Melanie Rud

Melanie Rud

Melanie Rud is a Chicago-based beauty writer and editor with over 13 years of experience in the industry. After graduating with degrees in journalism and English from New York University, she spent several years in New York City, working as a beauty editor at several prominent publications, including Shape, Health, and Good Housekeeping. She now contributes to numerous national and regional print and digital outlets. Additionally, Melanie appears on television as a beauty and lifestyle expert, and also consults and provides editorial services for many major beauty companies. Follow her at @melrud_ for lots of beauty content (and gratuitous photos of her dog, George).

About Health

Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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