Book review: Making It Up

Words by Tara Smith


In an age where anyone can be a beauty influencer, Making It Up is a much-needed addition to bathrooms near and far.

Whether you’re a makeup novice, or have a following of thousands, you’re bound to find a few handy tips among its pages. Rather than sticking to the cookie cutter approach to makeup, Nicole ‘Pinky’ Thompson encourages readers to work with their individual features.

Covering everything from foundation to contouring and perfecting the pout, Making It Up is jam-packed with tips and tricks from the acclaimed makeup artist. And since she carries the title of global ambassador for MAC Cosmetics, it’s safe to say Pinky knows her stuff.

Whatever the skill level, Making It Up will inspire beauty lovers everywhere to break the rules.

This article was originally published in Fashion Journal 186. You can read it here.

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