Marisa Petrarca


Marisa Petrarca is a New York City-based style and beauty editor at Us Weekly. Previously, she worked at and, where she reviewed products, profiled industry leaders and stayed on top of beauty news and trends. Her passions include swatching lipsticks, seeing what celebrities are up to on the ‘gram and face misting like her life depends on it.

Work or writing background leading to expertise

Marisa began her career at L’Oréal‘s and, based out of POPSUGAR, where she combined her creative writing skills with her SEO expertise to help grow the brand’s audiences and capture consumers. Other places her work has appeared include POPSUGAR, StyleCaster, Domino Magazine, Guest of a Guest and more.


Marisa graduated from Wagner College in 2017 with a degree in English.

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Duchess Kate 'Wanted to Pay Homage' to Princess Diana at 'James Bond' Premiere
An emotional case of déjà vu. On Wednesday, September 29, Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the world premiere of No Time to Die in London, turning heads in stunning designer wares. The duchess, in particular, seemingly paid tribute to her late mother-in-law by wearing a gown resembling one Princess Diana wore in 1985. And now, Us Weekly has new details that confirm her similar-looking […]