What’s in your library? With our busy high school schedules, it’s rare we have time for leisurely reading but I promise. If you love to learn anything about beauty like me, you’ll find these books enjoyable and an easy read (or skim – lol)!
Plant-Powered Beauty: The Essential Guide to Using Natural Ingredients for Health, Wellness, and Personal Skincare (with 50-plus Recipes) by Amy Galper, Christina Daigneault
This is one of my favorites! Part one is a great overview of all you want to know about how to read beauty labels, how the skin works and natural ingredients. Part 2 is a ton of beauty recipes. Make natural beauty applications in your own kitchen!
Renegade Beauty: Reveal and Revive Your Natural Radiance by Nadine Artemis
Another great book that includes recipes but also goes through common skin and health issues and solutions. In addition, the author philosophical view on beauty is refreshing and enlightening. She discusses beauty in terms of incorporating nature and unleashing your own inner beauty for a natural radiance.
An Atlas of Natural Beauty by Victoire de Taillac
A must have in natural beauty aficianados’ libraries, this book from the legendary Parisian beauty emporium Officine Universal Buly is “an illustrated guide to the origins, history, and practical uses of more than 80 botanical ingredients.”
Facepaint: The Story of Makeup by Lisa Eldridge
This book is a fun read and a great coffee table addition! You’ll learn fascinating history of makeup and peruse beautiful images of cosmetics and makeup.
Milady Skin Care and Cosmetics Dictionary by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph C. DiNardo
This is a wonderful resource to have in your library. With over 2,350 product and ingredient terms and definitions, you can decipher skin and cosmetics labels to learn what’s really in your beauty products.
Are there any books you would recommend? Share and comment below! Happy reading! And remember, someone once said “Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.”