Courtney Leiva

Courtney Leiva
Education: Ramapo College of New Jersey
Location: New Jersey

Courtney Leiva is a beauty writer who creates commerce content for Instyle. She has ten years of experience writing, editing, and producing beauty and wellness content for digital publications. 


  • Courtney joined the Instyle team as a writer in 2022.
  • She has bylines in multiple publications such as InStyle, Byrdie, Shape, Martha Stewart Living, and more.
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications with a concentration in Journalism from Ramapo College of New Jersey. 


Over the past ten years, Courtney has contributed to various beauty, health, and wellness stories. In addition to crafting numerous investigative, e-commerce, and trend articles Courtney has written beauty SEO content for companies such as Unilever, CND, and Proactiv. When she is not writing, you can find her combing through Reddit threads for the scoop on the latest trends, adding new kitchen appliances to her collection, or finding yet an excuse to go to HomeGoods. 


Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications with a concentration in  Journalism from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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.

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