About Erica Metzger

People tell me all I have the best job in the world. And I couldn't agree more! As beauty director of LHJ, I meet with the top experts--dermatologists, makeup artists, hair stylists, chemists and even celebrities--to learn about the hottest trends and the best new products that really work. Whether I'm chained to my computer trying to make a deadline, zipping around the city to attend a beauty event or collaborating on-set with a celebrity stylist or makeup artist, my days always feel like a fabulous adventure.


Posts by Erica Metzger

It all started with Season 3 of my favorite BBC show Luther (sorry Downton Abbey) and the introduction of Luther’s new love interest—Mary Day. Her character and storyline were a little blah, but her long bob and blunt bang combo? Now that was riveting stuff. With Mary’s haircut imprinted on my brain and a new

The beauty editor in me feels obligated to say that you don’t need to wait for a holiday like Valentine’s Day to do something special with your hair. Every day is a good day to rock a new style! However, if you’re a working mom like me, you know better. We’re lucky to find time

How to Look Gorgeous in Glasses

    Oct 22, 2012

Now that cute frames are a veritable fashion accessory (thanks, J. Crew!), we’ve been taking a break from our contact lenses and embracing the look. We’ve racked up enough compliments from coworkers and friends and yes, even our guys, to make us wish we could jump in a time machine and share the love with


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