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GIRLS NEXT DOOR Paola Santos was born in Tijuana and raised in Southern California. She has three children, Christa-

belle who works in the fashion and makeup industry, and Paulette and Jermoll who both attend Lake Elsinore High School. She originally majored in child development and worked with children for more than 17 years before pursuing a career in the beauty industry four years ago. She is now a freelance makeup artist with an impressive list of clients, including Latin music artist Lupillo Rivera and his wife Meyali. She has done work for a number of music videos, commercials, runway shows, and photo shoots, including shoots for LoLa Magazine. Paola has also done makeup for Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Orange County and for the movie The Lackey which won awards at the Cannes Movie Festival. She has been featured in San Diego Magazine among others. Paola recently started her own mobile makeup service. Her work is inspired by makeup artists Agostina Lombard and Sasson.

Vivian Buycks and her husband Willie reside locally with their three children. Vivian works at

Loma Linda Hospital in Human Resources. In her downtime she enjoys watching the Discovery Channel’s Crime Discovery and other shows such as Nightmare Next Door. Vivian aspires to open her own soul food restaurant someday. A lesson she has learned in life is not to take everything at face value, but to be bold enough to question. Her favorite quote is: “If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to you, it’s yours. If it doesn’t, it never was.”

Villie Green was born in Arizona. She has lived in Southern California since 1989 and moved

to Murrieta in 2002 because of its family-oriented community. Villie has been married to her husband Kelly for 19 years. They have four beautiful children, Victoria who is 18, Kiefer who is 16, Kody who is 13, and Sarina who is two and a half years old. Villie lives to cherish every moment, especially spending time with her family. She is a realtor with Realty ONE Group Southwest in Temecula, and loves getting to know new people. Ville is known for bringing a smile or a helping hand to everyone she meets.

Doreen McKee grew up in the Philippines and Hawaii. She attended an exclusive all-girl Cath-

olic school and had childhood aspirations of becoming a nun, but high school and college changed her perspective. Doreen settled in Redondo Beach where she worked as a banker for Home Savings of America. She relocated to the Temecula Valley to open a new mortgage loan servicing branch for her company. The move was intended to be temporary, but 25 years later she’s still here, enjoying her life in Murrieta. As a single mom for the last 14 years, Doreen has successfully raised four sons and a daughter, Dino, Carmello, Daniel, Charles, and Catherine. She believes that parenting is a lifetime commitment and never misses an opportunity to tell her children that she misses them and loves them. Every year she makes time to get together and travel with family, and especially loves visiting home in the Philippines where two of her children have attended college. February 2014 • 21

LoLa Magazine Feb 2014 Issue  

LoLa stands for Local Ladies. We are a women's magazine for the Temecula Valley area of southern California. In our February issue, we are...