Amy L.

Location: Chicago, IL

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About Me

Eye Color: Brown
Complexion: Light
Skin Type: Combination
Hair Color: Brown
Hair Texture: Fine
Age: 38


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Be prepared, this might be long!

What are your favorite, cannot live without beauty products?
NYX Cream Eyeshadow Pencils (Strawberry Milk especially)
Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips (Vegas Strip)
Maybelline Liquid Eyeliner (Black)
Covergirl Last Blast Mascara (Very Black)
Physcian’s Formula Pressed Powder (Translucent or Beige depending on my tan)
Victoria’s Secret BeautyRush Lip Gloss (Clear Mint) or e.l.f. Lip Gloss (Candlelight)
EcoTools Makeup brushes

What are your hobbies?
Makeup of course! I also enjoy reading, blogging, walking, painting, drawing and creating!

What are some of your favorite books, movies and TV shows?
Books: The Host, Hunger Games series, Twilight series (I dislike the movies and teenie bopper cult that has followed these books), Harry Potter series and Dean Koontz novels.
Movies: Resident Evil, Signs and the majority of Pixar and Disney movies such as Toy Story and Finding Nemo (total kid at heart).
TV Shows: First off, I do not really watch much TV but when I do I enjoy The Vampire Diaries (Ian=Dream), Falling Skies and Bob’s Burgers (a little sad this was cancelled, I cannot stand Family Guy but Bob’s Burgers was sort of cute and not perverted). My old favorites are Laguna Beach and The Hills, yes I was an LC junkie back in the day.

Where do you live?
In a suburb West of Chicago, close enough to visit Chicago whenever I please, but not close enough to say I actually live in Chicago. It’s a good medium.

What do you do?
I’m currently an administrative assistant. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Graphic Design and hope to one day find a job where I can use my art skills and hopefully my makeup skills!

Last but not least..

Why are you a vegetarian?
Well for starters, I have only been a permanent vegetarian since October 2010. I have gone back and forth for as long as I can remember and have never really enjoyed eating meat, even as a child. It just “grossed” me out at a young age. In October I decided to finally give it up, for good. I have felt so much better both physically and mentally since my transition. In fact I was not sick at all this past Winter and that’s truly an accomplishment for me since I was the girl who got strep throat in the Summer once, who thought that was possible?! I even battled the dreaded H1N1 back in November of 2009. Now I can’t totally blame eating meat for my illnesses but I now feel that I am more conscious of what I put in my body and that makes a world of difference. Anyways, I don’t eat meat because 1) it grosses me out 2) I don’t like the taste 3) I feel it’s bad for your body and finally 4) I’m a big fan of creatures, big and small, and do not feel they should suffer for our food.