10 Useful Books On Makeup, Tattoos And Fragrances

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10 Useful Books On Makeup, Tattoos And Fragrances
10 Useful Books On Makeup, Tattoos And Fragrances

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Text: Margarita Virova

Books on beauty, makeup, hairstyles and personal care - has long been a separate segment of non-fiction literature. In our time, makeup has already stepped into the art zone, bright personalities and local stars have appeared among makeup artists and cosmetology specialists, who are happy to collect all their experience in printed anthologies. At the recent Krygina Beauty Day, Elena Krygina, the mother of the Russian make-up tutorial, also presented her book "Makeup", and on September 11, the Eskmo publishing house will present the book by Chizu Saeki, a wise Japanese woman, a master of cosmetology and care. On this occasion, we recall other bright and useful publications on a given topic.

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Beauty Science: What Cosmetics Really Are Made Of

Tiina Orasmäe-Meder and Oksana Shatrova

Outstanding and, pleasantly, Russian-language work. It contains detailed descriptions of the most popular cosmetic ingredients, both natural and synthetic. If you are still at a loss for products containing silicone, and do not know what substances must be contained in cosmetics in order for it to really work for your desires, get this book. It not only tells you what is added, where and why, but also specifies the minimum content for each component required in order for it to actually work. Good help for tidying up the shelves, and just wildly addicting.

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Best in Beauty: An Ultimate Guide to Makeup and Skincare Techniques, Tools, and Products

Riku Campo

A comprehensive guide to everything, compiled by renowned makeup artist Riku Kampo, who has worked with Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle and countless other publications and brands. Here you can find care guides, information on basic makeup techniques, and examples of simple, but nevertheless effective looks. Each photo is accompanied by instructions, in which Campo literally chews on his actions, explaining what he did to achieve this or that result. One of the best books on makeup for beginners, but also useful for advanced ones - it is convenient to keep on the bookshelf and flip through when you want to refresh your memory.

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Glitter and Glam: Dazzling Makeup Tips for Date Night, Club Night, and Beyond

Melanie mills

Melanie Mills is an Emmy Award-winning Hollywood makeup and makeup artist. Her work can be seen in Charlie's Angels and in America's Dancing with the Stars, where she worked tirelessly to bring stage make-up to the highest professional level. In her book, the imprint of specialization is felt, and this is very good.

A short introductory part, which has a whole separate section on glitter, is followed by 50 detailed tutorials on creating complete images. No basic makeup: sometimes extremely overworked, bright bows with names like The Siren and The Golden Goddes. The set of products required to create each look is described in detail, and not by brands, but by textures and shades. Anyone who from time to time wants to look like he escaped from Madonna's video, this beautiful book-album is unconditionally recommended.

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Makeup: The Ultimate Guide

Rae morris

This is a classic from 2008, which is not just a collection of makeup artists' life hacks, but a real textbook. All sections with explanations are illustrated with photographs that have not been tweaked in Photoshop, and it is in this book that you can find the answer to almost any of your questions. Ray Morris really did her best: she describes makeup suitable for an Asian type of appearance, anti-aging techniques and even arranges tonal foundations into textures. It will pay off the investment tenfold, save nerves and look great on the bookshelf.

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The Little Book of Perfumes: The Hundred Classics

Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez

The famous perfume critic Luca Turin has a bigger and more serious book called "Perfumes: The A-Z Guide", but it is often criticized for the author's bias and subjective attitude.But a small selection of the 100 best fragrances of all time, created in collaboration with colleague Tanya Sanchez, looks quite respectable and helps to wade through the dark forest of the perfume industry with all its secrets and a set of necessary skills. Here are detailed stories of famous and outstanding in their characteristics fragrances - Chanel No. 5, Guerlain L'Heure Bleue, Coty Émeraude; surely some of your favorites will be found among this top hundred.

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Face Paint: The Story of Makeup

Lisa eldridge

One of the brightest books on the topic, and in the literal sense. A fascinating excursion into the history of makeup from ancient times to the present day, stories about legendary companies and personalities who have turned the idea of ​​beauty. The book is almost scientific, but at the same time it is written very clearly. The visual content is a perfect match for the intelligible text: photographs by Richard Avedon and Irwin Penn are used as illustrations. For Lisa Eldridge, makeup is a great passion, and after reading it, it is impossible not to get infected with this attitude of the creative director of Lancôme to her work.

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Miles of MAC

James Gager & Miles Aldridge

A publication not with guides and explanations, but for eye pleasure and inspiration. Photographer Miles Aldridge and MAC brand director James Geiger have collected 200 stunning photographs from advertising campaigns for MAC, renowned not only for its professional products, but also for its attention to concepts, detail and visuals. There is very little text in the book, but it is not needed: it is a large photographic poem about the beauty of colors, an ode to fantasy and courage. Not only for lovers of matte black jars, but for everyone who wants to touch the edge of the beauty industry, beyond which unrestrained creativity begins.

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Make-up. Trade Secrets of the Professionals

Kit spencer

The most accessible copy in our selection: the book has long been translated into Russian, and electronic versions in both languages ​​are easy to find on the Internet. The translation is unsuccessful, therefore, if you want, it is better to refer to the original. Basically, this is a very simple set of basic tips for beginners, so if you get lost in the billions of tutorials, Spencer's book will make life a lot easier. Each bow is described here for a different skin type and color. Another advantage is that dense pages are set on a spring, so there is an opportunity with a clear conscience to tear out a couple of sheets and attach them to the mirror.

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Planet Ink: The Art and Studios of the World's Top Tattoo Artists

A unique collection containing brief information about 20 of the most famous tattoo artists from all over the world. Photos of their work are accompanied by stories about the place this or that artist occupies in the extensive history of tattoo art, interesting facts from biographies, information on the history of the issue in general - there is everything that should serve as a good help for those who would like to devote to this difficult skill of his life.

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Go Big or Go Home: Taking Risks in Life, Love, and Tattooing

Kat von d

You can find enough decent tattoo albums, but here the personality of the author captivates first of all. Who, besides Kat von Dee, could perform in a non-standard, sorry, for a book about beauty in the get-rich-or-die genre? Kat already has two bestsellers on the art of tattooing in her arsenal, but the latest book is the artist's most interesting literary experience. Seven essays on personality, strength, creativity and other important things are accompanied by large photographs of Kat's tattoos, sketches and work moments. The photos were taken by Patrick Holk, a celebrity photographer known for his dark glossy style.

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