Archive for October, 2012

Happy 1st International Day of the Girl

by on October 11th, 2012

10.11.12 marks a very special place in history. While women have come a long way, now its time to make way for our young girls. There are many unaddressed issues that negatively impact young girls – like being forced into marriage before even experiencing their teenage years, becoming a mother against your desire, dying from complicated births, stereotypes, all sorts of discrimination, etc.

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Review: Nina’s new fav battery operated toy…Sephora’s Professional Heated Lash Curler

by on October 9th, 2012

Eye lash Curler

After several years of using the manual eye lash curler (what now seems archaic) I purchased the Professional Lash Curler from Sephora for a only $16.00. It is designed to be used after mascara application however I use it before and after to max my lashes (Nina Secret Beauty). The first question I asked was will this fry my lashes (similar to a curling iron) the Sephora sales person said no. Due to the coils and the temperature it will not however if you have fake eye lashes from what I have read it will not work on them.

Before CurlExcited to try out my new battery operated toy I rushed home to test this little guy out. For an honest review I tested this on myself and did before and after pictures for our cutegeek beauty fans out there! For the record I did have a natural eye shadow on and obviously eyeliner before applying mascara BUT real bare eyelashes.

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