Janna Mandell

Freelance senior beauty writer for San Francisco Chronicle and self-proclaimed beauty know-it-all.

Janna Mandell is a senior beauty writer for the San Francisco Chronicle Style section, where she covers everything from runway beauty trends, product recommendations, and reviews of top spas to in-depth investigations into the beauty industry. Previously, she was the Beauty Police columnist for E! Entertainment, where she analyzed celebrity looks and helped readers achieve at-home beauty trends. She has been quoted in the New York Times, Ladies Home Journal, and Conde Nast Traveler and was a frequent On-Air Beauty Expert for News 10 Sacramento. Janna, her husband Dan, and daughter Stella live in the San Francisco Bay Area.