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The New Beauty

A Modern Look At Beauty, Culture, and Fashion

A visual journey into the past, present, and future of human beautification in a globalized world

In recent years, the beauty industry has shifted the conversation towards individual expression like never before. While people, and women in particular, have historically faced pressure to conform to rigid ideals set by society, nowadays brands and consumers are embracing uniqueness and celebrating identity. Creating a platform for conversation and deconstructing taboos in the process, The New Beauty captures an essential moment of transformation in the business of beauty by exploring the industry from historical, scientific, and journalistic perspectives.

From using makeup as a means to challenge gender, to the link between hairstyling and community-building, or rituals as a form of self-care, The New Beauty is positioned to appeal to anyone with an interest in feeling well in their own skin.



Editors: gestalten & Kari Molvar
Release date: May 2021
Format: 21 x 26 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 256 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-860-9

American lifestyle journalist and writer of Be Well, Kari Molvar offers a contemporary look at the universe of beauty. Regularly contributing to The New York Times, Vogue and The Wall Street Journal, her second book with gestalten goes beyond the superficial to investigate the historical, scientific, and political motifs in what is a booming global industry.

FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.

Payment and dispatch

The following terms and conditions apply:

Dispatch conditions

The products are delivered all over the world.

Dispatch costs (inclusive of legally applicable VAT)

Domestic deliveries (Germany): 

We do not charge any shipping costs.

Deliveries to foreign countries:

Free shipping to European Union and the USA.
Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:
European Union & USA : € 0,-
All other countries: € 40,-


From an order value of 60,00 €, we deliver shipments to foreign countries free of cost.

Delivery periods

Unless otherwise specified in the quote, domestic delivery of goods shall be made (Germany) within 2 - 4 days, for deliveries abroad within 3 - 15 days from conclusion of contract (if advance payment agreed from the date of the payment instruction).
Please note that deliveries are not made on Sundays and other holidays.

If you have ordered articles with different delivery dates, we send the articles together in one delivery if no other agreement has been made. The delivery date for the complete order will be the same as that of the article with the longest delivery time.

Accepted Payment options

-  Payment via SEPA direct debit
-  Payment via credit card
-  Payment via PayPal
-  Payment via PayPal Express
-  Payment via Sofortüberweisung [immediate transfer]
-  Payment via Google Pay
-  Payment via Apple Pay
-  Shopify Payments, ideal, eps-Überweisung, Bancontact



Further details on payment

 

If payment is to be made via an SEPA base debit note or an SEPA corporate debit note, you authorise us to collect the billing amount from the specified account by issuing a corresponding SEPA mandate. You will receive a pre-notification at least 5 days before the date of the direct debit collection. Please ensure that the account in question possesses sufficient covering funds on the due date.

If payment is made using a credit card, your credit card account is debited in conjunction with the conclusion of the contract.


In case of questions, please contact us at the contact details mentioned in the Legal Notice.
In recent years, the beauty industry has shifted the conversation towards individual expression like never before. While people, and women in particular, have historically faced pressure to conform to rigid ideals set by society, nowadays brands and consumers are embracing uniqueness and celebrating identity. Creating a platform for conversation and deconstructing taboos in the process, The New Beauty captures an essential moment of transformation in the business of beauty by exploring the industry from historical, scientific, and journalistic perspectives.

From using makeup as a means to challenge gender, to the link between hairstyling and community-building, or rituals as a form of self-care, The New Beauty is positioned to appeal to anyone with an interest in feeling well in their own skin.



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Editors gestalten & Kari Molvar
Release date: May 2021
Format: 21 x 26 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 256 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-860-9

American lifestyle journalist and writer of Be Well, Kari Molvar offers a contemporary look at the universe of beauty. Regularly contributing to The New York Times, Vogue and The Wall Street Journal, her second book with gestalten goes beyond the superficial to investigate the historical, scientific, and political motifs in what is a booming global industry.

FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.

Payment and dispatch

The following terms and conditions apply:

Dispatch conditions

The products are delivered all over the world.

Dispatch costs (inclusive of legally applicable VAT)

Domestic deliveries (Germany): 

We do not charge any shipping costs.

Deliveries to foreign countries:

Free shipping to European Union and the USA.
Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:
European Union & USA : € 0,-
All other countries: € 40,-


From an order value of 60,00 €, we deliver shipments to foreign countries free of cost.

Delivery periods

Unless otherwise specified in the quote, domestic delivery of goods shall be made (Germany) within 2 - 4 days, for deliveries abroad within 3 - 15 days from conclusion of contract (if advance payment agreed from the date of the payment instruction).
Please note that deliveries are not made on Sundays and other holidays.

If you have ordered articles with different delivery dates, we send the articles together in one delivery if no other agreement has been made. The delivery date for the complete order will be the same as that of the article with the longest delivery time.

Accepted Payment options

-  Payment via SEPA direct debit
-  Payment via credit card
-  Payment via PayPal
-  Payment via PayPal Express
-  Payment via Sofortüberweisung [immediate transfer]
-  Payment via Google Pay
-  Payment via Apple Pay
-  Shopify Payments, ideal, eps-Überweisung, Bancontact



Further details on payment

 

If payment is to be made via an SEPA base debit note or an SEPA corporate debit note, you authorise us to collect the billing amount from the specified account by issuing a corresponding SEPA mandate. You will receive a pre-notification at least 5 days before the date of the direct debit collection. Please ensure that the account in question possesses sufficient covering funds on the due date.

If payment is made using a credit card, your credit card account is debited in conjunction with the conclusion of the contract.


In case of questions, please contact us at the contact details mentioned in the Legal Notice.

What People Say

"This archive of the culture surrounding beauty ventures beyond a superficial exploration to study the industry through the lens of history, science, and media."

Surface Magazine

"New horizons: from make-up that blurs gender lines to hairstyles that strengthen identity bonds, from body positivity to wellness rituals as a form of self-care, Kari Molvar's book is a visual journey through the change we are experiencing. (...) a freshly printed essay that arranges iconographic fragments to illuminate and understand the Zeitgeist"

Vogue

"Coffee table book The New Beauty captures the current zeitgeist in the beauty landscape. Where previously we felt pressure to live up to an ideal, now the focus is on the individual. (...) Highly recommended for anyone with any interest in the cosmetics industry."

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