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Fashions in Makeup: From Ancient to Modern Times / Edition 3

Fashions in Makeup: From Ancient to Modern Times / Edition 3

by Richard Corson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0720611954

ISBN-13: 9780720611953

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Owen, Peter Limited

A unique book in its field and a comprehensive history of cosmetics
 
In this highly praised volume, Richard Corson chronicles the pursuit of beauty from Ancient Egypt to the present day. Concentrating mainly on makeup traditions of the Western world, with some examples from other countries included for comparison, Corson describes the

Overview

A unique book in its field and a comprehensive history of cosmetics
 
In this highly praised volume, Richard Corson chronicles the pursuit of beauty from Ancient Egypt to the present day. Concentrating mainly on makeup traditions of the Western world, with some examples from other countries included for comparison, Corson describes the cosmetics with which men and women have decorated their faces, how they have applied them, and what they looked like as a result. This edition has an additional 16 new pages by fashion historian James Sherwood to bring makeup trends up to the present day. It is an essential reference for students, makeup artists, costume designers, actors, illustrators, beauty consultants, social historians, and all those interested in the use and application of cosmetics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780720611953
Publisher:
Owen, Peter Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised edition
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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