Christina Butan

Christina Butan
Title: Senior Commerce Writer & Strategist
Education: SUNY Purchase
Location: Queens, NY
Expertise: Beauty, Style, Celebrity

Christina is a senior commerce writer and strategist at InStyle where she pitches, writes, assigns, and edits stories covering all things shopping, from celebrity style to beauty trends to editor's picks. She joined Dotdash Meredith in 2019. Prior to InStyle, she was a news writer and editorial assistant for People.


Christina Butan has been working in media since she graduated SUNY Purchase in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She started out as an editorial assistant and news writer for People, and then joined the Dotdash Meredith commerce team as an Amazon writer in 2019. She quickly became well-versed in commerce content and worked her way up to becoming a Senior Commerce Writer and Strategist for InStyle, where she pitches, writes, assigns, and edits stories covering celebrity style, beauty trends, editor's picks, and more.


Christina receieved a bachelor's degree in journalism from SUNY Purchase in 2017, where she was also a reciepient of the Peter Keller Journalism Prize.

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Latest from Christina Butan
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Amazon Fall Editor Picks
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Tkees Labor Day Sale
Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, and Alessandra Ambrosio Wear These Sleek Sandals That Are Up to 70% Off Now
Act+Acre Hair Serum Restock
The Scalp Treatment Giving Users Full, Healthy Hair for the "First Time in Decades" Is Back in Stock
Loci Sneakers New Color Launches
The Eco-Friendly Sneaker Brand Eva Longoria and Mila Kunis Wear Launched Its Most Colorful Shoes Yet
Amazon Editor Weekend Deals
I'm an Amazon Shopping Editor, and These Are 5 Fashion Deals I'm Adding to My Cart This Weekend
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Bobbi Brown Says She "Cannot Live Without" This $28 Gray Root Touch-Up Stick
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Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston Sold Out This Expensive-Looking Ring, but Now It's Back and on Sale for $36
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Drew Barrymore Laneige Lip Mask
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Spanx White Pants Restock
Spanx's Completely Opaque White Pants Sold Out in Just 2 Weeks — but Now They're Back 
Brooke Shields Summer Outfit
Brooke Shields and I Both Love This Summer Outfit Formula — and You Can Get the Look for $19 on Amazon
I Don't Believe in Expensive Moisturizers, but This Skin-Plumping $175 Bottle Is Changing My Mind
Brooke Shields Eyebrow Hack
Brooke Shields Has a Genius Skincare Hack for Full, Glossy Eyebrows
Amazon Slipdress
Strangers Always Compliment Me When I Wear This Expensive-Looking Amazon Slip Dress
Hanky Panky Thongs Prime Day Deal
The Sexy, Stretchy Underwear Jennifer Aniston and I Both Wear Is Still 35% Off at Amazon
Post Prime Day Deals
All the Post-Amazon Prime Day Deals Worth Shopping, Including an $8 Editor-Loved Sweatshirt
Biotin Shampoo for Thinning Hair
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The TikTok-Famous Serum That “Changed” Hailey Bieber’s Skin Is on Rare Sale for Prime Day
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