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Read My Lips: A Cultural History of Lipstick

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Bargain Books are non-returnable.Freud dug it; Marilyn wouldn't leave home without it. Lipstick: It's an icon, a turn-on, an international symbol of the feminine mystique. Today it finds its place in history. "Read My Lips is the book for everyone who's ever fallen for the allure of painted lips or bought, borrowed, or stolen a tube of Five Alarm Red. A scenic tour of a ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Chronicle Books (CA)
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Willa Grant
Jul 21, 2012 Willa Grant rated it really liked it
I loved this book & the authors love of lipstick. It nicely explained why *I* love red lipstick & none of my honeys have. I have recently gone back to lipstick after a hiatus of a couple of years because I am not wearing any other makeup & I love the look of lipstick on a bare face. That my lipstick keeps someone from kissing me is a bit sad but at my stage of life I don't have that many takers anyway! A wonderful little book full of fascinating facts about humans coloring their lips ...more
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