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About zafiro80

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  • About Me
    mom, wife, daughter, aunt and so on, lover of books ( so much so i got my MS in Library Science) and info technology, maker of jewelry and all over crative gal.
  • My Interests
    family, makeup, jewelry, classic films, historical fiction, paranormal romance novels, clothing, shoes, antiquing, ebaying, etsy, artfire, blogging, dancing..lots of stuff.
  • My Occupation
    Field: public library
  • My Beauty Product Wish List
    1) Dupe for Aromaleigh Verve (nars mineral dupe)
    2) love to have a peachy-pink lipstick and gloss
    3) also have a primer that is inexpensive but works like Arbonne virtual illusion primer.
    4)
  • Custom Links
    http://www.artfire.com/
    users/zafiro80

    http://mymarkstore.com/creedy
  • My Favorite Movies
    Pride and Prejudice
    Zombieland
    Ironman
    Wolverine origins
    Independence day
    That Hamilton woman
    Wurthering Heights
    Rebecca
    Gaslight
    Mommy Dearest
    Mame (both versions)
    DAnces with wolves\
    Man in the Iron Mask
    Caramel
    Steel Magnolias
    The Black Swan
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Groundhog Day
    Couples Retreat
    The Mummy
    Dracula 2000
    LOTR
    Star Trek films
    Shawshank Redemption
    Lean on Me
    Sandlot
    Goonies
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Toy Story Trilogy
  • Favorite Music
    Salsa
    New age (Calmradio.com)
    rock (ie Lenny Kravits, U2)
    80's
    disco
    Mexican Ballads ( Alejandro Fernandez..hello!)
    Popera (sarah Brightman, Mario Franjoulis etc)
    smooth jazz
    and lots more
  • Favorite Books
    Pink Carnation series
    Anything Jane Austen
    Anything Clive Cussler
    Kresly Cole paranormal romances
    Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series
    Lara Adrian's books
    cookbooks
    arts and crafts books
  • My Favorite Makeup Brands
    Aromaleigh
    Buff'd Comestics
    mark.
    NYX

  • One Interesting Fact About Me
    Love watching the Golden Girls on Lifetime or Hallmark Channels with a decadent bowl of ice cream.
  • My Twitter URL
    twitter.com/zafiro80
  1. Be careful with dollar tree makeup..it's not necessarily made here in the states and not really checked carefully for lead levels and contaminants.
  2. Silk Naturals has a "Clone" set that i just got and it's fabulous! it's only $36 and if you go to retailmenot.com you can get a discount code for another 10% off. I am very satisfied.
  3. mark by Avon makes a great primer. It's $10 for 1 oz but it's better than most of the expensive brands. I've tried almost all of them and have yet to find a better one.
  4. I love my Argan Oil. I use the oil from camden-grey.com It has the scent removed but it's still wonderful stuff. I use it on my face before primer and at night. In my hair after washing. Now that i color my hair i use 2 drops to keep it from drying out. I also love Argan Oil soap from Henna sooq.com It's fabulous. Mix argan oil with my Morrocan clay powder and it's wonderful as a mask and cleanser. I can't get enough of it!
  5. SilkNaturals, SweetScents (ebay), Noella Beautyworks (etsy) Brazen Cosmetics(artfire, Etsy), Concrete Minerals (etsy) Etsy has a ton of MMU sellers and lots of them have stunning colors at affordable prices. Just read ingredient lists really well. When in doubt sample. Good Luck with your search.
  6. J. Lynne Cosmetics has them http://www.jlynnecosmetics.com/index.php?l=product_list&c=1
  7. so loving SN. i got UD naked Clone and i have to say it's spot on. the pigmentation is intense.
  8. i am such a fan. i would so expand my eyeshadow collection. love the fist kiss and pinked blush, the indelible eyeliners, try a mascara, buy all the vegan brushes and the mineral mate and the mixing medium. it would be heavenly.
  9. It just takes time to find the right shade for you. I've noticed that red purples are not so lovely on me as more blue shades of purple. Grey and me are still battling and blue walks a fine line with me. Experiment and go tot he counters and see if the ladies will do a look for you and it may spark some ideas.
  10. My fave face primer is mark Primed for Perfection Face Primer. At $10 this works just as well and as long as the more expensive primers. I'm on my third tube in 6mos and love it! My fave eye primer is by Concrete Minerals on Etsy. AT $9.99 this little pot last a very long time when used with a brush to apply a thin layer. just gor a Heartsy.com coupon and now have credit with CM and plan to stock up. these two don't let me down ever even in texas heat!
  11. I too find that mineral eyeshadows are more pigmented than most retail. Before i got into loose mineral ES I had gotten and still use Since my fave MMU site went out of business: i am now looking on Etsy to find some great MMU finds. On ebay Sweetscents Bare Minerals has her listings up and they are very good. Her seller id is: snowmandce CS 88 pallettes Stila pallets I have a few mac colors (when i can get them cheap on ebay) NYX (hit and misses for me but usually cheap enough)
  12. Liquid eyeliner is no nerve racking for me..however, I'm using it more so i can get better at using it and try different techniques i see on YouTube. even having "fun" with purple eyeliner.
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