Loni Venti Loni Venti is a freelance writer and editorial director with 15 years of experience. She has been writing about beauty for Real Simple since 2021. Her work has been published in Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Allure, and other publications. Highlights: * Creative writing degree * 15 years of experience as a writer and editor * Lived as Marilyn Monroe for a week * Former senior beauty editor at Cosmopolitan * Former creative director at IPSY About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.