To an Arab father as conservative as Baba, red lipstick is a flag that marks a woman as a slut who doesn't care about herself or her family's honour. And the most precious thing an Arab woman owns, in the eyes of her father, ...
Author: Yousra Imran
Publisher: eBook Partnership
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Being a teenager isn't easy. All Sara wants to do is experiment with make-up and hang out with friends. It doesn't help when you have a super-strict Egyptian dad who tells you that everything is "e;haram"e; a.k.a. forbidden. But when her family move to the Arabian Gulf, it feels like every door is being closed on Sara's future. Can Sara find her voice again? Will she ever be free?
And plus”—I point to the tube in Natalie's hand—“we will have our cherry-red lipstick to protect us.” I take the lipstick back for one minute and spread some across my lips, and then I return it to Natalie. I walk over to the cubbies ...
Author: Allison Gutknecht
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The spirited and sassy eight-year-old Mandy Berr strives to look—and behave!—her best in this sweet and funny tale. Class Picture Day is fast approaching, and Mandy Berr is looking for the perfect accessory that will complete her special outfit. Her fancy-dancy sunglasses, sparkly scarf, and pink handbag are all up for consideration—but Mandy isn’t sure those will be good enough. As if picking out an appropriate look for her class picture wasn’t enough to worry about, the principal announces a contest for the entire school: whoever exhibits the best behavior in the lunchroom for two weeks gets to have a lunch with him in the mythical teacher’s lounge! Mandy is determined to win…but will her nemesis, Dennis, get in her way?
Redlipstick andclean underwear were just twoofthe many clever clues ina woman's “howto be a woman” toolbox. I've come to the conclusion thatmuch of the advice passedfrom one generation of women tothe next hadto do with either proper ...
Author: Carole Townsend
Publisher: Crabgrass Publishing LLC
A painfully humorous survival guide to successfully navigating life as a woman This insightful book takes a humorous but accurate look at how women (baby boomers, plus those a few years this side of that generation) were taught to view and prepare for life as young girls, vs. the reality of being a woman and handling all that women do, every day, day in and day out. As adults, moms, wives, sisters, friends, lovers and professionals, we are expected to handle, juggle, balance, earn, nurture and be always-on-call caregivers.
'I will give you whatever you want,' she said and bit her red lips. I did not reply to her expression. I had failed to appreciate anything about her. I just laid down and signalled that I was ready for the massage.
Author: Ajay K Pandey
Publisher: Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
Arun is a bestselling author, and the heartthrob of thousands of readers. While on a book promotion tour, he is injured and agrees to call a masseuse. Little did he know that the masseuse would turn out to be someone with a secret! Arun sees a story in her, and in digging deeper, is amazed to discover her strength of character. Even though Lalita is a young survivor of human trafficking, she has unmatched determination. A single encounter with her makes Arun take decisions that he had never even thought of. He is willing to risk everything for her, his own life too. But the more he tries to help her, the deeper he drowns in the swamp. Will two broken people be able to heal each other? Will society ever accept a girl from the forbidden alleys of the city? The Girl in the Red Lipstick is a charming story of friendship, life and finding love where we least expect to.
Models, spies and lipstick gadgets... When Jessica's father, a former spy, vanishes mysteriously, Jessica takes matters into her own hands. She's not just a daddy's girl who's good at striking a pose; she's a trained spook who knows how to take on MI6 and beat them at their own game.
Crimsonlipped actresses helped fuel that cultural ubiquity, as they favored wearing red lipstick on-screen, even when playing roles in period films where it wasn't historically correct. When Vivien Leigh played Scarlett O'Hara in Gone ...
