New Beauty Book Shares Secrets from Past Miss Universes, from All Over...

New Beauty Book Shares Secrets from Past Miss Universes, from All Over The World in Universal Beauty: The Miss Universe(R) Guide to Beauty


Nashville, TN–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 23 2006–Classic beauty. Natural beauty. Timeless beauty. Descriptions women have heard all of their lives. Each generation has defined their own picture of beauty; however, there is no denying that universal beauty extends across generations, cultures, continents and time. The Miss Universe Pageant has evolved into the jeweled crown of universal royalty as it has strived over the years to showcase elements encompassing a woman’s universal beauty: savvy, goal-oriented, global-minded. And, of course, the compilation of key beauty secrets, tips and advice.

Universal Beauty (ISBN: 0881130001, $29.99, Editorial 10 Puntos, April 2006) shares advice from beauty writer Cara Birnbaum and former Miss Universe titleholders themselves. The Miss Universe Pageant represents over 50 years of international ideal beauty, and this unique book reveals the inside tips from around the world that only members of this very exclusive club can tell. Learn what set these women apart and ushered them to the pinnacle of the beauty world. Former titleholders and pageant professionals share their beauty regimens on how to create the Miss Universe look. Even busy women who wish their day-to-day look could get a simple adjustment can go from everyday plain to ultra-glamour in just minutes.

Emerging from the internationally-renowned pageant, Universal Beauty provides tips for all skin tones, hair styles and body types. Former titleholders of different ages address how personal care and beauty regimens change over time to achieve a flawless appearance.

Former editor for Allure and Cosmopolitan, author Cara Birnbaum currently covers beauty for a variety of magazines including Elle, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living and Redbook. Birnbaum honed her expertise with the top cosmetic artists, hairdressers, stylists and designers in the beauty world along with her work with Miss Universe. Universal Beauty guarantees to be a fun read and an absolutely fabulous beauty reference for women of all ages.

The Miss Universe Organization, producers of the MISS UNIVERSE(R), MISS USA(R) and MISS TEEN USA(R) competitions, is a Donald J. Trump and NBC partnership. Utilizing its global grass roots infrastructure, the Miss Universe Organization is committed to increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness and women’s health and reproductive issues. By forging relationships with organizations committed to research and education, such as the Global Health Council, Gods Love We Deliver and the United Nations Population Fund’s Face-to-Face Campaign, Miss Universe is armed to impact women today.

About the Author, Cara Birnbaum

Within months of scoring her first job as a fact checker at New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Cara Birnbaum began to dream of becoming a full-time freelance writer. But she paid her dues, going on to work at YM, Twist, Cosmopolitan, and Allure, where she wrote and edited articles about entertainment, health, nutrition, and beauty. In 2005, she finally quit her staff job and has since written stories for Elle, O, Martha Stewart Living, InStyle, Glamour, Redbook, New Jersey Monthly, and Allure. Cara is available for interview and exclusive articles.

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New Beauty Book Shares Secrets from Past Miss Universes, from All Over The World in Universal Beauty: The Miss Universe(R) Guide to Beauty