The essential guide to makeup from a seasoned professional. In this comprehensive guide, makeup artist Kit Spencer shares the beauty secrets and tricks that are essential in creating the perfect look. She advises on all aspects of makeup application and makeup kit essentials, including brushes, sponges, tweezers and eyelash curlers. Step-by-step instructions and sequential photographs detail:
Planning a makeup look
How to effectively cleanse, tone, moisturize and prime skin
How to alter a style for different ages
Product formulations, color selection and application
How to create the basic eye look
Problem solving, from concealing acne to hiding facial hair
Halloween looks for men and women and special effects
This invative guide maps the face, describing which areas should be highlighted and which should be concealed. Spencer also advises on makeup courses and buying products and equipment, including a list of suppliers. Packed with beautiful color photographs, Pro Makeup is the best and most comprehensive guide to makeup.
Kit Spencer is a makeup artist and hairstylist who works in television, movies and music videos, creating special effects for a range of clients. She is the author of two other books on hairstyles and makeup.