Shammara Lawrence

Bio

Native New Yorker who changes her hair way too often. I cover social justice issues, beauty, fashion, pop culture, and everything else in between.

Sandra Capponi Of Good On You Is On A Mission To Make Style More Sustainable

By Shammara Lawrence
The image of garment workers risking their lives in the name of fashion troubles Sandra Capponi. “When you speak to workers in places like Bangladesh and Cambodia, where still today most most of fashion is actually manufactured,” she says, “it can…

The Biggest Fall Fashion Trends You're Going To See Everywhere This Year

By Shammara Lawrence
Every fashion month brings with it a variety of new styles, silhouettes and trends that will trickle down to celebrities, your feeds, and then your closet in the months following — and this fashion trends for fall 2020 were no different, apart from…

The Biggest Fall Beauty Trends Will Push You Further Than You've Ever Gone With Makeup

By Shammara Lawrence
Call it the Euphoria effect (I see you, Barbie Ferreira) or the sharp rise of avant-garde makeup on social media, but given the 2020 fall beauty trends, there has seriously never been a better time to experiment and have fun with every single…

These Plus-Size Fashion Brands Have The Trendy, High-Quality Pieces You've Been Waiting For

By Shammara Lawrence
While the fashion industry has made great strides in terms of size-inclusivity, it has a long way to go. Still, there are so many more options and brands for plus-size shoppers to take advantage of than ever before. Gone are the days when there were…

I Couldn't Find A Nude Lipstick That Worked For My Brown Skin — So I Made My Own

By Shammara Lawrence
As a Black woman, nude lipsticks have always been a pain point for me. Since I fell in love with makeup in high school, it took me years to find a flesh-tone lip product that blended seamlessly with brown skin, much less one with a formula I truly…

What It's Like Having Chronic Migraines & A Doctor Who Doesn't Believe You

By Shammara Lawrence
Since I was 18 years old, I’ve suffered from intense migraines — debilitating pain that's usually concentrated on one side of my head. People often ask me what's it's like having chronic migraines, and let me tell you: it's downright exhausting,…