I follow Content Beauty & Wellness on Instagram and I buy products from their website too: great choice in terms of brands and price points + free recorded delivery from the UK to Italy. I was really excited when, back in August, I saw that Imelda Burke – the founder of Content Beauty – was releasing a book in December 2016.

I placed the order immediately and finally “The Nature of Beauty” has arrived!! It is even better than I expected.

I got the special edition with Imelda’s dedication and lots of samples to try. This special edition is no longer available, but you can still purchase the book only (hard cover and kindle version).


The Nature of Beauty by Imelda Burke

Publisher: Ebury Press  Hardcover: 320 pages



The book is excellent: great content and information, great quality in terms of pictures and paper and Imelda is very good when she shares her knowledge. No worries, she is not trying to promote her shop or website (it gets mentioned only once!).


Watch the full video review here:

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Where to buy:

The Nature of Beauty

Content Beauty




The official synopsis:

The definitive guide to a new generation of natural beauty, skincare and makeup. The perfect Christmas gift for all beauty lovers.

Choosing natural beauty doesn’t mean ditching hi-tech products in favour of homemade potions. It means being conscious about what you’re buying: what are you putting on your skin, what does it do and where does it come from?

This honest, expert book will teach you how to recognise what your skin needs and how to shop the best products for you. It offers both time-honoured and modern techniques, tips and guidance for all ages, and showcases the powerful ingredients and brands that you need to know about.



Cover story:

The Image:

Thanks to the incredible Judith McMillian for letting her beautiful photography grace the cover of this book.

‘What is predictable, common and familiar is transformed into a world of newly discovered pleasures.’ Judith McMillian (1945 – )

Judith K. McMillan takes the examination of plants into a new realm. Using an X-ray machine as her camera, McMillan photographs the internal structures of plants, revealing the beauty of natural forms invisible to the human eye.

The resulting images are ephemeral, eerie, and beautiful. The plants that become the focus of her work take on a strangely translucent life, opening our minds to an alternate view of reality. In a wonderful marriage of science, art and nature we can understand the complexity of botanical forms.

The Colour 

In colour psychology Magenta is the colour that helps to create harmony and balance in every aspect of life; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

It is spiritual yet practical, encouraging common sense and a balanced outlook on life.

Magenta is the colour of the non-conformist, the free spirit. It pushes you to take responsibility for creating your own path in life and making your own choices. It is an instrument of change and transformation.

It promotes compassion, kindness and co-operation and encourages a sense of self respect and contentment.






I purchased the product with my money. It was NOT sent by PR and I did not receive any money to post this review.

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