Glamour's "Beauty Sleuth" reveals tricks of the trade to help you look fabulously high-end—in any economy.
Andrea Pomerantz Lustig has spent twenty years as a beauty editor, and her contact list is packed with the names of the most exclusive stylists in the business.In How to Look Expensive,she combines her own experience with highly coveted secrets she's learned from the experts to help readers achieve buttery highlights, luminous skin, flawless makeup, and more, all on a budget. Delivering red-carpet looks without putting readers in the red, tips include:
• How to get expensive-looking hair color at an inexpensive salon
• Superluxe DIY skincare cocktails for less than $20
• The cheap cosmetic secrets of expensive makeup artists
• Tips for princess-perfect skin on a pauper’s budget
• “Work Your Beauty Budget” sections that help you make the most of every dollar
With How to Look Expensive, every woman can afford to get gold-card gorgeous, and reap the self-confidence that comes with it.
“Full of beauty tips, tricks and artists’ secrets, in How to Look Expensive, veteran beauty editor Andrea Lustig helps real women determine exactly what they need to look and feel pretty powerful and make every beauty dollar they spend really count.”
“Andrea has a journalist’s eye in a beauty editor’s body: She knows what’s new, understands what works, and can sniff out hype a mile away.”
“There are too many beauty books on the shelves, so the bar for actually buying one is high. This one leaps it, with room to spare. […] The philosophy behind this book is both wise and doable: Maintenance is important, but you can go overboard.”
—The Wall Street Journal
“Perfect highlights, flawless makeup, and glowing skin were once high-maintenance, high-cost endeavors. Not anymore. Beauty insider Andrea Lustig pulls back the curtain to show us how those in-the-know do it better and less expensively. This book's not a deal, it's a steal!”
—Jean Chatzky, Financial Editor, NBC Today
"As a seasoned editor and beauty industry expert, Andrea's ultimate style guide uncovers a wealth of behind the scenes beauty secrets that have allowed many of the world's most glamorous and stylish women to always look their absolute best. This approachable, authentic book is chock-full of tips for every woman to look beautiful and chic without breaking the bank."
"Busy women everywhere will appreciate Andrea's sense of what works, and her expert ability to highlight the necessities for easy, glamorous beauty. This book is the perfect go-to for anyone looking to keep their beauty regimen fresh!"
—Giada De Laurentiis
“Andrea distills all the best beauty secrets in this fun, witty read.”
"The new beauty book I swear by"
“She promises and delivers on providing beauty advice on hair, cosmetics and clothes that will make you feel like a million bucks without actually spending it.”
—The Washington Post
“She reveals the power tools in her arsenal, and provides affordable and D.I.Y. alternatives for her cosmetic weaponry.”
—The New York Times
“Glamour magazine's "Beauty Sleuth" columnist gives a million dollars worth of practical beauty advice for $25 in How to Look Expensive."
—The Florida Times-Union
About the Author
Glamour's "Beauty Sleuth," Andrea Pomerantz Lustig, also contributes reguarly to The New York Times, Allure, and other publications. She was a pioneer editor in chief at Sephora.com and for nine years served as the beauty and fitness director at Cosmopolitan. She lives in New York City.