Emily Orofino

Emily Orofino

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New York, NY / Madison, CT


  • Gettysburg College

I'm a beauty writer and editor with nearly 15 years of experience working not just for editorial sites, but also behind the scenes at major skincare, makeup, and aesthetic brands. I know what it takes to get products on shelves—and the qualities a formula needs to take it from good to great.



Emily discovered her passion for beauty at the age of four and has been chasing the high of that first lipstick ever since. She has over a decade of experience working in beauty across editorial, marketing, product development, and brand consulting. You can find her work on sites including Harper's Bazaar, RealSelf, Editorialist, ELLE, Cosmo, Well+Good, Refinery29, and POPSUGAR, where she held a staff position as a beauty editor. She has also held in-house roles at Spotlyte by Allergan, Tarte Cosmetics, and Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare. When she's not playing with words or products, Emily enjoys weekend getaways, cooking, and extolling the virtues of glycolic acid and SPF.


Emily holds a BA in music with a writing minor from Gettysburg College.

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