Personal care books
“Beauty myths. The whole truth about Botox, stem cells, organic cosmetics and more. " Tiina Orasmäe-Meder, Yana Zubtsova
In the modern world, it is very easy to get lost in the variety of incomprehensible terms, advertising campaigns of famous brands, the secrets of grandmothers and advice from relatives on the topic of which care products are the most effective. If you are not planning to get a medical education and experiment on yourself in the near future, then there is only one way out - to read about the 50 most common beauty myths. The book by the cosmetologist Tiina Orasmäe-Meder and the popular journalist Yana Zubova is a real must-have for those who want to maintain the condition of their skin without spending a lot of time and money looking for unverified care products.
“The myth of beauty. Stereotypes Against Women”. Naomi Wolfe
The Myth of Beauty is a cult work by Naomi Wolfe, an American writer and journalist. It has been translated into dozens of languages and is the most cited and talked about feminist work. In the book, the author talks about where stereotyped ideas about beauty come from and what they can lead to a woman who seeks to follow each of them. In pursuit of generally accepted standards, many of the fair sex lose their individuality, natural beauty and sexuality, putting at stake not only their appearance, but sometimes their life. The author claims that a woman herself has the right to decide how she looks without looking back at the dictates of the created myth about beauty.
“Eat, move, sleep. How everyday decisions affect health and longevity. Tim Rath
The author of this book has been successfully fighting a deadly disease - cancer for 20 years. Tim Rath has developed a rule of life for himself, consisting of three pillars: food, movement and sleep. According to the author, we do not pay enough attention to such seemingly trifles as: choosing a dish for breakfast, chatting with friends or using the Internet, sleeping or watching your favorite TV show - every minute makes sense. The rules set out in the book, of course, are known to everyone, however, in combination, they give rise to a whole new approach to their own life and health.
“Intuitive eating. How to stop worrying about food and lose weight. Svetlana Bronnikova
Women who are absolutely satisfied with their appearance probably do not exist in the world. But if skin care is not very difficult, then with weight loss things are different. Untreated emotions, stress or dissatisfaction with something in their life pushes women to uncontrollably eat food, they seek to "seize" their problems. Being attentive to your body will help make a difference: listen to it and you will learn to hear the signals of hunger and satiety that it gives us every day.
“A year lived correctly. 52 Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle”. Brett Blumenthal
We make promises to ourselves to stop eating sweets, start daily jogging, drink at least two liters of water a day every Monday, but very often we cannot live at that pace by Wednesday. Then maybe it is worth starting changes in life not so quickly? This is exactly what the author of the book says, inviting the reader to go through a program consisting of 52 small changes (from nutrition to physical activity and attitude to the world) during the year. According to Brett Blumenthal, one change a week will not be burdensome for you, but will ultimately lead you to a healthy and happy lifestyle that will accompany you for many years to come.
“Now I eat whatever I want! David Yan's Power System ". David Yang
David Yang, founder of ABBYY and co-author of ABBYY Lingvo and ABBYY FineReader, in his book talks about four types of food that we enjoy using and teach our children to them. They increase the risk of developing a heart attack, stroke, obesity, as well as a number of cancers. The author of the book brings to your attention a new nutritional system based on evidence and experimental confirmation, verified by personal experience and time.
Style & Makeup Books
"Audrey Hepburn. Style secrets”. Pamela Clarke Keogh
A talented actress and charming woman, Audrey Hepburn, throughout her life, fascinated fans not only with her acting, but also with delightful images, a style that was unlike any other. Thanks to a critical look at her own appearance, this charming woman skillfully hid flaws, emphasizing only her virtues - her innate taste never let her down. Pamela Clark Keogh talks about the peculiarity of her unique style and how it was formed in her book, helping to take a fresh look at the style icon that has won the hearts of millions.
What would Grace do? Secrets of a stylish life from the Princess of Monaco. Gina McKinon
Grace Kelly is the epitome of a gorgeous woman, mother, talented film actress and a true style icon of the era. She is the embodiment of elegance, sophistication and success to this day. Gina McKinon reveals the secrets of the brilliant princess of Monaco, collecting advice and life lessons for readers based not only on victories and success, but also on the mistakes of an outstanding woman. How to learn modern manners, find an individual style and always look great, meet your prince and raise children, while remaining with this irresistible woman and hospitable hostess - read the book What Would Grace Do?
Fashion Bible. Tim Gunn
The author of this book is a great connoisseur and researcher of fashion, host of the American show "Project Runway", a witty and elegant man. Take him on an exciting journey through the world of fashion, and he will talk about every piece of clothing that has been created since ancient times. Not a single milestone in the history of the development of world fashion will elude you, and the process of evolution of things - from the crown of Cleopatra to the sandals of Elena the Beautiful, from the business suits of the heroes of the Dynasty TV series to the trouser two of Hillary Clinton - will turn into understandable and quite natural.
Bobby Brown. Makeup. For beginners and professionals. " Bobby Brown
A unique book by Bobby Brown, make-up artist and founder of her own cosmetics brand, has absorbed 25 years of professional experience of a master of his craft. With the help of color photographs, diagrams and detailed instructions, the author will teach you how to apply makeup the way professional makeup artists do. The book has everything you need to create your own unique image: the basics of skin care; a list of antioxidants and vitamins needed to maintain health and beauty; tools for perfect makeup; descriptions of corrective agents and decorative cosmetics for face, lips and eyes.
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