Kyan Douglas is the grooming guru on the hit Bravo show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. He trained at the Aveda Institute and has worked as a colorist in the prestigious Arrojo Studio in SoHo and as a stylist for magazines and television. Kyan grew up in Florida and lives in New York City.
Beautifiedby Kyan Douglas, Ben Fink (Photographer), Henry Leutwyler (Photographer)
Enough with the guys. Ladies, it’s your turn to experience the thrill that comes from being groomed and made gorgeous by beauty expert and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’s grooming guru, Kyan Douglas. In Beautified, Kyan shares the techniques he uses as a veteran stylist—and answers the questions posed to him by the show’s legions of female fans—to cover all the essentials that will put you on the road to being beautified (translation: looking good and feeling good), including:
--hair hints on the right cut for you, at-home coloring and highlights, the perfect blow-out, proper product use, and solving problems like overprocessed locks, crunchy hair, and the inevitable bad hair day
--skin secrets on facials and masks, righteous daily routines and pesky pimples, and special challenges such as tanning, tattoos, and piercings
--makeup must-have advice on shopping, tools, and products, and how to use everything from foundation and concealer to blush, lipstick, and eye shadow
--grooming gifts to yourself like home spa treatments and massages, beautiful brows, the prefect shave, nail know-how, the power of scent, and steps to a better smile
--diet dos and don’ts that address everything from carbs vs. proteins to fats vs. fiction exercise essentials on how to energize yourself by addressing every part of your body, in regimens that range from walking to weight-training
--And a chapter on your spirit workout that addresses the deeper-than-skin issues that round out a Beautified lifestyle
Whether you’re looking for beautiful brows or advice on which beauty products you don’t need, Kyan willshow you what you can do—right now—to put your best face forward.
- Crown Publishing Group
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- 8.52(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.57(d)
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Absolutely fabulous. Life changing and all I've really done so far is take notes. I can't wait to institute the exercising, skin and makeup tips. I've already made my own lip exfoliant. Everyone needs inspiration and I've found mine.