Beauty & Fashion

Beauty & Make-Up Books

  • TLSS
    • £6.99
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    Whether you have a photo shoot, a fancy dress party or just want to recreate some of the defining poses of the past 100 years, this is the beauty bible for you.

    It provides step-by-step instructions for recreating every look from the dark and smouldering eyes of a jazz-age flapper to the electro icons of the 1980s. Focusing on make-up and hair, it's fully illustrated with step-by-step photography and is entirely practical.

    This book is full of inspiring photographs and the instructions have been written by Louise Young, a renowned film, TV and fashion make-up artist and Loulia Sheppard, a film industry hair stylist.
  • CGEO
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    • £4.99
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    Discover the world's most beneficial health and beauty oils with Gill Farrer-Halls' The Complete Guide to Essential Oils. It explains how they are used in aromatherapy and other well-being and beauty treatments.

    It explains how to buy and store oils and reveals everything from scents to therapeutic properties. There is also a recipe that will help you fulfil the potential of the oil.

    It covers floral oils, citrus oils, herbal oils, tree and wood oils, grasses, seeds and shrub oils, spice oils, resin and root oils and exotic oils.
  • AGEB
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    Ageless Beauty is a book that explains how you're never too old to learn new tricks. It will encourage you to try out a whole new style, whatever your age.

    It provides tips on working with the changes in your skin and reveals how to celebrate your features with an inspiring collection of glamorous, elegant and downright fabulous looks.

    From minimalist look to a bold rock-star chic style, there's something for everyone. With this book, you can learn how to pamper your body, style your hair and boost your confidence.
  • GOOP
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    Goop is a lifestyle brand founded by Gwyneth Paltrow. In this beauty bible, its editors provide expert advice on clean living.

    Covering topics including what to eat, the importance of sleep, the power of antioxidants and the impact of exercise, it's full of tutorials, recipes and photographs. It also provides you with essential advice for dealing with skin issues and acne and provides suggestions on what the best clean make-up to use is.

    There are beauty tutorials from artists and hair stylists for you to follow and skin-boosting recipes are included, too. You can also discover beauty professionals' secrets, routines and beauty rituals.
  • FFBY
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    Model Alex Brennan shows you how to make your own bath, body and haircare products and achieve a healthy glow in this essential beauty book.

    When Alex realised that conventional, chemical-laden hair treatments were contributing to her sudden hair loss, she decided to do something about it and started cooking up natural recipes for shampoo and conditioner in her kitchen. She started using these products and her hair soon grew back.

    The book is divided into three main sections: Bath & Body, Hands, and Haircare and all of the ingredients can be found at your local supermarket or health-food store. With easy-to-follow tips, you'll soon be making your own soaps, body washes, hand lotions, natural deodorants, hair-washing and styling products. There are also suggestions for dental care, foot scrubs, bubble baths and advice to help you make younger and more mature skin.
  • HMBT
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    Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, using only natural ingredients, you can make skincare and haircare products easily at home.

    Truly inspirational, the products can be made using just a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment. The first part of the book looks at the things you will need to make the cosmetic projects; while the second includes 37 recipes for the face, body and hair, plus suggestions for adaptations.

    Including step-by-step instructions for home-made face and body scrubs, cleansers, toners, hand creams, body butters and bath bombs, the projects cater for all skin and hair types. It even includes ideas on how you can package them.
  • HL2118
    • £3.99
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    Packed with homemade and eco-friendly recipes and tips, enjoy exploring the ingredients that previous generations used to pamper and perfect.

    Create delicious and effective treatments and products while knowing exactly what you are putting onto your body.

    Home Beauty is full of easy-to-make projects, including face masks, body scrubs and handmade soaps using natural ingredients such as rosewater, coconut oil and cucumber.
  • CBNS
    • £2.99
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    Let beauty expert Charlotte Knight help you look after your nails and achieve stunning results with this fantastic book.

    From high-end to the high street, this book will take you through all the basics and essential prep work needed to deliver incredible looks - including stripes, spots and Ciate's famous caviar look.

    With different shapes, golden rules for the perfect paint job and an FAQ section, The Ciate Book of Nail Styling is a must-have for anyone who wants their nails to look spectacular.
  • CWKK
    • £3.99
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    Curls, Waves & Kinks provides you with all the care and wear secrets for loving your natural curls.

    A book that will help make bad hair days a thing of the past, it will also help you discover the perfect style, whatever the occasion. There's a hair care chapter at the start of the book that explains the products you should use, how you should colour it and what natural treatments you should be trying.

    It then goes on to explain how you should deal with dry ends and the ways in which you can avoid crunchy curls. It also reveals how you should wash your hair and how to look after afro locks.
  • NYHH
    • £9.99
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    The experts at Neal's Yard will show you how to make herbal concoctions, aromatic oil blends, cleansers, balms, face masks and body scrubs in the comfort of your own kitchen with this incredible hardback.

