Synopses & Reviews
A stylish and informative guide to beauty from the golden age of Hollywood glamour, Vintage Secrets: Hollywood Beauty
teaches readers how to recreate a wide variety of iconic looks and#151; from the pencil-thin, arched eyebrows and kohl-rimmed eyes made famous by silent-film starlet Clara Bow, to Rita Hayworthand#8217;s luxuriant locks and Marilyn Monroeand#8217;s 'blonde all over' glow. In Vintage Secrets: Hollywood Beauty,
readers find a wealth of tips and tricks used by icons of the silver screen and#151; and learn just how far some of them were prepared to go to obtain their famous looks. Packed with instructions, illustrations and classic photographs, as well as timeless advice from fashion figureheads such as legendary Vogue
editor Diana Vreeland and iconic designer Coco Chanel, Vintage Secrets: Hollywood Beauty
is the go-to beauty guide for film fans and fashionistas alike. The book includes step-by-step tutorials to recreate vintage hairstyles with minimum effort and#151; from a Brigitte Bardot bouffant to a Veronica Lake peek-a-boo. Discover simple make-up tricks from the days before plastic surgery and#151; from Carole Lombardand#8217;s non-surgical nose-job to Marilyn Monroeand#8217;s pre-collagen pout, how Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren used olive oil to enhance their looks, and much more.
About the Author
Plexus Publishing is based in the U.K.