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Mary Honkus

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Mary Honkus is a freelance e-commerce writer covering beauty, fashion and lifestyle at Us Weekly. After growing up in the countryside, she moved to New York City to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology and pursue her journalism dreams. She now has over five years of experience in the beauty industry, and held on-staff positions at Real Simple, People and InStyle prior to joining the Us Weekly team in October 2023. Her work can also be found in Cosmopolitan. When she’s not testing the latest and greatest makeup and skincare products, she can be found chilling on her Hell’s Kitchen rooftop, checking out NYC’s hottest new restaurants or recording her podcast Good Trouble NYC. Follow her on Instagram.