The beauty experiment : How I Skipped Lipstick, Ditched Fashion, Faced the World Without Concealer ... and Made Over My Li. / Phoebe Baker Hyde.
- ISBN: 9780738215433 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
I looked at my reflection and despaired. As an exhausted young mother I felt ugly and saw that a new dress or face cream would never help. I was at risk of passing on a habit of feeling miserable about my looks to my baby girl-if nothing changed. Soon afterward Phoebe Baker Hyde made a vow: to give up new clothes, makeup, haircuts, and jewelry in hopes of revealing something she had always paid lip service to but never quite believed in-her inner beauty.The Beauty Experiment chronicles Hyde's quest for self-acceptance in nothing but her own skin. In thoughtful, exquisite prose, Hyde holds up a mirror to all women and shows how perfectionism can keep us from achieving what we really want: happiness, confidence, and serenity.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1841 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 266 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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