Caitlyn Martyn

Caitlyn Martyn
Title: Commerce Writer
Education: Lehigh University
Expertise: BeautyL, Lifestyle
  • Caitlyn Martyn joined the InStyle team as a Commerce Writer in 2022 and is responsible for writing tested product recommendations and reviews.
  • She is passionate about sharing tips she's picked up from experts as well as products that really work.


Caitlyn has experience writing and producing beauty and lifestyle content, and has tested hundreds of products over the years. Before joining InStyle, Caitlyn was the Associate Beauty Editor at L'Oréal's and, where she wrote beauty stories and learned everything there is to know about makeup, skincare and haircare.

Her work has appeared in POPSUGAR, L'Oréal Paris Beauty Magazine, The Knot and more


Caitlyn earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a minor in Marketing from Lehigh University.

About InStyle

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Latest from Caitlyn Martyn
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Best Sets That Make Getting Dressed Easy
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Kosas Brow Pop
This Top-Rated Brow Pencil Is My Go-To After Accidentally Shaving Off My Eyebrow, and It's on Sale for $18
Kora Organics Face Oil deal
This Glow-Inducing Face Oil Is Miranda Kerr’s “Holy Grail” Product — and It’s 25% Off for Cyber Monday
best at home gel kits
We Tried 9 At-Home Gel Manicure Kits — These 6 Deliver Salon-Quality Results
Best Setting Sprays
We Tested 28 of the Best Setting Sprays, These 11 are Essential for Long-Lasting Makeup
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We Tested 11 of the Best Lighted Makeup Mirrors, These 6 Are Key to Achieving Flawless Makeup
Best Texturizing Sprays
We Tested 22 Texturizing Sprays, These 10 Hold The Secret to Instant Volume and Tousled Waves
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We Tested 27 of the Best Lip Plumpers — These 6 Give Lips Needle-Free Volume and Fullness
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We Tested 29 Eye Makeup Removers, These 12 Wipe Away Stubborn Shadow, Liner, and Mascara
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8 Clean Sunscreens That Won't Leave a White Cast Behind
Best Body Foundation Tout
We Tested 18 Types of Body Makeup — These 8 Products Cover Everything from Varicose Veins to Tattoos
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Brow Pencils Tested
The 7 Best Brow Pencils for Defined, Fuller-Looking Eyebrows
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We Tested 13 Press-On Nail Sets, These 6 Give You a Salon-Worthy Mani in Minutes
Fashion Straw Bag
The Best Straw Bags to Take With You on Every Summer Adventure
Fashion Straw Hat
The Best Packable Sun Hats That Make for Stylish Travel Companions
Dermaplaning Tool
The 6 Best At-Home Dermaplaning Tools for Smooth, Fuzz-Free Skin
Tinted Moisturizer Testing
We Put 21 of the Best Tinted Moisturizers to the Test, These 6 Give Fresh Faced Coverage
Best Hairspray
10 Hairsprays to Style, Set, and Smooth Strands