The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty by Lauren Stowell

The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty

Master Iconic 18th Century Hair and Makeup TechniquesEver wondered how Marie Antoinette achieved her sky-high hairstyle or how women in the 1700s created their voluminous frizz hairdos? The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty answers all your Georgian beauty questions—and teaches you all you need to know to recreate the styles yourself.Learn how to whip up your own pomatum and hair powder and correctly use them to take your ’dos to ...


Details The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty

TitleThe American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty
ISBN9781624147869
Author
Release DateJul 9th, 2019
PublisherPage Street Publishing
GenreHistory, Couture, Fashion, Nonfiction, Literature, 18th Century, Art, Art History
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Reviews The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty

  • Prince William Public Library System
    2019-07-19
    This book is definitely more about hairstyles than 18th century makeup and accessories. I could this this being useful for cosplayers, LARP-ers, Halloween, parades, etc. The book gives you step-by-step directions and images to follow. It also provides a list of everything you will need beforehand (most of these require hair extensions or some type of volumizer to create the fullest look. You could tease, but some of these are so elaborate you'd n...
  • Rachel
    2019-07-27
    I loved reading this! I haven't sewn in over two decades so for me the beauty recipes and the history were so interesting. This is a part of history I've always been interested in, those quiet moments before one goes out to face the world.I've been a fan of American Duchess for a few years. Even though I don't sew their writing is engaging and interesting for any history fan and this book is no different. I only gave it 4 stars because I haven't ...