Brooke Shunatona

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  • University of Missouri


Brooke started as an editorial assistant before discovering her true love: beauty writing. She worked at for five years as the assistant style and beauty editor, associate beauty editor, and eventually, senior beauty editor. Her writing has appeared on the websites for Harpers Bazaar, Elle, and Marie Claire. Currently, she is a full-time freelance writer based in Michigan. 


 Brooke received her B.A. in magazine journalism from the University of Missouri.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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