They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” But the most important “beholder” is you. The “beauty industry” says that you’ll be beautiful if you buy their product. But there is much more to beauty than wearing the “right” makeup and having the “right” hair color.

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1950s Charm School: Model Posture For Health and Beauty

1950s Charm School: Model Posture For Health and Beauty

Posture can make or break a beauty. ~ John Robert Powers, Secrets of Poise, Personality, and Model Beauty Dear Kindred ...
You Are Not Born Glamorous, Beauty is Created

You Are Not Born Glamorous, Beauty is Created

Dear Friends, Our mid-century mentors are adamant about the fact that outward beauty is created from the inside out. What ...
The Interrelation Between Inner and Outer Self

The Interrelation Between Inner and Outer Self

The fascinating stranger that is your inner self--can refashion you to new happiness. Dear Friends, A Pond's Cold Cream advertisement ...
1950s Charm School: Eating for Loveliness

1950s Charm School: Eating for Loveliness

Another important point to keep in mind as you diet is this: Don't let one violation of your diet program ...
1950s Charm School: Grooming for Confidence

1950s Charm School: Grooming for Confidence

No man has a right to expect others to display confidence in him if he has no confidence in himself ...
1950s Charm School: Fountain of Eternal Charm

1950s Charm School: Fountain of Eternal Charm

Since a woman is the sum total of her experience, every year of her life can add to her charm ...
1950s Charm School: Beauty is a By-Product of Good Health

1950s Charm School: Beauty is a By-Product of Good Health

The figure should be better than ever now, but needs care to retain its firmness. Muscle-toning exercises are important even ...
There Is No Excuse For Self-Neglect

There Is No Excuse For Self-Neglect

The time that used to be available for beauty routines, reading, and personal pleasures seem to be swallowed up by ...
1950s Charm School: At What Age Is A Woman Really At Her Best?

1950s Charm School: At What Age Is A Woman Really At Her Best?

At what age is a woman really at her best? This is a question that will arouse debate in all ...
1950s Charm School: Creating An Aura of Magnificence™

1950s Charm School: Creating An Aura of Magnificence™

As you eliminate the negative aspects of your appearance and your personality, you must continue to accentuate the positive. Not ...
Secrets of Mid-Century Charm: Get Real With Yourself

Secrets of Mid-Century Charm: Get Real With Yourself

You have already discovered two important assets which you have to your credit--your femininity and your intelligence. The next step ...
Your Other Greatest Asset: Your Brain

Your Other Greatest Asset: Your Brain

Inner Glow is largely dependent upon a woman's intelligence. ~John Robert Powers, Secrets of Poise, Personality, and Model Beauty, 1960 ...
How to Completely Transform Yourself

How to Completely Transform Yourself

As I have stressed before, beauty is not the result of eye appeal alone. A woman may become memorable because ...
Is Your Feminine Oxygen Mask in Place?

Is Your Feminine Oxygen Mask in Place?

It is a woman's birthright to be attractive and charming. In a sense, it is her duty as well. A ...
Secrets of 1950s Charm: The Reward of Beauty

Secrets of 1950s Charm: The Reward of Beauty

All too many people in the world fail in social and emotional adjustments because the outward manner and appearance they ...
Secrets of 1950s Charm: "Charmed...I'm Shore!"

Secrets of 1950s Charm: “Charmed…I’m Shore!”

It is not enough for beauty to be seen, it must be heard as well. ~ John Robert Powers, Secrets ...
1950s Charm School: Ten Questions for Beauty

1950s Charm School: Ten Questions for Beauty

Dear Friends, A few months ago I came across a reprint of the Westmore Beauty Book -- A Complete 1950s ...
Secrets of Mid-Century Poise: The Inner Glow

Secrets of Mid-Century Poise: The Inner Glow

If we want to improve a woman's looks, we have to begin with the woman herself, not just with her ...
1950s Charm School: Stand Up Straight!

1950s Charm School: Stand Up Straight!

Any figure is more attractive when it is gracefully carried. Well-proportioned measurements are important, of course, but even the most ...
Charm School: Eating for Beauty

Charm School: Eating for Beauty

Good figures don't happen by accident. They're a result of eating and exercise habits. ~ John Robert Powers Raise your ...
10 Commandments of Beauty

10 Commandments of Beauty

One of the things that has struck me about The John Robert Powers Way to Teenage Beauty, Charm, and Popularity ...
Charm School: Beauty is as Beauty Does

Charm School: Beauty is as Beauty Does

There is an old saying that "Pretty is as pretty does." According to John Powers in The John Powers Way ...
Charm School: Act Your Age

Charm School: Act Your Age

There it is on page 14 of The John Powers Way to Teenage Beauty, Charm and Popularity: Mr. Powers insists ...
Charm School: You Have Something Special

Charm School: You Have Something Special

Two weeks ago, I was speaking with one of my "returning adult" students. She is a beautiful over-50 woman who ...
Charm School: The True Meaning of Beauty

Charm School: The True Meaning of Beauty

"Now is the time to become beautiful." ~John Robert Powers In the first chapter of our book The John Robert ...