A groundbreaking celebration of ageless beauty, providing the ultimate skincare and makeup guide for women in their forties and beyond from celebrity makeup artist Riku Campo.
The first makeup guide to celebrate and support women forty and over, I Am Beauty is Riku Campo’s labor of love. Riku has worked with some of the most beautiful and recognized faces in the world, like Cindy Crawford, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Anne Hathaway. But he has always wanted to create a book honoring those women we don’t always see on the runaways and in magazines—women like his mother, whose beauty is everlasting.
I Am Beauty includes step-by-step tutorials, advice from skincare experts, and Riku’s best behind-the-chair tips every woman needs to revitalize her routine, including:
- Day and night skincare routines that keep you fresh and beautiful, whether you’re in your forties, fifties, sixties, or beyond
- At-home facial massages to stimulate collagen production and optimal skin health
- Must-have everyday makeup tools
- Choosing the right foundation for all skin tones, types, and textures
- Tricks for modern, elegant eyebrows and keeping lipstick fresh all day
- Eyeshadow colors and types that work best on mature skin
- Finding the eyeglass designs that best complement your style and daily makeup
Riku also has one-on-one conversations and day-and-night makeovers with sixteen incredible women—each with her own unique style—and shares their secrets for finding beauty in all parts of life.
Comprehensive, practical, and inspiring, packed with more than 100 full-color photos, I Am Beauty is the ultimate resource for women to maintain their glow and live their most joyful, beautiful lives.
About the Author
Finnish-born international skincare expert, makeup artist, and beauty director Riku Campo has worked as a makeup artist since 1988 and has lived in the United States since 2003. His work has been featured in major fashion and beauty magazines and ad campaigns for L’oreal, Neiman Marcus, Saks, Smashbox, Guess, and others, and he has worked with some of Hollywood’s most renowned actresses. Riku is passionate about bringing out the beauty of many different women by highlighting their own personal style. Instead of following strict rules, he believes in using makeup to bring out joy and confidence.
“I have met and worked with many great talents in the industry, but not everyone has the ablity to make magic. Riku does. I Am Beauty captures that magic and I’m so happy that all women can now experience it with this book.”
— Carré Otis, actress and supermodel
“Not only is Riku an incredible makeup artist, but a joyful person…Sharing his joy is an integral part of his work. I Am Beauty is a much-needed celebration of the happiness that Riku brings out in others and the radiance that comes with age.”
— Karla Welch, celebrity stylist to Tracee Ellis Ross, Sarah Paulson, Olivia Wilde, and Kristen Wiig
“Riku Campo is one of the best makeup artists that I have worked with and he always makes me feel beautiful. Reading I AM BEAUTY is like sitting in his makeup chair—you’ll leave it feeling fabulous.”
— Tatjana Patitz, supermodel