Amina Lake Abdelrahman Author's Instagram Author's Website Amina is a commerce editor for Real Simple and Better Homes & Gardens, where she writes and edits stories that help readers decide what to buy. Previously, she wrote for multiple brands at Dotdash Meredith, with an emphasis on home, kitchen, and travel products. Amina has four years of experience in the industry, and her work has appeared in over a dozen publications.Amina is a former product reviews writer for Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and more Dotdash Meredith brands. Her work has also appeared in Good Housekeeping's print and digital publications, where she researched and wrote about everything from eco-friendly home products to children's toys. She has a B.A. in communications and journalism from Montclair State University.Amina got her start in the industry immediately after college as a fellow for Good Housekeeping at Hearst magazines. Her six-month fellowship eventually led to a full-time job with the Good Housekeeping Institute, where she learned the ins and outs of product testing and reviews. There, Amina worked with in-house experts to write in-depth stories for the print magazine and website.In early 2020, Amina started writing for Dotdash Meredith, focusing on product reviews and buying guides. She researched and wrote about a wide variety of home, kitchen, and travel products for Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Travel + Leisure, and Food & Wine. She also contributed to brands like InStyle, PEOPLE, Martha Stewart, and Health.Amina is currently a commerce editor for Real Simple and Better Homes & Gardens, where she uses her experience researching and testing products to write and edit stories that help readers decide what's actually worth buying. Amina serves on the ASME NEXT Board of Directors. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.