Today, skincare and makeup are things that are aggressively advertised in the market. They're up on hoardings, have dedicated stores and kiosks for them, advertised on televisions and can be easily bought on the internet. In a nutshell, they're extremely popular and to some, an expensive hobby. Whether you use beauty products or not, it's important to learn more about them. Blind consumerism is the worst kind of consumerism and the only way to triumph out of it is to be as informed as possible. The best part is that information is just a click away. For those who prefer books over watching beauty documentaries on the internet, we've got that covered for you too!
Think of house arrest against COVID-19 as an opportunity to catch up on reading. Trust us, this list will not disappoint.
This book is written by Sali Hughes and is intended to show real women how to make the most of makeup's physical and emotionally transformative powers. The book touches topics like understanding teenage skin, important beauty habits, botox and bridal makeup. While the book is informative and pro-feminism, it also has a humouristic touch to it.
There's a lot of beauty content available on the internet and on magazines, however, not of all of it may be factually correct. Which is why you should turn to Dr Mahto's skincare bible! From morning to night-time skincare routines to dealing with acne, pigmentation and rosacea - this book has all the answers.
Dr Jaishree Sharad is one of India's top Cosmetic Dermatologists and her book is a treat to read. It's simple to read, informative and easy to understand. The book covers almost everything in depth like learning to identify your skin type, acquainting yourself with beauty terms on labels and getting familiar with the latest advancements in skin care treatments - you'll definitely enjoy reading this book.
According to Vasudha Rai, it's possible to use makeup to fake great skin, however, one can be truly radiant when they nourish their bodies from within. What you eat affects your skin and this book will tell you what to eat to ensure beauty inside and out. With the help of Indian remedies, this book will also teach you how to build immunity, brighten and clarify your skin.
You've probably heard the term 'holistic beauty' but haven't gotten yourself familiar with it. This book will teach you all about it! Written by Hollywood actress, Shiva Rose, this book encourages its readers to follow Ayurvedic practices and create mindful rituals for themselves.
Author, Jess Arnaudin, aims to help readers understand the ingredients that they put on their skin and the benefits of doing so. She not only helps to de-code language but also writes extensively on the myths and science surrounding natural ingredients. She also shares recipes of her favourite beauty foods!
If you've been fascinated by the world of Ayurveda, then you're probably going to receive a lot of happiness and knowledge after reading this book. It talks about the basics, the lifestyle choices we make, the food we choose to consume, the air we breathe and how they impact our skin.
If there's one person who you need to learn everything about makeup from, it HAS to be Bobbi Brown! Each chapter has a step-to-step guide for makeup application and highlights some of the top beauty secrets only artists know.
Hope you've added all these wonderful books to your cart! Happy reading.
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