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If you have a teenage fashionista in the house, you won't have escaped the impact of YouTube sensation Louise Pentland, aka SprinkleofGlitter, who has been busy adding a smiles and happiness to her millions of fans' lives.
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Life with a Sprinkle of Glitter is her first book and is divided into four sections: Glitz, Create, Need to Knows and All About Love. It is full of tips and tricks, stories, insights and nuggets of advice for any teenager on how they can lead a happy life, with Louise happily playing the role of 'big sister' as she deals out these tips.
A fun-filled book to help children feel happier, it will show them how they can deal with situations in positive ways.
If you have - or know anyone who has - a wedding coming up in the near future, How to Style Your Perfect Wedding will help them with all the planning to ensure the day is as spectacular and unforgettable as all weddings should be! Even if you're just helping to plan the day with a friend or family member, it will become an invaluable resource...
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Written by the experts at DK, the book covers everything from themes to ideas for a bridal shower and even how to add hand-made touches like bespoke bouquets to the occasion. The book also provides in-depth information on dress shapes and how you can incorporate traditions from different cultures around the world into the big day.
There are also step-by-step projects to help you tailor a wedding to a couple's personalities and variations on the projects make sure it can be unique!
Sonya Lennon and Brendan Courtney, presenters of hit RTE show Off the Rails will help you to resolve all your wardrobe conundrums in Your Best You: How to Work What You've Got to Look Great Every Day.
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A self-assessment guide that shows you how you can work what you've got every single day, the book is about you and the steps that you can take towards looking your best. It will help you have a clear and defined picture of what you feel you should be wearing and doing in terms of your body shape and lifestyle.
The book reveals that if you are clear and honest about these two things, you will then be able to build your wardrobe around them.
Using traditional methods that incorporate both moisturising oils and butters, How to Make Your Own Soap presents readers with a wealth of soap recipes - in traditional bars, liquid or cream form.
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Including step-by-step instructions, stunning photographs and even packaging ideas for gifting your new creations to friends and family, the book teaches how to make soaps from scratch using natural products rather than purchasing commercial alternatives.
A creative and health-promoting hobby, soap making is a hot new trend amongst hobbyists that shows no signs of slowing.
Many beauty consumers now opt for natural products and The Ultimate Natural Beauty Bible is the must-have guide to the best available cosmetics and treatments.
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Written by beauty experts Josephine Fairley and Sarah Stacey, the book brings together everything a woman needs to know about feeling great, looking gorgeous and being naturally fabulous.
Many health and beauty products have been reliably tested by over 2,000 women and there are even recipes to create your own organic cosmetics, along with the benefits these will provide.
Millions of women throughout the world wear make-up, but few of them have been taught how to apply it.' This is what inspired leading international make-up artist Jemma Kidd's vision for her make-up school, product line and now book, which aims to teach a new generation of women how to use the latest and best formulations and techniques. Jemma Kidd Make-up is a glamorous, contemporary yet timeless make-up book that demystifies the art of make-up and shows every woman how to enhance her best features and feel confident in her appearance, whatever her age or lifestyle. Beautifully photographed and designed, it offers expert advice in an accessible and digestible way: informative text is broken down into bite-size chunks, with quotes, top tips, insider secrets and practical step-by-step instructions. With more than 10 years' experience of working in the beauty industry, Jemma Kidd shares her professional know-how and explains her fail-safe techniques for maximizing natural beauty. While sharing insights into her life as a make-up artist, with a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the preparation that goes on before a catwalk show or a magazine shoot, Jemma explains how she works with the latest fashion trends to creates new looks and colour schemes, and shows how these sometimes extreme looks can be adapted and toned down for everyday wear. About the Author A former model and fashion stylist, Jemma Kidd has been a leading international make-up artist since 1999 and was nominated for make-up artist of the year at the Pantene awards in 2000. She has a weekly column in You magazine (Mail on Sunday).
