The Art of Living Well: Looking Good, Feeling Great

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Sourcebooks, Oct 30, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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Joan Collins is quite simply one of the most glamorous women in the world. In The Art of Living Well, she reveals the secrets of how to look amazing whatever your age. Joan shares many of her life experiences and the methods she has learned about how to deal with the bad and the good things in life. She will show you how to feel better about yourself inside and consequently you will look better. The Art of Living Well includes: --Glamour and how to achieve it. Joan writes about the women she admires, including Audrey Hepburn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ava Gardner, Marlene Dietrich and her own mother. --Exercise. Joan's program is suitable for women of all ages. She is photographed step-by-step as she works out with her daughter, Katy. Looking good takes discipline and organization and Joan does these exercises several times a week wherever she is in the world. --Joan's make-up secrets. Joan is photographed from bare faced to fully made up. She reveals tricks she learned from leading Hollywood make-up artist Whitey Snyder, who also worked closely with Marilyn Monroe. --Relationships, love and sex. Joan speaks frankly about "everyone's favorite subject," including her relationship and marriage with Percy Gibson, tips on finding the right man and her views on sexual freedom for women. --The art of assertiveness. How to speak your mind, how to say no and mean it and how to avoid being manipulated. Also, Joan's views on financial independence and how she handles difficult people and situations. --Achieving happiness. Joan has seen many highs and lows in her life and she reveals what makes her happy, how she handles conflict and bad times, plus her personal advice for happiness. Frank, insightful and delightfully entertaining, Joan Collins will show you how as the years go by you can be glamorous and stylish, look stunning, be sexy and have masses of energy--you can be just like Joan!

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What I took from this book is her exercise routine and some sage advice regarding eating portions and make up tips. Read full review


o Making up is not so hard to do

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Joan Collins is an actress and writer. She was born in London on May 23, 1933. Collins studied for two years at the British Academy of Dramatic Art. She is the sister of novelist Jackie Collins. Collins began an acting career at the age of nine with an appearance in "A Doll's House" at the Arts Theater in London. She has appeared in more than 50 films. Collins received the most success playing "Alexis" in the primetime soap opera, Dynasty which ran from 1981 to1988. Collins received a Golden Globe Award in 1983 for this role. Collins authored several books. Her first, Past Imperfect, was an X-rated memoir. She wrote another memoir called Second Act.

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