As we settle into September, it’s time to prepare for autumn beauty with sleek blow-dried locks and a new signature makeup look. Luckily for avid readers who are also beauty lovers, a number of hotly anticipated beauty titles are set to hit the shelves this season. Whether you want advice on perfecting your coiffure or tips on vegan beauty, we’ve compiled a roundup of a few key tomes to dive into now.
The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty: 125 Recipes for Vegan, Gluten-Free, Cruelty-Free Makeup, Skin and Hair Care Products by Sunny Subramanian and Chrystle Fiedler, Robert Rose: For anyone who follows a vegan diet or has gluten-free dietary needs, this title aims to assist you in the kitchen as well as at the beauty counter. Written by vegan beauty blogger Sunny Subramanian and natural remedies writer Chrystle Fiedler, this book claims to cover everything from organic skincare to healthy recipes. Whether you want to condition your locks, tone your oily complexion or create your own lipstick, this guidebook is said to cover it all. Look for it on the shelves September 30.
The Luxe Life by Fleur de Force, Headline: This new read by beauty and fashion vlogger Fleur de Force aims to guide readers to looking and feeling their best. The Luxe Life is said to offer beauty tips for day and night, along with lifestyle and DIY hacks. Whether you’re hunting for a healthy dinner recipe or looking to perfect your own makeup, this book just may be the helpful volume that you need. The book is released on October 4.
The Drybar Guide to Good Hair for All: How to Get the Perfect Blowout at Home by Alli Webb, Abrams Image: Known as the founder of popular blow dry bar chain Drybar, hairstylist Alli Webb launched her company in 2010. Six years later, Drybar has become a cult favourite among blowout addicts, and has 60 locations. In her new illustrated book (which is out on October 18), Webb offers hair tutorials, styling tricks and her best techniques for achieving a beautiful mane.
Hair by Sam McKnight by Sam McKnight and Tim Blanks, Rizzoli: As a renowned British celebrity hairstylist, Sam McKnight has styled the locks of everyone from Lady Gaga to Tilda Swinton. This upcoming volume (which hits the shelves October 25) takes a closer look at his craftsmanship and artistry. Hair by Sam McKnight explores a multitude of styles, from edgy and androgynous chic to feminine. McKnight has collaborated with fashion houses like Balmain and Chanel, and has also worked with fashion photographers like Mario Testino.