François Nars's latest work of art, Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself ($45), is more than just another coffee table kind of book. Of course it's pretty to look at, but you'll find that you can't help but be inspired by its contents: tutorial after tutorial of makeup looks featuring women and men of varying ages and ethnicities.
And here's a chance for you to see (and try out) some of these makeup palettes on your own. Just peruse the gallery below for 12 step-by-step instructions of looks found in the book. Tip: there's even a Makeup Your Mind community website, where you can post pictures of yourself wearing one (or all) of the following styles, and enter for a chance to win some cool prizes. Learn how you can re-create 12 amazing Nars beauty looks now.