July 6, 2022

In our long-running sequence “How I am Making It,” we speak to individuals making a dwelling within the vogue and sweetness industries about how they broke in and located success.

Megan O’Neill and I, as they are saying, go approach again. We each roamed the halls of 4 Occasions Sq. in Fortunate‘s glory days, she as a glamorous, assured affiliate magnificence editor and me as a harried cog within the digital-content-farm wheel. With every subject, O’Neill’s prose would inspire me to bleach my hair (which, for the report, I by no means did) or store for magnificence merchandise on the health-food retailer (which I did — and nonetheless do). After Fortunate went south, O’Neill and I parted methods, too, along with her touchdown at Elle and later Goop, the place she’s been ever since.