Author(s): Laura Mercier
Laura Mercier came to be an authority on cosmetics naturally. First aspiring to be a painter and art teacher, fate intervened and brought her to a legendary Parisian beauty institute. There, she was able to apply her artistic skills in a completely new way. Her knack for bringing out the inner radiance in women, epitomized by her signature 'Flawless Face', has escalated Laura Mercier to one of the top makeup artists in the world. In 2006, Laura Mercier's cosmetics line will celebrate its tenth anniversary, and it is still going strong. In THE NEW BEAUTY SECRETS readers will get the inside scoop on the philosophy and practices that have made Laura Mercier such a phenomenon. Having worked with thousands of women over the years - stay-at-home mums as well as international superstars - Laura sees that all women have the same insecurities about how they look. THE NEW BEAUTY SECRETS offers nine chapters of beauty techniques to help women look their best. From illuminating the eyes, to finding the right lip colour, readers learn how to capture their own je ne sais quoi.