You may just be starting out at dabbling in makeup or you might be a self obsessed junkie (probably the latter), no matter which - this book is going to have almighty relevance in the place of your make-up stash. I’ve never really read a beauty book before but getting this for Christmas has spurred me on to want to read more!
This Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual has all the hints and tips you need to learn to do your makeup like a pro. With over 200 colour photos, step by step guides and basic facts about skincare and prep - there is something in here for everyone, even if you think you know everything! There are also tips from the 25 year pro on how to start up your MUA business and the best way to go about doing so.
The contents cover the following:
Makeup Artistry - a brief insight to being a MUA
Equipment - having the right brushes, tools, kits for various occasions and life of products
Skin - covers the vitamins your skin needs, the things that effect the skin and the basis of using skincare products
Face - going over the right corrector/concealer, foundation, powder, tans/bronzers, blush and skin conditions to recognise
Lips - colours and different application techniques
Eyes - how to groom eyebrows, basic eyeshadow application, eyeliner and mascara and a few ‘how-to' eye looks
Ten step guide to the perfect makeup
Special makeup applications - Do’s and don’ts of makeup application, pregnancy makeup and ‘bad day’ makeup
Artistry - advice for MUA’s and career opportunities
Esssential equipment for the professional - the best things to use to stock up your professional kit
Advanced makeup applications - photography and working with different faces
Memorable makeup moments and legends - the history of makeup