Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780316286855

Making Faces

Aucoin, Kevyn

4.31 avg rating
( 1,880 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
9780316286855: Making Faces

America's preeminent makeup artist shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but also how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks. 200 color photos & sketches.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

The faces that Kevyn Aucoin has made are stellar and luminous: Cher, Tina Turner, Vanessa Williams, and Julia Roberts are but a few of the stars in Aucoin's galaxy of clientele. More than making do, making up is the art of achieving your own special look, and Aucoin insists that there are no hard and fast rules--except for the obvious ones, such as "Don't put lipstick in your eye."

The first section offers, in his own words, Aucoin's favorite ideas, tricks, and techniques for enhancing, defining, and altering facial features with makeup. You'll learn how to care for your skin, what foundation to use with your skin type, and transformational magic for that central player in the drama of beauty: eyes. Through his gallery of noncelebrity before-and-afters, Aucoin shows clearly how to use his fundamentals to achieve dozens of different looks.

The gorgeous final chapter reads like a list of exotic characters in a play--the Vamp, the Siren, the Diva.... In fact, such celebrities as Isabella Rosselini, Demi Moore, and Nicole Kidman pose as these dramatic, splendidly made-up characters. These sumptuous photographs are accompanied by full-page illustrations listing the "ingredients" required to create these looks as well as simple directions for achieving them. The introduction by the author, at once amusing and endearing ("...trying to conceal the fact that I was a gay, effeminate, hyperactive, adopted child with a serious lisp in southern Louisiana would have been like trying to hide Dolly Parton in a string bikini!"), and Aucoin's commentary throughout, makes Making Faces a unique reference book--beautiful, informative, and personal.

About the Author:

"Kevyn Aucoin's faces appear in editorial features, fashion shows, music videos, and advertising campaigns as well as on the covers of virtually every major magazine, and he's be e Ad a guest on many television programs, including Oprah, the Today show, Good Morning America, VH-I's Fashion Television, MTV's House of Style and Entertainment Tonight. His client roster reads like a Who's Who of the entertainment world's elite: This list includes all of the women who appear in this book, as well as Sharon Stone, Whitney Houston, Linda Evangelista, Mary Tyler Moore, Cindy Crawford, Elizabeth Hurley and Bette Midler, among many, many others. Along with the numerous accolades he has received is a special award from the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), the first and only time such an honor has been bestowed on a makeup artist. The author of the bestselling book The Art of Makeup, he resides in New York City."

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 8.93

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.80
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Nemax_CO
(Pompano Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316286850 In NEW, unread book in excellent condition. No nicks or tears on dust jacket that has clean, straight edges. MoNeY Back Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # I-4-322

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.80
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company (1999)
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Kevyn Aucoin shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of make-up application and technique but also how to use those fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks. It features step-by-step directions, instructional full-colour sketches, and a gallery of non-celebrity transformations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0316286850

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Hachette Book Group
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hachette Book Group. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0316286850

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company (1999)
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Poverty Hill Books
(La Grange, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,Fast Shipping With Online Tracking, International Orders shipped Global Priority Air Mail, All orders handled with care and shipped promptly in secure packaging, we ship Mon-Sat and send shipment confirmation emails. Our customer service is friendly, we answer emails fast, accept returns and work hard to deliver 100% Customer Satisfaction!. Bookseller Inventory # 9036428

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0316286850 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 4328390

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by INGRAM INTERNATIONAL INC (1999)
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
PBShop
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description INGRAM INTERNATIONAL INC, 1999. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # WB-9780316286855

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
LVeritas
(Newton, MA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Gift Quality Book in Excellent Condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36S9FP000D2I

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Paperback Quantity Available: 13
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 827280

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Paperback Quantity Available: 20
Seller
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 160 pages. Dimensions: 11.9in. x 8.9in. x 0.6in.In Making Faces, make-up artist Kevyn Aucoin shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of make-up application and technique but also how to use those fundamentals (sometimes in unconventional ways) to create a wide range of different looks. It features step-by-step directions, instructional full-colour sketches, and a gallery of non-celebrity transformations, as well as fabulous images of stars and supermodels as you have never seen them before. Lush and enticing, Making Faces satisfies on many levels: extraordinary photography, surprising make-up looks on A-list celebrities (Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Courtney Love), and recipes for doing it yourself. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780316286855

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Aucoin, Kevyn Author
Published by Little, Brown and Company (1999)
ISBN 10: 0316286850 ISBN 13: 9780316286855
New Paperback Quantity Available: 17
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0316286850

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book