Q: Is your real name Melissa Chanel?

A: Yes, my parents named me Melissa Chanel Cantey.


Q: Where did you attend college and what was your major?

A: I attended Francis Marion University in Florence, SC and majored in Mass Communications with a Public Relations track. 


Q: Name five places you shop on a monthly/bi-monthly basis?

A: I love Zara, Lulu's, Banana Republic, Old Navy, & Target. 

Q: What are your holy grail makeup products?

A: Unless there's a special event, I like to keep my makeup simple. For foundation I swear by Bare Minerals in the Bare Almond tone, and my go-to lip of the moment is The Lip Bar's Man Eater.



Q: I love your curls! What products do you use to get your curls so poppin?

A: I recently big chopped for the 100th time, lol. So I'm loving my Cantu Curl Activator Cream. 


Q: How did you become a "successful" blogger?

A: I still think I have tons of work to do, but networking helped me a lot. I attended events, talked to people, exchanged contacts, handed out business cards, and told myself this is something I wanted to do seriously. So I started thinking of my blog as also my business. 


Q: What did you do before blogging?

A: Before becoming a full-time content creator/social media maven. I was working full-time in social media/ communications. 


Q: How do you blog full-time?

A: Where does your money come from? Money can come from several places. Hosting events, sponsored content, partnerships with brands, or even writing e-books. 





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