Confessions of a Beauty Addict by Nadine Haobsh, Nadine Jolie

By Nadine Haobsh, Nadine Jolie

From Nadine Haobsh, aka Jolie in NYC ("The poster baby for the blogger can not help yet love her."—New York Post), comes a tasty novel that just a actual attractiveness insider can have written! Bella Hunter could be down yet she's no longer out yet—and she's able to tackle the realm of undesirable makeover at a time. Pity the terrible twenty-eight-year-old attractiveness specialist and columnist for ultra-chic Enchant? journal, knocked correct out of her Jimmy Choos—and out of a job—when her off-the-cuff remark to a reporter is blown approach out of share. as soon as the authority on variety, Bella's decreased to taking a place at Womanly global, a publishing dinosaur of no curiosity whatever to any lady below fifty. by surprise she's acquired to take orders from a dreary and dowdy good looks director—and is quickly at battle along with her male writer, who may perhaps truly be attractive if he wasn't so absolutely frosty. Bella's stick insect boyfriend, a fatherland marriage ceremony, and a Paris junket are high-quality distractions, to ensure. yet how can she face her acquaintances and ex-coworkers now that she's caught in an workplace the place khaki—not Cavalli—is the lifestyle? And if beauty's no longer what it is all about...then what's?

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I just read the article, but I didn’t realize it was you until a second ago. What’s with the outfit? ” “Horrible,” agrees Gail, who’s appeared behind Tania out of thin air. “Thanks,” I snap, my eyes running over the page. Words like “divas,” “greedy,” “obscene,” and “nasty” flash out at me. I feel myself getting dizzy and I sink into a chair as I read the piece. BELLA HUNTER is the marquee beauty writer at Enchanté magazine, the chicest, most exclusive glossy in the world, and is considered by many to be the most influential woman in beauty.

It doesn’t mean anything. And you couldn’t see the orange in the pictures, I promise. It looked mysterious. Very chic. ” “I hope so,” I say weakly, my head spinning. Maddie dips her finger in her glass of wine and brings it to her lips, licking the tip thoughtfully. ” “Please don’t say anything about the orange hair,” I beg. “Your secret is safe with me,” she says, winking. —wrapping my head in a scarf again before catching a cab to the Carlyle. American Beauty Women, a charity I’ve become heavily involved with these past few years, is discussing a June polo match in the Hamptons that Enchanté is sponsoring.

My hands start shaking and I feel the pressure building behind my temples. I’m considering calling her back to yell, or cry, or maybe just have a nervous breakdown, when I hear Larissa’s voice behind me. “Bella,” she says quietly. ” She has a tone. I don’t know this tone. I don’t like this tone. I tiptoe into her office and take a seat in the chair facing Larissa’s desk. She doesn’t sit down. “Babes . ” Larissa’s voice falters as she stands stiffly in the doorway. “This is . . ” “Yes,” I say in a small voice.

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