Beautylicious!: The Black Girl's Guide to the Fabulous Life

Beautylicious!: The Black Girl's Guide to the Fabulous Life


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Beautylicious!: The Black Girl's Guide to the Fabulous Life by Jenyne M. Raines, Carlos Camerrero

Plenty of successful guides have been published for hip girls in general, but now the trendsetting black reader has a book of her own. Dedicated to chic sisters everywhere, Beautylicious! shimmers with wit and soul—an irresistible new recipe for loving, playing, and beautifying with verve. Chapters include:

• Soul Power: Sizzle with radiance from the inside out
• Queen Me: Treats to perk you up when the blues have got you down
• Superfly: How to heat up your wardrobe without scorching your self-confidence
• Fit and Fine: A toned body plus a healthy mind equals a sensational you
• Beauty . . . Moi Way: Enhancing fabulous you
• Fun and Frolic: Perfecting your swerve
Fête Accompli: Entertaining wtih style and soul
• Date-o-Rama: The fast track to vixenhood
• Mane Intrigue: Straight talk on finding a hairstyle that's as fabulous as you are
• Luxe Life: The fine art of indulgence

Beautylicious!also shares know-how from the Patron Saints of Fabulosity, along with tips for becoming a favorite hostess (and a favorite guest), staying cool in heated situations, and finessing that saucy outlook on life. The ideal gift, Beautylicious! sparkles with fun and flair.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767911108
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,284,759
Product dimensions: 5.47(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Jenyne Raines is the former associate beauty editor at Essence and has over ten years’ experience writing about black beauty and style. Her articles have appeared in InStyle, Vibe, Heart & Soul, Mode, Girl, and Weight Watchers. Raines has also contributed to three books: SoulStyle: Black Women Defining Fashion, Tenderheaded: A Comb-bending Collection of Hair Stories, and Essence Total Makeover. She has consulted for leading beauty companies, including Revlon, Clairol, Black Opal, and PhytoSpecific.

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Beautylicious!: The Black Girl's Guide to the Fabulous Life 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was attracted to this book mainly by the cover, the title and the chapters' titles. It seemed to be a good book to read. As soon as I read this book(even before I finished) I told every friend, relative, and neighbor that I had, 'you've got to read this book'! It's amazing, truely helpful and never boring! I've told my sisters, my mother even my boss and now I'm telling you, 'YOU'VE GOT TO READ THIS BOOK'!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the greatest beauty and well-being books written by an African-American author. The writer's expertise in the area of beauty is also a great plus. When I walked into Barnes and Noble the book just jumped off of the shelf. It has a quirky little cover that all females, regardless of color, would enjoy. If I could I would purchase this book for every sistah girl in the world. But I could only afford 5 copies, so take my advice and buy the book! You will love it and if not you could always give it as a gift to someone who wants to appreciate the finer things in life.
TanishaBT More than 1 year ago
The best book ever!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a great read, I found it to be insightful, captivating and very informative. For the sisters who like to be 'in the know', this is the book for you. The author delivers quality and interesting advice, examples and suggestions that I personally found very helpful. Ms. Raines' 'in your face' style made all of the information this book had to offer equally enjoyable and believable! The timeless tips will serve you well for seasons to come!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think Ms. Raines is a brilliant writer. This is a must have for the college set as well as young women who are on their way to becoming the ultimate in the realm of BEAUTILICIOUS-NESS!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Beautylicious is more than just a how-to fab guide... It is an undercover self-help text for when your feeling just a little too fat or your hair is just a bit off. With great illustrations and a darling cover, no one will ever think that YOU are learning to love yourself and all the great elements of being a Black Woman... Kudos to Rayne!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book i wish it was free so i could read the whole thing bit the sample tell you a little about the book
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this book im gonna get copies for all my friends. It is the perfect book for a young college girl trying to find what makes her special in her own way.....YES!
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Jessie Rivera More than 1 year ago
i need it! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!