Shawna Davis

Freelance Journalist

As a health and wellness journalist, I write well-researched articles that encourages readers to be their best selves, whether it's doing yoga to help relieve depression or how to prepare for your first laser hair removal treatment. Beyond my paper and pen, I am a certified yoga instructor, wife, dog mama and a passionate natural hair and beauty enthusiast.

Portfolio

PLANT POWER: 3 PLANTS TO ADD TO YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE
I'm a skincare product junkie. More specifically, a clean beauty skincare product junkie. I love a good clean beauty buy and experience complete joy wandering through the beauty...
Shopping For Vegan Beauty? Here's What to Look For
For some people, being "vegan" alludes to a diet where practitioners avoid consuming any type of animal products. That means no meat, no dairy, no poultry or anything that...
YOGA CAN HELP WITH DEPRESSION. HERE'S HOW.
'Tis the season that reintroduces us to breezy weather, our beloved rooftop brunches with friends and beachside spring break trips. That's right, spring is right around the...
Hate Mondays? Here's How To Make Them Better
When you wake up on Monday mornings, are you excited and ready to take on the new day or are you sluggishly getting out of your bed dreading another unfulfilled work week? If...
READY, SET, GLOW! SIMPLE MENTAL HACKS TO START LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE
Self-care is a pretty big deal and for good reason! To put it simply, self-care is the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself, so it makes sense that...
FEELING STRESSED? THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT! 5 FREE MEDITATION APPS TO TRY RIGHT NOW.
When I first started practicing yoga, I was solely in it for the physical benefits. I looked forward to going to the yoga studio to practice my asanas, sweat out all the toxins...
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: New Year Resolution Edition. Let's Get Back To Them!
We're three months into the new year and if you've already given up on achieving your new year resolutions, don't worry- you're not alone. As a matter of fact, according to U.S....
Laser Hair Removal for Darker Skin 101: My Laser Hair Experience and What You Need to Know
When it comes to body hair, there are many different opinions about it. Some women love to embrace every strand of hair that grows on their bodies, while others are in search of...
Yoga Poses To Ease Back Pain
It's no secret, our bodies are under a lot of stress, whether we're standing constantly or working in uncomfortable shoes. Even as you're reading this article, you may be...
Solange Unveils New Performance Art Piece Encouraging Meditation
April appears to be a busy month for the singer-songwriter, Solange Ferguson. When she wasn't joining her sister on stage for two history-making performances at Coachella, or...
Try These Three Essential Oils For Seasonal Allergy Relief
Spring is among us, so that means we say hello to warmer weather, beams of sunshine, blossoming flowers and breezy days. It's that time of the year where we're encouraged to let...
7 Conferences Creatives and Entrepreneurs Must Attend in 2018
This year, learning and creating are my top priorities. To make sure I'm continuously working on both, I made the intentions of scrolling through social media less, reading and...
Spring Clean Your Life! Steps to Refresh Your Mind and Body
It may not feel like it in some parts of the U.S., but, spring is officially here! While some of us are transitioning into warmer temperatures and others are still feeling the...
5 Vegan Influencers to Inspire Your Vegan Journey
A few years ago when I began my journey of going meat and dairy-free, I had no idea what to eat besides fruit, vegetables and endless bowls of rice and beans. I quickly became...
I Survived: Lung Cancer Survivor Shares Story, Struggles, and Triumph
This week, May 7 - 13, isn't just a week to celebrate mothers everywhere, but it's also National Women's Lung Health Week. This is the fourth annual National Women's Lung Health...
How To Use Essential Oils For Hair Health: In The Lab With ORS Hair Care Scientist, Nikisha Horn
Long gone are the days of simply just using "grease and water" to style your kinky/curly strands, well, at least for some. As the wave of going natural with our hair kicked in...
The Difference Between Plant-Based, Vegan, Vegetarian & Pescatarian
Thanks to documentaries such as "Black Fish," "What the Health," "Forks Over Knives," and a host of other educating documentaries, you may have begun to rethink the ethical...

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