Authored by Mellanie Perez

Mellanie Perez

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Mellanie Perez is a freelance lifestyle, beauty and wellness writer and editor based in Houston, Texas and—occasionally—Puerto Rico. She has been on staff at Modern Luxury and Sunday Riley. When not preoccupied with getting through the 10 books on her nightstand or getting in her daily workout, she can be found writing essays and poetry, and learning trending dances on Tik Tok.
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