Tia Williams had a fifteen-year career as a beauty editor for magazines including Elle, Glamour, Lucky, Teen People, and Essence. In 2004, she pioneered the beauty-blog industry with her award-winning site, Shake Your Beauty. She wrote the bestselling debut novel The Accidental Diva and penned two young adult novels, It Chicks and Sixteen Candles. Her most recent novel, the award-winning The Perfect Find, is being adapted for a film starring Gabrielle Union for Netflix.
Tia is currently an editorial director at Estée Lauder Companies and lives with her daughter and husband in Brooklyn.