Marilyn La Jeunesse Marilyn La Jeunesse is a writer, audience development strategist, and author with words in People, InStyle, Bustle, Nylon, Teen Vogue, Allure, Glamour, and more. A Mexican-American journalist dedicated to uplifting Latinx voices, she has over 10 years experience covering entertainment, beauty, fashion, wellness, and more. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.