Sophie Wirt

Sohpie Wirt
Title: Commerce Writer
Education: Carnegie Mellon University
Location: New York, NY

Sophie is a beauty commerce writer for InStyle, where she covers skincare, haircare, and makeup. She is keenly committed to discovering stellar sales, innovative launches, and highlighting truly excellent products in the ever-expanding beauty space.


  • Graduate from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing
  • Previously selected as an editor for Carnegie Mellon University Press, a professional in-house publisher, where she co-edited "12 Women, an Anthology of Poems," among other literary work.
  • Consulted for large beauty brands, lending her expertise during nascent stages of product development
  • Sophie Wirt has traveled to dermatology and plastic surgery conferences across the states, where she has interviewed some of the country's preeminent doctors about innovations in medical aesthetics and skincare


Sophie Wirt has over six years of experience as writer and editor in the beauty industry. Her work has appeared in print and digital publications including Allure, W, Glamour, SELF, and Forbes, among others. In her role as a beauty commerce writer for InStyle, she applies her expertise to inform her writing on skincare, haircare, and makeup.


Sophie graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing and Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing.

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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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