Jolene Edgar

Jolene Edgar is a veteran beauty writer whose work has appeared in Romper, Allure, Air Mail Look, Harper's Bazaar,Town & Country, Byrdie, The Zoe Report, and more. Jolene covers all aspects of beauty and wellness, but specializes in plastic surgery and skin-care content. Her newsletter, Aesthetics, Unfiltered: All the Things We Cannot Say, aims to reality-check trending treatments and fight the stigma plaguing cosmetic procedures and those who partake. Her unique brand of balanced, in-depth aesthetics reporting has earned her the respect of the country’s most esteemed plastic surgeons and dermatologists.

Jolene has a BA in English from The College of William & Mary. After earning her degree, she moved to New York City and landed a job assisting the publisher of The Atlantic. A year later, she segued into editorial, signing on at Redbook, where she assisted the editor-in-chief before eventually joining the beauty team. From there, she held beauty editor positions at Lifetime, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Allure, before going freelance.

Originally from Norton, Massachusetts, Jolene now lives in the seaside town of Barrington, Rhode Island, with her husband and two kids. She spends her free time on her Peloton attempting to develop some sort of midlife muscle tone, and at various RI ballfields cheering too loudly for her kids.

Jolene Edgar

Romper Pregnancy Beauty Awards 2022

by Jolene Edgar

Here’s What We Believe About Pregnancy Beauty

A breakdown of how Romper determined our beauty award winners.

It's All About You

by Jolene Edgar and Grace Gallagher

The 7 Best Postpartum Beauty Products Of 2022

Calming oils and nipple-soothing saviors

Cheap Thrills

by Jolene Edgar

The 8 Best Drugstore Pregnancy Beauty Products

Light on the wallet, with maximum impact.

Me Time

by Jolene Edgar

The 5 Best Pregnancy Self-Care Products Of 2022

Recreate the ritual and relaxation of a spa day without leaving the house.

Glow On

by Jolene Edgar and Grace Gallagher

The 17 Best Pregnancy Makeup Products Of 2022

From a creamy concealer that actually covers dark circles to a skin-awakening highlighter.

Hair Me Out

by Jolene Edgar and Grace Gallagher

The 9 Best Pregnancy Hair Care Products Of 2022

Because your hair needs some extra TLC.

Body Of Work

by Jolene Edgar

The 12 Best Pregnancy Body Care Products Of 2022

Lotions, oils, and creams to slather from head to toe

About Face

by Jolene Edgar

The 17 Best Pregnancy Skin Care Products Of 2022

Pregnancy skin care isn’t one-size-fits-all, but from gentle cleaners to acne fixes, these products are all-stars.