Carisa D. Brewster
Carisa D. Brewster is a Portland, Oregon-based freelance writer. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including Portland Family Magazine, National Geographic, and MD Magazine. She likes to write about science/medicine, parenting, and natural hair. There’s also a unfinished novel that continually requires her attention. When not attached to her laptop she likes to spend time with her family and friends, explore the Pacific Northwest, and have endless, detailed discussions about all matters related to Marvel or Star Wars.
Tried it: Eden Bodyworks Hibiscus Honey Collection
Here's how it worked for my coily hair.
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Product Review: Essential Oil Labs Argan Oil Restorative Shampoo
I was happy to try Argan Oil Restorative Shampoo from Essential Oil Labs, and I think this might be a keeper!
Love Ur Curls Review on Curly & Kinky Hair
Find out how this new brand worked for type 3 and 4 hair textures.
How to Lay Your Edges to Protect Your Hairline
Your baby hairs are precious, protect them at all cost.
How to Deal With Disapproving Grandmas/Aunties Who Don't Like Your Natural Hair
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