Sex Appeal: The Art and Science of Sexual Attraction

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With the help of anthropologists, historians, fashion moguls, beauty gurus, image experts, voice coaches, and all the latest scientific findings from around the world, Kate and Douglas Botting tell you what sex appeal is, who's got it, and how to make it work for you. Sex Appeal is a fascinating and lavishly illustrated study of the mysterious forces that trigger our basic instinct. Kate and Douglas Botting believe that everyone has sex appeal. They also belive that knowledge is power and that with the right ...
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Overview

With the help of anthropologists, historians, fashion moguls, beauty gurus, image experts, voice coaches, and all the latest scientific findings from around the world, Kate and Douglas Botting tell you what sex appeal is, who's got it, and how to make it work for you. Sex Appeal is a fascinating and lavishly illustrated study of the mysterious forces that trigger our basic instinct. Kate and Douglas Botting believe that everyone has sex appeal. They also belive that knowledge is power and that with the right information, you can enhance what you've already got. Sex Appeal is also a practical handbook, enlisting the help of experts from a range of fields in a series of specially commissioned Master Classes on cosmetic surgery and sexual chemistry to confidence coaching and fragrance use.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312144128
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1996
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 7.82 (w) x 10.06 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 6
Acknowledgements 9
1 Sex appeal makes the world go round 10
2 The name of the game - physical attraction 18
3 Object of desire - the human body 26
4 Primal impact - the human face 54
5 Powers of persuasion - charisma, personality and power 70
6 The power of artificeä - clothing and adornment 88
7 Sex appeal semaphore - body language and sexual signals 102
8 The chemistry of love 126
9 Love's messengers 134
10 The sweet smell of sexcess 146
11 The food of love 164
12 True love and total sex appeal 172
Bibliography 188
Picture credits 190
Index 190
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