Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority

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Harper Collins, Apr 15, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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Ever wonder what it's like to have your own personal team of beauty experts, advising you on how to look and feel knockout-gorgeous every day? Or have you ever questioned what exactly goes on inside the creative minds of beauty industry heavy-hitters? Step into the pages of Sephora, where the top beauty authorities give you access to their private domains. Spend the day with Vincent Longo backstage at fashion week, create red carpet—worthy hair with celebrity hair stylist Oscar Blandi, master the smoky eye with Hollywood's hottest makeup artists, and take a tour of Dr. Nicholas Perricone's kitchen with his refrigerator full of skin-perfecting foods.

In Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority, fashion and beauty journalist and former Sephora beauty editor Melissa Schweiger personally introduces the people behind some of your favorite brands and fills this gorgeous book with the beauty secrets usually reserved for insiders. Each photo-packed page brims with words of wisdom and expert advice from the creators of and authorities on more than two hundred classic and emerging beauty brands sold at Sephora, including LORAC, Smashbox, Too Faced, Dr. Perricone, Frédéric Fekkai, and many, many more.

Each chapter is designed to mimic a Sephora store's "try everything" vibe while revealing the finest beauty tips and tricks for getting creative with cosmetics. From an A-to-Z glossary of terms and ingredients and a shopping guide to the best products, to detailed explanations of how to properly use cosmetic tools, Sephora is the complete beauty package that no woman will want to be without.

  

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Review: Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority

User Review  - Mackenzie - Goodreads

I liked how they told us exactly what products were used in each look but this is going to quickly be dated as new products come out and older ones are taken off the shelves. Enjoyed this book though, very helpful. Read full review

Review: Sephora: The Ultimate Guide to Makeup, Skin, and Hair from the Beauty Authority

User Review  - Ramona Matta - Goodreads

Exclusive to Sephora, so naturally it's not a general guide. Good read overall. Read full review

Contents

What Is Beauty?
3
Faking It
7
Try This at Home
43
Quick Fixes
69
Skin Smarts
81
Tools of Attraction
101
Meet the Masters
115
Secret Ingredients
153
Product Shopping Guide Sephoras 100 MustHaves
165
The Future of Beauty
201
Timing Is Everything
207
Sephora Masters
209
acknowledgments
211
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Melissa Schweiger is a freelance writer and editor. Her articles have appeared in Women's Wear Daily, Interview, Marie Claire, Redbook, Hamptons, Seventeen, and In Style, and on Sephora.com. Most recently, she was a fashions feature editor at Marie Claire. Prior to that, she was a beauty editor at Sephora.

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