Marie Lodi is an LA-based writer and editor covering beauty, fashion, costume design, and pop culture. She was the senior beauty editor at HelloGiggles, the style advice columnist and founding writer at Rookie magazine, and a news writer at The Cut. Her bylines have also appeared in CNNStyle, WhoWhatWear, Refinery29, PAPER, Fashionista, InStyle, ELLE, and more. Lodi is also the cohost of the Makeover Montage podcast, where she interviews costume designers and breaks down the fashion in film and TV.
Renée Loiz is a makeup artist based in Los Angeles. Her celebrity clientele includes Quinta Brunson, Cynthia Erivo, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Sherry Cola, Chelsea Peretti, Danai Gurira, and Uzo Aduba, and she’s worked on campaigns with Nars, Beautyblender, Charlotte Tilbury, Chanel, Sephora, and J.Crew. Loiz has also been the resident beauty expert for the work and well-being collective The Blackbird House, a contributing writer for Mae Jones magazine, and is one of Ulta Beauty’s Muse 100 honorees. In 2020, Loiz launched the website Color May Vary to help guide consumers to Black-owned beauty brands. She’s been featured in InStyle, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Ebony, People, L’Officiel, Who What Wear, Vanity Fair, The Zoe Report, Allure, and more.