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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 Taylor. Think of beauty books - cue immediate images of coffee-table photographs of ludicrously beautiful models with few clothes and fewer time restraints, works inundated with ‘up-to-date' reviews that may as well be Edwardian or holistic mumbo jumbo on how to make a face mask with molasses and some roughly hewn porridge oats.

Not anymore…Covering everything from teenage skin to that milestone 80th birthday, botox to no-botox, celebration to grief, Sali Hughes, leading journalist and broadcaster, shows real women how to make the most of makeup's physically and emotionally transformative powers in a work that is part instruction manual, part love letter to makeup - whilst employing a writing style that combines beauty editor, feminist and painfully funny best friend.

©2014 Sali Hughes (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Excellent guide to all things beauty

No matter how much you already know about beauty, there are tips and tricks to be learned from this book - very simple and practical ideas. Highly recommend it.

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