The "Queen of the New Burlesque" shares her beauty secrets and favorite historical and personal anecdotes in this highly anticipated and comprehensive guide to living and celebrating a life of eccentric glamour and making your own self-styled beauty mark in the world.
From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to Internet video, fashion icon and "burlesque superheroine" (Vanity Fair) Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than even the most auspicious drag queen would dream of in a lifetime. But whether she's dazzling audiences swirling in a towering martini glass in Swarovski-covered pasties and stilettos or turning heads on the red carpet, one reality is constant: for this self-styled star beauty is an art.
Now, for the first time in her Technicolor career, Dita divulges all the beauty secrets that have earned her a frequent spot on international best-dressed lists and high-profile fashion show rosters in this illustration and photography-filled opus. InYour Beauty Mark, Dita and co-writer Rose Apodaca take you through every step of Dita's glamour arsenal, and includes her friends - masters in makeup, hair, medicine, and exercise as well as some of the world's most eccentric beauties - for authoritative advice.
Packed with sound nutrition and exercise guidance, surprising skincare insight, tips on cosmetic enhancement and plastic surgery, tricks for brow shaping, applying cat eyeliner, lipstick and eye shadow, creating bombshell hairstyles, and more, and illustrated with 400 lavish color photographs, instructive step-by-step images and gorgeous original illustrations by Adele Mildred, this inspiring guide shares the skills, history, and advice you need to enhance your individual gifts and make your own unique beauty mark.