The name of Maria Felix He makes noise again in the entertainment world and not because of any of his films, but because of a beauty anecdote that involves one of his assistants.
It turns out that the diva of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema cShe shared in her life the memory of a woman named Isabel Barrera who was with her for ten years and she was in charge of putting false eyelashes on her.
The woman whom María Félix and her son Enrique Álvarez baptized as Topolino, the name of an Italian car, received a salary of five thousand pesos a month at that time, which was a lot of money in the 60s.
According to María Félix Topolino, she learned to put on unborn pig hair false eyelashes and put them one by one in the gaze of the star who was delighted.
Topolino became an indispensable woman for María Félix in each of her trips, as her fans used to see her with eyelashes up to the sky.
And as many already know, La Doña was complete vanity, to see her well-groomed was a treat, both for fans and the press who immediately photographed her.
It is worth mentioning that false eyelashes in the time of María Félix were a rarity, for which Topolino was commissioned to show the artist like a true diva.
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