Lora Michelle

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Chicago, IL
University Of Iowa
Hair & Beauty, Romance & Relationships, Celebrity News
  • While working for a best-selling hair and beauty magazine, Lora interviewed world-renowned beauty experts such as the legendary Vidal Sassoon, CND founder Jan Arnold, makeup's Bobbi Brown, and Hollywood hairstylist Chris McMillan.
  • As an editor and writer for a women's magazine, Lora has covered all things related to relationships and had a reputation for not shying away from any topic.
  • An avid pop-culture fan, Lora has had the opportunity to conduct photo shoots and interviews with some of the biggest stars in TV, movies, and music. Taylor Swift, Eva Longoria, Shailene Woodley, Kristin Chenoweth, Kelly Clarkson, Kellie Pickler, Vanessa Hudgens, and Mila Kunis are just a few names she's dropping.


Lora has been writing since she was very young and started her educational journey as a fiction writing major. After discovering she also loved to write non-fiction, she switched her major to English and began expanding her writing portfolio. Directly out of college, she worked for a magazine publishing group specializing in craft magazines and became an expert in penning how-to articles. Moving forward, she was hired to work with another publishing group as both an editor and writer on three national newsstand publications focusing on hair and beauty. During her 25-year tenure, she interviewed dozens of celebrities and multitudes of hair, makeup, and nail artists to create articles for readers interested in learning how to look and feel beautiful. In addition, she also served as an editor and writer for a woman's magazine, crafting articles about sex and love, romance and relationships, as well as a wide variety of other topics, including feng shui, diet and exercise, and even how to bake the perfect chocolate cake for Valentine's Day.


Lora graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Iowa.
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