Just in time for holiday festivities, guidance in words and pictures from noteworthy names in the style business.
Jemma Kidd's Make-up Secrets: Solutions to Every Woman's Beauty Issues and Make-up Dilemmas (St. Martin's) by Jemma Kidd is an extensively illustrated guide by the founder of a London academy for makeup artists, with makeup for every face and occasion plus chapters on problem-solving.
Lauren Conrad Beauty (Harper) by Lauren Conrad gathers the actor-author-designer's basic tips, detailed with step-by-step photos, about makeup, hair care, nails and more.
The Truth About Style (Viking) by Stacy London is the witty What Not to Wear co-host's no-nonsense guide to personal style, with a little memoir mixed in.
Colette Bancroft, Times book editor