    All extremely beneficial for your health, this book not only shows you what the various herbs and oils will treat but also how you can harvest and grow them and combine them to make a remedy. It even offers advice on the correct dosage to apply.

    There are step-by-step, photographic demonstrations to help you on the way to making the remedies. They can be used to treat up to 40 common complaints.
  • MVSH
    • £3.99
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    Any man who is interested in styling and grooming will find this to be an essential grooming bible. It features 60 classic styles for both hair and beards - all with fully illustrated and simple, step-by-step instructions.

    Inspired by style bloggers, sports stars, actors and models, groomed hair is getting more and more fashionable and this book pulls provides consolidated and authoritative advice on the best techniques.

    There's advice for different haircuts, types and lengths and all the secrets behind beards, buzzcuts and man buns are revealed!
  • AG1080
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    If you want to add some style to your nails, this is the book for you. It has over 40 designs for nail decals you can print at home - and they're all bursting with personality.

    There are clear and photographic step-by-step tutorials to show you how to apply the designs and then download, scan, colour and trace and customise them. As an added bonus, it even comes with a sheet of ready-to-wear nail stickers so you can get started right away.

    The designs come from popular YouTuber Janelle Estep and range from paw prints to unicorns. She explains how to easily apply studs, jewels, glitter and polish techniques. All you need to get started is craft decal paper and a desktop printer.
  • SKLE
    • £8.99
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    Liz Earle will show you how to nourish, polish and perfect your skin from the inside out - in just six weeks - in this practical and easy-to-follow book.

    The programme finds each week focusing on a different aspect of skincare, from detox and exfoliation to cleansing and healing and nourishing and balance to radiance and maintenance.

    The book will encourage you to incorporate new practices into your skincare routine including body brushing and meditation and also includes 80 tasty but easy recipes that will help your skin glow.
  • PTIK
    • £3.99
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    Henna tattoos are a popular trend right now and this book from Pavan Ahluwalia will help you create and apply this temporary artwork to ensure you turn heads wherever you go - whether it's at a party, festival or if you're adorning the artwork just for fun.

    From selecting the right tattoo to choosing and creating the design and altering its size and applying it to your body, the book has 30 projects that range from larger-statement pieces for necklines to more discreet patterns for arms, wrists and fingers.

