In December, I picked up some of my very first ELF face products. I knew that their brushes were fantastic because I had a few, so I automatically assumed the same for their other products.
As you all can see, my website is titled Define Her Allure dot com, and I’ve been asked this question by my mother many times before, “Why does everything you do have to have define in it?” I looked at her all the time and immediately shrugged my shoulders. I wasn’t really sure myself where this whole “define” thing came from, but wherever it came from, I sure did like it. Then, a couple of months into my decision that writing was what I wanted to do with my life, it hit me. I rationalized all at one moment what it all meant to me, what I was doing and who I was doing it for.
Long before the times of when I was actually supposed to be in a relationship, I was in a relationship. I got into my first “serious” relationship when I was 15 years old, and at the time, it was the best thing since sliced bread to me. When I got into it, I went in head first. All the way. I mean I was sprung, for real. Now that I think about it, it was a complete spur of the moment type of thing, and very unplanned. Which is no surprise that it didn’t last very long. When I look back on the experience, there are some things that I wish I would’ve known before I jumped into it. Some of these things I knew about before the relationship because I’ve observed the relationships of my parents and those around me, but you don’t really know much until you’re the one having to do it. These things aren’t just for people who are in their first relationship, this can be for anyone, no matter how experienced you are.
At this point, the most powerful woman in the hip-hop industry is definitely Ms. Nicki Minaj. Born in Trinidad on December 8th, 1982 as Onika Tonya Miraj, she’s been a “diamond in the rough” for quite a while. A New York native of Jamaica, Queens, she’s been making music for quite some time now. She is one of the 4 female artists signed to Lil Wayne’s label, Young Money Entertainment. She moved to Jamaica, Queens, New York when she was only five years old. Singing has always been a part of her life and the rapping came to her a few years later. Fast forward a couple of years as she began winning major awards and accolades on her music, she definitely proved to everyone that she was strong enough to overcome the adversity that she experienced as a child. Since she made her appearance on the music scene in the early 2000′s, she’s been a part of many different business ventures to establish her brand that has quickly become associated with her name and her music, Pink Friday. Through these endeavors she has made quite a name for herself.
I know that this has been out for a while, but I still feel as though this deserves a review.
Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner in 77
I have never used Inglot Cosmetics before, but when I placed my order for the eyeliner gel, it was completely on impulse. I had no intentions of purchasing it, but as almost everything that I buy I saw it on YouTube. Now that I think about it, I’m not even sure who I saw using it but I know that I am so happy that I saw it. This eyeliner has almost completely replaced my other gel eyeliners that I have. I ordered this eyeliner in color 77 which is the blackest black that they have. The first thing that I noticed about this product that I was thrilled about, was the fact that it was only $12 and the other high-end makeup brands that I know of have eyeliners for much more, and you’re not even getting as much product as I did. The shipping wasn’t too bad and when I received my package it was very nicely packaged. I do like the fact that it isn’t a glass packaging so thumbs up for that. The amount of product that I received was also very impressive. In my opinion, you definitely get your money’s worth. When I first applied this product, I was so excited. It went on kind of with a somewhat semi-matte, luster. However, it definitely dried matte, which I like. (I don’t like eyeliners if they aren’t matte.) This eyeliner is very smudge-able, but you have to smudge it before it dries. If you wait until it sets it will be very challenging to smudge it out because once it sets, it’s not moving which brings me to my next point. It does not go anywhere. I love that it doesn’t move around all over the place and give me a raccoon-type look. I will definitely keep you all posted and let you know what I experience with this Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel in color 77.
Last week, I finally jumped on the bandwagon and I bought the Maybelline Volum’ Express Rocket Mascara. I honestly don’t know why I waited so long to buy it in the first place, because I have been missing out terribly.