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Maria Del Russo

Maria Del Russo

Beauty Writer

Contributing since
Apr, 2014

Stories Written:
295

The one thing I absolutely, positively cannot live without is...
"Hada Labo Skin Plumping Gel Cream. It's the perfect moisturizer for someone with acne-prone skin, like me. I love it so much, I've even turned my little brother onto it! "

Current food obsession...
"Breakfast pizza. Just when you thought pizza couldn't get better, they bake an egg on top of it."

The one song I can listen to over and over...and over to is...
"'Ceremony' by New Order. That opening guitar riff? Perfection."

My must-have cheap thrill...
"The Cold Brew from Stumptown Coffee with a splash of almond milk... even in the dead of winter."

The latest trick I've picked up from the other R29 editors is...
"My fellow beauty team member Gabrielle taught me an incredibly simple trick to help me kick my nail-biting habit — just keep them polished all the time! Not only has this kept me from gnawing and my fingers, it's also helped me up my DIY manicure game. Win-win!"

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