Trae Bodge, smart shopping expert


Trae is an accomplished lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, beauty, tech, apps, toys and gift guides. She has appeared on dozens of TV shows and radio networks, including Rachael Ray, MSNBC, Inside Edition, CNBC, WINS, Sirius Radio and all network affiliates. Trae is a contributing editor at Woman’s Day magazine and regularly contributes to several publications, including,, and Her work has also appeared on sites like, Huffington Post,, Marketwatch, MSN Money and Yahoo Finance. Trae has served as a judge on product-awards panels including for Redbook and Parents magazines, and has been featured as a beauty tastemaker in Elle, Redbook, InStyle and Essence. She is a sought-after brand strategist and co-founder of the cult cosmetic brand Three Custom Color Specialists.​ Trae loves delicious food, beautiful art, rocking music, and exploring new places. She spends her free time with her 11-year old daughter, Sadie Mae, her husband, Chris, their guinea pig, Chewy, and close family and friends.

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