Valis Vicenty was born in the Bronx, NY, raised in Fort Worth, TX, and came of age in a small town in New Jersey. She began her Glam journey after interning with site while studying journalism at Rider University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and got her her career started as a copywriter for AOL. Valis returned to Glam to help transition the site's focus to style and beauty news and features. Using her writing and reporting skills, she worked her way up from editorial assistant to associate beauty editor where she reports on beauty news and projects; conducts interviews with hair stylists, makeup artists, and celebrities; provides helpful how-to's for the latest looks; and covers industry events. Her work has been published on Patch.com and GutsGlamGrace.com.