Sarah Walter

Title: Beauty Writer
Education: University of Michigan
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Makeup, Hair, Celebrities
  • Sarah has been working as an editor and writer for over 10 years, with her first role as a Fashion Intern at Marie Claire.
  • Along with editing, Sarah is proficient in script writing, organic media, paid media, and campaign taglines.


Sarah joined InStyle in 2014 as a Beauty Writer, covering topics that focused on makeup, hair, and celebrities. She previously held editorial roles at SELF, Allure, Teen Vogue, and Health Magazine.


Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan with a double major in English and Art History.

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.

Latest from Sarah Walter
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