Following Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin‘s launch in Africa in MayNuance, the distributor for the sensational beauty brand, recently appointed Cameroonian-Lebanese creative Vanessa Azar as its regional manager for Sub-Saharan Africa.


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The multi-hyphenate businesswoman confirmed the appointment yesterday on her Instagram page:


Sub-Saharan Africa. I never truly did know who else to bet on when it came to purchasing my own dreams…. So I bet on MYSELF!

This is a new role I’m truly blessed to have, and count on you all, reading and supporting our continent & community to never hesitate to come to me for any suggestions you truly believe will make a change!

I’m humbled for today, as I know it’s a stunning moment in my professional and personal experience! Humbled & Proud. (Mum are you reading ?)


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Based in Lagos and Paris, Vanessa has come a long way in making a name for herself. At an early age, she moved from Douala, Cameroon, to France, where she started Vanessa’s Secrets, a private blog with her sister sharing beauty tips and secrets. It grew into a huge success, garnering tons of readers globally.

In 2013, she wrote for notable French Magazine Stiletto and moved on to work for mega-brands like Jo Malone, Mizani, L’Oréal, Chanel and Trace Nigeria. 




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