Genesis Rivas

Genesis Rivas, Shape headshot
Title: Contributor
Education: Wagner College

Genesis covers a range of topics including beauty, fashion, health, and wellness. She's been in the digital media industry for four years, starting her career with full-time internships at PureWow and during her time at Wagner College in Staten Island in New York City. Before contributing to the Shape team, she was a beauty writer for InStyle and REAL SIMPLE. She also previously covered beauty and wellness on HelloGiggles as an SEO content writer. Her work has also appeared on POPSUGAR,,, and more. When she's not busy creating content, you can probably find her dancing or eating her way through NYC.

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.

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