Jessica Mahgerefteh

Jessica Mahgerefteh, Commerce Editorial Director
Title: Director of Commerce
Location: New Jersey
Expertise: Beauty
  • Jessica is the Commerce Director for Beauty and Style at Dotdash Meredith.
  • Jessica currently resides in New Jersey, but she was born and raised in New York which will always feel like home.
  • When she’s not testing and recommending products to InStyle readers, you can find her taking long walks along the Hudson River with her husband and toddler.


Jessica joined the team in 2019 and has held various content positions, and more recently joined the InStyle team in 2022. In addition to InStyle, Jessica oversees evergreen commerce strategy across Byrdie, Brides, and Shape. 

Jessica is a seasoned writer and editor, with a career in digital media that spans over seven years. The bulk of her experience lies in beauty, fashion, and lifestyle content. You can find her work published across various digital publications including HuffPost, Byrdie, Brides, and more. Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith, Jessica was the senior editor of L'Oreal's, where she learned everything there is to know about beauty products and ingredients, trends, and finessing a skincare routine. 


Jessica earned a B.A. in Journalism and Sociology from New York University.

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