Our Top Five Beauty Books for 2017. 

The popularity of beauty books are on the rise judging by the many releases this year. We have had books on makeup tips, books exploring the wonders of makeup and also biographies by beauty girl bosses sharing their stories. These are the round up of our top five beauty books for 2017. 

Nappily Ever After by Trisha R. Thomas

This is the first book in a fiction series about Venus Johnston and her trials and tribulations with the men in her life as well as her hair. She decides to talk away from her long term relationship when her boyfriend brings home a puppy instead of an engagement ring. She also trades in the long hair for a dramatically short, natural cut,. It’s a bold declaration of independence, and one that has effects she never could have imagined. 

Face by Pixiewoo

YouTube sensations, Sam and Nic Chapman have released another book called, Face. It contains photos from their tutorials, advice, techniques and top tips for your skin, brows, eyes, lashes and lips. You have easy-to-follow guides to recommendations for the ideal tools that you can use to create the perfect look, Face is great for beginners, aspiring makeup artist or someone who simply wants to try out new looks. 

Pretty Iconic by Sali Hughes

This is the follow-up to Sali's debut book, Pretty Honest. While the first book was packed full of tips on how to use beauty products, this one pays homage to iconic beauty products form past and present and looks at the impact it played on our lives. From Simple Face wipes, NARS Orgasm, Chanel No 5 and Babyliss Big Hair, you will find some of your favourites here. 

The Make-Up Manual by Lisa Potter Dean

Benefit's makeup artist, Lisa Potter-Dean book is a comprehensive makeup manual that covers all aspects of makeup application, solutions to common problems, as well as tips and tricks for perfecting your look every time. 

How to be an Overnight Success by Maria Hatzistefanis

Part bio and part business manual, the founder of Rodial and Nip+Fab tells us how she created her beauty brands from scratch. She shares how she found a niche in the market, secured the funding, came up with her marketing concepts and utilised social media to grow her business,

So there you are, lots of great beauty books to tuck into over the festive period.