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Rebuilding a modeling portfolio is a process, especially after 15 years of success as a “brunette” brand.

Photography by editorial visionary Roberto Ligresti.
Hair and makeup by the Internationally-renowned Livio Angileri.


 The Eye | The Lips | The Nails

It’s the look of the season.
Not too smoky, not too bare… Kinda like you just don’t care.

But ohhh we do care!

We are so accustomed to computer-generated graphics, it’s hard to believe this is 100% human-generated beauty!

Like the song in the video? I did, so I bought it! You can find more music by Yasmine Hamdan here. I wonder if she’s considered Qatar pop?

THE CHALLENGE:  Prove ‘The Power of X’ by attempting an Idea Worth Doing to open TEDxSUMMIT in Doha, Qatar.

WE ARE Pi collaborated with the Koener Union and Paris’ BIG Productions. Together, they fused architecture, dance, math and magic into a bespoke18-meter high triangular mirrored structure that hovered over a multi-colour moving floor to create the world’s first Human Arabesque (with no computer graphics).

Just wow!

I just found something to make my hairdresser yell at me even more when I go to see him – Tweezerman thinning shears!!!

Not familiar? Well, unlike scissors, these shears only cut a small percentage of your hair with each snip, so it “thins out” the clumps us short haired girls get as layers grow in and makes hair wispy – like Meg Ryan had in her heyday, or like Michelle Williams (pictured).

Told my mom I can fix up her hair too; she’s between visits. Now that’s trust!


 Paula Patrice eBay

well maybe not literally, but figuratively

I'm selling off all of the crazy fashion, couture and little "trucs" i've acquired during my globe-trotting modeling years.

It's a 300 square foot climate-controlled closetful so I've got my assistant Loni to help me, and it'll take a few months.

You can view the action as it goes down on my personal eBay page (click here) .

If you've got a size 10 / 41 shoe or wear a size 6, this may be your lucky season!!!

Galliano, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, oh my gosh the most gorgeous Gucci vintage stilettos… and hot pink stiletto patent leather Stuart Weitzman boots!

Check me out, please give my stuff a good home! xo 

i was shooting for Stage Stores the other day and my agent at Ford emailed me bcuz a client needed up-to-the-minute beauty digi polaroids. my makeup and hair had already been done by the uber-talented Bill Westmoreland so i thought why not ask the photographer to snap a few shots with my phone during our lunch break…

instead, he kindly offered to use his pro cam, snap off a few frames and give them to me on my USB drive to take home.

note to modelwannabees:
– always have a USB stick with you just in case an opportunity arises to get your pic files on set
– always jump at any opportunity to get free pics, since testing costs $500-$1000 per shoot
– never underestimate the potential of any shoot, even if the clothes aren't "fashionable"

and so, in the midst of shooting elastic waist pants, i got the most stunning 10 frames of amazingly lit, really natural beauty shots.

below, my two favorite shots, one of which is to be my new comp card front… and many, many thanks to Tom Wool for shooting these off-the-cuff frames =)

Paula Patrice photographed by Tom Wool

 Be a naturally blushed model using blushing bride cheek stain by Tarte. Perfect for the Model Kit!



my swimwear shoot for LL Bean is coming up this weekend. time to clean up the routine!

aloe makes your skin dewey, your digestion and metabolism efficient and in this heat it's actually refreshing! 

the only kind i like is george's. it tastes like water and isnt lumpy. kinda addictive tho Cool


George's Aloe Vera Aloe Liquid - 64 oz

George's Aloe Vera Aloe Liquid – 64 oz

Tastes Like Spring Water. Requires no refrigeration or specialhandling. Contains no preservatives or additives. Bitter Free! Anthraquinone Free! For Optimum results, drink 2 ounces twice daily.


everyone asks me what i use to clean my face. true, all the makeup can take its toll!

i use this simple face wash and it takes everything off in one swoop!

thoroughly clean face wash

best of all, it is really inexpensive and this size lasts me about a year.

no matter what type of skin you have, this basic tea tree oil non-soap gently cleanses & disinfects. sometimes it's best just to get back to basics!

Here's a link to get it for yourself at the best price i've found.

$8 for 32 oz. 

Nice on the budget!



Paula Patrice in Viv Magazine        Paula Patrice in Viv Magazine


i got a sneek peek of my viv mag editorial, out in july.


im gonna post the page small,
cuz i know it's confidential til publication.


kinda cool tho, they printed my name and a quote Cool

shot by the beautiful photog Ondrea Barbe, she seriously could be a model if she wasnt so dang talented on the other side of the camera! 




I'm still looking for a link to my other face cream online, but this is the one i buy for my mom.
her skin is more sensitive than mine, and this frenchie plant-based cream makes her face GLOW!

click thru this link to save $10 on your purchase: $10 off $60 at – search for "Lierac"

Founded in 1975, Lierac Laboratories specializes in “Active Phytocosmetics” – the formulation of cosmetic products with plant-derived molecules whose effectiveness, active properties and safety have been well proven. Lierac offers innovative skincare products to help prevent and repair the appearance of visible skin damage.

went to a party last nite & had a blast catching up with all my extraordinary friends in 'the biz'!
it was held at anthony's work/live studio, decorated to make a grandma proud!

anthony does the BEST hair and makeup. we've worked together on a few things, and he did my h/mup for the wilhelmina anniv party… which i am still getting compliments on.
no wonder he is booked up solid for clients like cache and saks- and that's a good thing!

so, thanks anthony, the festivities were FAB & so are YOU! xo

top model paula patrice and top nyc makeup artist anthony ismanbert  

my makeup artist Anthony used an amazing foundation on me the night of the Willy 40th Anniv party.

it felt lightweight, but it made my skin glow with perfection!
so, i called him to get the 411 b/c i must be flawless every day. =)

He says Stila 50-watt foundation is IT. he can't keep it in his kit it is so popular.
so there you go, from the mouth of the Pro. he uses it on all the celebs.

oh- and i picked up Stila Banana lip gloss. made my lips look luscious!, Inc.

plus i get 3 free samples and free shipping when i order it from i like that!

for inspiration, check out Anthony's portfolio . he rocks, working with Saks and all kinds of celebs.


i found the book "Eat Right For Your Type" very interesting. it isn't another lose-weight-quick scheme, but instead a study of our ancestor's living conditions and diets, and subsequently a history-based breakdown of the ancestral diet based on blood type.

i'll bet you never considered that your blood type is an indicator of where & what part of the history of civilization you're from! Eat Right 4 Your Type recommended by Paula Patrice

i def recommend the book, and i also purchased the supplemental blood-type-specific book that breaks down good & bad foods.


listen, it may not be the end-all be-all of health and diet, but at least you're making an attempt to do something

I love this invaluable book! enjoy!