Book Review Archive

A Century of Practical Magic

July 31st, 2023

We review Howard Berger and Marshall Julius’ book on SFX makeup: Masters of Make-up Effects – A Century of Practical Magic.

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Book Review: Willow – Warpaint, the sequel

July 13th, 2023

We review Willow, the follow up to Warpaint the novel, second in the trilogy about the life, loves and business exploits of a Scottish MUA.

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Two Faced – Thomas Sekelius

August 5th, 2021

We review Two Faced, the makeup manual and manifesto published by transgender YouTube sensation Tone Sekelius.

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Makeup For Men: The Manual from War Paint

March 25th, 2021

We review Makeup For Men – The Manual From War Paint.  The UK’s leading male makeup brand has launched this new book with publisher Haynes.

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Warpaint The Novel

November 10th, 2020

We review Warpaint a novel, by J J Maya – a romantic comedy about a makeup artist who follows her heart to NYC.

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Press Here! with Nadira V Persaud

March 30th, 2020

We speak to international MUA Nadira V Persaud about her new book “Press Here! Face Workouts For Beginners” and find out her personal favourite of her exercises.

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