Beautylicious!: The Black Girl's Guide to the Fabulous Life

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Crown/Archetype, Apr 14, 2010 - Reference - 224 pages
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Plenty of successful guides have been published for hip girls in general, but now the trendsetting black reader has a book of her own. Dedicated to chic sisters everywhere, Beautylicious! shimmers with wit and soul—an irresistible new recipe for loving, playing, and beautifying with verve. Chapters include:

• Soul Power: Sizzle with radiance from the inside out
• Queen Me: Treats to perk you up when the blues have got you down
• Superfly: How to heat up your wardrobe without scorching your self-confidence
• Fit and Fine: A toned body plus a healthy mind equals a sensational you
• Beauty . . . Moi Way: Enhancing fabulous you
• Fun and Frolic: Perfecting your swerve
Fête Accompli: Entertaining wtih style and soul
• Date-o-Rama: The fast track to vixenhood
• Mane Intrigue: Straight talk on finding a hairstyle that's as fabulous as you are
• Luxe Life: The fine art of indulgence


Beautylicious!also shares know-how from the Patron Saints of Fabulosity, along with tips for becoming a favorite hostess (and a favorite guest), staying cool in heated situations, and finessing that saucy outlook on life. The ideal gift, Beautylicious! sparkles with fun and flair.


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Beautylicious!: the Black girl's guide to the fabulous life

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Raines, formerly an associate beauty editor at Essence magazine, waxes ecstatic on various topics (e.g., hair, feelings, and dating) in this manifesto for African American women. Some readers may ... Read full review

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Fun to read, and useful to know - Every chapter in this book is motivational and designed to help women be the best they can be.

Contents

Chapter Two Fit and Fine
27
Chapter Three Soul Power
49
Chapter Four Super Fly
69
Chapter Five Beauty Moi Way
95
Chapter Six Mane Intrigue
153
Chapter Sine I al eollama
167
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Jenyne Raines is the former associate beauty editor at Essence and has over ten years’ experience writing about black beauty and style. Her articles have appeared in InStyle, Vibe, Heart & Soul, Mode, Girl, and Weight Watchers. Raines has also contributed to three books: SoulStyle: Black Women Defining Fashion, Tenderheaded: A Comb-bending Collection of Hair Stories, and Essence Total Makeover. She has consulted for leading beauty companies, including Revlon, Clairol, Black Opal, and PhytoSpecific.

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