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Emily Rekstis


Emily Rekstis is a New York City-based style and beauty editor at Us Weekly. After serving as a beauty assistant at Harper’s Bazaar and Self magazine for two years, she became a full-time freelancer writing for publications like Glamour, Women’s Health, BuzzFeed, The Cut, Fashionista and many more. She even recently dipped her toe into the theater world, writing and producing a play. When she’s not testing out the latest beauty trends or writing about personal experiences, you can probably find her watching reruns of Planet Earth, listening to Simon & Garfunkel or reading a book that’s likely based in NYC.

Work or writing background leading to expertise

Emily is the style and beauty editor of Us Weekly’s Stylish, covering everything from red carpet looks to must-have beauty products to the new it-trends.


She graduated from Wagner College in 2014 with a degree in English and a minor in journalism.

Work history

After college, Emily worked as the beauty assistant at Harper’s Bazaar and then Self magazine. After a couple years she went on to become a full-time freelancer, working with publications like Buzzfeed, The Cut, Fashionista, Healthline, Glamour and so many more.

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