Melissa Hago is the VP and Creative Director of Beauty at Fashion Snoops and has been in the trend forecasting industry for over 12 years. She launched the Beauty section within Fashion Snoops in 2011 after seeing a need for specific beauty, wellness, and food focused trend forecasting. As an industry insider, she is constantly exposed to the latest innovations and trends from tradeshows and street style to runway. Melissa has traveled extensively to over 50 countries, immersing herself in various global cultures. She has worked and lived in Hong Kong, Seoul and Florence, all while leading the Beauty team in the New York HQ.
Melissa also serves as brand ambassador for Mirembe Jewelry, a nonprofit organization helping women in Uganda. She is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and holds a certificate in Fashion Makeup Artistry from Makeup Designory.