How Not to Look Fat

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Harper Collins, May 9, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 192 pages
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Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion that your existing wardrobe isn't doing wonders for your figure? Whether you're a size 6 or 16, Danica Lo gives you the skinny on always looking your best, even on a "fat" day.

Irreverent and honest, How Not to Look Fat offers cutting-edge tips on maximizing your slimming potential, from banishing back fat and finding flattering gym clothes to getting the right haircut and smelling thinner (yes, there's a scientifically proven way). With tips from fashion insiders and advice on what works best, How Not to Look Fat encourages women to have fun with their wardrobes and makeup, to enjoy their figures, and not to take dieting (and life) too seriously.


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Review: How Not to Look Fat

User Review  - Jenn - Goodreads

This book was both hilarious and completely helpful! I always knew I liked v-neck t-shirts better than crew neck shirts, and now I know why, they are slimming! I highly recommend this book for anyone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I'm not particularly "fat" so most of this didn't apply to me but there were a few good tips. Would definitely recommend if you consider yourself overweight. Read full review


Tut Jt On 1
Feasts 94
Costumes 98
TrimpincAint asy 103
How to Smell Thinner 114
Spa Treatments 117
Walking the Walk 123
Avoid the Bloat 128
Drinking 131
Exercise? If You Must 136
The Camera Subtracts Five Pounds 142
Shopping Resources 159

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About the author (2006)

Danica Lo is a graduate of Dartmouth. She received a master's in women's studies from Oxford University and an M.A. in fashion journalism from London's Central Saint Martins. A former plus-size model, she is a fashion, beauty, and features writer in New York City. Her popular series of "How Not to Look Fat" columns appeared in the New York Post.

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