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Title:
Bobbi Brown teenage beauty : everthing you need to look pretty, natural, sexy & awesome
Author:
Brown, Bobbi.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Cliff Street Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xix, 200 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
"an imprint of HarperCollins."
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword: on being Brooke -- A letter from Bobbi -- Bobbi Speak: once a teen... on teens -- The pretty makeunder -- Bobbi's 10 basic rules of teen beauty -- Skin care -- The perfect makeup kit -- I hate my... -- Zits! -- Everything eyes -- Blush basics -- Lips -- Beauty school 101 -- cliff notes beauty teenage master class -- You and your body -- Prom beauty -- Preteen basics -- Go for it: experimental makeup -- Sweet 16 beauty bash -- Braces -- African American teen beauty -- Latin American teen beauty -- Asian American teen beauty -- Global beauty -- Teen yearbook -- Teen beauty today -- So..you want to be a model? -- Smelling good/smelling bad -- Hair...an owner's guide -- Backstage with Bobbi --The athletic look -- Mother-daughter beauty -- Rock 'n' roll babes: hip bearuty style -- Bobbi endspeak.
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.1 10 Quiz: 22730 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780060196363
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty

Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty is the ultimate beauty guide for young women. It takes the mystery out of all those confusing rituals so that you can figure out how to feel happier and more relaxed about your looks. You'll look your prettiest!

Your teen years are the most emotionally charged of your life. Your body's developing at a rapid pace, your skin changes from day to day, and your hormones are raging (in case you didn't notice). Everything in your life is in total flux. Bobbi's mission is to help boost your self-esteem and confidence. By listening to Bobbi's straightforward and useful beauty principles, you'll gain a sense of control over your body, your looks, and your life. Bobbi's hip, no-nonsense, and timeless advice covers such real teen problems and issues as:

Zits! - Being Overweight - Braces - Beauty School 101 Eight Simple Steps to a Pretty, Natural Makeup Look - Preteen Basics - Prom Beauty - Global Beauty - Mother-Daughter Beauty - Rock 'n' Roll Babes: Hip Beauty Style - Go for It: Experimental Beauty

Written with sensitivity to help you navigate the difficult self-image issues that you face, Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty empowers you to discover and celebrate your own unique, natural beauty. This fresh and honest makeup guide is your ultimate source for advice, tips, and lessons for achieving beauty inside and out.


Reviews 1

School Library Journal Review

YA-Brown and Iverson give teens basic beauty tips and a large boost to their self-esteem. They set the tone with "makeunders," before-and-after color photos of young people in which a very limited amount of makeup has been applied to highlight their naturalness, and with advice that begins in bold, hot-pink letters: "YOU SHOULD STAND OUT, NOT YOUR MAKEUP." The advice is broken down into lists and bullets and accompanied by diagrams and photos. The authors stress the importance of diet and exercise. There are chapters for African Americans, Latin Americans, Asian Americans, and "Global Beauties." Later chapters give more recommendations for teens who are athletes and those hoping to be models. An index of resources provides ideas on where to buy beauty products, advice on going to a dermatologist, and general thoughts on weight loss. Brown's own line of beauty products are not mentioned in the body of the book, but merely listed as a Web site in the index. Sound, supportive, and conservative beauty advice that teens (and their parents) will love.-Jane S. Drabkin, Potomac Community Library, Woodbridge, VA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Excerpts

Excerpts

A Letter From Bobbi Hi! I wanted to do a book for teens because I see so many beautiful girls who don't appreciate what's special about them. It's easy to find what's pretty in other people but in ourselves we tend to see only what we don't like. I'm writing the book I wish I'd had when I was a teen. For the days I felt "unpretty." For when I felt that I'd never look like the "tall blond girls." For straight answers to all my stupid beauty questions. But mostly, I wish I'd had this book so that I would have known that I was okay just the way I was, that there's more than one way to be pretty and that none of my questions would ever be considered "stupid." Try to think of every young woman in this book as your friend - someone who's here to help you figure out those confusing things that keep you from being happier and more relaxed about your looks. The point of this book is to take the mystery out of all those confusing acts (like, How do you curl eyelashes anyhow? What do I do with shadow?) and rituals (How do I deal with my eyebrows?) that the totally together girl seems to do with her eyes closed. But the fact is that even the Patty Perfect of your life (that girl you envy deep down) probably has a few insecurities of her own. The one thing I wish I'd known as a teen is that most women and girls suffer from a lack of self-esteem. The good news is that, with time, all of us gain a certain amount of self-acceptance. And self-acceptance to me is the key to looking pretty - if you are happy being who you are, you will look your prettiest. If there's one thing I want every girl to take from this book, it's the ability to discover and celebrate her own unique beauty. I know the teen years are not the easiest time to "just be you" or in any way different from all the girls around you. It's natural to want to fit in - and to be accepted. But it's also important to know when fitting in means losing yourself - when conforming takes you past the point of knowing who you are. That's not healthy or positive. We can change our hair color and even our eye color. We can improve our bodies and our skin texture. We can learn to use makeup to emphasize our eyes or downplay a feature. But self-acceptance involves learning to live with (and treasure) those fundamental things we can't change - our height, build, skin color, strong nose, pale skin, freckles, etc., the very features that make each of us beautiful and unlike anyone else. So turn the page and start picturing exactly what makes you special: together we'll turn that into your own personal beauty style. Excerpted from Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty by Bobbi Brown Copyright © 2001 by Harper Collins Excerpted by permission. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

Table of Contents

Brooke Shields
Foreword: On Being Brookep. xi
A Letter from Bobbip. xv
Bobbi Speak: Once a Teen...on Teensp. xvii
01 The Pretty Makeunder Before and Afterp. 1
02 Bobbi's 10 Basic Rules of Teen Beautyp. 9
03 Skin Carep. 15
04 The Perfect Makeup Kitp. 21
05 I Hate My--. (A Like-Yourself Lesson)p. 29
06 Zits!p. 37
07 Everything Eyesp. 43
08 Blush Basicsp. 49
09 Lipsp. 53
10 Beauty School 101p. 59
11 Cliffs Notes Beauty Teenage Master Class: Twenty Most-Asked Questionsp. 63
12 You and Your Body: Style, Food, and Exercise Plans for Every Body Typep. 69
13 Prom Beautyp. 77
14 Preteen Basics: Beauty for Absolute Beginnersp. 81
15 Go for It: Experimental Makeupp. 87
16 Sweet 16 Beauty Bash: A Party Girl's Diaryp. 95
17 Braces They're Not Foreverp. 101
18 African American Teen Beautyp. 107
19 Latin American Teen Beautyp. 115
20 Asian American Teen Beautyp. 121
21 Global Beautyp. 129
22 Teen Yearbookp. 133
23 Teen Beauty Today: What Girls Like/What Guys Likep. 139
24 So...You Want to Be a Model?p. 143
25 Smelling Good/Smelling Badp. 147
26 Hair--An Owner's Guidep. 153
27 Backstage with Bobbi: Cool Runway Secretsp. 163
28 The Athletic Lookp. 167
29 Mother-Daughter Beautyp. 177
30 Rock 'n' Roll Babes: Hip Beauty Stylep. 187
Bobbi Endspeakp. 191
Index of Resourcesp. 195
I. Shop Talk
II. Acne Advice: Going to the Dermatologist
III. Getting Real About Weight Loss
Acknowledgmentsp. 203