Fine beauty : beauty basics and beyond for African-American women / Sam Fine with Julia Chance.

by Fine, SamLooking glass; Chance, JuliaLooking glass.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 1998.Description: 157 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1573220957.Subject(s): African American womenLooking glass | Beauty, PersonalLooking glass | CosmeticsLooking glass
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A makeup artist for top Black models, singers, and actresses shares his beauty secrets and outlines the fundamentals of makeup in a guide for Black women.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. 8)
  • My take on makeup (p. 17)
  • Makeup 101 (p. 23)
  • Tools
  • Concealer
  • Foundation
  • Powder
  • Eyebrows
  • Eye Shadow
  • Blush
  • Lipstick
  • Eyeliner
  • Mascara
  • False Eyelashes
  • Contours and Highlights
  • Lip Tricks
  • Saving Face
  • Makeovers (p. 51)
  • Natural Beauty
  • Fashion Forward
  • Corporate Chic
  • Timeless Glamour
  • Model Changes
  • Maximum Glamour
  • Video soul (p. 65)
  • "Brokenhearted"
  • "I Wanna Be Down"
  • "Who Do U Love"
  • "Freek'n You"
  • "When You Talk About Love"
  • "Keep On, Keepin' On"
  • Nike
  • Nike
  • "That Girl"
  • "Colors of the Wind"
  • "Missing You"
  • "Don't Want to Lose"
  • Wendy's
  • Stargazing (p. 97)
  • Tyra Banks
  • Patti LaBelle
  • Vanessa Williams
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Veronica Webb
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Iman
  • Theresa Randle
  • Sam Fine, Makeup Artist (p. 119)
  • Fine friends (p. 127)
  • Lloyd Boston, Art Director
  • Angelo Elerbee, Publicist
  • Jerri Baccus Glover, Marketing Director
  • Bethann Hardison, Talent Manager
  • Oscar James, Hairstylist
  • Ron Norsworthy, Set Designer
  • Audrey Smaltz, Backstage Fashion Producer
  • Matthew Jordan Smith, Photographer
  • Mikki Taylor, Beauty Editor
  • Emil Wilbekin, Fashion Director
  • Edward Wilkerson, Fashion Designer
  • Acknowledgments (p. 151)
  • Credits (p. 155)

Reviews provided by Syndetics

Library Journal Review

Makeup artist to African American models and other black stars, Fine here shares his beauty secrets, offering tips on all the fundamentals of applying makeup with clear, step-by-step instructions. Fine will be launching his own line of cosmetics in February. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Sam Fine, among the world's leading makeup artists, is the man of choice when it comes to beautifying African-American women. In Fine Beauty he sets the record straight on makeup fundamentals-selecting a flawless foundation [middle dot] choosing the proper powder [middle dot] gracefully grooming your brows-then applies these techniques to real women, creating phenomenal makeovers. Fine Beauty takes you behind the scenes to the sets of high profile assignments, celebrates some of the most dynamic personalities in the industry, and serves as inspiration to anyone getting started in the business of beauty. This all-out-gorgeous celebration of African-American allure is a must-have for any woman who wants to learn how to enhance her natural any age.