Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion

Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion

Paperback | April 12, 2016

bySali Hughes

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A witty, wise and truthful beauty handbook for real women on what works in real life from Sali Hughes, beloved journalist and broadcaster."Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together" Elizabeth TaylorBeauty books. Exquisite coffee-table affairs featuring improbably beautiful models with wholly-unachievable-to-most women looks, product review-heavy volumes which become almost instantly outdated, or tracts of holistic mumbo jumbo, like how to make an unproven face pack from organic molasses and rough-hewn porridge oats.Not anymore.In Pretty Honest, Sali Hughes draws on over 20 years of wisdom, advice and expertise to show real women how to make the most of makeup's physically and emotionally transformative powers. Covering everything from teenage skin to mature beauty, botox to bridal make-up, sickness to good health, it's a work that is part instruction manual, part love letter to makeup - in a writing style that combines beauty editor, feminist and painfully funny best friend.

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A witty, wise and truthful beauty handbook for real women on what works in real life from Sali Hughes, beloved journalist and broadcaster."Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together" Elizabeth TaylorBeauty books. Exquisite coffee-table affairs featuring improbably beautiful models with wholly-unachievable-to...

Sali Hughes is a journalist and broadcaster with over 15 years experience, who used her experience as a makeup assistant to George Michael, The Pet Shop Boys and Belinda Carlisle to launch her own beauty column in 'Guardian Weekend'.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pagesPublished:April 12, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007549814

ISBN - 13:9780007549818

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun read! Sali Hughes writes like she's your friend. This is definitely a fun read for any beauty lover who's interested in learning more about beauty and skincare.
Date published: 2016-12-02

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'Britain's best beauty writer . This book is equal parts sass, sense, lipstick and laughs' Lauren Laverne'If it's on my face, it's because Sali recommended it.' Caitlin Moran'Sali is a total joy to read. She writes about beauty with love, authority and honesty. I trust her completely' Marian Keyes'Obey Sali. She knows her stuff' India Knight'Sali decodes beauty for any woman with smart, simple and practical advice' Bobbi Brown'Basically your BFF in book form . what Sali doesn't know about beauty wouldn't fill a Chanel powder compact . everyone in your life would benefit from a copy' Grazia'It covers everything . and is full of knowledge, tips and how-tos that even the most seasoned cosmetics pro can learn from' ViviannaDoesMakeup'I can't imagine anyone not finding this book useful; whether you're a seasoned cosmetics addict or a total beauty disaster-zone you'll be hooked from the very first sentence' AModelRecommends'OK I'll make this quick. If you are female and have skin you need this book' Caroline Hirons