Seven ""classes"" on the basics of good grooming from a front-rank modeling agency: Ford herself is basically sound, but lots of piffle turns up in the quotes from those on her exclusive roster. The lessons cover skin care, makeup, hair, hands, feet, diet, and exercise; Ford's line is that beauty is a result of hard work, since so few are born perfect. While there is nothing new in any of the basic advice, the models' tricks are a gumbo of practical hints, fad, and fiction: ""Alda Balestra passes along a tip she learned from a Japanese makeup artist: Apply your powder with your brush, then clap your hands near your face to remove the excess."" Says Carrie Peterson: ""Salad has very little value, so I try to eat vegetables like broccoli and carrots, always undercooked."" The name is the premier attraction.