Makeup: The Art of Beauty is a solid, beautifully illustrated guide on how to style and apply makeup to create a variety of amazing looks. From sophisticated high fashion and trendy freestyle, to the glamour of Hollywood and the simplicity of the Ivory Soap girl, professional makeup artist Linda Mason takes the reader, whatever her age, step by step through the entire process of creating an unforgettable “look” for any occasion.
Written for the individual as well as the aspiring makeup professional, Makeup provides readers with basic, practical advice and proven tips for choosing and using the best tools and products, applying makeup for special occasions, creating a unique look, and developing an individual style. An additional section on career development includes advice for finding the right school, putting together a portfolio, and performing work in the studio, on location, or at fashion shows. This valuable reference also features hundreds of examples of dazzling fashion photography during the past three decades, taken by some of the top photographers in the fashion industry.
Makeup is a one-stop source of valuable information and tested techniques for anyone who is interested in perfecting the art of beauty.
• Author is well known as a pioneer
in cutting-edge fashion makeup
• She was head makeup artist for
Helena Rubenstein and has worked with other top cosmetics companies, including Lancôme
• Features stunning fashion photography from the last 30 years
• Includes solid how-to information
on applying makeup, both for personal use or as a professional
• Author’s makeup line is available exclusively at her own boutique and studio, The Art of Beauty, in New York City
• For every woman interested in learning or perfecting the art of beauty
About Linda Mason
LINDA MASON has been a makeup artist for more than three decades. Her work has appeared in Vogue, Glamour, and many other publications, and her clients include celebrities, photographers, and art directors, as well as fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, and Giorgio Armani. She has her own line of cosmetics and teaches makeup classes at her retail store, The Art of Beauty by Linda Mason, located in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. To find out more about Linda’s work and her store, visit www.LindaMason.com.