Toria Sheffield

Freelance Writer / Brand Blogger / SEO Specialist

Formerly the east-coast News and Pop Culture Editor for, my work has been featured in places like The HuffPost Blog, Bustle, and Reductress.

Some of my writing awards include the Gold Prize for Feature Length Comedy in the International Page Awards, Top 10 Finalist in the Big Break Screenwriting Competition, 2nd Rounder in the Austin Film Fest, and Grand Prize Winner in the Creative World Awards for Screenwriting.

E-mail me at [email protected]


Lifestyle and Wellness

How To Know If You Might Have An Anxiety Problem

A lot of us get anxious on a fairly regular basis - life is stressful. But there's a difference between regular feelings of anxiety and clinical anxiety, which is why knowing the signs of an actual anxiety disorder can be extremely important. It can...

How To Beat Aches & Pains Naturally

Life is full of moments of discomfort - colds, cramps, allergies - the list goes on and on. But a lot of us don't necessarily want to reach for harsh over-the-counter or prescription-based medicines right off the bat, and instead prefer to go with...

A Celebrity Stylist Went Through My Closet & Here's What Happened

I'm one of those people who often complains I have nothing to wear. I'll try on countless outfits, stare into my closet in frustration, and ultimately end up throwing on jeans and a T-shirt. I figure you can't feel bad about your outfit if you didn't even try.

Important Skin Steps You're Probably Not Doing

Most of us know the basics of skin care, like it's important to wear sunscreen daily to protect ourselves from sun damage, and sleeping in our makeup can lead to breakouts. However, there are still things you should be doing for your skin that...

Pop Culture News

Ashley Graham Shared Her (NSFW) Secret to Marriage, and We're On Board

Graham was also open about the fact that she and Ervin decided not to sleep together until marriage in order to strengthen their bond. "I had seen the world," she says (she had already been modeling for five years). "I slept with half of New York City. I had done it all, literally!"

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Speech About LGBTQ+ Rights Should Be Required Viewing for Every Human

On Thursday, March 28th, music's reigning royal couple, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, received the Vanguard Award at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards (GLAAD being the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). The award is given yearly to a person or people "who have made a big difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people," according to GLAAD's website.

Current Beauty Blog Work

Botox and Filler: When Should You Start Getting It?

Botox and filler are used for a variety of reasons: refining jaw lines, enhancing lips, treating migraines (for real) - to name just a few. But one of the most common reasons is to treat visible signs of aging.

The SaltFacial: Everything You Need to Know About It

Of all the facials we offer at MedBeautyLA, The SaltFacial generates the most curiosity among new clients. Many have never heard of the medical-grade treatment, and those who get it often become devotees. So, what exactly is this mysterious SaltFacial? The Basics The SaltFacial is a three-step process that takes about 50 minutes.

Skin Care Products That Are *Actually* Worth the Splurge

Quality skin care products can yield fantastic results when used consistently and as directed ... but (let's be real) they can also be tough on the wallet. It's no secret that a number of products in high-end lines can run anywhere from $100 to $300 a bottle, meaning that buying multiple products in these lines...