I’m Claire René and welcome to Claireifying BeautyIMG_3716

Claireifying Beauty was created as a creative outlet to share my thoughts, ideas, outfit inspirations, beauty secrets, tips, tricks, encouragement, and so much more.

I believe life is beyond beautiful and there is something worth smiling about every single day. I decided it was time I laid out in a creative way, my love for makeup, fashion, hair, life, and all things in between. As a Certified Makeup Artist, Entrepreneuer, Model, Social Media Coordinator for a small business, singer, sister, daughter, lover, and friend, I needed a space where I could combine my love for writing, telling stories, sharing my ideas, with my passions, such as the beauty and fashion industry.

The Journey:

I started my blog almost exactly 2 years ago, and have seen immense growth! It’s been insane. I started this thing on a whim, one random summer day, and it’s becoming a full time thing, and I love it.

I am a self taught vocalist, and after high school, I went on a music scholarship at Indiana Wesleyan University, but quickly decided my passion for music was being tainted by the logistics of studying it note by note. I changed my major to communications and had a very unpleasant time, considering I was placed in level 300 classes as a freshman. *eye roll*

I came home and studied makeup and the rest is history.

I’m a freelance makeup artist: Makeup by Claire René (www.clairerene.com) with a certification in Makeup Artistry. I am a  lover of fashion, coffee, Jesus, music, makeup, and everything else in between.

I have always been a writer and have loved telling stories. I was a journalism student and wrote for my high school newspaper, then later wrote for my university’s as well. So I guess it’s in my blood.

I began a career modeling as well soon after high school. I modeled for a few local boutiques, and then took on the role of Social Media Coordinator for one of those boutiques. I took care of all the marketing, social media, emailing, commenting, etc., and I fell in LOVE with that task. That job helped me to realize my love for this “online world.”

Speaking of, I also started to dabble in the world of Youtube when I launched my blog, and soon realized my love for video and video editing.

I now model for The Girls in Grey which is an online boutique based here in Indy.

I also am the social media coordinator for Sea Jay Films, a wedding filmmaking business my fiancé and I have started, and Makeup by Claire Rene, my makeup business.

It’s funny because I wanted to study music to use my gifts the Lord has blessed me with, but He had a different plan. I am also a Worship Leader at my church, Emmanuel Church, which has been such a blessing to me

Facts About Me:

I’m a 21 years old from Indianapolis, IN, and I’m engaged to my bff from high school.

I’m 5’1” give or take an inch 😉

I’m a Christ Follower, and my dad and my whole family are missionaries to Haiti.

I have a deep love for buying makeup and raiding the target sale rack.

There’s not a day that goes by where I’m not singing or laughing, or both…

I can spend hours on my makeup on any given day, or go a week without it. I like to think I can dance, and I love putting together outfits and then going nowhere. I usually drink roughly 40 ounces of coffee a day, I know, I should see a dr…


I hope you enjoy what I have to say, perhaps learn something new, and if nothing else, I hope I can at least make you smile ❤



“You are altogether beautiful, my darling. There is no flaw in you” Song of Solomon 4:7

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