Founder : Vanessa “Nessa” Ortiz


img_4405The Founder of Vanessa Ortiz created the site in 2012 with friend Genesis Morgan.

Vanessa was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the youngest of 4 children. However, she was raised and attended schools in New Haven, Connecticut. After High School, Vanessa attended Barry University in Miami Shores Florida majoring in Social Work.

Currently in the Human Services field, Vanessa has spent most of her professional career working with populations of children/adolescents. With a true passion for woman and children, her dream is to one day manage her own homeless shelter / resource center.

The biggest joy of Vanessas’ life are her 3 children. Her time is spent raising the loves of her life, working a 9-5, attending church, volunteering and managing BEAUTIFULSHADESOFME.COM and the wonderful team that bring the site to life!



” My intention behind my site is to establish a brand that empowers ALL woman and build a community of support and motivation” – Vanessa