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Classic Beauty: The History of Makeup

by Gabriela Hernandez
 

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The definition of a beautiful face has never been constant. See howpolitical and social climates have molded accepted beauty rituals andthe evolution of cosmetics from ancient times through today. This updated and refreshed reference book chronicles historic trends for the eyes, lips,and face, and offers in-depth aesthetic reviews of each decade from the1920s to today

Overview

The definition of a beautiful face has never been constant. See howpolitical and social climates have molded accepted beauty rituals andthe evolution of cosmetics from ancient times through today. This updated and refreshed reference book chronicles historic trends for the eyes, lips,and face, and offers in-depth aesthetic reviews of each decade from the1920s to today. Follow the fascinating history of cosmetic trends vintage ads; detailed makeup application guides;and profiles of famous makeup innovators, connoisseurs, and iconicfaces. Over 450 images, timelines, and detailed vintage color palettesshow the changing definitions of beauty and document makeup innovations(the first mascara, lipstick, eye shadow, etc.) that have evolvedthroughout the history of cosmetics. This is an ideal reference for theprofessional makeup artist, cosmetologist, educator, student, andgeneral makeup enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764353000
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/28/2017
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
478,991
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Gabriela Hernandez, founder and CEO of Bésame Cosmetics, is anaccomplished artist, photographer, and cosmetics historian. Herphotography has been published in Bon Appétit, L.A.Times, and Shape.Gabriela lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.