Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Passport to Beauty

Passport to Beauty

Secrets and Tips from Around the World for Becoming a Global Goddess

Shalini Vadhera

St. Martin's Griffin




Throughout the world, every country has age-old, time-tested secrets that women use for looking and feeling beautiful. Shalini Vadhera, celebrity make-up artist and internationally recognized beauty expert takes you on an adventure -- to Europe, Asia, Africa, the United States, South America, Australia and beyond - revealing secrets for luxurious hair, glowing skin, and more.

Passport to Beauty features unique, yet simple beauty tips and techniques as well as instructions for creating cleansing masks, exfoliation blends, and moisturizers for hair and body. Learn how women around the world stay beautiful:
· turn back the hands of time with a white clay mask like Australian beauties do
· refresh your complexion with white tea – an ancient Chinese anti-aging secret
· use coconut oil for glossy, shimmering hair as South Asian women have done for centuries
A beauty treatment and make-over with an exotic flair is only as far away as your local grocery store – learn how to unleash the beatifying power of yogurt, lemon, olive oil, honey, and other surprising ingredients. Additionally, Shalini Vadhera will introduce you to the secrets of spices, natural remedies, and spa treatments from around the globe.

And once you've got your skin and hair looking wonderful, Shalini Vadhera dips into her bag of international beauty tricks and reveals a multitude of techniques for selecting and applying make-up and always looking your absolute best.

No matter your latitude or longitude on the globe, by using the information in this book you can truly become a global goddess!


Chapter One

Old-World Charm, Modern-Day Beauty

The first stamp on our passport begins with a journey through old-world charm, Baroque architecture, and cosmopolitan fashion capitals. It's a vacation through Belgium for some hearty...


Praise for Passport to Beauty

"Vadhera proves herself a fun-loving guide to culinary cosmetics." —Publishers Weekly

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About the author

Shalini Vadhera

Shalini Vadhera, celebrity make-up artist, has extensive broadcast and print media experience. She has appeared on The Early Show, Fox News, Entertainment Tonight, and has written articles and given interviews in Glamour, Shape, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and Self among others. She has recently launched a make-up and skincare line called Global Goddess.

Shalini Vadhera

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