About Us

Beauty and Confidence  is a beauty and wellness resource helping the on-the-go career and family woman put her best face forward every day. Savvy expert and peer advice empowers women to feel confident in all areas of their lives -- from beauty and body to mind, health and parenting.

Editorial Team

Sharon Liao is an award-winning health editor and writer who has been on staff at Prevention, Fitness, and Reader’s Digest magazines. She has contributed to Prevention, Fitness, Reader’s Digest, Seventeen and Weight Watchers Magazine, as well as The Intellectual Devotional: Health.

Colleen Canney is a group editor at Palimedea Networks. She has written and edited health and home content for a variety of national lifestyle publications, including The KnotThe NestThe Bump and Zink magazines.


Katie Riley is a certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and an instructor at Evolve Health and Fitness San Diego, California. She has written for Prevention magazine, RealAge.com and the University of California, San Diego Health Sciences.

Jenna Mahoney is a beauty writer for a variety of websites and magazines, including Fashionista.com, BeautyAddictMag.com, Sephora’s Beauty & the Blog, Self, SHAPE, Allure and All You. She is a regular contributor to BettyConfidential.com and has served as an editor at Fitness magazine and Bridal Guide.

Amanda MacMillan is a Brooklyn-based science and health writer. Her work has appeared in Prevention, Health and National Geographic’s Green Guide, as well as on WholeLiving.com.

Brenna Hicks is a licensed mental health counselor and play therapist in Tampa Bay, Florida who has been featured on CNN and in the New York Times. She provides parenting advice and topics on her blog, www.thekidcounselor.com.

Editorial Policy

The information published on this program is produced independently by StudioOne or has been approved by the program’s managing editor after review. Content is written and edited by leading experts to ensure that only the most accurate information is published. 

PaliMedia follows accepted journalistic quality standards and principles in source selection and fact verification, and endorses ASME’s “ASME Guidelines for Editors and Publishers,” including “Best Practices for Digital Media.”


StudioOne does not mention the name or specific products of a given sponsor, although that sponsor’s product categories may be mentioned if they are relevant within editorial context. 

Unless indicated, content contributors are not employed by or on retainer by the program’s sponsor. If a contributor is employed by or on retainer by the program’s sponsor, we agree to disclose this relationship in the biographical note on the page where that contributor appears. 

In a StudioOne program, you will see that some of our content, tools and links are labeled “From Our Sponsor”. This non-editorial content has not been reviewed by our editorial staff and is not subject to this editorial policy. 

In such case that content be used on a sponsor’s Web site, it is done so with StudioOne permission.

About StudioOne

StudioOne is a privately owned media company that works with nationally known subject matter experts and top editors to create high-quality independent editorial content supported by corporate sponsors and syndicated across a variety of leading multimedia platforms. 

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