Hello everyone, meet Miss Adekunle Ifeoluwa; a 500 level student of the Faculty of Law at the Obafemi Awolowo University. She is the CEO of a Makeup Brand- ALPHAGLAM.Miss Adekunle is a passionate entrepreneur who believes in the potency of Passion and Consistency.Both concepts are the best necklaces that you can hang around your neck as a budding student entrepreneur and then you are good to go.Vasiti had an exclusive interview with her and she walks us step by step through her entrepreneurial journey.
Can We Meet You?
My name is Adekunle Ifeoluwa. I am a 500 level Student of the Faculty of Law at the Obafemi Awolowo University. Also, I am a makeup artist and my brand name is ALPHAGLAM.
What ignited the spark in you to venture into this business?
I have always loved arts since I was young. My love for makeup which is embedded under arts ignited this spark. Gradually,it becomes a part and parcel of me. Why don’t I make money out of what I love? So I thought.That how my makeup journey started.
Do you intend to go into the Business full-time after School?
I intended going into business full-time but not immediately after school. I intend to practice law and joggle it with makeup. Then after sometime, i will be going into makeup fully.
If you had the chance to start all over again, what would you do differently?
Hmmm….. If I had the chance to start again, i will most likely connect and network with more people.
Are you an adventurous type of person? What’s the most stimulating experience you have ever had in your Entrepreneurial journey?
Yes, i love adventures and this is why i love to make my work creative. The most stimulating experience is the confidence that i will keep getting better in what i do. The fact that i have trust in the process. Also, my clients stimulates me because they trust me with their faces.
Who do you look up to in your business industry?
I look up to Tara Fela Durotoye, the founder of House of Tara.
Tell me about a time you had to slog your way to get through tons of work from Class and Business. How did you get through it?
It has not been an easy experience but I have always been fortunate since most of my work days falls on weekends. Therefore, clash between classes and business is a no-no except during exams. There was a time that I had to wrestle with both Exams and Work. I really studied hard before the slated date for the exam because I knew that there won’t be enough time as the day draws closer.Fortunately, both work and Exam turned out to be a success.
In one word, to what do you most attribute success?
What piece of advice do you have for budding entrepreneurs?
It is not going to be easy when you start but make sure you have the passion for what you do. Passion drives you while consistency sustains you.
What do you think of Vasiti?
It is a good platform that helps to discover talents and entrepreneurs.