Susan Stewart is a Librarian in West Lothian. Her first published work was based on her PhD thesis awarded in 2003. Since then she has explored her interest in cosmetics further, contributing to various publications and taking part in conferences and events including The Edinburgh Book Festival. Susan lives in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh with her husband and two dogs.
'A lively, discursive history of make-up ... delights in the nitty-gritty' -- Times Literary Supplement