- Jodie Michalak is a freelance tattoo writer, beauty expert, and editor, with over 2,000 published articles.
- Currently, she acts as Chief Content Officer for 7 Med Spa, located in Austin, TX.
- A free spirit, Jodie gathered up all her pennies to get her first tattoo when she turned 18.
Jodie has contributed her knowledge and expertise to various online publications, including LovetoKnow Tattoos and Tyra Banks' now-defunct website, TypeF. Jodie was a LovetoKnow beauty expert, as well as a LovetoKnow Tattoos and Costumes channel editor. She also worked as the national cosmetics examiner for Examiner.com, and wrote for them a weekly column offering tattoo, cosmetics, hair and beauty advice. More recently, she has worked as a copywriter and content strategist for Gotcha! Mobile Solutions and 7 Med Spa.
Jodie graduated with a degree in journalism from Northern Arizona University. She got her cosmetology license from Crown Point Cosmetology. In 1986, Jodie won the Marquis Who's Who in America Young Author Award for her short story, Sly Old Cat.
About Byrdie and Dotdash
Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.