Heather Muir Maffei

Title: Beauty director
Education: University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
  • Beauty writer and editor for more than 15 years
  • Beauty director, Real Simple


Heather Muir Maffei is a beauty editor with more than 15 years of experience. Heather serves as the beauty director at Real Simple and was previously also the beauty director at Health magazine. She has worked on editorial staffs at Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Allure, Fitness Magazine, and more.

Heather has also made several media appearances as a beauty expert for television segments, including the Today Show and New York Live.


Heather received a Bachelor of Arts in communication and media studies from University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.

About Health

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