Inventing Beauty

Inventing Beauty

A History of the Innovations That Have Made Us Beautiful

Book - 2004
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A history of the clothing, gadgets, and other products that were designed to promote female beauty is a tour of such innovations as hoop skirts, cosmetic surgery, face cream, and more, in a volume that also discusses the contributions of social trends and technological innovation. Original.
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2004
ISBN: 9780767914512
Branch Call Number: 391 .6 RIO
Characteristics: xxv, 307 p. :,ill., ports. ;,23 cm


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Feb 12, 2011

SO interesting, it's not the most "user-friendly" read, but the pictures, and the explanations of the contraptions that women have used over the last 100 years or so are sometimes unbelievable!

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