Marilyn La Jeunesse Marilyn La Jeunesse is a journalist and audience development specialist with over 10 years experience working for global media companies like Hearst and Condé Nast. Her work has been featured in People, InStyle, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Allure, Bustle, Nylon, and more. She specializes in ecommerce, fashion, beauty, and all things entertainment. 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.