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The Best of Beauty and Makeup Books

The Mariners Fan "Eriko"
The list author says: "I've read and or collected a variety of makeup books in my quest to teach myself to apply it. Here are some of the books I've found most useful along the way."
Makeup Makeovers: Expert Secrets for Stunning Transformations
Makeup Makeovers: Expert Secrets for Stunning Transformations
"This is a great basic starter book. There is great information that goes over everything you'd need to know. It also uses real life folks, not young models."
Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro
Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro
"I think this is the book for aspiring makeup artists. Bobbi Brown is a great artist and gives wonderful tips for the advanced makeup lover and the beginner in this book."
Jemma Kidd Make-up Masterclass: Beauty Bible of Professional Techniques and Wearable Looks
Jemma Kidd Make-up Masterclass: Beauty Bible of Professional Techniques and Wearable Looks
"Another good book, it has a huge range of skin tones and makeup looks for every person. It doesn't matter if you wear light makeup or heavy makeup, this book covers it all."
Making Faces
Making Faces
"A staple book."
Face Forward
Face Forward
"Another staple."
Makeup: The Ultimate Guide
Makeup: The Ultimate Guide
"This i think this is one of the best makeup books out there. The makeup is more bold and avant garde at times and the photos are beautiful. I learned alot and it is also just great to look at."
Asian Faces: The Essential Beauty and Makeup Guide for Asian Women
Asian Faces: The Essential Beauty and Makeup Guide for Asian Women
"Helpful to those with "asian" features with applying eye makeup. I have hooded eyes and this book gave me some tips on getting it to show."
The Art of Makeup
The Art of Makeup