Gerrie Summers

Gerrie and Leonardo Rocco

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New York, New York


  • Beloit College


  • Skincare
  • Makeup


Gerrie is a professional writer who has spent more than 30 years covering topics ranging from beauty to travel. She has a passion for beauty products and spa treatments.

Along with being the founding editor of Word Up! Magazine, Gerrie previously served as a multicultural beauty expert for and as a style and beauty editor for New York Lifestyles Magazine. Her work has appeared in publications and outlets including Essence, Billboard, Trip Savvy, and For The Bride. She has also contributed to books, including Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories and The Stop the Violence Movement: Overcoming Self Destruction.


Gerrie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Composition from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin.

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