The Art of Makeup

Lisa Eldridge’s brand new book, FACE PAINT is gracing my coffee table. And what a beauty it is.

I was on the pre-order list on Amazon because I knew it was sure to be an instant hit. Barely on the shelves, it is already currently Amazon’s  #1 Best-seller in Fashion History, #1 in Beauty, #2 in Fashion, and currently ranking in the Top 100 Books on Amazon. I have a feeling this gorgeous book is going to be under many a Christmas tree this year.

The photography is exceptional; the writing is quintessentially Lisa (intelligent, measured–I can practically hear her lilting English accent as I read the text thanks to watching many (many) of her You Tube videos). The inclusion of images of her personal collection of vintage cosmetics is a wonderfully interesting personal touch.

The book has exceeded my expectations. I love the size; I love the paper; the cover image is just so crazy amazing. The research Lisa Eldridge did for this book is flat-out impressive especially considering she is a busy professional makeup artist, Global Creative Director for Lancome, not to mention Mum to two boys.

You can buy the book at Amazon here.

Take a look at her blog

And her You Tube channel

Do you have the book yet?

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One Comment

  1. November 1, 2015
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    Lisa is an inspiration.

    My interest in makeup is pretty much zero but I have had great fun reading about the history of painted ladies. And, as you say, the design, layout, photography and writing are all top drawer.

    But darling, surely it is a New Zealand accent….

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