Makeup Bookshelf: Tips and Tricks

SPA+CLINIC reveal the makeup books you need this party season.

Makeup by Liz Kelsh
In Makeup by Liz Kelsh, celebrated makeup artist and Max Factor Brand Ambassador, Liz Kelsh shares the secrets that have made her one of the most sought-after makeup artists in Australia today — coveted by Hollywood A-listers and top fashion magazines alike. Lavishly illustrated, each chapter has thorough step-by-step basic directions for makeup application and easy-to-follow photographs and line drawings.

Liz Kelsh STORYCovering everything from choosing the right foundation, tips on blusher, bronzer, eyelashes and lipstick, right through to the most common beauty mistakes, Kelsh delivers tips and tricks to achieving celebrity and runway look as well as great everyday looks. Makeup by Liz Kelsh is a celebration of makeup and its author’s impressive mark on the make-up industry.

Make Up by Michelle Phan
Michelle Phan has compiled her best YouTube wisdom into Make Up: Your Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success–Online and Off. From building the perfect makeup tool kit to perfecting your online persona, Michelle has advice to help you transform every facet of your life. Make Up is packed with Michelle’s trademark beauty and style tutorials, as well as stories from her own life and advice on the topics she is asked about most, including etiquette, career, entrepreneurship, and creativity.

Phan_9780804137348_jkt_r5.inddFrom the everyday (such as how to get glowing skin) to the big picture (such as how to turn your passion into a profession), Make Up is a practical and empowering resource to help anyone put their best face forward.

500 Eye Makeup Designs by Kendra Stanton

500 Eye Makeup Designs is a collection of eye looks for every occasion by makeup artist, on-air beauty expert, and beauty blogger, Kendra Stanton. From work-looks that never get boring, to fantasy-inspired eye shadow with glitter and rhinestones, this guide will help you break clients out of the neutral eye shadow-black mascara rut.

Kendra Stanton STORYFilled with designs for every skill and patience level, 500 Eye Makeup Designs is a source of daily inspiration. Kendra’s blog,, is the witty girl’s guide to honest beauty. It focuses on reviews and teaches women things about make-up they never heard from their mothers. Her blog is an extension of her passion to empower and educate women to look their best at any age.

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