Author: Rachel Felder
A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with entertaining stories, anecdotes, little-known facts, quotes, and more than 100 gorgeous images culled from fine art, photography, and beauty and fashion editorial and advertising. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” — Elizabeth Taylor Lipstick is the one makeup item most women can’t live without—and the most iconic shade is red. Exuding power, sensuality, allure, and mystery, red lips have been a constant of fashion for more than 5,000 years, beginning with Mesopotamian women around 3500 B.C. Throughout the ages, red lipstick has been a signature look worn by royalty, celebrities, and real women across cultures and geography. In fact, nearly all women own a tube of red lipstick, whether it’s the favorite shade they’ve been wearing devotedly for years, or as beauty boost they use for special occasions. Filled with a show-stopping selection of images and distinctively packaged—the size of a clutch, with a jacket printed with a matte, velvet, red finish—Red Lipstick is the only cultural history of this makeup essential available. Granted unprecedented access to experts and the archives of revered brands like Chanel and Elizabeth Arden, beauty writer Rachel Felder explores the origins and allure of red lipstick and illuminates its association with aristocracy, sex appeal, illicit sexuality, rebellion, power, glamour, fame, and beauty. She also spotlights the fascinating array of women who have worn it through the ages, including monarchs, suffragettes, flappers, working women in World War II, first ladies, political leaders, geishas, Hollywood sirens, rock and rollers, fashionistas, and more. Inside this enthralling book, you’ll discover why red lipstick makes women more attractive to others (and the science behind it); tips on choosing the most perfect shade of crimson; and a wealth of anecdotes, quotations, select literary excerpts, and trivia, such as the shade Carolyn Bessette Kennedy wore on her wedding day. Red Lipstick is packed with a museum’s worth of fine art, including both Man Ray’s photograph “Red Badge of Courage” and infamous painting “Les Amoreaux;” lush, rarely seen vintage magazine advertisements from stalwart brands like Guerlain and Dior; illustrations by renowned fashion illustrators such as René Gruau, Daisy Villeneuve, and Bil Donovan; artists Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edgar Degas, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Wayne Thiebaud, and Walt Kuhn; and images of famous red lipstick wearers including Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth II, Coco Chanel, Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Madonna, Diana Vreeland, Rihanna, Paloma Picasso, and many others. With its captivating, chic design, beautiful selection of visuals, and engaging, entertaining text, Red Lipstick is a classic, like the perfect red lip shade itself.
Poetry. A hybrid combination of wise old sage and someone teetering on the edge describes Ted Pope in performance. On the page his work, likewise, combines ancient wisdom and that which is out of control. A walking contradiction, he is infused with a kind of charge rarely experienced either onstage or on the page, in any time or space, in any culture or Age. In a word, his writing is imbued with an extra-terrestrial grounding that, for the reader, brings on vertigo while being in love with flight. And fly he does! From ancient Egypt to the netherworlds of the subconscious, Ted Pope's REDLIPSTICK takes us on a journey of the imagination bordering on legend. "Hang on!" he says, "and leave the flying to us."
Red lipstick is simply magic! While there are many beautiful shades of lipstick, red lipstick is still the most iconic, and as a result, it has the power to totally transform your mood and make you feel capable of anything.
Author: Poppy King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Health & Fitness
Beautifully illustrated, The A to Z of Lipstick has everything you've ever wanted to know about lipstick in a charming, fun-to-flip-through package. Full of Poppy's best "Lip Tips," this gorgeous gift book will give you the low-down on everything from color choice and application tricks, to lipstick trends through the ages and how lipstick is made. Not sure whether to go glossy or matte? Need advice on the best shade for date night? Here is the classic and classy guide that every sophisticated makeup wearer needs. A cosmetics mogul from the age of eighteen, makeup expert Poppy King shares her twenty years of professional wisdom through this celebration of her favorite type of makeup.
A black dress with red lipstick - you looked marvelous!” “Stop, please. The only red lipstick I have is that Cherry Summer Blossom.” “Aren't cherry blossoms white? Ok, ok. Let's go inside and check if Cherry–Summer–Blossom is there in ...
Author: Raj Madnani
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
Lipstick On Your Collar is a light hearted view on the familiar issues of flirting and cheating, and the resulting stress that emerges from it, a mesh you simply cannot emerge from unscathed. Or can you?
Some sort of confidence was on my lips staring back at me, daring me to live up to this fierce red lipstick I had just applied. Something changed when I put on that lipstick that day. It was like a magic wand when I swiped the waxes, ...
Author: Geralyn Lucas
Publisher: Open Road Media
Category: Biography & Autobiography
“A bold memoir” of one young woman’s courageous battle with breast cancer—the basis for the Emmy-nominated Lifetime movie starring Sarah Chalke (People). Having recently graduated from Columbia Journalism School and landed her dream job at 20/20, the last thing twenty-seven-year-old Geralyn expects to hear is a breast cancer diagnosis. And there is one part of the diagnosis that no one will discuss with her: what it means to be a young woman with cancer in a beauty-obsessed culture. Trying to find herself while losing her vibrancy and her looks, Geralyn embarks on a road of self-acceptance that will inspire all women. Although her story is explicitly about a period of time when she was driven by fear and uncertainty, Geralyn managed a transformation that will encourage all women under siege to discover their own courage and beauty. The important and outrageous lessons of Why I Wore Lipstick come fast and furious with the same gusto that Geralyn has learned to bring to every aspect of her life.