Lara Adekola

Lara Adekola

Lives In

San Francisco, California

Education

  • Macalester College
  • NYU

Experience

Lara is a freelance beauty writer covering beauty and hair at Byrdie since 2020. Prior to contributing to Byrdie, she was a digital editor at Allure covering beauty trends and managing the social media accounts (boosting over 1 million followers globally).

She interned at several digital publications including Harper's Bazaar and Nylon before landing a role at Allure. In addition to editorial experience, Lara has worked in house for brands such as Fenty Beauty and Peace Out Skincare providing social media and marketing strategy.

Education

Lara graduated from Macalester College with a B.A in American Studies and a concentration in Media Studies. She has a M.A from NYU Steinhardt in Media, Culture, and Communications.

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.