How to look your best at every age.
The lowdown on all the tools of the trade, from brushes to eyelash curlers and everything in between
How to diagnose your skin personality
How to choose a foundation colour and texture for every face
The fast track to flawless skin
Pro-tips for perfect lips
Top tips for teens (including the teen commandments for a fabulous formal)
Methods for makeup multi-tasking in your twenties
Powerful and flirty makeup for your thirties
The no-surgery facelift: How to look fabulous in your forties and beyond.
Gemma Ward, Lindsay Lohan, Melissa George, Leighton Meester, Sophie Monk, Becki Newton, Debra Messing, Jessica Lowndes, Natasha Belling, Nicolette Sheriden and Amanda Byrnes. These are just some of the celebrities who are devoted fans of the brand and artistry of self-taught beauty impresario, Napoleon Perdis. Now, for the first time ever, Napoleon Perdis is sharing his essential beauty secrets with women of all ages in Forever Flawless.
Based on Napoleon Perdis' simple philosophy that anyone can be flawless with makeup Forever Flawless showcases Napoleon's trademark makeup aesthetic combining southern European drama, fresh-faced Australian and a dash of Hollywood glamour. Forever Flawless offers advice for women of every generation, including those in their teens, twenties, thirties, forties, fifties, sixties and beyond and includes 'before and after' shots of real women to show their stunning transformations.
Packed with step-by-step instructions, easy-to-use makeup tips and full colour photography, Forever Flawless contains all the cosmetic know-how people have come to expect from Australia's leading makeup artist. When asked why he chose to reveal the secrets of his success, Napoleon states: "Sharing my knowledge has always been a big part of what I do. I have been a working makeup artist for more than 20 years and am forever being asked by customers and the media for makeup tips. I've finally brought all my knowledge and advice together in one invaluable tome."
Napoleon Perdis is a self-taught beauty impresario who picked up his first brush at age of 8 and has become an international success. A native of Sydney who is now based in Hollywod, Perdis infuses his makeup collection with a feel-good message of female empowerment: all products have built0in educators and pro-tips and, each season, runway trends become a wearable reality.
Napoleon launched a small makeup studio in the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt in 1992. Three years later his first concept store debuted on Sydney's Oxford Street, boasting a full cosmetic collection, including foundations, eye shadows, lipsticks and accessories. Vivid, vivacious colour soon because a Napoleon Perdis trademark. As a specialist in bridal and special events makeup, Perdis learned early on in his career about its uplifting benefits. Working intimately with women of different skin colours, skin types and ages, he developed an immense appreciation for the uniqueness of every face. The Napoleon Perdis philosophy is not dictated by fashion: it's about celebrating and evaluating your natural beauty with confidence-building products.
Today Napoleon Perdis has 59 stand-alone concept stores and 4,500 point-of-sale locations globally. In the United States, the brand has four Napoloen Perdis concept stores, including the vibrant flagship on Hollywood Boulevard. In 1993, Napoleon launched the Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy, which currently has eight campuses across Australia, and New Zealand and one on Hollywood Boulevard in California.
In addition to managing Napoleon Perdis, NP Set and the makeup academies, Perdis is still an in-demand makeup artist with an array of devoted clients.
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