Meet my Compassion International Child, Shannel!

I am so excited to finally share the most special part of my 2019! Meet Shannel - the beautiful little girl my Grandfather endearingly calls my “God-Child”. Shannel is 3-years old, loves to play and loves her big sister Vanessa! ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As mud sloshed all over my jeans, Shannel gripped my hand proudly and guided me ...

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My Sustainable Fashion Journey in Nairobi!

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Its Safari Time!! (Nairobi, Kenya)

I have been under the weather the last few days but I am so glad I got an opportunity to go on a Safari while here in Nairobi. They say many go on Safaris and don’t get a chance to see much but I was fortunate enough to see Lions, Giraffe, ...

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Karibu Nairobi!

  I’ve been to many exciting places and met so many amazing people during my travels but I can genuinely say the people here are extremely kind. From the time we got off the plane, we have received greetings such as “Karibu Dada” which is Swahili for “Welcome Sister”. I like many black Americans do not ...

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My Lazy Night Time Skincare Routine

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PSA: MY PICTURE IS IN TIMES SQUARE!!!

Urban Decay Foundation has been my regular go-to for nearly 3-years so when I was asked to take part in the launch of their NEW “Stay Naked” foundation, I was all in. As a black, plus size woman, it made me even more proud (and excited) to represent the brand because this campaign was created ...

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BeautyCon LA 2019

As a @BeautyCon Vet, what’s one of the biggest lessons I have learned about attending BeautyCon over the years? Dress comfortably! This year I opted for leggings and Nike Huarache’s & according to the Health App, I got over 5,000 steps in (almost 3-miles)! 😅 Cheers to another successful event! 🥂#BeautyConLA#ChaunceaXBeautyCon    

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Sustainability is My NEW Mission

I am currently in New York as 1 of 10 Influencers and Journalists selected to participate in an Inaugural Fellowship at Parsons School of Design powered by Mode Durable. The unbelievably inhumane practices surrounding the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries must change! I have been gaining tremendous knowledge while connecting with amazing brands and people so now ...

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One of my New Fav “Clean at Sephora” Skincare Products

If you have been following me for a while, you know Sunday is my favorite day of the week. That is the day I get a chance to decompress, participate in soul-care, self-care, skincare and prepare for the new week ahead. I have been using @NaturallySeriousSkin Cold-Pressed Peel Pads for a few months now and ...

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Soaking Up Summer!

I am taking FULL advantage of this unofficial first day of summer! 🐠🌊☀️🍭Sweet treats on deck and I may even walk the Manhattan Beach Pier later! All I’m missing is some good BBQ - who’s cooking so I can stop by?

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