Some Christian women believe they must downplay their appearance in order to be godly, but looking your best doesn't have to mean maintaining a supermodel image. Women can be creative with their appearance and enhance God's gift of beauty without feeling guilty. Women face the world each day under pressure to look their best. How can they balance the desire to uncover and maintain God-given outer beauty with inner beauty arising from their faith? Beauty coach Shelly Ballestero helps women navigate pressure from the world to meet unrealistic standards of outer perfection and inspires them to discover the true beauty God designed in them, inside and out! Beauty by God offers the reader both spiritual principles to develop inner beauty and practical tips for caring for her God-given body.
Shelly Ballestero is an inspirational beauty coach, an esthetician/makeup artist, and a beauty editor for Lifestyle magazine. She is a graduate of the prestigious International Academy and has taught students and teachers the art of makeup. Shelly also holds certifications as a nutritional consultant and a personal trainer, and is a graduate of one of the top makeup schools in the industry. Formerly an actress on One Life to Live, she also serves as a makeup expert for Jane Iredale cosmetics. She is married to Dove Award-winning musician, Angelo Ballestero, and is the mother of two sons.