Melisse Gelula is a wellness and natural beauty expert, known for her rigorous approach to skin-care journalism. She is the cofounder of WellandGoodNYC.com, New York City's most influential wellness website and newsletter. She is the former former editor-in-chief of SpaFinderLifestyle.com, spa beauty editor at Luxury SpaFinder Magazine, and travel editor at Fodor’s Travel Publications. She has an MA in English Literature from the University of Toronto and has completed six years of training as a psychoanalyst. Melisse has written for such publications as Departures, Martha Stewart Living, Organic Spa, Whole Living, and Budget Travel and has been featured as an industry expert in the New York Times and on CNN.com, the Travel Channel, E! News, and more.