Rachel Dube Rachel Dube is a full-time freelance writer living in New York City covering beauty, lifestyle, and commerce topics. Although a relative newcomer to the industry, since she began writing in 2020, her work has appeared in Byrdie, BuzzFeed, Daily Beast, HelloGiggles, Real Simple, Shape, and Reviewed, among other publications. Rachel holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government from Rutgers University. 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.