In this guide, makeup artist Kit Spencer shares the beauty secrets and tricks that are essential in creating a great look. She advises on all aspects of makeup application and makeup kit essentials, including brushes, sponges, tweezers and eyelash curlers. Step-by-step instructions and sequential photographs detail - Planning a makeup look; How to effectively cleanse, tone, moisturize and prime skin; How to alter a style for different ages; Product formulations, color selection and application; How to create the basic eye 'look'; Problem solving, from concealing acne to hiding facial hair; Halloween looks for men and women and special effects; Bridal makeup. This guide maps the face, describing which areas should be highlighted and which should be concealed. Spencer also advises on makeup courses and buying products and equipment, including a list of suppliers.