Say hello to Linda Ripoll. She is our blogger and is the newest member of the Mixed Chicks team! Linda is a seasoned beauty writer and product junkie with over 13 years’ experience writing for regional and national magazines, websites and blogs. She currently contributes beauty and style articles for Juicy Magazine, Sister 2 Sister and JET Magazine. Along with crafting articles, she manages CounterCultureBeauty.com, a beauty blog for biracial/multiracial women. Her passions include all things beauty, film, shopping, sushi, traveling and sneaking in some guilty pleasure TV.
Here are a few more things you need to know about Linda:
Hometown: Los Angeles, I’m a true Cali girl through and through
Currently Resides: Atlanta
Age: 36 going on 13
Race: ½ Louisiana Creole – African American, Native American, French, Spanish, Italian and ½ Caribbean – Trinidadian/Jamaican
Education: UC Berkeley – Undergrad and University of Miami – Graduate School
Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Destination: I have more than one – Miami, New Orleans and New York. My dream destination is Ibiza.
Favorite Designer: Love Michael Kors, Philip Lim, Victoria Beckham, Gucci, Fendi
Favorite Motto: “Only when we are no longer afraid do we truly begin to live life”
Favorite Movie: I love Gladiator, 300, Aliens, Legend, Lord of the Rings Triology, Fast & the Furious Series
Favorite Beauty Trend: Love ombre nails.
Favorite Mixed Chicks Product: Can’t do without Mixed Chicks Leave-In conditioner. It’s AMAZING!
Follow her on twitter @beautyculture1
Follow her on Pinterest @beautyculture1
Follow her on Instagram @Ripoll101