Asian Beauty - Asian-American women are finally having their day. Their beautiful faces grace the covers of magazines, the runways of fashion houses, and the big and small screens. Yet there hasn't been a guide that addresses their unique beauty needs -- until now. In Asian Beauty, Margaret Kimura, veteran makeup artist to the stars and AsianAmerican herself, presents the ultimate beauty guide for all women of Asian descent. In these gloriously illustrated pages, you'll find step-by-step guidance on how to enhance lips, eyes, cheeks, and brows using Margaret's unique Shadows and Light technique. You will learn how to pick the foundation that's right for your skin. And you'll find exciting and surprising things you can do with color from daytime to after dark. Before and after shots of women representing almost every part of Asia will be a revelation, and the chapter on role models will inspire you. Asian Beauty is a must-have for all women of Asian descent who have had to make do with beauty tips tailored for women of European descent.
Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty, and Relaxation - For centuries, Asian women have relaxed and beautified themselves with exotic therapies derived from the materials of nature-plants, herbs, minerals, clays, and flowers. Until now, Western women could only experience these pleasures by taking expensive trips to professional spas. In Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty, and Relaxation, Sophie Benge, an Asian beauty expert, supplies all the tools for experiencing luxurious Asian beauty treatments at home, including inexpensive, easy-to-follow recipes for soothing facials, relaxing aromatherapy baths, invigorating body scrubs, healthy food and drink recipes, remedies for specific ailments, and more. Now readers can spend a lavish day at the spa without leaving their house.