Danielle Guercio
A strange girl with a gold soul, Danielle Guercio a.k.a. Danizig was born in New York City and resides there today. Taste, smell, touch, sight and soundkilling are her superpowers, and she loves to share her knowledge. With a fashion and beauty background and a passion for the humanities, projects in many fields keep her busy most days. She has worked in so many industries, now populating the spaces where fashion, beauty, media and nightlife intersect. Off-duty, she enjoys a good cup of coffee, a clean motherf-ing house, cooking gourmet meals, and studying botany, cosmetic chemistry, and natural healing.

Latest Articles

How To Make Your Own Custom Scent

For many of us, having options is key when it comes to the beauty world. However, perfume is a typically a bit cost prohibitive to amass a large collection. Luckily, these days there are options beyon...
By Danielle Guercio

Weird New Beauty Gadgets You Should Try

Now that the smartphone age is well under way, innovation and design are creeping into every part of our modern lives. It's no shocker that the beauty world is experiencing an electronic Renaissance t...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Find The Best Orange Lipstick For You

Beauty brands big and small are finally beginning to embrace the needs of varying skin tones, which means we can now all rejoice at finding red lipsticks without blue and orange lipsticks without pink...
By Danielle Guercio

How To DIY A Cleansing Balm

When it comes to daily beauty routines, taking off your makeup is arguably the most important step in using it. All of those pigments, silicones, and shimmer particles can clog pores and start a vicio...
By Danielle Guercio

The Best Burlesque Beauty Tips From Zora Von Pavon

The further we peel back the patriarchal bull that keeps us thinking that fewer clothes means fewer morals, the better everyone in society can represent themselves. Recently I watched Burlesque: Heart...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Find Your Perfect Highlighter

A well-placed highlight is basically a makeup essential these days, and decoding the numerous available options is a hefty task. Since highlighter makeup seems to be just about as popular as blush, th...
By Danielle Guercio

Why You Should Give A Dry Haircut A Try

The typical haircut service consists of a shampoo, cut, and style. That order seems set in stone, but I will let you in on a stylist secret: It's actually quiet interchangeable! The dry cut followed b...
By Danielle Guercio

Alexis DeJoria Shares Her Best Skin Tips

Nothing is more badass than seeing women dominate in formerly bro-friendly competitions. Professional racecar driving is decidedly dangerous, and was usually generally men's space until people like Al...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Pick Your Perfect Foundation Brush

It seems like today everyone that makes makeup also makes makeup brushes. This oversaturation of tools makes it really confusing for the novice consumer to navigate. Hell, it makes it hard for even a ...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Make Your Own Headache Roller

Migraines and headaches can fell a fully functioning adult in seconds, and short of popping an over-the-counter tablet, which take at least 30 minutes to work, there isn’t m
By Danielle Guercio

The Secret To Changing Your Hair Color Constantly

With the influx of rainbow, white bleach blonde, and other crazy hair colors hitting Instagram and real life recently, I think we've all been wondering the same thing: How can celebrities change their...
By Danielle Guercio

What I Learned From A Drag Makeup Class

My favorite part of Season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race was the Supermodel Squad: Violet, Pearl, and Miss Fame. This was mostly due to their
By Danielle Guercio

I Let A Pro Stylist Dress Me Up

I've been going to at least one fashion week show, big or small, every year since 2008. As a lover of fashion and beauty, I would imagine it produces a similar level of excitement to seeing a few of y...
By Danielle Guercio

Here's How To Break In Your Brand New Boots

There is quite possibly nothing more obnoxious than having that new shoe's joy ruined by blisters and foot pain. There's no way to avoid the process of breaking in new boots or a really good pair of s...
By Danielle Guercio

The Foolproof Way To Cover Dark Circles

These days, the temptation to over-strobe in attempts to cover dark under eye circles is very real. Many contour/highlight tutorials overextend the cheekbone highlight right up to the lower lash line....
By Danielle Guercio

Where To Shop For Makeup On Cyber Monday

The holiday gift buying bonanza has always been a source of stress, crowds, and lines until the Internet shook things up. Thanks to Cyber Monday, you can find sales on makeup, clothes, and just about ...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Hack Your Foundation For Perfect Coverage

The hunt to find the right foundation for you is not unlike the hunt to find the perfect mate. You'll have lots of bad dates, some trial and error, and more than a few let downs — but in th
By Danielle Guercio

These Dry Shampoos Are The Best For Fall Hair

Greasy hair is a fact of life for most people. It’s spawned an entire industry filled with dry shampoos and clarifying treatments devoted to banishing the oils that your scalp produces, and until pret...
By Danielle Guercio

I Let A NYFW Makeup Artist Loose On My Face

Often what separates the most striking and memorable Fashion Week beauty looks is the details. Clothes can be traditional or avant garde, but without well curated hair and makeup, they are unfinished ...
By Danielle Guercio

How To Make Your Own Oil Cleanser

One thing most skincare experts agree needs to be firmly planted in the "good for you" category is oils, especially when used for oil cleansing and moisturizing. However, when I first tried the oil cl...
By Danielle Guercio