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The African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare, Revised Edition [Paperback]

By Alfred Fornay (Author) & John Ledes (Foreword by)
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Item description for The African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare, Revised Edition by Alfred Fornay & John Ledes...

Gives advice on selecting skin care products and makeup, including tips on planning a skin care routine to handle individual problems.

Publishers Description
The Ultimate Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare for Every Woman of Color Who Wants to Look and Feel Her Best
* A complete listing of cosmetic products, tools to use, and professional techniques to design your best look
* The best products for your skin type and the best colors for your complexion
* What corrective beauty products to buy and what regular skincare regimen to follow
* Solutions to your beauty problems, including nutrition, nail care, and hair care
* Great advice from the women whose looks you love

""This is the book we've been waiting for. Fornay is a master.""
-Susan Taylor, Essence magazine
""This wonderful book will empower you to be knowledgeable, well-groomed, confident, and successful. It's the ultimate guide for every woman of color who wants to radiate her beauty.""
-Upscale magazine
""Alfred Fornay has exemplified perfection in the beauty and fashion industry. His style, e'lan, and foresight have been emulated by countless others.""
-Naomi Sims, superstar model; author, All About Health and Beauty for the Black Woman
""Before black women knew which way to turn, where to look to affirm their beauty, and find the tools to enhance their beauty, there was Alfred, setting the pace.""
-Constance White, former style reporter, the New York Times; author, Style Noir
This internationally acclaimed makeup and skincare handbook and guide has shown thousands and thousands of women how to successfully present their own unique beauty.

Citations And Professional Reviews
The African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare, Revised Edition by Alfred Fornay & John Ledes has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 12/31/2008 page 590
  • Wilson Public Library Catalog - 01/01/2004 page 447

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Wiley
Pages   196
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.86" Width: 7.88" Height: 0.52"
Weight:   0.9 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2002
Publisher   Wiley
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0471402788  
ISBN13  9780471402787  

Availability  128 units.
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More About Alfred Fornay & John Ledes

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! ALFRED FORNAY, a graduate of the State University of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and the City College of New York with degrees in merchandising and marketing, is one of America's foremost authorities on skincare and makeup. He was Creative Director for Revlon Cosmetics' "Polished Ambers Collection"; Marketing Manager for Clairol; Training Director for Fashion Fair Cosmetics; Beauty Editor for Ebony magazine; and Editor in Chief of Ebony Man. Fornay also served as the first male Beauty Editor of Essence magazine. He is also the author of Born Beautiful: The African American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide (Wiley).

Alfred Fornay currently resides in New York, in the state of New York.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Beauty & Fashion > Cosmetics
2Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Beauty & Fashion > General
3Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > Beauty & Fashion > Skin Care
4Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > General
5Books > Subjects > Medicine > Specialties > Dermatology
6Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Special Groups > African American Studies
7Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Womens Studies > General
8Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Womens Studies
9Books > Subjects > Parenting & Families > Family Health

Reviews - What do customers think about The African American Woman's Guide to Successful Makeup and Skincare, Revised Edition?

Needs More  Feb 4, 2006
Would be better if the pictures were in color. The information on skin care was helpful.
Great Skin and Makeup Primer!  Jan 6, 2005
I've never really cared that much about what I used on my face or if I had on make-up. But going out one night, my friend got me to try a full face of make-up, and I looked pretty good. This book helped me do it on my own. It was a great starting point, easy to follow with great pictures. I learned how to take care of my skin better and it looks healthier. I also found with the help of the color chart some new and different choices to make with my clothes, and it even suggested accent colors to compliment your main outfit color. You can't always wear black! The skin type chart helped me realize that I actually have combination not oily skin. Oily skin would be especially oily in your t-zone and then all over. By answering the simple questions, I went in search of products more suited to my skin type. Great, straightforward book.
The book lacks specification and and is very confusing.  Feb 1, 2004
The skin type chart in the book is just plain confusing. You'd have to read the whole chart in the book to see what I mean. It's on pages 46 and 47. For an example, in the column for oily skin where it asks in the section 'does your skin feel greasy or slick?' it gives you the options 'T-zone' and 'all over'. What is this supposed to mean when 'T-zone' is an option in all of the columns? This doesn't make any sense. Another section in the chart asks the question,'If you bathe with deodorant soap, how does your face and body skin feel after an hour, without any type of moisturizer?'. My skin feels comfortable after this so I picked the option 'Oily forehead eyelids, nose, and chin' which is in the column for oily skin, but the chart next asks 'What do your pores look like?'. My pores look invisible, but this was in the column for dry skin. It's impossible for someone to have dry skin and oily skin all at the same time!
Now for the confusion of the color chart. The color chart says that the complimentary accent colors for dark complexions (specifically where it says 'dark skin') are: yellow etc., but in the section of the chart where it says 'medium skin' it reads on with more information about dark skin saying people with medium brown and dark complexions, in general, are flattered by colors with blue undertones, rather than yellow. HOW CONFUSING! By the way, what are complimentary accent colors? This book needs a glossary just for that term or the book needs to explain it somewhere, and if it does the book needs to mention that it does in its index.

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