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"Bobbi has made a major contribution to the beauty industry with her no-nonsense approach to color and her simple, pared-down collection of cosmetics. Her natural yet sophisticated approach to color and skin care steers clear of trends, instead offering women options to enhance their individual beauty." —Leonard Lauder
As a leading makeup artist, Bobbi Brown has made a name for herself using subtle, neutral colors, and her cosmetic line, Bobbi Brown Essentials, is one of the hottest on the market. In Bobbi Brown Beauty, now available in paperback, Brown shows readers how to use makeup to create a natural, elegant look that will never go out of style.
Brown's beauty philosophy is simple: Create a beauty style that works for you and is expressive of you. Keep it simple, real, and approachable. With that aim in mind, her book helps you recognize your own distinctive features and provides easy-to-follow beauty advice in an unintimidating tone. Brown shows you how to transform any "flaws" into striking features, providing examples of celebrities and other women who have capitalized on unique aspects of their appearance.
Bobbi Brown Beauty addresses important beauty concerns, covering tools, makeup elements, and frequently asked questions, and offering three- and five-minute makeup sessions. Readers learn the essential techniques for any woman who wants to look and feel her personal best, such as how to do makeup fast, how to handle bad beauty days, how to get out of a makeup rut, how to make lipstick last, and how to wear foundation correctly.Detaileddescriptions of makeup elements clarify what to look for in products and how to apply them; questionnaires help to define existing attitudes toward makeup and personal care. Issues that have been ignored or glossed over in other books are also covered, in such chapters as "Bad Day Beauty," "Beauty for Asian, Latina, and African-American Women," "Travel Makeup and Skincare," "Beauty for Pregnant Women and New Mothers," "Interview Makeup," and "Bridal Beauty."
Encompassing all aspects of beauty, from exercise to eyebrow care, lip color to lashes, Bobbi Brown Beauty provides a realistic, honest approach to achieving your personal best.