Your Beauty Mark

Your Beauty Mark
Author: Dita Von Teese
Publisher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2015-12-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 0062465945


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From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to Internet video, fashion icon and “burlesque superheroine” (Vanity Fair) Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than a drag queen could dream of in a lifetime. Whether she’s dazzling audiences swirling in a towering martini glass in Swarovski-covered pasties and stilettos or sparking camera flashes on the red carpet, one reality is constant: for this self-styled star, beauty is an art. Now, for the first time in her Technicolor career, Dita divulges the beauty wisdom that keeps her on international best-dressed lists and high-profile fashion show rosters in this illustration and photography-filled opus. In Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour, Dita and co-writer Rose Apodaca take you through every step of Dita’s glamour arsenal, and includes friends—masters in makeup, hair, medicine, and exercise as well as some of the world’s most eccentric beauties—for authoritative advice. This 400-page book is packed with sound nutrition and exercise guidance, skincare and scent insight, as well as accessible techniques for creating bombshell hairstyles and makeup looks. Among the hundreds of lavish color photographs, instructive step-by-step images and original illustrations by Adele Mildred, this inspiring resource shares the skills, history, and lessons you need to enhance your individual gifts and realize your own beauty mark.

The Beauty of Your Face

The Beauty of Your Face
Author: Sahar Mustafah
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2021-04-06
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0393542041


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One of the New York Times's 100 Notable Books of 2020 Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, The Beauty of Your Face is “a story of outsiders coming together in surprising and uplifting ways” (New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice). The Beauty of Your Face tells a uniquely American story in powerful, evocative prose. Afaf Rahman, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, is the principal of a Muslim school in the Chicago suburbs. One morning, a shooter—radicalized by the online alt-right—attacks the school. As Afaf listens to his terrifying progress, we are swept back through her memories, and into a profound and “moving” (Bustle) exploration of one woman’s life in a nation at odds with its ideals.

The Most Beautiful

The Most Beautiful
Author: Mayte Garcia
Publisher: Hachette Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-04-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 0316468967


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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert (and the long-distance romance that followed), to their fairy-tale wedding (and their groundbreaking artistic partnership), to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good. Throughout it all, they shared a bond more intimate than any other in Prince's life. No one else can tell this story or can provide a deeper, more nuanced portrait of Prince--both the famously private man and the pioneering, beloved artist--than Mayte, his partner during some of the most pivotal personal and professional years of his career. The Most Beautiful is a book that will be returned to for decades, as Prince's music lives on with generations to come.

Bobbi Brown Beauty from the Inside Out

Bobbi Brown Beauty from the Inside Out
Author: Bobbi Brown
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2017-04-25
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 1452162220


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Bestselling author and world-famous makeup artist Bobbi Brown reveals her secrets to radiant beauty in this gorgeous lifestyle guide. Featuring the best beauty food recipes, fitness tailoring, recommendations on nutrients, and restorative yoga and mindfulness, Bobbi lays the foundation for beauty from within. Building on her lifelong philosophies, she provides essential skincare routines, cool makeup techniques, the latest cutting-edge beauty treatments, and stunning makeovers to complement that inner glow. Full of inspiring photographs and illuminating contributions from experts in a range of wellness fields, Beauty from the Inside Out is the go-to manual for beautiful confidence for life.

Beauty and Misogyny

Beauty and Misogyny
Author: Sheila Jeffreys
Publisher: Routledge
Total Pages: 215
Release: 2005-05-31
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 1134264437


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Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included within the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural practices? By examining the role of common beauty practices in damaging the health of women, creating sexual difference, and enforcing female deference, this book argues that they should. In the 1970s feminists criticized pervasive beauty regimes such as dieting and depilation, but some ‘new’ feminists argue that beauty practices are no longer oppressive now that women can ‘choose’ them. However, in the last two decades the brutality of western beauty practices seems to have become much more severe, requiring the breaking of skin, spilling of blood and rearrangement or amputation of body parts. Beauty and Misogyny seeks to make sense of why beauty practices are not only just as persistent, but in many ways more extreme. It examines the pervasive use of makeup, the misogyny of fashion and high-heeled shoes, and looks at the role of pornography in the creation of increasingly popular beauty practices such as breast implants, genital waxing and surgical alteration of the labia. It looks at the cosmetic surgery and body piercing/cutting industries as being forms of self-mutilation by proxy, in which the surgeons and piercers serve as proxies to harm women’s bodies, and concludes by considering how a culture of resistance to these practices can be created. This essential work will appeal to students and teachers of feminist psychology, gender studies, cultural studies, and feminist sociology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to anyone with an interest in feminism, women and beauty, and women’s health.

