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Editor’s Picks: 18 of the Best Skincare, Health and Beauty Books to Add to Your Collection Now

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As much fun as it is to scroll through Instagram or TikTok, nothing can replace that warm, fuzzy feeling of curling up with a great book. And if you can learn something about skincare, health or beauty in the process? Even better!

That’s why I’ve created this list. These books do more than just look pretty on your bookshelf or coffee table—they’re actually full of useful tips, advice and recommendations to inspire changes in your daily routine.

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Whether you’re new to building a regimen, need help resolving a particular skin issue, or just want to learn more about ingredients, there’s something for everyone here. So keep scrolling to discover the best skincare, health and beauty books to add to your reading list or home library.

The Book Edit

Best for beginners

Let’s Face It by Rio Viera-Newton

Best science

Skincare Decoded by Victoria Fu and Gloria Lu

Best for sensitive skin

Beyond Soap by Dr. Sandy Skotnicki

Best for cosmetic procedures

The Park Avenue Face by Dr. Andrew Jacono

Best natural beauty

Renegade Beauty by Nadine Artemis

Best nutrition

How to Heal Your Metabolism by Kate Deering

Best K-beauty

The Little Book of Skin Care by Charlotte Cho

The Best Skincare, Health and Beauty Books of 2021

Let's Face It by Rio Viera-Newton
Skincare Decoded by Victoria Fu Gloria Lu
Beyond Soap by Dr. Sandy Skotnicki