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Colour Me Slimmer (Paperback)
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From the image consultants at Colour Me Beautiful, Colour Me Slimmer sets out to teach you how to analyse your body style and colouring. The paperback shows you how to make the most of your best features by wearing the right colours for the most flattering effect. An essential and invaluable guide that offers hundreds of photographs, examples, case studies and a tool kit for every occasion.
Natural Beauty (Paperback)
Most beauty products contain a variety of chemicals and, in Natural Beauty, Karen Gilbert provides a range of chemical-free pampering recipes. A natural skincare and fragrance expert, throughout the pages Karen will show you how to make your own lotions and potions using readily available natural ingredients and easy-to-follow methods. Among these recipes are those for moisturisers, masks, cleanser, scrubs, shower gels, soaps, body lotions and lip balms, bath oils and eye gels. With step-by-step instructions for every recipe, this is an essential book for those who care about keeping their skin naturally healthy.
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Beauty Oils & Butters (Paperback)
As the weather gets colder it can take a 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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Total Detox (Paperback)
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The perfect way to improve your health both inside and out, Total Detox Plan will help you cleanse and revitalise your system so that you can see the results in just seven days. The book offers a no-nonsense programme that combines menu ideas, home treatments and a run-down of the latest spa treatments that can lead to a healthier you.
Jemma Kidd Make-up (Hardback)
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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Style Me Vintage: Make Up (Hardback)
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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Colour Me Beautiful: Make-up Manual (Paperback)
Women everywhere want to look fabulous: we want a foolproof routine that's fast, make-up that suits our skin and the confidence to apply any product with ease - whatever the look we're trying to achieve. Colour Me Beautiful: Make-up Manual is an invaluable guide that shows everyone - whatever their age and whatever their colouring - how to assess their skin, create a cleansing routine, select colours and products, apply every type of make-up and create stunning looks for every occasion. Understanding how your hair colour, eye colour and skin tone work together to make you look good is fundamental to your style. Once you've identified your colouring you can pick the best colours for you from our easy-to-use colour palettes.
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Chic on a Shoestring (Paperback)
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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Beauty Bible Beauty Steals (Paperback)
Sarah and Jo appreciate that the beauty world is a jungle full of beauty jargon, confusing terminology, false claims and pretty packaging, all to make you part with your money. The beauty gurus have once again gone on a quest to find you the best choices for every kind of product - from miracle face creams to frizz-beaters for your hair, but this time they are concentrating on the cheaper 'beauty steals' that won't break the bank but will make you feel gorgeous. And because the products are tested on thousands of real women, you can feel re-assured that you're getting the truth so that you can buy products with confidence and go home with some spare change.
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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 (Hardback)
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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Natural Soap (Paperback)
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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Coleen's Real Style (Paperback)
What Coleen Rooney doesn't know about style and shopping isn't worth knowing, and she is a fashion inspiration to girls everywhere. Now she's put together a glossy, gorgeous style guide that contains everything you could EVER want to know about high-street fashion, beauty, hair and makeup, body care and style. Coleen's style guide is bursting with fashion and beauty tips to inspire and inform, showing you how to achieve a stylish, high-fashion look without spending a fortune or stepping out of the high street. Glossy and gorgeous, accessible and fun, Coleen's Real Style is your ideal high-street shopping partner: chatty, friendly, honest and open, and highly knowledgeable about fashion. It also includes fabulous 'splurge or steal' features in which Coleen shows you how to recreate a designer look on a high-street budget and is crammed with stunning photographs of Coleen's outfits and looks you can easily create yourself. Contents includes: / Creating your perfect wardrobe: must-have pieces every girl should own. Coleen shows you how to create a perfect wardrobe to enable you to build up tons of different looks without spending a fortune, including how to find that perfect pair of jeans and how to make the most of your accessories. / How to work your wardrobe: now you have the essential pieces, let Coleen show you how to make them work for you. Demonstrating how easy it is to create different looks for loads of different occasions, from beach babe and party glamour puss to festival chic chick and sexy sporty girl! / Final touches: you've created a gorgeous look, now it's time to add the finishing touches! Tying it all together, this last section shows you how to apply the finishing touches and includes chapters on hair and skin care with DIY face masks and manicures, choosing the right perfume and creating dramatic new looks with your makeup. A must for all real women out there!
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Dannii: My Style (Hardback)
Appearing on numerous 'Best Dressed' lists in 2010 - in Marie Claire, The Guardian, Company and Heat among others - style icon Dannii Minogue is a role model to women everywhere. In Dannii: My Style she shares her fashion wisdom and personal style secrets, all gloriously illustrated with stunning photos of Dannii as she dresses to impress. This must-have style bible helps you learn to love the way you are, focusing on ways to accentuate the positive, and covers everything from great hair and glowing skin to make-up and healthy eating. Dannii shares her tips on red carpet looks and what to wear for every occasion, and offers advice on dressing for your shape and choosing the right accessories. Dannii: My Style is an inspirational guide to making the most of what you've got and looking your best.
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