The One Hundred
A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0061664618
A companion to the popular The Little Black Book of Style identifies the essential articles of a classic and stylish wardrobe that includes clothing, cosmetics, and accessories, in a guide that features lighthearted sidebars and fashion-industry trivia. 100,000 first printing.
Makeup Makeovers Beauty Bible
Expert Secrets for Stunning Transformations
Hardcover ISBN: 1592334733
Forget extreme makeovers! Robert Jones, makeup artist extraordinaire, outlines step-by-step how even the ugliest duckling can become a swan—with makeup alone! In hundreds of awe-inspiring before-and-after photos, Robert makes it easy for any woman to achieve true beauty in this book, which has become the definitive encyclopedia on the subject. Unlike most makeup books that focus on celebrities or the already-glamorous, this book shows every woman how to be her most beautiful. No matter what your age, skin tone, or profile, Robert can show you simple techniques that camouflage flaws and highlight each woman's unique beauty. Best of all, it's EASY! Even if you've never worn makeup before, you can learn how to bring out your best in just a few minutes. This stunning book is also a full-color guide to applying wedding makeup, with countless stunning before-and-after pictures of regular women throughout. It is highly instructional and does not just show model perfect women, instead it focuses on the girl next door, your best friend and you. Every woman can be beautiful on her wedding day, no matter what her age or ethnic background, with Robert's makeup techniques. It features special makeup techniques for morning, midday, afternoon and evening weddings; because with each time of day you will photograph differently and as we all know one of the most important things to think about is how you will photograph. There are also chapters on more makeup tricks for wedding photos, and, of course, makeup for bridesmaids and matrons of honor.
Survival of the Prettiest
The Science of Beauty
Paperback ISBN: 0385479425
Appealing to cognitive science and Darwinian theory, a professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School challenges the radical feminist view that feminine beauty is a harmful myth perpetuated by male chauvinists and Madison Avenue. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty
Hardcover ISBN: 0062108077
Describes the woman responsible for one of the world's most successful modeling agencies, depicting her as a sharp business woman with an eye for talent who was not afraid to stick to her standards in order to build her empire.
Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me
Paperback ISBN: 1877988340
Paula Begoun has been reporting on the beauty industry for more than 25 years. Loved by readers and feared by corporations, she has earned the name of "Cosmetics Cop" for her thorough, authoritative investigations of beauty products and her fierce consumer advocacy. From drugstores and home shopping to department stores and catalogs, Begoun reviews all of the major cosmetic and skin care lines product by product ? more than 30,000 in all. Regardless of the price tags, there are good and bad products in almost every line, and with the turn of a page, readers receive concise reviews and fast answers in this comprehensive, totally revised edition. Begoun covers product websites, efficacy, and whether claims such as youth extension are accurate. Individual chapters are devoted to best products, a cosmetic ingredients dictionary, and animal testing. A user-friendly rating system makes finding items worth trying a snap.
Women and the Politics of Appearance
Paperback ISBN: 0896082792
A provocative exploration of the links between appearance, gender and sexuality. Discusses beauty and ugliness, racism and beauty standards, and the role of class in shaping images of beauty.
The Wah Nails Book of Downtown Girls
Hardcover ISBN: 174270591x
More nail art, makeup tips, and fashion advice from WAH’s Sharmadean Reid. Back by popular demand, Sharmadean Reid, founder of London’s hip WAH Nails salon, introduces readers to even more nail art. Featuring "Five under five minutes"—quick nail designs that make any outfit pop—and a selection of 3-D nail projects, Sharmadean shares the best of the best from the streets of London and New York. Sharmadean also teaches you how to master liquid eyeliner, transform your hairstyle, update your look on the cheap, and more. For any girl wanting to look a million bucks on a budget, this is the perfect style bible from one of London’s best-known movers and shakers.