Australian cosmetics brand Aesop is preparing to release a book on the history of the brand, ideas and product design. The book has 336 pages, which are collected in linen binding.
Aesop skincare products with a recognizable identity, where black stands out, have been sold in Australia for over 30 years. In Russia it can be found on the first floor of the Central Department Store.
Interestingly, in the age of Instagram and Telegram channels, when you can find out all the details of production, the secrets of applying makeup in two minutes, instruction books keep coming out: why? Because we have too little time to find the necessary and high-quality information in a ton of information, and only verified advice gets into the publications.
The BEAUTYHACK editors, together with the largest service of electronic and audio books in Russia and the CIS countries, Liters, has made for you a selection of books on makeup from true professionals in their field.
"Paints. The History of Makeup ", Lisa Eldridge
About what: For thousands of years, people have painted their bodies and faces in a variety of ways. But in the 21st century we do it differently. Today, makeup has, in fact, become a form of fine art. But to understand how and when it happened, you need to go back to the roots.
In his book “Paints. The history of make-up "legendary Lisa Eldridge told how our relationship with cosmetics developed, and explored the path that humanity took before beauty became a multi-billion dollar industry.
“If you need to feel strong and domineering, the war paint can be a great help. Some women do not dye at all, others do very lightly, and still others put on full makeup in the morning on their commute to work. We have achieved a lot in many parts of the world. In the end, nothing makes a woman stronger than a good education and the ability to decide for herself whether she wants to paint her lips with bright red lipstick and black eye shadows … or not."
Lifestyle. Bobby Brown's Secrets, Bobby Brown
About what: Bobby Brown is a famous makeup artist and professional in his field. In 2017, she published her book Lifestyle. Secrets of Bobby Brown”, in which Bobby gathered all her experience in the health and beauty industry and shared it with readers.
Years of working with hundreds of top models, Hollywood actresses and the richest women in the world have accumulated under one cover all the accumulated knowledge, advice from celebrity nutritionists, doctors and fitness trainers, creating a perfect guide to PP and healthy lifestyle, not forgetting, of course, about makeup and hair.
Eye Makeup Guidebook is designed to provide you with inspirational and detailed instructions that will teach you how to create spectacular looks and always look great.
“I never match lipstick to the color of my clothes, instead I try to create general harmony and avoid color conflict. If your clothes are saturated colors, keep your lips neutral and vice versa. Love hot pink lipstick? Wear blouses in navy, gray or white."
“When it comes to gorgeous eye makeup, the right tools and application technique make all the difference. For extra depth, apply a slightly darker shimmery shadow to the crease of the eyelid using a flat eyeshadow brush.”
“A book about natural beauty. Your personal beauty curator Gwyneth Paltrow ", The team of authors, Gwyneth Paltrow
About what: American actress, singer and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow has established herself as a writer. The Book of Natural Beauty is a collection of tips for improving your appearance - a collection of the best notes from her blog, which appeared in two thousand and eight. A few years later, she created her own online store, in just a year, earning $ 1.5 million.
In the book, you can learn how to preserve beauty and youth, about training plans and detox recipes. Everything is accompanied by more than a hundred photographs that will help you understand everything in more detail.
"Eat small amounts of honey, maple syrup, palm or coconut nectar - these are natural sweets that contain few minerals."
"Okay about cosmetics", Masha Vorslav, Adel Miftakhova
About what: when the shelves are littered with funds, and conflicting advice flows from the pages of publications, the only thing that can be done is to try to figure out what we really want. This is not an easy matter, and there are no universal recipes here, so it's good when there is something to start from. "Okay about makeup" is one of those things.
Beauty editor Masha Vorslav and beauty journalist, author of the Don't touch my face blog Adel Miftakhova wrote a clear, honest and friendly guide for those who are interested in cosmetics. People of all different levels of knowledge in the matter will find something useful in it - even if it seems to you that you have read everything about beauty a long time ago.
“Slowing down aging is easiest and most effective with sunscreen. There are many anti-aging cosmetics on the market, but there are no more than five ingredients that really rejuvenate the skin, and the main one is retinol."
“Some surfactants should be avoided, primarily natural soaps. In composition, it is usually designated as sodium […] ate (in just two words), or "saponified oils." Its pH is too different from the healthy pH of the skin, and it is difficult to formulate a mild remedy with it. The most gentle detergent ingredients are those whose names end in -ide, -ine: coco-glucoside, alkyl betaine."
Rejuvenating Makeup by Linda Mason
About what: Linda Mason is the favorite makeup artist of Uma Thurman, Cameron Diaz and Charlize Theron, one of the gurus in the field of makeup, decided to share her secrets with readers. Her books are really helpful in helping you figure out how to use makeup and what to do right.
The book contains makeup options for all occasions: for study and work, for a date, a party and going out. Mason does not hesitate to explain everything so simply, as if you had not touched cosmetics before, and besides, he separately dwells on the fact that over time, gradually each of us revises his image. And the cosmetics that we are used to wearing at one age, at another seem to be no longer quite suitable. With anti-aging makeup, you will look great at any age, any day, in any mood and under any circumstances.
“Red lipstick is easy to choose based on hair color: red with orange tint is optimal for blondes and redheads; brunettes with fair skin and dark-skinned women are best suited red lipstick with a blue tint.
"Korean Beauty Secrets" by Charlotte Cho
About what: in recent years, South Korea has become the epicenter of global cosmetic trends. In her book, Charlotte Cho, a leading expert on Korean beauty and health products, founder of The Klog and the online store Soko Glam, talks about the secrets behind Korean beauty culture, introduces new products, gives recommendations and shares personal experience.
All of this inspired Cho to launch her own online store for Korean cosmetics, Soko Glam, and to write a book, Korean Beauty Secrets, or Flawless Skin Culture, in which she shares her secrets.
“Scrubs containing sugar, jojoba or oatmeal are preferred, all of which are quite gentle. Scrubs with walnuts and apricot pits, despite all their popularity, consist of irregular, irregular granules, often with sharp edges - instead of good they can harm the skin."
"The main process of skin regeneration occurs from 10 pm to 4 am, so that the maximum effect of any moisturizer occurs when it is used during these hours."
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