Jodie Michalak is a freelance writer, editor and a hair and beauty expert. She is a cosmetologist and hairdresser with over 700 published articles and over 16 years of industry experience, both behind the chair and writing.
In addition to sharing her mastery in the world of hair, beauty and fashion, Jodie was the Tattoo and Body Piercings Guide at About.com, the National Cosmetics Examiner for Wxaminer.com and a contributing hair and beauty writer for Tyra Bank's beauty site, typef.
In 1986 Jodie won the Marquis Who's Who in America Young Author award for her short story Sly Old Cat. Jodie lives in the south with her hairdresser husband, two beautiful sons and a shaggy standard poodle named Cotton.