The Man Who Saw Her Beauty

The Man Who Saw Her Beauty
Author: Michelle Douglas
Publisher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2012-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0373178107


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Includes a reader-favorite bonus story inside!: The loner's guarded heart / by Michelle Douglas.

Beauty, Her Basket

Beauty, Her Basket
Author: Sandra Belton
Publisher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 42
Release: 2003-12-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 0688178219


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While visiting her grandmother in the Sea Islands, a young girl hears about her African heritage and learns to weave a sea grass basket.

Madam C.J. Walker and Her Beauty Empire

Madam C.J. Walker and Her Beauty Empire
Author: Caitie McAneney
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Total Pages: 34
Release: 2016-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 1499421338


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Before Madam C.J. Walker launched a line of beauty and hair products for black women, she was Sarah Breedlove, a washerwoman in rural Louisiana. This title presents Walker’s fascinating biography, tracing her life from a childhood in poverty to becoming America’s first female self-made millionaire. Through accessible text and historical photographs, readers will learn about Walker’s entrepreneurial mind and the spirit that allowed her to found a company and launch a successful beauty empire in the unlikeliest of times. This text, through its use of social studies concepts, primary sources, and a comprehensive timeline, is designed to engage readers while supporting classroom learning.

Married for her Beauty: Or A Bitter Atonement

Married for her Beauty: Or A Bitter Atonement
Author: Charlotte Mary Brame
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
Total Pages:
Release: 2015-10-17
Genre:
ISBN: 1465604677


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Diane Balfour was the only child of an artist who had begun life with high aspirations and ended it with disappointment. He had married young, while in France. He married a French girl, whose face was her only fortune, the daughter of an officer who died in Algiers--Diane de Lioncourt. He brought her to England, and although happy in his love and in his marriage, evil fortune seemed to pursue him. His health failed. He had genius, and if he had been strong would have left his mark on the age; the merits of Lawrence Balfour's pictures were not appreciated until after his death. He lived in France until after the birth of his daughter Diane, so named after her mother. Then they came to England and for six years remained in London. Then his wife died; and he betook himself to a wandering life. In his travels his daughter was his sole companion. Together they would wander through the cities of Italy and Spain, through Switzerland and the Rhine land, the artist teaching his daughter, imbuing her with his love of beauty and art. Lawrence Balfour preserved his daughter from all evil, from all knowledge of harm; she had no friends except the artists who visited her father's studio, and who respected the child as they would have done the presence of an angel. She not only grew up retaining all her innocence, but she learned nothing of the world. They had a reverent way of talking, these artists, and next to religion, taught her to love art. Of the shows, tricks, frauds, treachery, the deceit men and women practice she knew nothing. No one in her presence had ever talked of flirtation, love, or marriage; at sixteen she was ignorant of these things; she had never thought of a lover or of love; her father and the world of beauty filled her heart and soul. Then Lawrence Balfour found his health failing fast. Some one told him to try the warm Devonshire air, and he determined to do so.

The Man Who Saw Her Beauty & The Loner's Guarded Heart

The Man Who Saw Her Beauty & The Loner's Guarded Heart
Author: Michelle Douglas
Publisher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-05-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1459227425


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Blair MacIntyre's daily routine: put on her brave face, and try not to be so distracted by unnervingly gorgeous Nick Conway… All Blair wants is to be normal. To be the Blair B.C.—before cancer. She's determined to show her friends she's okay…even if it means bluffing. There's only one person who doesn't treat her with kid gloves. In fact, Nick Conway doesn't treat her with any gloves whatsoever—especially when saying exactly what he thinks of her helping his daughter in a beauty contest! Soon Nick is getting under Blair's skin—and defences. Maybe he's the one to show her she's just as beautiful as before?