By: Sofía C. Ayuso Burden
Lizmar Melissa Rodriguez is a charismatic 19 year-old whose true aspirations got the best of her. As she entered the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus, her plans were to study accounting since she had always acknowledged her math skills. But as time went by and opportunities presented themselves to her, she discovered her dream was to make others happy. Lizmar stepped out of the box, she is truly happy being a make-up artist. Eventually, she would love to pursue a career in cosmetology.
After discovering what her true dream was, she has put her cosmetology skills to practice in every opportunity she gets. From family members to school friends, she has given them the best of her talent. Lizmar was inspired by the make-up in the movie “The Passion of Christ”. Fantasy makeup is what really gets her going. From fake eyelashes to fake blood, Lizmar Melissa believes that this is her true calling. She even dressed as the character Poison Ivy from the movie “Batman” in last year’s Halloween town party.
When asked how she sees herself in ten years, she responded: “married by the church and having as many kids as God wants to give me…” Lizmar is a well-rounded person, well mannered, and religious whose got a good head on her shoulders. Her ambitions in life are to live happily with her husband and kids. She jokes that someday she would like to take cooking classes so she can please her husband. An extremely kind hearted person, Lizmar loves to make people happy by giving her best every time she can