Meet Renee Angelique

Walnut Creek Socialite

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Hello loves! It’s your girl Renee Angelique! 

I’m a 23 year old, Bay Area native that has a passion for fashion and makeup. From a young age, I was intrigued with glamorous, sparkly clothes. Seriously, I got lost in a mall - which they had to shut down - and apparently I was found next to the sparkling prom dresses. I was four years old. 

I believe I was around 14 when I started going to thrift stores and altered clothes to the current trends. I was all about looking like a million bucks without having to spend so much money. I started officially wearing makeup around 16 and fell in love with it. I loved the idea of creating so many unique looks, and essentially the process of the transformation. 

In 2016, I started my youtube channel that focused on makeup tutorials/ product reviews. I reviewed not only luxury items, but drugstore products as well. In late 2017 I decided to start my blog “It’s Renee Angelique “ .  As my YouTube channel, I started my blog to create a space to give fashion and makeup tips and tricks to plus size women of color. I know prior to inclusive brands like Fenty Beauty coming out, it was hard to find foundation that matched our skin tone. I wanted to showcase the products that I use and love while suggesting options that are affordable. That also goes for fashion as well. Plus size clothing can easily get expensive. I strive to help others show off their boughetto (bougie and ghetto) realness without breaking the bank.

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Fun Facts About Me:

Favorite Food: sushi

Favorite Musician: Miguel 

One thing most people are surprised to learn about you: I come from a big family (6 siblings!)

Favorite cocktail: kettle one & soda

Favorite Workout: circuit training

Cultural Background: Afro Latina (Black, Mexican, and Puerto Rican)

 

Professional Bio: Renee is attending college as a Computer Science major in San Francisco. She is currently working as a Social Media / Marketing Administrator for Alcatraz Cruises.