Face Paint: The Story Of Makeup

October 13, 2015|
Face Paint: The Story Of Makeup by Lisa Eldridge
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Makeup, as we know it, has only been commercially available in the last 100 years, but applying decoration to the face and body may be one of the oldest global social practices. In Face Paint, Lisa Eldridge reveals the entire history of the art form, from Egyptian and Classical times up through the Victorian age and golden era of Hollywood, and also surveys the cutting-edge makeup science of today and tomorrow. Face Paint explores the practical and idiosyncratic reasons behind makeup’s use, the actual materials employed over generations, and the glamorous icons that people emulate, it is also a social history of women and the ways in which we can understand their lives through the prism and impact of makeup.
 
Lisa Eldridge is one of the most respected and experienced makeup artists in the industry. She has worked on the faces of some the world's biggest and most glamorous stars, including Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, Lily Collins, and Emma Watson, and with international publications such as Vogue, Elle, LOVE and Harper's Bazaar.&n...
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Title:Face Paint: The Story Of MakeupFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 10.5 X 8.65 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 10.5 X 8.65 X 1.2 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419717960

ISBN - 13:9781419717963

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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