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The A to Z of Lipstick

Foreword by Sadie Stein / Illustrated by David Foote



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About The Book

From Poppy King, founder of the premier cosmetics brand “Lipstick Queen,” comes the perfect guide to lipstick for every woman, from the savvy makeup aficionado to the lippie novice.

Beautifully illustrated, The A to Z of Lipstick has everything you’ve ever wanted to know about lipstick in a charming, fun-to-flip-through package. Full of Poppy’s best “Lip Tips,” this gorgeous gift book will give you the low-down on everything from color choice and application tricks, to lipstick trends through the ages and how lipstick is made. Not sure whether to go glossy or matte? Need advice on the best shade for date night? Here is the classic and classy guide that every sophisticated makeup wearer needs.

A cosmetics mogul from the age of eighteen, makeup expert Poppy King shares her twenty years of professional wisdom through this celebration of her favorite type of makeup. The Lipstick Queen has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, and many more for her insight into the best and most glamorous lip styles. Pocket-sized and as bright and bold as a well-lipsticked smile, The A to Z of Lipstick is a great gift for new lip product dabblers and lifelong lipstick lovers alike.

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Poppy King is an internationally renowned trend spotter, creator, color expert and innovative business leader. She lives in Manhattan and runs her own cosmetics brand, Lipstick Queen.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (November 1, 2016)
  • Length: 176 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781501141669

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Praise for The A to Z of Lipstick:

“The encyclopedia of lipstick: Everything you’ve ever wanted to know, from how lipstick is made to lipstick trends throughout the ages.”


“The perfect coffee-table topper.”

– Vanity Fair

Praise for Lessons of a Lipstick Queen:
"This breezy business how-to seeks to empower other women to start their own companies."

– Publishers Weekly

"With this how-to on starting a small business, King weaves together her own story with the key entrepreneurial insights she's picked up along the way -- the perfect primer for budding beauty princesses."

– WWD (Women's Wear Daily)

"Expect to get engaged, to laugh, and to be inspired by the ups and downs of Business Life 101."

– Booklist

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