Six Years Glamorous

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Wow. I truly can’t believe that it’s been six years already. I started The Glamorous Gleam on September 1, 2009 and it’s come a LONG way. When I look back at some of the swatches and makeup looks that I posted in the early years I can only shake my head and laugh. What was I thinking?! It’s all good though, you live and you learn lol. Thank you so much to those of you who have been here from the beginning, those that stumbled upon the site and stayed over the years and to all of the newbies. I appreciate the continued support and love that you guys show whether it be here or in those social media streets. Since my Big Chop in January, Natural Hair has been a huge addition to the site and I never imagined that the feedback would be so amazing. I will continue to document my natural hair journey in hopes of inspiring others to love their natural hair and guide them in keeping it strong and healthy.

The Glamorous Gleam Sixth Aniversary

 

I don’t foresee any other major changes on The Glamorous Gleam in the immediate future, but I do plan to try my best and keep it versatile and funky. I know a lot of you guys have been requesting more makeup looks along with tutorials and it’s coming. I’ve been doing much better with being consistent on YouTube but hair has taken over my channel, so I need to find a balance with the makeup.

What would you guys like to see more of?

 

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When I’m not hunting down the latest and greatest beauty products, beating a face or lacing a do, you can find me roaming the streets of NYC in my stilettos looking for the next best restaurant. Or in the kitchen trying to outdo myself from the last time.

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11 Comments

  1. Meli B
    09.02.2015 / 5:16 pm

    Congrats on your 6 year milestone! I would love to see more make up looks/tutorials, especially the fabulous lippes work in your Facebook posts.

    Looking forward to it!

    • Erica
      Author
      09.03.2015 / 12:01 am

      Thank you so much… and it’s in the works! 🙂

  2. char b
    09.03.2015 / 11:42 am

    Congratulations!!! 6 years is quite the accomplishment! I can’t wait for the next 6 years!! And plenty more! I would like to see more makeup of course but some fashion! I love your style. Maybe you can give us a video on a week in your workday wardrobe. I work in a business casual environment and I’m trying to wear what I have and I would love to see how you take outfits from summer to fall, etc… sorry for the long comment! LOL

    • Erica
      Author
      09.04.2015 / 1:50 pm

      It’s all good lol. Thank you so much and that’s a great idea. I agree that I definitely need to get back on my outfit post game! 🙂

  3. Nyree
    09.03.2015 / 1:44 pm

    I’m a newbie to your site and I love reading about your adventures. Your make-up is always gorgeous!!! I would love to see more, more, more!!!

    • Erica
      Author
      09.04.2015 / 1:51 pm

      Welcome to The Glamorous Gleam and thank you so much for the support. Glad to see that like my adventure posts… I thought I was boring y’all lol

  4. Pauline
    09.04.2015 / 6:09 pm

    Congratulations on your milestone. I enjoy the variety in your posts. I would love to see more recipes and meal preps and makeup. I know that you do what you can when you can. You have a son and a work life and there are only so many hours in the day!!!

    • Erica
      Author
      09.05.2015 / 2:38 am

      Thank you so much, Pauline. I’m planning to try and post recipes on Sundays, and when I get back on track with my meal prep I can throw that in. I will definitely work on more makeup posts. Thank you for your kind words and being understanding. I really appreciate that as at times people forget that I’m just a regular old person with a life outside of the site 🙂

  5. Elif
    09.26.2015 / 4:14 am

    Dear Erica, congratulations for both birthdays, your own and the blog’s 🙂

    I’m just gonna go ahead and say what everyone’s actually meaning to say: WE JUST WANT MORE OF EVERYTHING FROM YOU!!! And that’s because we love you. Yes, please!

    • Erica
      Author
      09.26.2015 / 6:06 pm

      Awww thank you so much. I love you guys too! xo 🙂

  6. Belinda
    07.11.2019 / 7:41 am

    Thanks for your illustrations

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