Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion

By Sali Hughes

A witty, clever and honest good looks instruction manual for genuine ladies on what works in genuine lifestyles from Sali Hughes, liked journalist and broadcaster.

“Pour your self a drink, wear a few lipstick and pull your self together” Elizabeth Taylor

Beauty books. beautiful coffee-table affairs that includes improbably appealing types with wholly-unachievable-to-most ladies seems to be, product review-heavy volumes which turn into virtually immediately superseded, or tracts of holistic mumbo jumbo, like find out how to make an unproven face pack from natural molasses and rough-hewn porridge oats.

Not anymore.

In lovely sincere, Sali Hughes attracts on over twenty years of knowledge, recommendation and services to teach actual ladies tips on how to utilize makeup’s bodily and emotionally transformative powers. masking every thing from teenage pores and skin to mature attractiveness, botox to bridal makeup, illness to reliable overall healthiness, it's a piece that's half handbook, half love letter to make-up – in a writing kind that mixes attractiveness editor, feminist and painfully humorous most sensible friend.

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