L'Oreal Thompson Payton

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L'Oreal Thompson Payton is a Chicago-based lifestyle and wellness writer, motivational speaker, and author of the forthcoming self-help book, Trust Your Dopeness. Her byline has appeared in publications like Bitch, Bustle, SELF, Shondaland, Well + Good, and ZORA, just to name a few. When she's not busy writing, she can usually be found reading, riding her Peloton or relaxing on her yoga mat.

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