This week’s book is a little different in the fact that the primary focus is on the makeup rather than the fashion in the shots. Published in 2015, Face Paint is a book by renowned makeup artist, Lisa Eldridge. She has worked on the faces of some the world’s biggest and most glamorous stars, including Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, Lily Collins, and Emma Watson. Eldridge is no stranger to the fashion world with international publications such as Vogue, Elle, LOVE and Harper’s Bazaar. Having previously held creative ambassadorial and developmental roles for leading brands including Shiseido, Chanel and Boots No7, Eldridge is currently Global Creative Director for Lancôme. The first professional makeup artist with her own dot com. Since the launch of Eldridge’s website, she has developed a large, global online following while maintaining a high editorial profile. After living and working in Paris, New York and Los Angeles, Eldridge is now based in London. Her bestselling first book, FacePaint, is an accumulation of years of research into the history of makeup.
Because the makeup artist is fantastic, the photography had to be as well. With photographs pulled from the Conde Nast archive, this book is nothing short of stunning. Readers will be able to recognize the classic style of certain photographers such as Solve Sunsbo, Mert and Marcus and many others.
Pick up a copy here