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Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin. Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin. America’s preeminent acoin artist shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but kvyn how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks.

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Sadly there is no reading in here. See 1 question about Making Faces…. Lists with This Book. This book and I go back. The first time I was allowed to wear makeup, I was fourteen. I recall my mom getting me this around that time. Back then I was probably more interested in the pictures than anything else this book had to offer it has a lot! Long story short, I learned little to nothing, arrogantly assumed I had kecyn gave it away in the monthly book swap.

Thankfully I repurchased a used version this summer. I’m not sure how many times I’ve read this This book and I go back. I’m not sure how many times I’ve read this book, but this was the first time I truly appreciated it.

I tried to recreate one of Kevyn’s looks on Lisa Marie Presley, which has always been one of my favourites. It’s a far cry from anything he could do before he passed away, but I felt like sharing for the sake of the review. I should also note that the instructions regarding application are far from ample, but personally I skimmed over these parts.

Now that I’m looking at it again, this could use a lot of work. My biggest concern here is my eyebrows. What was I thinking?

Maybe if I ever redo this look I’ll update the picture, but for now that’s all. Overlook the resting bitch face. View all 17 comments. Jun 12, Rachel rated it it was amazing. The obvious aim of this book is to show people how to apply make up, which it does very well. What makes it worthwhile is all the ways it goes above and beyond that basic goal. The photography is beautiful it’s worth looking at just rl that. Kevyn Aucoin’s story of growing up, the stories of his siblings, and their role in the development of his talent is artr and inspiring.


After the section on basics, there’s a section of “looks” developed for ordinary people male and female alongsid The obvious aim of this book is to show people how to apply make up, which it does very well. After aucoinn section on basics, there’s a section of “looks” developed for kevhn people male and female alongside their own stories, which makes the book very accessible for those who might feel aucoon from the subject. The next section, which is entirely celebrities, dl more “glamorous” but gives you the details of how to acheive those looks as well.

I got this book thinking I should wear more makeup so I zucoin be mistaken for an undergrad all the time, but it left me feeling like makeup is not necessary at all. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that it’s a book about feeling comfortable with yourself, keevyn matter how made up you are. Jan 06, Eden rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Anyone starting on make-up and make-up lovers.

Even though it was published inthe make-up looks are very actual. The amquillaje part of the book focuses on introducing the tools maquillsje the techniques: Very useful in 5 stars Making Faces is the best book on make-up I have ever come across. Very useful information for anyone just starting on the world of make-up.

The second part includes detailed and illustrated step-by-step guides on how to achieve dozens of different make-up looks. From everyday and glamorous looks Kevyn Aucoin did on his friends, to the iconic looks of the 20th century: Everyone who loves make-up or wants to learn more about it should definitely kebyn this book.

Sep 02, Suzanne Costner rated it really liked it.

Making Faces

Bee-sting pucker, pin curls, false eyelashes and the exact right eye-liner, the night was magnificent. Being more of a sunscreen and lipgloss kind of woman today, I think I should go get this book again just for the pleasant nostalgia.

Maybe next Halloween may be the time to try another over the top character. May 22, Arya rated it it was amazing Shelves: A great book by an incredible and influential legend. It focuses on makeup photography and tutorials.

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This book is great for beginners who want to get a brief but informative look into the makeup industry. Kevyn Aucoin also offers tidbits about his philosophy on makeup and charming stories of his life that relates to makeup. It includes beautiful colored pictures of Aucoin’s work. The book is worth reading just to see the pictures. Any makeup enthusiast has to become familiar with Aucoin’s work an A great book by an incredible and influential legend. Any makeup enthusiast has to become familiar with Aucoin’s work and this is a must read for them.

Aug 16, Lena Tumasyan rated it it was amazing.

I picked up wucoin books from a friend. I really liked its big size and full color photos. I did not just glace at the photos, I actually read the entire book. Kevyn does a really great job of encouraging the reader to experiment with makeup, and not just with colors, but also with the way you apply it, location, tools, and more.


He does a GREAT job of summarizing styles throughout the decades and mquillaje you step-by-step instructions with color and makeup suggestions for you to replicate the looks.

I especially loved maqyillaje history of the “Eyebrow” 30s thin brows and “lip” 50s full lip. I really loved the “film noir” and “hollywood bombshell” looks. His “transformations” of normal people to make-up styles were really inspirational. Also, a Dsl plus, is that Kevyn was not afraid to use women of all colors, black white, asian, whatever.

What I found a bit boring about the book is how similar many of the looks are. He had a lot of browns, peach, tuapes. I would have loved to see more vibrant looks, like Green eyeshadow, blue lipstick, a mardi gras look, vampire costume look, punk or goth, and some REALLY fun, maybe even halloween-inspired looks.

I’m not saying he had to go nuts with special effects makeup, but a bit more diversity in coloring would have been nice. More FUN stuff and more color. Jun 17, Nohelia rated it really liked maquillaue Shelves: Even though it is form the 90s, the looks aren’t dated at all. I also love that he uses the least amount of products necessary to create the looks. Sep 27, Lauren Lineman added it.

This review is being written for Mrs. I read this book because my mom read it and strongly recommended it. The main characters of the book are Fern Taylor and Maquiillaje Young. She laid low in school and loved romance novels. Qucoin Rita liked Ambrose, Fern was the one writing back and forth with Ambrose and signing rita’s name. Through that Fern learned how deep and caring Ambrose really was and made her love him even more. Ambrose Young was edl and muscular with long luxurious hair that brushed his shoulders.

He was good at everything he did and was loved by everyone. He did not like Fern solely because of the way she looked. He like Rita was beautiful but he found out who was really writing the letters to him he was upset.

Bailey is Ferns cousin, he has muscular dystrophy which causes him to be wheelchair bound. Rita is Ferns best friend, she had a crush on Ambrose through high school but grew up into a bad situation. Fern Taylor really like Ambrose but Ambrose only made jokes about about her looks.