Linda Wells is the Founder of Flesh, a makeup line created by the most demanding beauty expert for the most discerning beauty lover. Linda is the Founding Editor in Chief of Allure Magazine, allure.com, and the Allure video channel. During her 25 years at Allure, she created the Allure Best of Beauty Awards, the Best of Beauty seal, and the Allure Beauty Box subscription service. She is the author of Allure: Confessions of a Beauty Editor (Bullfinch Press, 2006) Most recently, Linda was contributing beauty editor at large at New York Magazine's The Cut and the producer of "The Linda Wells Report," in Hearst's Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Town & Country since March 2016. She began her career as a writer and editor at Vogue. She was a reporter at The New York Times and the beauty and food editor of The New York Times Magazine. Linda has a BA in English Literature from Trinity College. She has two sons and lives in New York City.