Aimed at teen girls, this practical guide by makeup expert Bobbi Brown features plenty of easy-to-follow tips on everything from makeup application basics to special occasion looks. Refreshingly, all the models featured are real girls and Bobbi puts the focus on both inner AND outer beauty, with tips on eating right, staying healthy and how to deal with some common issues that today’s teens face.
Beauty Rules, $24.95, macys.com
Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Howard Murad is a firm believer in the positive effects of water on our bodies, so much so that he’s based his entire practice on it. His new book, The Water Secret, brings his H2O-philosophy to the masses–it features a 10-step plan of how to use water to lose weight, feel healthier and look younger, with at-home treatments, recipes and no-nonsense info to help you look and feel better. Drink up!
The Water Secret, $18.95, target.com
Skin expert Kate Somerville is the go-to girl in Hollywood for those celebs who want their skin to look flawless (so pretty much everyone). In her first book she shares how she keeps celebs like Kate Walsh and Debra Messing looking flawless. Her practical guide answers questions about common skin conditions and offers treatments, tips and techniques to get your skin in shape.
Complexion Perfection, $27.95, neimanmarcus.com
Noted fashion photographer and America’s Next Top Model judge Nigel Barker has spent his career immersed in beauty, so it’s only fitting that he’d have plenty of insights to share. His feel-good guide to total beauty offers readers helpful tips on fashion, style, inner beauty and even features some hints on how to look your best in photos.
Beauty Equation, $19.95, amazon.com
You’ve heard of aging gracefully, but what about aging healthily? In his new book, Forever Young, celebrity dermatologist Dr. Nicholas Perricone outlines his patented plan to keep your skin and body looking and feeling younger longer. The book includes recipes, exercises and useful tips to rejuvenate your skin and help you feel healthier, no matter your age.
Forever Young, $26, borders.com