Natsumi Ajisaka

  • Natsumi has a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University
  • Natsumi has written for LiveAbout since March 2018
  • Her work has appeared on


Natsumi Ajisaka is a freelance writer who has reported on the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity and pop culture, Asian American politics, and, of course, beauty. Her work has appeared on She currently works as a grant writer for Playground Youth, a Brooklyn non-profit dedicated to queer and trans people of color. Her interest in beauty owes itself to testing a sizeable chunk of skincare products on the market, taking YouTube reviews with a grain of salt, and experimenting with makeup as a means of expressing her femme identity. One of the few benefits of cystic acne, in her opinion, is finding out which foundations truly do it all. Natsumi has a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University. Follow her on Twitter @natsumiajisaka.


Natsumi has a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University.

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