Title: Beauty & Fashion Director
Education: Rutgers University, Brookdale Community College
Location: Forest Hills, New York
Expertise: Skincare, Makeup , Hair, Wellness, Nails

Erica Metzger is an established beauty director, writer, and content creator with 15 years of industry experience in print and digital media. As beauty and fashion director at Better Homes & Gardens, Erica oversees the beauty content for the magazine. With a tasteful eye and passion for innovation, Erica presents the latest trends and approachable looks, inspiring BH&G's multi-platform audience of nearly 40 million to look and feel and their best every day.

Erica has worked at BHG since 2016, covering innovative and accessible self-care products and trends.

Previously, Erica was the beauty director for Ladies' Home Journal and its MIN-award winning beauty blog Gloss Daily. She held internships at Harper's Bazaar and W magazine. She has also appeared on GMA, TODAY, E! News, and ABC News as a beauty expert.

Erica is a contributing writer for NaturallyCurly.com's book The Curl Revolution, and has written for Refinery29, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Shape, and Martha Stewart Living. Erica is also the founder and editor of The Beauty Loop, a weekly industry newsletter that reaches 600+ beauty journalists and PR executives.


Erica graduated with a B.A. in English from Rutgers University. She also received an A.A. in Fashion Merchandising from Brookdale Community College.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.