What is an InStyle Trendsetter?
InStyle Trendsetters is an exclusive community of InStyle readers as well as InStyle.com visitors who have agreed to be contacted by InStyle to share their thoughts and opinions. Members of the InStyle Trendsetters community take online surveys periodically on topics such as fashion, beauty and new product development as well as share their thoughts and opinions with other InStyle Trendsetters.

What is the purpose of the InStyle Trendsetters community?
The purpose of the InStyle Trendsetters is to gather valuable insight and input from InStyle readers and InStyle.com visitors like you.

Do I have to pay to be part of InStyle Trendsetters?
No. Membership and access to InStyle Trendsetters is free of charge.

How do I update or change my personal information, including my email address?
After logging into our member website, you can update your email address and password by visiting the My Profile page. You can also update other personal information including your mailing address by clicking on the Update Info link on our home page.

Does anyone have access to my personal information?
Protecting your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. For more detailed information, please review our Privacy Policy.

Why do you ask personal information in your surveys?
We ask questions about you, such as your age, gender, interests, employment, purchasing behaviors and online usage to help us develop general trends. This information is reported in aggregate and all information you provide will be kept completely confidential. No information will be shared or sold to any third parties.

Do I have to participate every time I am invited to take a survey?
Participating in our surveys is always completely optional. We do, however, encourage you to participate in our surveys each time you receive an invitation because every time you qualify and complete an entire survey, product review, or other Trendsetter project you will automatically be entered into the Dotdash Meredith 2024 Panel Sweepstakes for a chance to win great prizes!

Do I get rewarded for taking part in surveys?
Every time you qualify and complete an entire survey, product review or other InStyle Trendsetters research study, you will be automatically entered into the Dotdash Meredith  2024 Panel Sweepstakes for a chance to win great prizes! Please see the Official Rules for details including alternative method of entry.

How long do surveys take to complete?
Our typical surveys are short and take anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes. (Longer ones take 10 to 20 minutes to complete.) We try to keep the surveys to a maximum of 20 minutes. This time may vary depending on the speed of your internet connection or browser.

Who is Forsta?
Forsta is an independent and worldwide market research technology company specializing in consumer research. Their innovative Decipher survey platform and Kinesis panel tools help InStyle stay in touch with and learn from our customers. For more information, visit forsta.com

How is the InStyle Trendsetters information used?
The information from InStyle Trendsetters is used for market research purposes only. InStyle Trendsetters will use your input to help develop products and services of interest to you. InStyle will only report your responses with those of other members of the InStyle Trendsetters community to help our advertisers better understand your interests and needs. Your personally identifiable information will not be shared with anyone and will be subject to our Privacy Policy.

Will I receive unsolicited sales calls and marketing promotions?
We may contact you about surveys and to notify you about your participation in the community. InStyle Trendsetters may also notify you from time to time of special promotions, discounts or coupons on behalf of InStyle magazine and its affiliates.

How can I contact you with other questions?
If you have a question or concern about a survey, please contact our community Administrator, at instyletrendsetters@instyle.com

How do I leave the InStyle Trendsetters panel?
You can cancel your membership at any time by unsubscribing from the panel. Please click on the ‘Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of the website when you are logged in.