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Johanna Ferreira

Johanna is a multimedia content creator, Latina lifestyle expert, and writer. Born and raised in Queens, she now resides in Brooklyn with her college best friend. Currently working as a Beauty and Lifestyle writer for Mamaslatinas.com, she’s interned at magazines like SELFLatina and InStyle and previously worked as one of the founders and associate editors at Vivala.com.

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