Anneke Knot

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Title: Writer
Education: Calvin College
Location: San Francisco, CA
Expertise: Skincare, Makeup

Anneke Knot is a freelance writer based in San Francisco, CA who specializes in all things beauty and fashion. Picking a favorite category is akin to picking a favorite child, but if she had to choose, skin and makeup would top the list. When she isn't on the hunt for the next best lip mask, you can find her swatching lipstick shades or quickly removing under-eye patches before her next Zoom call. Follow on TikTok @annekesipkje.


  • Bachelor's Degree in English and German from Calvin College.
  • Has over six years of experience as a writer.
  • Has written for a variety of publications including; The Strategist, Forbes, Allure, Byrdie, and more.


Before freelancing, Anneke Knot spent four years on the beauty team at Real Simple and Health magazines. Her time there taught her how to test products effectively and ignited her love for all things wellness. Since then, she has had the opportunity to write for a variety of publications including The Strategist, Forbes, Allure, Byrdie, and more.


Graduated from Calvin College in 2016 with a Bachelors in English and German

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