War Paint

War Paint

War Paint is the story of two extraordinary women, Miss Elizabeth Arden and Madame Helena Rubinstein, and the legacy they left: a story of feminine vanity and marketing genius. Behind the gloss and glamour lay obsession with business and rivalry with each other. Despite working for over six decades in the same business, these two geniuses never met face to face – until now.

‘The definitive biography of women and their relationships to their faces in the twentieth century’ Linda Grant, Guardian

‘I have seldom enjoyed a book so much . . . the research is staggering . . . a wonderful read’ Lulu Guinness
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General / Biography: Arts & Entertainment

On Sale: 6th April 2017

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9781474606509

Reviews

I have seldom enjoyed a book so much . . . the research is staggering . . . a wonderful read
The definitive biography of women and their relationships to their faces in the twentieth century
GUARDIAN
What a relief it is to read so detailed and well-researched a book . . . Woodhead knows her stuff
SUNDAY TIMES
Gripping biographies of these powder-puff prima donnas. At the same time . . . the history of make-up through the twentieth century
DAILY MAIL
Written with humorous sensitivity and sympathy
LITERARY REVIEW
These were women who were tough in business, who had a single vision - an idea of what they believed in and would do anything to get there