considered to be one of the early writers to cover natural hair and Black women's issues in mainstream media.