This month, we're back to showcasing our monthly book picks. For November, we've selected the fantastic Palette: The Beauty Bible for Women of Colour, written by Funmi Fetto, the Executive Editor & Beauty Director of Glamour.
Palette is a breath of fresh air in a beauty book market saturated with the same voices, brands and generic advice. For many women of colour, particularly black women, it can be difficult to feel represented, recognised or acknowledged when it comes to beauty.
We're moving forward with brands such as Fenty, MDMflow and Pat McGrath leading the way when it comes to diversity of range, colours and tones, but when it comes to books, there hasn't been much progress since Iman's The Beauty of Colour.
Now, in this new book from the former Contributing Beauty Editor of Vogue and current Executive Editor of Glamour. Described as 'the beauty bible we've all been dreaming of' by Bustle, Palette talks through the beauty products you need to make your skincare and make-up routines easier.
If you've ever found it hard to find the 'right' tone for you (AKA you don't want to look ashy), don't know what looks good or just find yourself excluded from mainstream beauty coverage and don't know where to turn, Palette has the answer to all your needs. There's everything from hair and skin products, to makeup and body products.
Whatever your budget, you can trust that Palette will help you find at least one product that'll be your go-to staple. You'll learn about how to find and use the right sun protection, how to treat skin care issues, which items are you need to build get 'the look' and much more.
Palette is the book all of us need!
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Writer: Mireille Harper