Essence magazine has a new beauty director in Corynne L. Corbett, who will be responsible for “executing the overall beauty vision for the magazine.”
Corbett has worked as executive editor of Real Simple magazine, overseeing its coverage of fashion, beauty and food, as well serving for some time as the magazine’s beauty/wellness director. She has also worked within Elle‘s beauty department and was a regular contributor to Essence. She is the founder and chief executive officer of Chic Jones Media LLC, which owns “That Black Girl Site.” Corbett is also a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Says Corbett of her new role:
Beauty is indigenous to the Essence brand, and an absolute obsession to the Essence audience. From hair to make-up to skincare, I am looking forward to showing her all the ways in which we are uniquely beautiful.