Teen Beauty Secrets: Fresh, Simple and Sassy Tips for Your Perfect Look

Teen Beauty Secrets: Fresh, Simple and Sassy Tips for Your Perfect Look

by Diane Irons


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Hot tips for a fresh look...all on your budget!

Teen Beauty Secrets is loaded with fashion tips and techniques to fit your life and to help you look and feel absolutely extraordinary, from weekend shopping and classroom flirting to posing for prom pictures.

This must-have guide gives you the edge you need to handle every fashion emergency, including breakouts, bad hair days, makeup mishaps and wardrobe calamities. Learn to fill your closet with all the "right" pieces, apply makeup for an all-day, glowing look and keep your friends (and parents) impressed with your attitude and style!

Fashion and beauty expert Diane Irons knows all the inside secrets that have kept celebrity teens looking fresh and fantastic. Without breaking the bank, she'll show you how to:

—Mix old and new for your winning style
—Use baking soda to clear up blemishes
—Enjoy spa treatments without leaving the house
—And much, much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570719592
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Diane Irons began her highly successful career as a model at age thirteen, then transferred her skills and expertise to training other up-and-coming models as well as directing major photo shoots and runway shows. She continues to do so today while sharing her secrets with audiences throughout the world. As a leading force in the world of image, health and fitness, she is frequently featured on The View, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition and CNN, and in publications worldwide.

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This is a great time to be a teen. There are more products than ever, individuality is celebrated and accepted, and authenticity is admired. It's also more confusing. With more products, more choices, and fewer rules and guidelines, it's easy to slip from beauty into bimbo.

What's a girl to do? Should I go glam or stay natural? Do I really want to cut my hair? Why did I cut my hair! How do I cover up that zit? I can't go out like that. Why is my tummy so bloated? Am I expecting my period? These are the questions that start around nine or ten and keep going. They last right into your twenties, thirties, forties, fifties, and even longer, but teens have a certain category of beauty that is their very own. No one can appreciate it unless they are going through it. Every generation goes through its own set of beauty problems. Yet, some of these problems carry over from generation to generation-the parent struggle, the not knowing, and the feeling that no one else has ever felt this way.

Surveys have been conducted rating the top three concerns among girls eleven to sixteen. They are appearance, popularity, and self-esteem. Feeling good inside and looking good outside can make life a little easier. It helps by leveling the playing field. You can have fun with beauty, and you can take control of your looks. You and your body, you and your looks can actually become friends.

It is my hope that I have covered as much information as you will need for creating your own style, for feeling comfortable in your unique skin. It's information I certainly needed when I was a teen. I've been working with teen models for a long time and there are formulas and techniques that you can use even if you never step on a runway.

So enjoy the tips, and rather than letting them complicate your life, use them in a way that will bring fun and knowledge.

Table of Contents

A Note to Parents
Introduction -
Chapter 1: Attitude
Chapter 2: Pre-Teen Beauty
Chapter 3: Skin Care
Chapter 4: Personal Stuff
Chapter 5: Hands & Feet
Chapter 6: Beauty on aBudget
Chapter 7: Styling
Chapter 8: Details
Chapter 9: Natural Looks
Chapter 10: Making Sense
Chapter 11: Body Challenges
Chapter 12: Food for Thought
Chapter 13: Celebrity Secrets
Chapter 14: Teen Hair
Chapter 15: Model Looks
Chapter 16: International Beauty
Chapter 17: Making Up
Chapter 18: Care and Maintenance
Chapter 19: Special Events
Chapter 20: College Secrets
Chapter 21: Quick Fixes
Chapter 22: Teens and Surgery
Final Words and Best Wishes
SIites and Resources
About the Author

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Teen Beauty Secrets: Fresh, Simple and Sassy Tips for Your Perfect Look 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
IngeFromGraz More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book for my grandniece who needs a little help in makeup and fashion style. I'm sure this book will help her change her look.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wow! I bought this book and when I flipped thru it i was overwhelmed 'in a good way' by all the helpful hint and tips spilling out of this book. I do agree with the other reviewers though about the photo shortage but this book wasn't exactly a instuction manual on how to put on make up for the first time, right? It's for girls that want a new style or tips that your mother wouldn't ever give. This book is awsome I recomend it for preteens- teens aged 11-18 and on. Even adults find this book helpful so don't be drawn back by the word 'teen' in the title!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is ok but I would say that it is for younger readers I mean the tips are great! But the makeup part is not so great I give this a three for the facts
Guest More than 1 year ago
I mean this book is ok if you know what i mean for like 5 year olds this book does not work well at all, it does not really teach you how to put on makeup it is mor eof a confidence booter then anything else
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book a couple of years ago after seeing it at my friend's house. I had fell it love with it there and I knew I just had to have it. It has completely changed my life! I feel so much better about myself and now I know what to do about girl issues like finding the perfect jeans or applying makeup. The only thing I don't like about this book is that there are no images or pictures for the makeup section. For beginners that haven't had a lot of practice with makeup, the removal of pictures might be a problem. But overall, I would recommend it to any girl that needed advice like I did and got it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a good confidence booster and has a lot of helpful hints and tips. Unfortunatly, when my sister and I tried some of the natural masks they didnt really work and the gelatin mask was the worst peel off mask I've ever tried and it didn't even work!!! Other than those, the book was good. I would recommend it to someone who needs a cofidence boost or preteens who don't have a 'clue.'
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great A Lot Of Good Facts
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is the greatest! It has saved me a bunch of money with all of the home remedies it has in it!! I would recommend it to any teenage girl who wants to look her best and/or needs a confidence booster!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It's a great confidence builder, and really makes you feel better about yourself-- the information in itself is nice, but you can look any of it up on the internet and get the same results. Good book, read it if you're feeling down.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is like my bible! I look up anything about beauty in it and it gives me the answer and more! I love it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has a ton of tips from face care to makeup the list goes on. The book helped me feel more confident about my look. it has many helpful tips. i never have regreted buying this. this book is a great buy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved reading this book. There are tons of tips and strategies for looking and feeling great. These secrets really are secrets- ones that even beauty pros have never heard of! They really do work, and I have never regretted my purchase of this book. All teens out there feeling down because of their looks need this book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was feeling really ugly and stupid, ya know the way everyone gets, right? I started reading this book and felt so much better! Real beauty's on the inside is the main point of the book, and it covers more than makeup- clothes, how to buy things at a good price, and there are tons of natural masks and things you can make for cheap!! For any teen out there, buy this book!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was sitting in BN and I was waiting around for someone. I found this book and read it and it was great. It has tons of tips and tricks. It would help out almost anyone not just teens!!!!!