About the author
Reana Ashley Francis was born on March 2, 1991, in Brooklyn, NY. She is a self-taught makeup artist, street and conceptual photographer. Reana has been a street and conceptual photographer since the early 2000s. She started in high school, creating a small business that she grew and built with her friends - from then; she always had an unorthodox approach to her work. Being a Makeup Artist gave Reana Ashley a little bit more exposure. Her work appeared in photo-shoots, music videos, and movies. After some time, she wanted to find an outlet to display all of her talents. Thus reanaashley.com was created as an e-portfolio. Being a pop-culture enthusiast, let Reana to turn her e-portfolio into an entertainment website where she showcased her product reviews, television and movie reviews, style and beauty, and her podcast where she interviews celebrities and friends. Reana has worked for top brands such as Cover Girl, Rimmel London, Anastasia Beverly Hills, and Pantene, among others. In addition to this, she has interviewed the likes of Teddy Riley, Joan Juliet Buck, Ana Golja, Jessie Chris, Shawn Prez, Peter Engel, and many others. The popularity of her website and podcast garnered the opportunity to become a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).