Janell M. Hickman / by Erin Baynham


Episode 26: 

Janell M. Hickman is a freelance beauty editor who has written for Ebony, ELLE, Teen Vogue, Man Repeller, SELF, Gilt and currently, BET. Janell has a ton of great advice if you’d like to jump into the world of freelance beauty writing. 

Today, we'll discuss: 

  • How Janell leveraged her network to build her career
  • Why working with difficult people is a bonus to your career
  • Why you should always accept criticism
  • How to get started as a freelance beauty writer
  • How to pitch editors
  • The difference between a beauty editor and beauty writer
  • Her preferred (minimal!) workout routine that keeps her body on point
  • Her ride or die beauty staples

Stay connected with Janell on Instagram and through her website.


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