Kristen Vinakmens

Lives In

Toronto, Ontario


  • Ryerson University


  • Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle



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 and Dotdash

MyDomaine is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.