Shyema Azam is a writer and editor based in New York City. She freelances at a number of titles, including Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, and Tyra Banks’ fashion and beauty website, typeF.com. She founded her own beauty and food blog, Beauty and the Feast, in 2009. In the past, she’s worked at RealBeauty.com, Vogue, InStyle, New York, Elle Decor, Essence and TruthInAging.com. When she’s not writing, she’s probably running in Central Park, shooting hoops, obsessing over her nephew or watching Modern Family.