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Classic Beauty: The History of Makeup

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The definition of a beautiful face has never been constant. See how political and social climates have molded accepted beauty rituals and the evolution of cosmetics from ancient times through today. This updated and refreshed reference book chronicles historic trends for the eyes, lips,and face, and offers in-depth aesthetic reviews of each decade from the1920s to today. F ...more
Hardcover, Updated Second Edition, 224 pages
Published May 28th 2017 by Schiffer Publishing
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Kath
An absolutely beautiful and fascinating coffee table book.
I particularly like the way the author has laid out a colour palette for each decade of the 20th century. I have found a few small errors and have also noted that it is very Ameri-centric; the chapter on the 60's had no picture of the iconic Twiggy who single handedly invented many of the make-up trends. She was instead relegated to the very last page of the whole book with no real context. I had to knock a star off for this lack of world
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