15 girls get free makeup before prom Saturday morning in Racine | Local News

RACINE — Dress: $350. Hair, makeup and nails: $150. Jewelry: $75. Flowers: $45. Dinner: $55. An important prom night time: priceless.Those are the common prices of frequent promenade expenditures in the U.S., in line with PromLady.com. Not each highschool lady has entry to that sort of money.

While Maria Graham, proper, seems on, Mercedes Felix applies (*15*) Ford’s makeup Saturday morning at The Main Project, 1014 State St., Racine.


On Saturday morning and early afternoon, hours before the purple carpet was rolled out on the Racine County Fairgrounds for the seventieth annual Racine Founder’s Rotary Post Prom, 15 space girls obtained to forestall taking up at the very least a few of these prices courtesy of Mercedes Felix, a 2015 Horlick High School grad who now freelances as a makeup artist.She supplied makeup and her expertise, free of cost.“We’re simply giving again for girls who can’t afford it,” stated Felix, who works beneath the title Beauty Obsessed, a enterprise she’s seeking to restart because the COVID-19 pandemic wanes.

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In 2019, the final time Post Prom was held Downtown in Festival Hall, Felix organized an identical day of free makeup, offering her experience to 6 girls. This yr, the primary time Felix has organized the free makeup occasion since, one other 9 girls signed up. She obtained the phrase out by means of social media, posters distributed at Park High School and at a pair space companies.

Mercedes Felix touches up (*15*) Ford’s eyelashes Saturday morning.


Felix obtained help and donations from Maria Graham of Maria Bella Beautique, Narissa Lopez, Focus 21 Studios, and Junoesque By Bree — with The Main Project, 1014 State St., donating the area Saturday morning and early afternoon.When Deontrae Mayfield, proprietor of The Main Project, invited a Journal Times reporter to cease over Saturday morning, he stated “We want optimistic tales proper now.”

49 pictures of the sharpest seems from Rotary Post Prom 2021

Fresh in black and white

A younger man sports activities a contemporary have a look at Rotary Post Prom 2021.

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Through the roof

A pair makes their arrival at Rotary Post Prom 2021 standing upright by means of the sunroof.

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White and blue

A younger date

A promgoer arrives on the purple carpet Saturday along with her youthful date.

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Smiles and laughs

Sharp seems



A hat for prom


Sunglasses at night time

A pair poses on the purple carpet, getting into Rotary Post Prom 2021, which was held for the primary time on the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave.

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The king is right here

The Prom Queen has arrived

Rocking the masks

Wearing purple

Red bowtie, sharp

Rocking shades collectively

Red and black, traditional

Attired with matching accents of shining purple, a pair smiles on the Rotary Post Prom purple carpet on Saturday night time.

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Power trio

A trio of Rotary Post Prom attendees stops for a photograph on the purple carpet Saturday.

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Posing for a pic collectively

Two girls in complementary colours smile on the purple carpet Saturday.

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Ready to bounce

Power trio

Perfect shade coordination

Peace signal from royalty

Mr. Bond

Matching on the purple carpet

Laughing her means down the purple carpet

A promgoer has amusing as she enters the Racine County Fairgrounds along with her date on Saturday night.

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Laughing down the purple carpet

Two forms of individuals

One promgoer exhibits off her persona whereas her date seems into the digital camera Saturday.

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Here they’re

Head to toe

Orange was the colour for this Rotary Post Prom couple.

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Green Black and Blue

A trio exhibits off a trio of colours on the purple carpet Saturday: Green, black and blue.

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Get the celebration began

‘Fros are all the time in fashion


Couldn’t be happier to be at prom

A younger girl flashes a giant smile upon arrival at Rotary Post Prom on Saturday night time on the Racine County Fairgrounds in Yorkville.

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Blue flowers, blue bag

An entire look: Blue flowers on her gown, a blue bag in her hand and prom royalty for a date.

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Sparking in white

Beautiful smiles

Beautiful in black and white


A crown for the queen

A prom courtroom couple

A shimmering purple gown

A hanging trio

All smiles

An eye for the digital camera

Prom crew

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