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Author: Bobbi Brown / Format: Hardback / Genre: Lifestyle / Subcategory: Lifestyle & Personal Style Guides / Category: Cosmetics, Hair & Beauty /Title: Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual / ISBN 13: 9780755318476 / ISBN 10: 0755318476 / 232 Pages / Book is published 2008-12-11 by Headline Springboard / Alternative title: Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro / Alternative ISBN 10: 0755318471

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      21.08.2009 21:16
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      Brilliant book to the basic to the professional

      Bobbi brown Makeup Manual

      ~About Bobbi Brown~
      Bobbi Brown was born April 14th 1957. Bobbi's cosmetics are sold in over 400 stores and 20 countries worldwide.
      Bobbi Brown has written may books in her time and all have been a huge success.

      Bobbi also partners with a charity called Dress for Success where she gives underprivileged women attractive clothes to wear to job interviews

      ~About the Book ~
      Bobbi gives her professional advice on all things beauty.
      The contents include:
      * Makeup Artistry
      * Equipment
      * Skin
      * Face
      * Lips
      * Eyes
      * Ten-Step Guide to Perfect Makeup
      * Special Makeup Applications
      * Artistry
      * Essential Equipment for the Professional
      * Advanced Makeup Applications
      * Memorable Makeup Moments and Legends
      * Lets start with Makeup Artistry

      Bobbi talks about when she first got into makeup and how it happened. How she used to use her mother's makeup to experiment. Bobbi wanted people to say she looked pretty and not notice the makeup she wore.
      Years later Bobbi started to work as a makeup artist and she learnt all her skills from the leading professionals.

      By the time Bobbi had her own line of cosmetics she all ready had makeup artists working for her who helped her with fashion shows. Bobbi loves working with people and making them feel good not caked in makeup.

      Bobbi talks about her makeup kits and what should be in what bag for quick easy access. Bobbi tries to keep makeup to a minimum so you don't have to carry loads of products with you. She talks about your home makeup bag, everyday bag, evening bag, in your work desk draw, in your gym bag and for travel.
      Very useful as they really are the basic items that you need unlike me who wants to carry everything.
      Essential Tools - Here is where Bobbi talks about her different makeup brushes and makeup accessories and what they are used for and why. How to assess their quality and tips.
      Shopping for Supplies - Bobbi gives you some great tips of where to shop for good quality products.
      What happens if your favourite product has been discontinued, purchasing tips do's and dont's.
      How to take care of your tools and makeup also maintenance.
      Ever wondered how you take care of brushes, sponges, eyelash curlers etc? Bobbi tells you how.

      Bobbi talks you through about your lifestyle and nutrition. How to feed your skin and making it look its best from food and health. What vitamins are in which foods. How sleep, alcohol, exercise, smoking, sun and more contribute to your skins health.
      Skincare basics - There are some women and men who don't even know the basics of taking care of your skin or don't even know there skin type. Bobbi tells you in a step by step guide so you can determine your skin type at ease.
      Cleansing and Toning the Face - Ever wanted to know what cleansers and toners would be best for your skin? Confused by the different types on the market? Worry no more.
      Removing makeup has never been easier with Bobbi helping you.
      Moisturising and Skin Protection - Bobbi is good at describing how to take care of your skin while in the sun and how to moisturise properly.
      Bobbi also gives you a run down in her skincare glossary.

      Bobbi tells you how to prepare the skin for makeup application.
      Concealers and Foundation - Bobbi tells you why concealers are so good and a must in every womans makeup routine. How to choose the correct corrector colour, correct brightener. How concealer brightens the face and how to set it in place.
      Foundation - Which formula to use, how to find the perfect shade, tools to use while applying foundation. Foundation application with pictures.
      Multicolour Foundation and Powder Application - This section is for darker skin types.
      Special Skin Conditions - Bobbi tells you how to disguise scars and tattoos, acne, freckles, wrinkles etc.
      Powder - How to choose the right power for your skin type and colour.
      Bronzers and Self Tanners - How to choose the right colour, which formula is best, how to apply.
      Blush - Different formulas, application.

      Colour and Application - guide to selecting the right lip colour, formulas, application with pictures. How to use a lip pencil and how to apply gloss.

      * Eyes
      How to shape your eyebrows and get more definition, colour chart, how to do it with pictures, pictures for Asian brows, how to tweeze.
      Eyeshadow - Colour chart for your right shade, basic application, how to contour, playing with colour. How to apply cream eyeshadow.
      Eyeliner - Correct eyeliner application, formulas, how to apply pictures. Special effects with eyeliner. How to create the smokey eye look.
      Eyelashes - How to apply mascara without lashes looking clumpy, different formulas, how to curl lashes, and false eyelash application with pictures.

      *Ten Step Guide to Prefect Makeup
      Bobbi goes though a ten step chart with pictures to perfect makeup application.

      * Special Makeup Applications
      How to do bridal makeup, special occasion makeup, teens makeup, makeup for more mature skin, makeup during pregnancy, bad day beauty.

      * Artistry
      Bobbi talks about what it takes to be a professional.

      * Essential Equipment for the Professional
      Bobbi talks about what makeup you need in your professional kit. With hits and tips.

      * Advanced Makeup Applications
      Applications for television, magazine shoots, photography.

      * Memorable Makeup Moments and Legends
      Bobbi goes though the years of makeup and the legends in them.

      ~Where to buy and Price of Book~
      You can buy this book off www.amazon.co.uk for £12.99 and free post and packaging.

      ~Personal Review~
      I have found this book to be most useful, I haven't got any other books from Bobbi but I am glad I have this. I have found some useful tips that I can always refer back to.

      A winning book from Bobbi Brown


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