The 5-Minute Face: The Quick & Easy Makeup Guide for Every Woman
- Publish Date: 2007-04-10
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Carmindy
Good beauty advice is hard to come by these days. Women are constantly inundated with products that promise to remove wrinkles, reduce puffiness, highlight cheekbones, hide blemishes, and make them look younger, healthier, tanner, and even thinnerbut do these products really work? Are they worth the time, money, and effort? Carmindy, makeup artist on TLC's popular show What Not to Wear, believes that the secret to a great look is to focus on the positive: learn how to enhance your best natural features with sheer washes of color rather than hide under layers of artificiallooking makeup. In The 5Minute Face, Carmindy shares her beauty philosophy, offering a practical, easy, and alwayssuccessful makeup routine that works for all ages and skin types.
The steps for achieving the fiveminute facefrom smoothing on foundation, to slicking on lip colorare simple. But as Carmindy demonstrates, many women don't know which product is right for their skin tones, or are clueless on how to apply makeup for optimal results. Throughout every chapter, she provides valuable advice on perfecting the makeup technique that is right for your face, including product tips and accompanying toolbox sections that describe which tools to use with each type of makeup.
No matter what your age is, or whether you have porcelain skin or rosacea, Carmindy will help you look fabulous. In addition to the 5minute makeover, she discusses:
How to Get Brows That Wow: Learn what brow shape best frames your face
What's Age Got to Do with It?: Tricks and trade secrets that keep every woman looking beautiful, from teens to women fifty and over.
Beauty Comes in All Colors: Freckles? Blemishes? Carmindy solves the problems that make finding the perfect makeup for your skin tone difficult. Also includes tips on lash dying for those fair lashes, and lash perming for those who want permanently curled lashes.
The 10Minute Face: Carmindy shows how to build on the 5minute face for special occasions. Everything from sexy dateslooking right in all white at your weddingto the perfect look for a job interview.
Accompanied throughout by Palma Kolansky's beautiful photography, The 5Minute Face is every woman's guide to enhancing their unique and beautiful features with the perfect makeup routine.