Rachel Nussbaum Title: Beauty Commerce Editor Experience Rachel is a journalist, writer, and editor who specializes in the beauty and wellness industry.She is a beauty expert at Dotdash Meredith, covering the best, safest products the industry has to offer for InStyle, Byrdie, and Shape. She is one of the beauty industry's most highly regarded voices on the long-term impact of ingredients in personal care products and cosmetics. She has consulted with leading environmental and reproductive epidemiologists, endocrinologists, and dermatologists to form opinions on the chemicals commonly used in beauty products, in order to only recommend products that shoppers can trust.Rachel is currently working on a book about the people and ecosystems affected by the loosely regulated ingredients in personal care products and cosmetics, and her interest in epidemiological research and environmental health informs her beauty writing.She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a certificate in Integrated Marketing Communications. About InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.