    There are also tips on how to add jewels and other embellishments to the designs and much, much more.
  • AJJCB
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    In All About Eyes, bestselling author and global makeup mogul Bobbi Brown shares her expert tips for getting beautiful, show stopping eyes. The book covers basic eye care, essential makeup techniques and products, step-by-steps for stunning go-to looks (such as smoky, sparkly and natural), and tips for selecting eyewear and wearing makeup with glasses. Packaged as a small, chic, take-anywhere hardcover, this accessible manual has something for women with all different types of eyes!
  • AKXFO
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    Bestselling author and famed makeup artist Bobbi Brown's Beauty Rules is the definitive beauty bible for teens and twenty-somethings. Now available in paperback, with a fresh cover and lower price, the book is more appealing than ever to teens and their mums. Emphasising natural beauty, Bobbi shares age-appropriate makeup tips, style secrets, self-esteem boosters and techniques for perfecting the prettiest hair, eyes, lips and nails. With hundreds of photographs of real girls and dozens of inspiring makeovers, Beauty Rules remains the go-to guide for all girls.
  • AUGFP
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    Foreword by Sienna Miller. World-renowned beauty and make-up expert Wendy Rowe knows skin inside out. In this refreshing beauty book, Wendy will teach you how to keep your skin healthy and let your inner and outer beauty shine. Wendy has devised over 70 easy and delicious recipes specifically designed to feed your skin with the nutrients it needs to glow. Each of the recipes correlates to an essential skin-feeding ingredient that will help target specific skin problems and common complaints. From cucumbers, 'the internal cleanser', to limes, 'the natural astringent' and carrots, 'the immunity booster', there are also breakdowns of the vitamins and nutrients each of these familiar ingredients provide. And not only will there be methods for feeding your skin, there will also be suggestions on how to keep your skin pampered with recipes for homemade masks, scrubs, mists, cleansers and toners, as well as an informative troubleshooting section for confidence-zapping skin problems. Wendy provides specific advice for foods to embrace or avoid depending on your skin. Split into the four seasons, this stunning book can be dipped in and out of, or followed like a seasonal plan, and will ensure that you achieve beautiful, radiant skin all year round.
  • AMIWF
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    Fleur De Force started making YouTube videos in 2009 out of a passion for everything beauty and fashion related. What began as a fun hobby quickly turned into something much bigger, and she's spent the past five years seeking out the best products, top tips and easiest ways for us all to look and feel more fabulous. In The Glam Guide she shares all of her secrets and discoveries so whether you're looking for makeup tips, wardrobe cheats, first-date pointers or healthy lifestyle motivation, this is the book for you.
  • ALBZG
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    A witty, wise and truthful beauty handbook for real women on what works in real life from Sali Hughes, beloved journalist and broadcaster. "Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together" Elizabeth Taylor Beauty books. Exquisite coffee-table affairs featuring improbably beautiful models with wholly-unachievable-to-most women looks, product review-heavy volumes which become almost instantly outdated, or tracts of holistic mumbo jumbo, like how to make an unproven face pack from organic molasses and rough-hewn porridge oats. Not anymore. In Pretty Honest, Sali Hughes draws on over 20 years of wisdom, advice and expertise to show real women how to make the most of makeup's physically and emotionally transformative powers. Covering everything from teenage skin to mature beauty, botox to bridal make-up, sickness to good health, it's a work that is part instruction manual, part love letter to makeup - in a writing style that combines beauty editor, feminist and painfully funny best friend.
  • AFIME
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    From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to web video, Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than even the most auspicious drag queen would dream of in a lifetime. But whether she's swirling inside a towering martini glass in Swarovski-covered pasties and stilettos or turning heads on the red carpet, one thing is certain-for this self-styled fashion icon, beauty is an art. Now, for the first time in her career, Dita divulges the beauty secrets that have earned her a frequent spot on international best dressed lists and high-profile fashion show rosters. In "Your Beauty Mark", Dita takes readers through every step of her many signature looks - from her perfectly coiffed hair to her flawless skin and makeup - and turns to experts and friends in the field for authoritative advice. With diet and exercise tips, information on skincare, and tricks for brow shaping, lipstick application, eye shadow and more, Dita empowers readers with the skills, confidence, and inspiration they need to discover their individual beauty expressions. Lavish color photographs and gorgeous step-by-step images make "Your Beauty Mark" the perfect holiday gift for anyone interested in classic style.
  • APKUE
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    Make-up, as we know it, has only been commercially available in the last 100 years, but applying decoration to the face and body may be one of the oldest global social practices. Lisa Eldridge, one of the world's foremost make-up artists--with a very large and loyal public following of her own--has written the first real history of the subject. Face Paint will explore the reasons behind make-up's use, the actual materials employed and manufactured through the ages, the icons that people emulate and how they achieved their effects, the impact on women's lives and the present and future of make-up from high profile practitioners artists to cosmetic breakthroughs. Along with the glamorous trappings, this is also about women's history and the ways in which we can understand their story through the prism of make-up.
  • AUCBI
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    Commercial hair dyes contain thousands of different chemicals, some of which are reported to be carcinogenic but you don't have to choose between gorgeous colour and good health. Hair care expert Christine Shahin shows you how to use nontoxic natural plant pigments - henna, indigo, amla, and cassis - to colour your hair naturally, and with beautiful results! These pigments are readily available at natural food stores and online; they're simple, safe, and easy to use; and they cost much less than a trip to the salon. With clearly written instructions and step-by- step photography, Shahin shows you exactly how to apply these pigments, alone or in combinations, to achieve a full range of shades of brown, black, and red. She also includes instructions for transitioning from chemical dyes to natural ones and for using chemical and natural dyes together.
  • AOWVY
    • £11.29
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    Create 50 gorgeous hairstyles, from casual braids to the elegant beehive, by Berlin-based top stylist Andre Martens. Following the visual step-by-step instructions by a top stylist, it is really easy to take minutes to be beautiful. Start with basic techniques, like braiding, waves and volume, and with a little practice you can change your look every day. Learn everything about hair care, tools and products from detailed extra instructions and become your own personal stylist.
  • ATBXV
    • £7.19
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    Sketch, doodle and vlog your way through the year with The Beauty Vlogger's Handbook. This handy pocket-sized book is divided into four sections, each dedicated to one of the four seasons of the year. You can plan seasonal colour-palettes, design your own nail polishes, create make-up looks for Zoella and friends, write and doodle about your favourite products and much more! Each section contains planning pages filled with top tips, linked to the activities, to help you plan your very own vlogs, from 'Get Ready With Me' tutorials and product reviews to trends including 'No Mirror Make-Up' and 'Boyfriend Does My Make-Up'. There are 40 vlogs to plan, plus loads of inspiration and ideas for additional vlogs to be created. With line art by Emma Price and featuring vloggers such as Zoella, Alfie, Michelle Phan, Patricia Bright, Tanya Burr, Niomi Smart, Caspar Lee, Fleur DeForce, Elle Fowler, Miranda Sings, Samantha Maria and Andrea's Choice, this handbook is the perfect partner for any aspiring beauty vlogger or fan!