Erika Lauren

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Esthetica Poetica (formerly It Begins with a bagel: The Literary smorgasborg) by Erika Lauren where you can read about topics including relationships, skin care, and travel. Per request, I can drizzle on  rectitude and accommodate all your professional writing needs.

What can I write for you?

  • Revisions
  • Web Content
  • White Papers
  • Brochures
  • Articles
  • Reports
  • Social Media Content
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Beauty articles are written from the perspective of being a professional Makeup Artist & Esthetician. Relationship articles are written from the perspective of an insightful hopeless romantic who has learned many lessons (sometimes the hard way). My passion for writing and exploring new projects and ideas drives me to write about everything else. You can find my articles in my blog and various sites like The Haute Mess,, and XOJane.

Contact me at for all freelance writing inquiries.

See my most popular web content at where I am a contributor for The Haute Mess with Ashley Tisdale


“This girl is fearless” -Ashley Tisdale

Meet Boston Bred Blogger and Jill of All Trades written by Kym Estrada

Recent Shares:

Thanks to Erika for helping to spread the word about Aviva in her most recent blog post! “I’m allergic to everything.” I exclusively use Aviva Airbrush Tan. Aviva uses the highest quality, premium grade DHA, is hypoallergenic, oil-free, alcohol-free and fragrance-free.

What You Need To Know About Your Tan Now shared by Drew from Aviva Labs

“Thank you for writing such an amazing article!!!”

An Esthetician’s Open Letter to MLM Sales Reps shared by Esthetician 4 Life

“A funny and rueful article”

“I thought this was great and funny. It seemed self-aware without being self-pitying. That’s a rare feat to achieve here at XOJane!”

The 6 Most Annoying Things That Come With Calling Off Your Engagement on XOJane

“Hilarious and spot on! Such a fun read.”

How To Make Friends In Adult Land on The Haute Mess

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