Carly Cardellino

With 18 years of experience, Carly Cardellino is one of the most highly respected experts in the beauty industry. Carly has worked at Health, Shape, Cosmopolitan, and, formerly acting as Beauty Director for the latter two. She’s been featured in publications including Byrdie, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Into the Gloss, and Coveteur, to name a few. Throughout her tenure, Carly has worked with the best of the best in the industry like Chris Appleton, Gucci Westman, Katie Jane Hughes, Sir John, Daniel Martin, Jo Baker, Mary Phillips, and more. With her wealth of beauty knowledge, you can trust that she’ll only recommend what’s worth your time and money.

Carly Cardellino

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17 Universally-Appealing Beauty Gifts For Anyone In Your Life

For holiday season and beyond.

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The 11 Best-Smelling Fall & Winter Fragrances, According To A Beauty Editor

I’m doused in basically all of them.


I’m A Sleep-Deprived Mom — These Products Help Me Look Well-Rested

Trust me, I’ve tried everything.

Had To Share

This French Mascara Helped My Lashes Grow Post-Pregnancy

The French brand’s Lipocils Mascara has a cult following for a reason.

Beauty Secrets

I've Tried Hundreds Of Foundations — These Are The 10 Best

In my 18 years of experience as a beauty editor, these are my favorites.

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Why It's Crucial to Get Good Sleep As A New Mom — Plus, Tips On How To Do It

According to a skin and sleep experts.

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5 Tips To Deal With The Mental Load Of Motherhood

First step: breathe.

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The Best Shampoos & Supplements For Postpartum Hair Loss, According To Experts

A dermatologist, scalp expert, and beauty editor tell all.

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10 Great Eco-Friendly Beauty Products That Are Actually Environmentally Friendly

Products that work — and are kinder to our planet.

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How To Treat Acne When You’re Pregnant, According To A Dermatologist

Our resident beauty expert asks a dermatologist for a pregnancy-safe acne routine.

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A French Makeup Artist Shares Her Entire Routine — & Almost Everything Is Under $25

Another plus: most of these you can buy on Amazon.

Beauty Sleep

The $25 Moisturizer I Use For Bouncy, Dewy Skin In The Morning

Plus, four more products I swear by for cherub-like skin.

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I Tried The $125 Eye Mask That Promises To Help You Sleep Better

Carly reviews the buzzy eye mask that promises deeper sleep and less wrinkles.

Eye On The Prize

The 14 Best Eye Creams, According To A Beauty Expert & Dermatologist

No, eye creams aren’t BS and yes, they’re worth putting on.

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15 Candles That Actually Smell Incredible When They're Lit

From Bath & Body Works to Byredo.

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12 Baby Products You Should Be Using On Yourself, According To A Beauty Editor

A diaper cream that doubles as a moisturizer, a healing balm, and more.

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The Holy Grail Products This Beauty Editor Can’t Live Without

Meet Carly Cardellino, Romper’s new beauty columnist.