Content Team

We work hard to make the best possible content for all you wonderful readers. Our content team is filled with women who care about feminism, fashion, fancy cupcakes, and all things in between. Allow us to introduce ourselves!

Iskra Banovic

Iskra Banović

Women’s Fashion Expert, Associate Editor

For the past 11 years, Iskra has been dedicated to helping women of all shapes and sizes and with varying budgets find their own unique style through her fashion expertise on Blufashion. She is passionate about all aspects of fashion, including haute couture and vintage pieces.


Iskra is a well-rounded fashion industry professional with experience as a fashion journalist. Her expertise is widely recognized, and she is often quoted in publications, being sought out as a fashion expert.


Blufashion aims to empower you to look and feel your best, even if you are constrained by time, budget, or self-doubt.

The platform offers a wide range of resources, from fundamental styling tips to the latest designer runway trends, and is designed to be an interactive community where you can ask fashion-related questions and learn how to make fashion work for you rather than the other way around.

Susan Morris, Beauty Expert, Contributing Editor

Susan Morris

Beauty Expert, Contributing Editor

With over a decade of experience in the beauty industry, Susan is an expert in fragrance, cosmetics, and fashion. Her writing has been featured in various print and online publications.


With more than 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, Susan has made a name for herself as a professional writer on topics like perfume, makeup, and fashion.

She has been published in both online and print media outlets throughout her career. She has worked as a senior writer for a website aimed at teenage girls, managing their editorial calendar and writing regularly on beauty, fragrance, and fashion topics.

She believes that fragrance is an essential accessory in any woman’s wardrobe. She would no more leave the house without perfume than she would go out without shoes.

With just a spritz of perfume, a woman may express her mood, pull together her outfit, or express her intent.

She has spent many enjoyable years stocking her fragrance closet and enjoys experimenting with new products as well as layering old favorites.

She hopes to inspire readers to take a playful approach to fragrance and help them develop their personal fragrance wardrobes.

Maranda Baker, Celebrity Style Expert

Maranda Baker

Celebrity Style Expert, Contributing Writer

Maranda has been an entertainment and style writer for the past six years.

While “Celebrity Style” focuses on the attire of famous individuals in Hollywood, it is important to remember that fashion should not be exclusive to the upper echelon of society.

Though celebrities may have access to grand homes and designer clothing, it is only sometimes the case, as many celebrities receive free clothing.

Money can purchase fashion, but it cannot buy style. The takeaway here is that one does not need to spend exorbitant amounts of money to feel confident and stylish.

Following the advice of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, “Buy less, choose well, and do it yourself!” is the key to achieving this.


Maranda is a passionate celebrity journalist who has written for, Total Beauty Media, The Fashion Spot, and MSN Entertainment, among other lifestyle and entertainment magazines.

She is well-versed in the latest red carpet trends and can provide tips on achieving similar looks at a lower cost. Furthermore, she is also known to share details about the happenings at after-parties.

Beauty Expert and Hairstylist

Dorothy Decker

Beauty Expert & Hairstylist, Contributing Editor

Welcome to’s Beauty Blog, led by beauty expert Dorothy Decker. Dorothy has been the beauty expert for since 2019.


Dorothy has had a passion for beauty since she was a young teenager growing up in Texas, with only Seventeen and Teen magazine subscriptions to guide her beauty knowledge and Wal-Mart as her only option for purchasing products.

She practiced her makeup and hairstyling skills on her mother and has become an expert in tweezing, having fixed many of her friends’ unibrows during college.

As a journalist in New Mexico, Seattle, and New York City before joining, Dorothy believes that true beauty comes from within, but the correct use of mascara and lipstick can enhance it.

Jessica Redman - Makeup Expert

Jessica Redman

Makeup Expert & Manicurists, Contributing Editor

Jessica is a makeup expert for She has worked in the cosmetics industry for a long time and has trained with top brands like Chanel, Lancôme, Estee Lauder, and Clinique. Jessica has turned her attention to writing in recent years to reach a wider audience and give advice about makeup.


With over a decade of experience in the industry, Jessica has a deep understanding of color and makeup trends and the techniques and tricks used by professionals. She has also held positions as a makeup artist, traveling to various retail locations to share her knowledge and skills.

Jessica is passionate about makeup and is eager to share her knowledge and experience with others.

Amy Elliott - Women's Hairstyles Expert

Amy Elliott

Women’s Hairstyles Expert, Contributing Editor

Amy Elliott is a hairstyles expert and consults for leading beauty brands and has trained personnel at cosmetic salons. Her repertoire of editorial work includes brands like Salon Today, Hairstyle Guide Magazine, New Beauty, and many more.

Amy, a licensed cosmetologist and writer, has devoted a significant portion of her life to her interest in hair. Her love for both hair and writing led her to join in 2018.


Amy has always had a strong enthusiasm for hair and writing. In 2007, she decided to merge these passions by leaving her corporate writing job to study cosmetology. She completed her studies in April 2008.

After completing 2,150 hours of practical and theoretical study in cosmetology in April 2008, Amy received her degree. She regularly participates in hair education shows and seminars to keep up with the latest trends and techniques.

Kelsey Manning - Culinary Nutritionist

Kelsey Manning

Culinary Nutritionist, Contributor

Thank you for visiting. My aim is to provide you with easy, delicious, and practical recipes that will make cooking for your family a joyous and effortless experience.

Additionally, I will share cooking tips and other useful information that will enhance your time spent in the kitchen and with your loved ones.

I’ve cooked for many clients over the years, so I know how hard it is to make gourmet-level dishes in a home kitchen.

When I write my recipes and plan my menus, I always keep this in mind and try to make them easy for home cooks.

I would love to hear from you, so please reach out to me if you have any specific recipe requests or food-related questions, and I will do my best to assist you.


Kelsey has always had a passion for food, which she developed while working in journalism and PR, where she lived and worked in some of the world’s culinary hotspots.

This passion led her to pursue formal culinary training in Los Angeles. Kelsey worked in high-end restaurants and for a catering company after she finished her training as a chef. She also worked as a private chef for a family in San Francisco from 2009 to 2011.

Julian Carter - Tattoos & Body Piercings Expert

Julian Carter

Tattoos & Body Piercings Expert, Contributor

Tattoos & Body Piercings Expert Julian is a freelance tattoo writer, beauty expert, traveler, and photographer. Her passion for body art over the past 7 years led to one of the internet’s greatest websites about tattoos and piercings.

With over 2,000 published articles, she has extensive knowledge and experience in these fields. As a cosmetologist and advocate for skin care, Julian is very excited to share her knowledge with people all over the world.

She has had a love for writing since a young age and has been fascinated with tattoos since getting her first one at the age of 18.


Julian is a freelance tattoo writer and beauty expert. She has a lot of experience and has published more than 2,000 articles. She is a cosmetologist and skincare advocate who shares her knowledge and passion with a worldwide audience.

She believes tattoos are an artful form of expression and should be chosen wisely. She is here to inspire you and provide the safety tips and design ideas you need to plan the perfect piece of body art that will last a lifetime.

Lorrene Conino Author Bio Headshot

Lorrene Conino

Hairstyles Expert, Contributor

Lorrene Conino is a hair expert and master stylist with over 40 years of experience in the trade. She is also a salon owner. Her salon, Salon Lorrene, was founded over 24 years ago and is currently a leading salon in Chicagoland.

Lorrene is also involved in various legislative, scholarship, and philanthropy committees. She has been a board member of America’s Beauty Show (ABS)/Cosmetology Chicago for over 10 years and is currently serving as the vice president.