Face Painting: Emmy Award-Winning Make-up Artist Reveals His Beauty Secrets for African-American Women

Face Painting: Emmy Award-Winning Make-up Artist Reveals His Beauty Secrets for African-American Women

by Reggie Wells, Theresa Foy Digeronimo, Theresa Foy Digeronimo
     
 

Oprah's long-time make-up artist shares his celebrity beauty secrets for African-American women. This wonderfully lavish yet practical book discusses the beauty secrets of some of America's most beautiful and popular African-American celebrities. It tells us how vocalist Leontyne Price colors her lips to enhance their glorious size and how actress Robin Givens

Overview

Oprah's long-time make-up artist shares his celebrity beauty secrets for African-American women. This wonderfully lavish yet practical book discusses the beauty secrets of some of America's most beautiful and popular African-American celebrities. It tells us how vocalist Leontyne Price colors her lips to enhance their glorious size and how actress Robin Givens shades her cheekbones to make them her most exquisite feature. Drawing from Wells's extensive client list, it examines the most alluring physical attributes, as well as the beauty flaws and remedies of stars such as Chaka Khan, Diahann Carroll, Oprah Winfrey, Iman, Whitney Houston, and more. Wells tells Black women which colors would best accentuate their features and offers application techniques to enable a woman to look her best at all times. Taking into consideration women with light, medium, and dark skin tones, he offers color palates for foundation, powder, blush, eyeshadow, and lipstick. Especially tailored to women of color, this informative and easy-to-use guide is a must-have for the woman who knows that with a little help she can look like a celebrity too.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Reggie Wells has created . . . a wonderful, natural-looking style of make-up that always brings out the very best in every face that he touches."—Essence

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805052176
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/09/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Reggie Wells has been a make-up artist for twenty years, working with Oprah Winfrey exclusively from 1989 to 1995. His work has appeared on the cover of Essence on nearly sixty occasions and in issues of Glamour, Mademoiselle, Harper's Bazaar, Life, Time, and Bride's. He lives in Chicago.

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