Patricia Stevens Modeling School set me on a course to Physical Fitness, Check out this amazing Makeup trick I learned.

April 30, 1964, Thursday.

After school I came home and started doing History. Dave K. called, we talked about a half hour about tomorrow. I had to hang up because Donna and I were leaving for Patricia Stevens Modeling School. When we got there we had a figure class. I did a bunch of exercises, than we had a make-up class and we chose the right shade of make-up. When I was done I looked so ugly I couldn’t stand looking at myself in the mirror, or be seen at Fosters after the Saffron meeting,  Came home and nothing happened. 

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Patricia Stevens taught us how to apply our makeup, but I thought I should have taught the class because their technique’s were dated and uncool.  I did however, wind up buying their Pancake makeup… which changed my life.  It made my skin look flawless and Model Perfect. Their trick was…apply the Pancake Makeup with a wet sponge.  Let it set… apply a thick layer of powder… let it set… gently pat water over the face and apply a second thin layer of powder.  Amazingly it worked like a charm.

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I have to give Patricia Stevens credit for starting me on my exercise regiment.  Before that time, I never even thought about exercising….After I graduated from High School my mother joined a Women’s exercise Studio called, Woman’s World and gave me a membership.  It was there I discovered Yoga… Years later I became a Bikram Yoga fanatic.  I guess everything comes when it’s supposed to.  When the student is ready the teacher will come. Bikram started a momentum and gave me the energy to finish my book….

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Me doing Bikram Yoga in a hot room…..Maui 2003

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Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.
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