Shammara Lawrence

Shammara Lawrence

Lives In

Brooklyn, New York


  • New York University


Shammara is New York-based multimedia writer specializing in beauty, plus-size fashion, body positivity and social justice. She's written for a number of renowned publications over the last five years—including Byrdie, Teen Vogue, Allure, InStyle, Refinery29, and The Zoe Report—covering the latest beauty trends and the culture of beauty through the lens of marginalized voices, particularly those in the Black community.

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.