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Kristen Vinakmens

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Toronto, Ontario


  • Ryerson University


  • Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle
  • Kristen Vinakemens is a writer and editor with over 12 years of experience covering beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.
  • Her work has appeared in Elle Canada, Azure, Best Health, House & Home, Inside Entertainment, WhoWhatWear, MyDomaine, Style at Home, Rouge, InStyle, The Kit, S/ Magazine, 29Secrets, and more.



Kristen started out as an associate editor for Kraft What's Cooking and later Elle Beauty. She went on to work as a founding editor of the beauty website SugarShock Beauty and continued to write and edit for a variety of beauty, fashion, and lifestyle websites and publications, including Azure, House & Home, Inside Entertainment, and more. Eventually, she landed a Roger Communications where she was a beauty editor for Flare Magazine, Glow Magazine, and later became the editor-in-chief of Cosmetics Magazine and Made for Men. After this, she went on to become the editor-in-chief of S/ Magazine and Style Group. Now, she writes editorial and branded content for Toronto Star's The Kit.


Kristen received a BA in English and Art History from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University.

About MyDomaine

MyDomaine, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is the only design-forward, digital-first home site that shares highly-curated content for everyday décor enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. We're constantly working to bring you practical tips, original news, breakout trends, and inspiration within the home and design space, all backed by experts. We do so by meeting with interior designers, connecting with the heads of your favorite brands, attending leading design events, and joining forces with industry authorities. MyDomaine reaches 3 million users each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.