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10 Must-Read Books That Should Be On Every Beauty Junkie’s Reading List!

Kannagi DesaiKannagi Desai  |  Apr 3, 2018
10 Must-Read Books That Should Be On Every Beauty Junkie’s Reading List!

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.” — Charles William Eliot

I love books, the best part about them is the versatility. There’s one book for every kind of love and every kind of woe. Whenever I breach a new subject or even want to talk about an old subject I always see myself turning towards a book. The more I wrote about beauty (skincare and make-up), the more I wanted to read. There’s something for everyone if you are intrigued by skincare, make-up or hair trends. Even if you are looking at starting a brand, or just want to lead a healthy lifestyle. Here’s our list of beauty books that you absolutely should have on your shelf!

1. An Atlas of Natural Beauty: Botanical Ingredients for Retaining and Enhancing Beauty

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Natural beauty is the world that is riding the beauty game this season. So, educate yourself a little more on the ingredients that make your beauty game better than the rest!

Price: ₹ 82522. Buy it here.

2. The Makeup of a Confident Woman: The Science of Beauty, the Gift of Time, and the Power of Putting Your Best Face Forward

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This brilliant book by Trish Mcevoy, internationally recognized makeup artist and trailblazing entrepreneur is a fool-proof guide for women to achieve beauty security and confidence at any age.

Price: ₹ 1,350. Buy it here.

3. Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual

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This is the make-up guide your life has been waiting for. This is the knowledge accumulated by Bobbi Brown in her expansive career all down to one book with the best make-up and skincare tips you could ask for!

Price: ₹ 1,231. Buy it here.

4. Perfumes: The A-Z Guide

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Difficult names and terminology have been an integral part of the fragrance industry. Thanks to Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez’s masterpiece, now the perfumes won’t be an elusive and misty space!

Price: ₹ 4,685. Buy it here.

5. Lauren Conrad Beauty

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This beauty mogul has been around enough and you best believe she learnt from the best. Here she is spilling her beauty secrets. I won’t be surprised if this becomes your beauty bible!

Price: ₹ 1,536. Buy it here.

6.  Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success–Online and Off

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Michelle Phan is one of those people who truly LOVES make-up and beauty and you can say has devoted most of her time and life to learning more and more about the field. In this book, she tells you everything from getting the perfect smokey eye to building an authentic yet successful online persona.

Price: ₹ 490 Buy it here. Buy it here.

7. Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion

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Okay, this is a deeply personal recommendation. When you’re tired of seeing beauty coffee table books with those airbrushed and perfect models, THIS is what will help you. Sali Hughes’ beauty bible has the most honest advice on how real women can harness the emotional and transformative powers of make-up to their advantage, no BS.

Price: ₹ 1,706. Buy it here.

8. The Skincare Bible: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Great Skin

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There is a mountain of information out there on skincare and ways to achieve great skin. UK’s renowned dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto, breaks through the fog giving you a clear-cut guide to CLEAR skin.

Price: ₹ 524. Buy it here.

9.  The Make-up Manual: Your Beauty Guide for Brows, Eyes, Skin, Lips and More

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Now this ladies is a consolidated make-up guide to using your products to perfection. This guide helps you figure out not just what the best products for you are BUT also helps make-up do what it is supposed to do – enhance your natural features!  Make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon teaches you everything you need to know about skincare and perfecting your base right up to applying lip colour.

Price: ₹ 1,189. Buy it here.

10. How To Heal Your Metabolism

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Kate Deering is a holistic health coach who tells you the right difference between what’s healthy and what’s not. This book is about understanding how to heal a ruptured metabolism. This, as we know, is almost always the root cause of most of our skin problems.

Price: ₹ 1,497. Buy it here.

While we have listed book versions, most of these books have a Kindle version available as well. So go forth and read!

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