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Vintage styles have never been more popular, with everyone from Madonna and Scarlett Johansson to Dita Von Teese indulging in retro glamour. Whether you want to a look you can wear day-to-day or one for a special outing or occasion, this must-have book has all you'll need to recreate the decadence and fun of vintage styles. Filled with step-by-step instructions, tips and techniques, and detailed photographs for make-up from the 1920s to the 1980s, Style Me Vintage Make Up provides everything you'll need to create authentic looks - whether you want to look like Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe or Madonna.
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Why throw out your old clothes when they can be transformed for very little money? With an eye for all things 'stylishly vintage', Mary Jane takes throw-away items and illustrates how they can be used to create a host of covetable clothes and accessories. An old tie can be turned into a purse, knitting needle holder, cute corsage and a belt. Silk scarves can make a return as a sexy top or skirt, and T-shirts as funky 40s-style turbans. "Chic on a Shoestring" will take you through - step-by-step - all you need to know to create fabulous clothes and accessories you actually want to wear, and provide you with lots of variations and inspiration to foster your own style. And with advice on how to find useful treasures at markets, charity shops and vintage stores, you will be making your own creations in no time.
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Whatever the weather - be it blistering heat or shivering cold - the elements can take their toll on your complexion. But with the hints, tips and recipes contained here, you can keep yourself in the pink! The simple step-by-steps help you make delicious beauty aids at home!
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This title comes with 280 style ideas and step-by-step techniques. It shows you how to look salon-fabulous every day, with a complete practical guide to caring for and styling your hair, from simple styles and general haircare advice to braiding, curling and elegant up-do's. It features over 85 amazing easy-to-follow step-by-step projects reveal the secrets behind creating the perfect hairstyle, and the correct way to use wigs, accessories and hats. You can learn how to achieve fantastic smooth or textured blow-dries, ponytails, buns and plaits, as well as glamorous chignons and wedding-day hair. It includes top tips on choosing a style to suit both your face shape and your lifestyle, with a picture gallery of options for different lengths and types of hair. It features an invaluable guide to products and tools, what they are for and how to use them. Whether it's a sleek bob or a more elaborate evening do that you're after, this book shows you how to achieve perfect styling results every time. The introduction explains hair structure and biology, advises on technical services, such as perming, and how to find a style to suit your lifestyle and face shape. From tousled to silky-smooth, step-by-step projects offer a master-class on everyday finishes such as buns, backcombs and one-length sets. Quick ideas for office-to-party styles and special occasions are also covered. Packed with 280 style ideas, this guide to hair and hairstyles will have you looking gorgeous every time.
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Style Yourself is just like advice from a personal stylist - whispered right into your ear. With mix-and-match tips, trend reports, DIY tricks and creative styling guidance from the world's hottest fashion bloggers, this unique and resourceful volume will equip you to look your own personal best all the time. Join these up-and coming international style icons, which include Susannah Lau - who was named Britain's top fashion blogger by The Telegraph - as they explore the international concept of style. With expert advice and hundreds of illustrations that will help you tell a stiletto from a slingback or a trench coat from a duffle (plus tons of examples of how to wear them), Style Yourself puts the entire world of fashion at your feet, and then helps you choose the perfect heels to put those feet in. So...what are you going to wear?
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This new book by bestselling soapmaking author Melinda Coss focuses on natural ingredients and provides a wonderful range of recipes for bar and liquid soaps as well as creams, lotions and balms. The techniques section covers everything you need to know to create these wonderful soaps at home and all of the equipment needed is fully explained, so even a beginner could start making soap in no time. The recipes include fruit soaps, scrub bars, skin creams and flower waters, and there is even a section on special effects for a really special treat. With such a wide choice of design, colour and scent there's bound to be something here for everyone. Melinda also includes an invaluable section on running a soapmaking business, giving essential advice for anyone looking to profit from their newfound skills.
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In this lavishly illustrated, comprehensive guide to scent, beauty experts Josephine Fairley and Lorna McKay bring together everything you need to know about perfume, including guidance on which 'scent family' you belong to, the different strengths of perfume, the art of shopping for fragrance, 100 perfumes to try before you die plus the greatest scents ever bottled. Packed with insider info from the world's leading experts, with interviews with some of greatest international perfumers, this is an essential companion for anyone with a passion for fragrance.
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