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Blind Makeovers!

We did another great activity for Young Women's last week. It was suggested by our beautiful beehive class president and it turned out great! We did Blind Makeovers! Basically all we did was pair the girls up and have them try to put make up on each other while blind folded. They used costume make up in big sets with lots of crazy colors so it turned out extra awesome. haha. The moral of the story is that without direction, it's hard to do things, but fortunately we  have lots of directions. We also have all our senses to discern right from wrong. Another neat lesson emerged at the end as well. Some of the girls faces looked a little crazy!! But our sweet beehive advisor made a homemade make up remover so at the end, they wiped off all the crazy make up and had clean faces again. We likened the remover to the atonement and the crazy make up to our sins. When we're not following instructions and looking at where we're going, we make mistakes. But fortunately we have the atonement in our lives that can cleanse us from any mistakes we've made.

Here are some of the fun pics from our activity!


















LOVE THESE GIRLS!!!!!

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