Daley Quinn

Bio

Daley Quinn is a freelance beauty contributor at Elite Daily, where she writes about the latest launches, bizarre beauty trends, and best products or treatments on the market. Prior to going freelance over a year ago, Daley worked as the Assistant Beauty & Fashion Editor at Family Circle magazine for three and a half years. Daley regularly contributes to publications including Elite Daily, Women's Health Mag, Well+Good, New Beauty, Family Circle, and Spotlyte, among others. Daley is a Connecticut-born, Texas-bred Fordham University graduate where she majored in Communications & Media Studies and minored in Women's Studies. Daley’s makeup collection now takes up three-fourths of her apartment, while her clothing takes up the rest. She’s somehow crammed a bed and a couch in there, too. In her off-hours, you can find Daley stalking her queen, Vanessa Carlton, reading the latest buzzy self-help book, or riding the Amtrak back and forth from Boston to NYC. You can follow Daley on Instagram (@daley.dose.of.beauty) and Twitter (@daleyq) and learn more about her and her work at daleyquinn.com.

I Took CHI's New Rotating Curling Iron For A Spin & It Cut My Getting Ready Time In Half

By Daley Quinn
Afraid of using a curling iron that spins and winding up with a fried-off strand? Yeah, that was my fear, too, before my first go-around with the CHI Spin N Curl Ceramic Rotating Curler ($110, amazon.com). Well, here’s a spoiler alert for you: Not…

These Are The 8 Best Hair Mists You Need For Every Type Of Bad Hair Day

By Daley Quinn
Got a bad hair day? Don't worry, there's a hair mist for that. Whether you're suffering from dry AF strands; a tangled, unmanageable rat's nest; or an extra-oily scalp, these are the best hair mists for every type of bad hair day—no hat needed.…

Here’s What Happened When I Went To See A Trichologist For My Scalp

By Daley Quinn
I’ve been trying to hide my seborrheic dermatitis, an irritating skin condition that can affect your face and scalp, for about six years. It started to flare up during my senior year of college, after I’d come down from lots of too-strong…

I Tried 3 Different Airbrush Makeup Kits & Here's What Happened With Each One

By Daley Quinn
Apparently, you don’t need to be a professional makeup artist to master the flawless airbrush makeup look. I would know, considering I tried three different airbrush kits for the ultimate airbrush makeup review. From Temptu to Luminess to Mineral…

Here's How To Tell When You *Actually* Need A Haircut, According To Hairstylists

By Daley Quinn
Whether you consider your regular hairstylist to be your part-time therapist or you’re just visiting a salon for the first time, figuring out how to tell when you need a haircut can be tricky. Haircuts can be pricey and time-consuming, and if you…

20 Best Pieces Of Dainty Jewelry You'll Never Want To Take Off

By Daley Quinn
Remember when everyone used to wear the trendy and stylish huge, chunky, statement necklaces just a couple of years ago? Well, the fashion tides have changed again — isn't it wild how quickly this happens? — and jewelry fads are no different. You…

25 Body Care Products Under $50 That'll Make Your Bath Time Feel So Luxurious

By Daley Quinn
Is there anything better than taking a nice, hot 45-minute bath after the worst day ever? The answer is absolutely not. So here are 25 body care products under $50 that’ll make your bath time feel so luxurious, you’ll never want to leave. (Get ready…

Your Lips Are Getting ALL The Attention This Summer, Thanks To These 3 Lipstick Trends

By Daley Quinn
It’s time to swap your fluffy eyeshadow brush for a clean lip brush, because these summer 2019 lipstick trends are all about spotlighting your sexy lips. However, you'll want to think twice when reaching for that dark plum or deep red bullet —…

Acuvue Oasys With Transitions Are Contact Lenses That'll Actually Protect Your Eyes In The Sun

By Daley Quinn
Step aside, overpriced sunglasses — there’s some new eye protection on the market, and it’s not what you might think. The new Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology are contact lenses that not only correct your vision, but also…

This New Line Of Hair Products Will Make You Rethink Your Hair Washing Routine

By Daley Quinn
Hair care has followed a pretty conventional path over the last couple of decades, with shampoos, conditioners, and deep treatment masks lining up almost everyone’s shower shelves and caddies. We as people haven’t really deviated from the usual…

Gillette Venus & Vera Bradley Teamed Up To Make THE Cutest Collection Of Shaving Products

By Daley Quinn
To add to the list of collaborations I never saw coming, your favorite cloth handbag brand, Vera Bradley, has teamed up with Gilette Venus Razors to release an exclusive shaving set line. The Vera Bradley and Venus collaboration is the first of its…

Here's What's Coming In Urban Decay's Coveted 'Game Of Thrones' Collection

By Daley Quinn
OK, I will confess that this new Urban Decay launch surrounding one of the most popular TV shows in existence is probably my favorite collab that they’ve ever made thus far. What’s in Urban Decay’s Game of Thrones collection will absolutely blow…

These Are The Festival Hair Trends You'll See On Absolutely Everyone This Summer

By Daley Quinn
Forget the killer music, great food, and fun people — festival season is all about who’s wearing what these days, including some surely wild hair trends I can’t wait to see everyone showing off. The six 2019 festival hair trends that you’ll see…

You've Heard The Buzz About Tea Tree Oil, But Here's Why You Shouldn't Put It Directly On Your Skin

By Daley Quinn
Tea tree oil: It smells funny, has a weird name (what even is a tea tree?), and always reminds me of a middle-school lice outbreak. Tea tree oil has been used for hundreds of years to heal wounds, ward off lice, and treat acne, but many folks are…

If You Want A Skin Glow-Up, You Need To Try These At-Home Facial Peels ASAP

By Daley Quinn
No, they aren’t as strong as a chemical peel you might get at your dermatologist’s office or favorite spa location, but these 13 at-home face peels under $100 will definitely give you a glow up. With continued use, you can potentially get the same…

Here's How You Can Avoid Sensitive Skin In The Cold When Everything Dries You Out

By Daley Quinn
Just because it’s the end of March doesn’t mean you'll be seeing (or feeling) much sun any time soon. Many of us are still suffering from frigid temps around the country, and our skin isn’t super pumped about the weather, either. You’d think that…

9 Best-Selling Foundations At Walmart That Are So Unbelievably Affordable

By Daley Quinn
Finding a great drugstore foundation ain’t easy, that’s for sure — some formulas are too greasy and thin, while others just never seem to last. And don’t even get me started on the “no testing” policy in many drugstore beauty aisles. Being banned…

Channing Tatum Just Went Platinum Blonde & I Just Had To Do A Double Take

By Daley Quinn
Sometimes a drastic hair change can be a good thing — a fresh cut or new hair color can make someone feel renewed, inspired, and like they can finally move forward from whatever they're trying to leave behind. Other times, extreme hair changes can…

Olay Launched A Sensitive-Skin Focused Collection To Make Your Routine Even Gentler

By Daley Quinn
Oily, dry, combination — these skin types are always hogging the spotlight, leaving sensitive skin sulking behind the curtain. Sensitive skin hasn’t often gotten much attention in the last decade or so, but thanks to Olay, that won’t be the case any…

You Can Get BECCA Primers & More On Sale At Ulta Today For 50 Percent Off

By Daley Quinn
Forget the holiday season. Spring is definitely the most wonderful time of the year, thanks to your favorite beauty destination. Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty March 21 sale has BECCA Primers for 50 percent off, along with a few other deals that just…