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Real Gorgeous: The Truth about Body and Beauty Paperback – 17 Feb 1996

4.8 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (17 Feb. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393313557
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393313550
  • Product Dimensions: 16.8 x 2 x 23.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,152,475 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Kaz Cooke's style is somewhere between Jane Austen and a hand grenade.

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Take it from Kaz Cooke: "There are millions of gorgeous body shapes. Yours is one of them. Dieting doesn't work. Your thighs are pretty cute. Exercise should be fun not duty. Cheap cosmetics can be as good as expensive ones. Advertising lies. Plastic surgery sucks. Modeling can be miserable. You can recover from an eating disorder. You can read magazines and watch television critically. You can fight the Body Police". Here is a funny, reassuring read about fashion fibs and diet myths - and the truth about push-ups, push-up bras, and the great cellulite scam. It takes a hard look at lies, damned lies and beauty tips. Packed with jokes, Kaz's own cartoons, and practical ways to find real self-esteem and avoid freak-outs and rip-offs, Real Gorgeous is an indispensable boost for women aged 11 to 111.

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MrsJB
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat for all women :)
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Karin Couture
5.0 out of 5 starsGain a better body image and actually have fun with it!
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M. T.
4.0 out of 5 starsI think that Kaz Cooke probably shouldn't be paid attention ...
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blessed
5.0 out of 5 starsIn better condition than they described..highly recommend this company!
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M. E. Wood
4.0 out of 5 starsGive Yourself a Break From Your Own Negativity
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