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Cosmetics, hair & beauty

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cosmetics, hair & beauty category. Presented with a red border are the Cosmetics, hair & beauty books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cosmetics, hair & beauty books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Face Fitness

Face Fitness

Author: Patricia San Pedro Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

Eat Pretty meets 7 Minutes to Fit in this simple-to-follow guide to facial exercises and clean beauty techniques for healthy, radiant skin. Take your skin care to the next level with this guide to toning, sculpting, and strengthening your skin using simple, natural techniques. Within these pages, you'll discover facial stretches, massage exercises, meditative affirmations, and clean beauty tips from industry experts that will instantly rejuvenate your complexion. The 50 easy-to-follow exercises range from the Cheekbone Press for a rosy glow to the Bright Eyes to reduce puffiness and the Jawline Squeeze to ease tension. With how-to illustrations and empowering mantras, this book is for women looking to enhance their natural beauty routine. Ultimately, FACE FITNESS is not about looking a certain age, rather, it's about elevating your mindset, enhancing your inner glow, and radiating that outward to present the most beautiful you. * ON TREND: Face fitness = the new botox! This lovely little book speaks to several current beauty trends: face fitness (made popular with the help of celebrities like Meghan Markle and Gwyneth Paltrow, and businesses like FaceGym), clean beauty, and non-invasive treatments. * GREAT VALUE: Facial massages and face fitness services are pricey - a FaceGym class can set you back up to $500! This book is packed with valuable information and techniques that anyone can do at home without expensive products or treatments. * PERFECT SELF-CARE PURCHASE OR GIFT: A lovely gift for Galentine's, bachelorettes, and bridal showers, and a value-packed self-purchase for anyone looking to enhance their daily skincare routine. Perfect for: * Clean beauty enthusiasts * People who bought Eat Pretty and 7 Minutes to Fit

The Beauty Insider

The Beauty Insider

Author: Alison Young Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/02/2021

Decoding effortless beauty to look your best, beautiful self, from the UK's most trusted expert and QVC's Beauty Insider Alison Young. Trusted and award-winning beauty expert Alison Young has worked in the industry for over 35 years. She has pretty much tried every beauty product on the market so you don't have to - and she knows what works and what doesn't. Her no-nonsense approach cuts through the spin, through the hard sell and tells it how it is. Whether you want to look fresher or younger, need advice on brows, haircare or nails, or simply struggle with skin issues such as dry skin, oily skin or a more serious skin condition - Alison has the answer. With this book and Alison's insider knowledge you will never waste money on beauty products again; instead, you will be able to look and feel your best self at every age. Chapters include: - 5 beauty techniques to start making a difference today - Ingredients matter - When to spend and when to save - Feeling good about your hair everyday - The 10 must-haves every woman needs - What is your nail type? - Love your feet - All about brows Whatever your skin type, budget or stage of life Alison will give you the knowledge and confidence to create a beauty regime that works for you.

Makeup for men

Makeup for men

Author: Daniel Gray Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/02/2021

Written by Danny Gray, the founder of War Paint, this manual will show men of all ages how to care for their skin and apply subtle makeup to enhance and improve their looks, giving them confidence and self-esteem. Makeup for men is nothing new. In ancient Egypt, kings and pharaohs blackened their eyes with kohl to ward off evil spirits, and Native American tribes used body paint to prepare themselves psychologically for war. Up until the 1600s it was common for Englishmen to powder their faces as well as adding a touch of rouge to their cheeks and lips. Today, the male skincare industry is growing rapidly and last year was worth an estimated GBP29 million in the UK alone. Since launching War Paint just ten months ago, Danny's mission has been to eliminate the stigma surrounding men wearing makeup and to help men feel more comfortable and confident in their appearance. After years of enduring verbal and physical abuse while at school, Danny was eventually diagnosed with BDD (Body Dysmorphic Disorder) aged 14. It was then that he discovered applying makeup gave him a much needed confidence boost, but he felt awkward and embarrassed when approaching any makeup counter. So the seed, to create a makeup brand designed specifically for and targeted at men, was sown. Writing a Haynes manual for men and makeup is a perfect collaboration.

The Beauty Brief

The Beauty Brief

Author: Katie Service Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Katie Service has years of experience in the beauty industry, working as the Editorial Beauty Director at Harrods and with world-famous makeup artists such as Charlotte Tilbury, and top brands from Chanel to Tom Ford. Here, she shares her secret tips and tricks, giving you the low-down on which ingredients, products and procedures to adopt or avoid, whatever your skin type or budget. You'll find advice on the essentials of good skincare, morning routines, 'on-the-go' products, evening regimes, SOS skin repair tips and dermatological treatments. Katie even decodes the ingredient lists and symbols on our beauty products, featuring case studies of global best-sellers, from Weleda Skin Food to Glossier Solution. Packed with first-hand insider knowledge and advice from experts in the industry, The Beauty Brief will have you thinking smarter - and looking better.

Skinformation

Skinformation

Author: Terri Vinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

The Tweakments Guide

The Tweakments Guide

Author: Alice Hart-Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2021

The Make-up Manual

The Make-up Manual

Author: Lisa Potter-Dixon Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/12/2020

A comprehensive make-up manual that details all aspects of make-up application, solutions to common problems, as well as tips and tricks for perfecting your look every time. Starting with Skin Secrets, make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon teaches you everything you need to know about skincare and perfecting your base. In Beautiful Brows, Lisa explains how to enhance your brows, before styling a Natural, Full, Ombre and Feathered look. In Go with the Glow, she explains why we add colour and takes a look at Contouring, Strobing, Blushing and Bronzing. In The Eyes Have It, things really get interesting, with looks for Smokey, Colourful, Nude, Smudged and Glittery Eyes. And in Luscious Lips, Lisa helps you understand the difference between types of lipsticks, pencils, glosses and all that's in between before teaching you how to achieve the perfect lip, no matter what your style. Finally, Lisa offers up Looks to Dazzle, from Extreme Glitter to using sequins, feathers and transfers, as well as enhancing your look with accessories. Whether you're looking for a fun and youthful, elegant and sophisticated or one-off look, Lisa will show you how to make the most of your facial features and complexion in this Make-up Manual.

Vintage Beauty

Vintage Beauty

Author: Daniela Turudich Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Nail Care

Nail Care

Author: Shiv Dua Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Homemade Nail Polish

Homemade Nail Polish

Author: Allison Rose Spiekermann Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/11/2020

Japanese Skincare Revolution, The: How To Have The Most Beautiful Skin Of Your Life - At Any Age

Japanese Skincare Revolution, The: How To Have The Most Beautiful Skin Of Your Life - At Any Age

Author: Chizu Saeki, Hirokazu Takayama Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2020

Japanese women are renowned for their beautiful skin, but until now there has been no book in English that reveals the secrets of the typical Japanese beauty routine. The Japanese Skincare Revolution is the first guide for women of all ages and races who want to have beautiful skin like the Japanese, and don't want to spend lots of money on cosmetics and treatments to achieve it. Author Chizu Saeki is a practicing aesthetician and beauty consultant whose dream is to teach ordinary women how to become more beautiful. To this end, she writes books, teaches, and tours

Homemade Bath Bombs, Salts And Scrubs

Homemade Bath Bombs, Salts And Scrubs

Author: Kate Bello Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2020