All Beauty, All the Time—For Everyone.

Marissa Gold

Lives In

New York, New York


  • Emerson College


Over the course of her career, Marissa has worked as a staff editor and freelance writer for websites and magazines including iVillage, Ladies' Home Journal, AOL StyleList, Redbook, Cosmopolitan,,, Woman's Day, and Woman's World. She has interviewed A-list celebrities like Heidi Klum and Jessica Alba, as well as nail trendsetters like Kimora Lee Simmons, Solange Knowles, and Kim Kardashian. She's covered backstage beauty at Fashion Week, and sat down face-to-face to interview top stylists and nail experts, from Robert Verdi to Jan Arnold. Her passion is sifting through the hype to find the products that are really worth your money—and finding those fun, trendy nail shades and up-and-coming brands that you're dying to know about.


Marissa graduated Emerson College in 2004 with a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing.


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.

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