Friday, June 5, 2009

Apology to my "Mom"s makeup!

I used to think that Avon was for my grandma and mom. I know that sounds silly, but I never really took it seriously. My cousin has sold Avon for a very long time. I still never really paid attention to it.

I generally thought that because I had only really noticed the older women in my family using Avon products, that they must be for "older women. (no offense) I mean, when I was 13 I bought a lip balm because I liked the one sister in-law Lura had. And when I was 16, I was happy with with my drug store eye shadows and lipsticks. So I usually just got Avon's bath products.

Now I am almost 27, and I am finding that some high priced cosmetics just let me down. Sure they have awesome colors, and cool ingredients. But that doesn't mean CVS's makeup isle has lesser quality make than Nordstrom's makeup counter!

I have a good bit of "high end" cosmetics and I love them, but now and again they let me down. Over the years I have tried an Avon lipstick here, and an eyeliner there. So over the years I have noticed that their quality, really is outstanding.

When my best friend Tanya started selling Avon, I thought: "You know, everything from Avon that I have tried so far has been good, so maybe I'll try some more!" I bought a foundation, mineral makeup, and mascara the first time. Then I got hooked. I was excited, and confused.

Confused? Yep, I was confused as to how this stuff could be so cheap and yet work so well! I have since collected more Avon, and I am so very impressed. I even thought of selling it, but I decided that I would rather support my friend's endeavor with it by buying from her. Besides, I already have too much makeup, if I sold it..I can't even imagine how out of control that would be! lol

Anyway, I know I am rambling... but I just wanted to let everyone know that if you were ever hesitant to try Avon because it's inexpensive, or because you think it's only for older ladies... don't be! Give it a try. The prices are great, and the products are better! The eyeshadow quads that I have are comparable to a Chanel quad. The colors are very pigmented, the formula is a silky, almost creamy powder that glides on and really lasts all day!

So, Mom... I'm sorry I doubted you!

Oh, and Avon... I'm also sorry I doubted you!!!

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