African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare

African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare

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African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare by Alfred Fornay

The Ultimate Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare for Every Woman of Color Who Wants to Look and Feel Her Best

  • A complete listing of cosmetic products, tools to use, and professional techniques to design your best look
  • The best products for your skin type and the best colors for your complexion
  • What corrective beauty products to buy and what regular skincare regimen to follow
  • Solutions to your beauty problems, including nutrition, nail care, and hair care
  • Great advice from the women whose looks you love

"This is the book we’ve been waiting for. Fornay is a master."
–Susan Taylor, Essence magazine

"This wonderful book will empower you to be knowledgeable, well-groomed, confident, and successful. It’s the ultimate guide for every woman of color who wants to radiate her beauty."
–Upscale magazine

"Alfred Fornay has exemplified perfection in the beauty and fashion industry. His style, e´lan, and foresight have been emulated by countless others."
–Naomi Sims, superstar model; author, All About Health and Beauty for the Black Woman

"Before black women knew which way to turn, where to look to affirm their beauty, and find the tools to enhance their beauty, there was Alfred, setting the pace."
–Constance White, former style reporter, the New York Times; author, Style Noir

This internationally acclaimed makeup and skincare handbook and guide has shown thousands and thousands of women how to successfully present their own unique beauty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471402787
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/01/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

ALFRED FORNAY, a graduate of the State University of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and the City College of New York with degrees in merchandising and marketing, is one of America's foremost authorities on skincare and makeup. He was Creative Director for Revlon Cosmetics' "Polished Ambers Collection"; Marketing Manager for Clairol; Training Director for Fashion Fair Cosmetics; Beauty Editor for Ebony magazine; and Editor in Chief of Ebony Man. Fornay also served as the first male Beauty Editor of Essence magazine. He is also the author of Born Beautiful: The African American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide (Wiley).

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Table of Contents

Foreword by John Ledes.

Preface by Alfred Fornay.

Chapter 1: How Your Skin Protects You.

Chapter 2: Nutrition and Your Skin.

Chapter 3: How to Touch Your Face.

Chapter 4: Facial Hair, Blemishes, and Other Facial Conditions.

Chapter 5: Know Your Skin Type.

Chapter 6: Your Skincare Regimen.

Chapter 7: The Oily Skin Classification.

Chapter 8: The Dry Skin Classification.

Chapter 9: The Combination Skin Classification.

Chapter 10: The Sensitive Skin Classification.

Chapter 11;
Coloring Your Skin.

Chapter 12: Foundations for Your Skin Type.

Chapter 13: Blending Your Foundation.

Chapter 14: The Beauty of Color--Flawless Makeup Review.

Chapter 15: Viva la Difference! Great Transformation--A Study of Skin Color and Makeup.

Chapter 16: Face Powders.

Chapter 17: Your Eyes and the Use of Color.

Chapter 18: Blushers.

Chapter 19: Your Fabulous Lips.

Chapter 20: Your Hair.

Chapter 21: Your Hands Are Lovely.

Chapter 22: Quick Tips for the Look You Want.

Chapter 23: Skincare and Grooming for Men.




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African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How can you rate a book you haven't read? Duh!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hope this book really works i havent read it yet
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Havent read but im sure its good ;)