About Me

Renee B is a speaker, Beauty Maven and Author of the book series, “#ImBeautyInspired”.  Her passion is beauty and her purpose is to empower young women and girls. She believes that “beauty is being unashamed and unapologetic for who you are.” And she proves this daily by pursuing and reaching new goals throughout her personal and professional life.


With over 15 years in the beauty industry, she’s mastered a way to combine her love for beauty and her passion for writing with the creation of her blog Beauty School Scarlet. The blog offers a unique point of view by educating its readers on inner and outer beauty. It’s also the start of the #ImBeautyInspired movement: a movement to change the world’s view on beauty and inspire young women and girls to embrace their inner beauty and apply more self-love.


Renee’s passion for writing started with poetry in the 8th grade. As her writing progressed throughout the years, some of her work was featured on Refinery 29 and Chicago Now for Six Brown Chicks. Her book, “#ImBeautyInspired A Keepsake Journal of Original Beauty Quotes and Affirmations” was recently endorsed by the iconic leader of feminism, Gloria Steinem. Gloria tweets, “Looking for a book for your teenager?” Check out #ImBeautyInspired: A Keepsake Journal by @abeautyscarlet.” With Steinem’s endorsement, Renee B joins the movement to empower young women and girls.


Women’s issues are important to Renee. She’s mentor and Board Member for LOV Mentoring, the Director of Membership for ColorComm – Women of Color in Communication and she donates 10% of her book sales to the YWCA Chicago for every book purchased via www.yshop.org. In 2014, she was a Semi-Finalist for the My Black is Beautiful Campaign. A Proctor and Gamble sponsored campaign to encourage young girls and women to embrace beauty from the inside out.


Today she’s an Amazon Best Selling Author of the collaborative book, “Transition: Create The Life You Desire” Presented by Precious Brown

For more information check out Renee’s beauty blog: Beauty School Scarlet