Health, Lifestyle & Well-being

Beauty & Fashion Books

  • HTMS
    Sally Hornsey
    • £2.99
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    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.

    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.
  • HL2108
    • £3.99
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    With natural remedy recipes for health, beauty, home and garden and pets, 1001 Natural Remedies is the most comprehensive reference available on this topic.

    Take natural, simple ingredients such as essential oils, herbs, honey, lemon, and baking soda, and turn them into shampoos, mouthwashes, and household cleaners that are safe, effective, and kind to the environment.

    Organised into four easy-to-reference sections, this guide is packed with 1001 recipes to treat common ailments, restore scuffed furniture, get rid of garden pests and so much more.
  • 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!
  • TLSS
    Louise Young
    • £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.
  • NYHH
    • £10.99
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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.
  • HL2118
    Claire Chapoutot
    • £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.
  • 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.
  • CBNS
    Charlotte Knight
    • £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.
  • AOFS
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    • £3.99
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    Have you ever stopped to think about just how special scarves are? From neckties to turbans and drapes, The Art of the Scarf is a celebration of this oh-so-fashionable accessory.

    Nearly everyone has a scarf tucked away in their wardrobe, but nowhere near as many are completely sure of how to wear them with style. This book shows you how to adapt your scarf in so many different ways. From bold bows to more subtle knots, there is a way to make the most of every scarf.

    With art deco-style black-and-white illustrations to show you how to achieve the right look, this quirky little book explains the best ways to wear scarves with tailored jackets, on nights out or even with a swimming costume.
  • TQGG
    Capt. Peabody Fawcett
    • £7.99
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    If you know a gentleman who takes great pride in their appearance and wants to scrub up in even better shape, they'll love the hints and tips included in this quintessential guide.

    Showing chaps how they can look their best every day of the year, this book draws from Captain Fawcett's far-flung travels, culturally rich experiences and extensive historical research and even has advice from barbers, style aficionados and master craftsmen of essential grooming items.

    Centuries-old techniques are showcased with step-by-step instructions and there are also illustrations, photographs, witty observations and literary quotations to pore over.
  • HMBT
    Juliette Goggin
    • £5.99
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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.
  • BTON
    Lynn Knight
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.99
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    Lynn Knight always loved delving into her grandmother's Quality Street box full of buttons. Now she's inherited the collection - and moved the buttons into a wooden box - she offers a part-memoir/part-history of fashion that lifts the lids on women's lives and shows how every button can tell a story.

    Passed down through three generations of her family, the book provides a personal insight through the ages as signified by buttons - from the stories of women at home and in work during the First World War to those of the first clerical girls in their silk blouses through to the short skirts of the '60s.

    Other buttons that made an impact on the lives of Lynn's family include a toggle from a favourite coat, three tiny pearl buttons from her mother's first dress after being adopted and a jet button from a time of Victorian mourning.
  • AGEB
    Boris Entrup
    • £4.99
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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.
  • FFBY
    Alex Brennan
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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.
  • SKRB
    Mitchell Beazley
    • £2.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Brought to you by the people behind Sock Club London - a members-only club that has been established to elevate and champion men's hosiery - this book reveals the 10 essential rules when it comes to wearing socks.

    Clearly, socks are a very serious business. But like any kind of fashion and style, there are many pitfalls to be aware of. This book will help you avoid making any fashion faux pas with your hosiery. It reveals the style of socks that best complement brogues; explains whether patterned socks are permissible with sneakers; and even tells you just how high you should rule your trouser legs up.

    All told with a knowing sense of humour, the book establishes clear guidelines for every single aspect of the sock world.
  • PTIK
    Pavan Ahluwalia
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    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • DRUP
    Rosy Nicholas
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    • RRP £12.99
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    Full of 30 simple accessories to make and wear, Rosy Nicholas' Dress You Up is a book that shows you how to use everyday household items in an attempt to jazz up your wardrobe.

    A thrifty book for anyone who likes to make their own fashion accessories, it will show you how you can revamp your shoes, make paper and flower crowns and create colourful bangles and pom-pom rings.

    Good for beginners and experienced crafters, the projects use a range of hand-made techniques and the projects are accompanied by colourful illustrations and step-by-step photography.
  • 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.
  • AG1080
    • £4.99
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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.
  • THED
    Megan Hess
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Megan Hess provides an illustrated guide to the beautiful garments that changed the world in the beautiful book, The Dress: 100 Iconic Moments in Fashion.

    Presented in hardback and with a stylish gold trim, it tells how a dress can capture a specific moment in time, the spirit of a generation, or even encapsulate a fashion icon. With Megan's stunning illustrations of the dresses (and those who wore them) throughout the book, it's a wonderful read for any fashion aficionado.

    From Audrey Hepburn's simple elegance to Lady Gaga's meat gown, the book takes a thorough look at the ever-evolving and always-inspiring fashion industry. All the dresses are accompanied by revealing facts and historical anecdotes too.
  • GOOP
    Editors of 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.
  • AJJCB
    Bobbi Brown
    • £10.59
    • RRP £10.99
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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!
  • AKTJD
    Alice Mackrell
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.95
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    The Fashion Book (New Edition) takes a fresh look at the fashion world and the people who created and inspired it. Spanning almost 200 years, the entire industry is represented; from clothing and footwear designers, to photographers, stylists, icons and retailers, including the new category of educational institutions that have been fundamental in the careers of many of the creative individuals.
  • AKXFO
    Bobbi Brown
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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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.