Category Archives: Beauty

Beauty Tips for the Soul: #3

Image courtesy Jerine Beauty Tip #3:   Realize Your Divine Potential Quotes by Dieter Uchtdorf “…We spend so much time and energy comparing ourselves to others—usually comparing our weaknesses to their strengths. This drives us to create expectations for ourselves that are impossible to meet. As a result, we never celebrate our good efforts because…

Beauty Tips for the Soul

image courtesy, Jerine Beauty Tip #2:  Be tolerant. My therapist once quoted Scott Fitzgerald to me when he said, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time.” This amazing revelation has held sway with me on many occasions since that time, particularly when…

Beauty Tips for the Soul

“Red Lipstick”, by Jerine Beauty Tip #1:   Strive to Live Virtuously “The abundance of life, the fullness of purpose and meaning, are to be found in virtue—virtue that reflects and reaches for the godly virtue of the Savior Himself.  For us, then, virtue is not simply a feature of a good life, subject to the…

Memoirs of a Run-Away Model, Part 9

By Alison Satterwhite Part 9:  Bottoms Up I wasn’t in “Kansas” anymore.  After that night, I had pinpointed a weak spot in my naive glamorization of the modeling world.  I was in uncharted territory and for a moment, my teenage sense of indestructibility was in question.  Although I believed in a moral code higher than…

Memoirs of a Run-Away Model: Part 7

By Alison Satterwhite Part 7:  Neurosis The alarm sounded early and I nervously jumped up and readied myself for the day. Today would be my first day of castings and each was an opportunity to meet with potential clients around Milan. At the time, I didn’t understand the importance of these initial contacts and was…

Memoirs of a Run-Away Model: Part 6

Photographed by Luciano Consolini By Alison Satterwhite Part 6:  Bottle Rocket Sasha was a 16 going on 25-year-old girl from Boise, Idaho and did not resemble the ectomorph model type but more like the “mean girl” from high school.  She had movie star qualities: voluptuously soft features, feminine curves, full lips, and long beachy hair.…

Memoirs of a Run-Away Model: Part 5

Adonis’ Dream by Richard Franklin By Alison Satterwhite Part 5:  Meet Adonis “Good bye mom,” I said with a combination of child-like fear and teenage apathy. We both deeply misunderstood one another. My calloused heart remained closed off to her and I was more than relieved to have my concerns shift away from her disapproval…

Memoirs of a Run-Away Model: Part 2

By Alison Satterwhite Part 2:  The Masquerade The music went black, the lights went interrogative. I quickly put on my masquerade of cool, confidence mixed with indifference and hardness. Underneath were raw, unabashed doubt and insecurity. Palms sweating, I steadied my wobbling knees. It was my turn. Suddenly a whirlwind of thought invaded my mind.…

True Beauty

*Mindy Gledhill singing “Whole Wide World”, courtesy youtube.com “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” ~Audrey Hepburn “The Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the…

Modesty Empowers Women

By Alison Satterwhite “Modesty in dress is one of the identifying characteristics of true saints.  It is an aid in preserving chastity and an outward sign that the modest person is imbued with humility, decency, and propriety.  Immodesty in dress is worldly, excites passions and lusts, places undue emphasis on sex and lewdness, and frequently…