Which is stronger: ultra-hold or mega-hold? Janene Mascarella has the answers to your burning beauty questions. Besides deeply pondering hairspray holds, she's a New York-based freelance journalist covering all types of lifestyle topics. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Newsday, CNNMoney.com, Cosmopolitan, AARP Bulletin, American Way, Self, Glamour, Health, Cooking Light, Women's Health, USA Today, Scholastic Parent & Child, Woman's Day, Parenting, Parents, Family Circle, Babytalk, American Baby, Weight Watchers, Arthritis Today, Working Mother, Fodor’s Travel, Long Island Pulse, Best Years, Modern Woman, USA TODAY Home, Chase, AOL Travel, CBS News, Shop Etc., and many others. She is also weekly online columnist for Parade Magazine, regular contributor to Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine and Beauty director of BELLA NYC Magazine.