Zarah Kavarana Zarah Kavarana has been an editor at Dotdash Meredith since 2021. She is currently an e-commerce editor for InStyle and Shape. She has five years of experience as a writer and editor, with four years covering commerce content. Previously, she wrote and edited shopping content for PEOPLE, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, and Food & Wine, among other Meredith legacy brands. Before Dotdash Meredith, she was a lifestyle and gift guide editor at BestProducts.com. Her work has been published in Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Reader's Digest, and more. She is a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication with a B.A. in Journalism. Highlights: * E-commerce editor at InStyle and Shape * Five years of professional writing and editing experience, with four years covering commerce * Previously an editor at People, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and many other Meredith legacy brands * Prior to Dotdash Meredith, was a lifestyle and gift guide editor at BestProducts.com * Published in Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Reader's Digest, and more * Graduated from Boston University, College of Communication with a B.A. in Journalism About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.