Making Faces
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Making Faces

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In Making Faces, make-up artist Kevyn Aucoin shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of make-up application and technique but also how to use those fundamentals (sometimes in unconventional ways) to create a wide range of different looks. It features step-by-step directions, instructional full-colour sketches, and a gallery of non-celebrity transformations, as well as fabulous images of stars and supermodels as you have never seen them before. Lush and enticing, Making Faces satisfies on many levels: extraordinary photography, surprising make-up looks on A-list celebrities (Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Courtney Love), and recipes for doing it yourself.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 159 pages
  • 229 x 305 x 14mm | 930g
  • Little, Brown and Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Trade Paperback
  • w. numerous col. ill.
  • 0316286850
  • 9780316286855
  • 12,440

Review Text

America's preeminent makeup artist shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but also how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks. 200 color photos & sketches.
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About Kevyn Aucoin

Kevyn Aucoin's faces appeared in editorial features, fashion shows, music videos, and advertising campaigns as well as on the covers of virtually every major magazine. He was a guest on many television programs, including Oprah , the Today show, Good Morning America , VH-I's Fashion Television , MTV's House of Style and Entertainment Tonight . His client roster read like a Who's Who of the entertainment world's elite: this list included Sharon Stone, Whitney Houston, Linda Evangelista, Mary Tyler Moore, Cindy Crawford, Elizabeth Hurley and Bette Midler, among many, many others. Along with the numerous accolades he received is a special award from the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), the first and only time such an honor was bestowed on a makeup artist. The author of the bestselling book The Art of Makeup , resided in New York City. Kevyn Aucoin passed away in May 2002.
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Rating details

2,430 ratings
4.3 out of 5 stars
5 53% (1,298)
4 29% (698)
3 14% (342)
2 3% (69)
1 1% (23)

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Great book if you would like to learn more about makeup and different styles you can create.show more
by gemma
Probably the best make-up guide around. Infused with Kevyn Aucoin's enthusiasm for his art, it also contains some of the most useful information on structure, make-up tools and even grooming. Great for anyone who wants to toss everything they've learned, and learn it correctly. Great for beginners and anyone that needs a refresher, all the way to advanced and professional levels, although it could do with slightly more material to make it perfect for professionals. Definitely a recommended book.show more
by Rachael Sachse
This is a book all make up addicts should get. It tells all you need to know about every aspect of applying make up.show more
by jerri peebles
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