Adams, Mary Elizabeth,
Female fear: the body, gender, and the burdens of beauty
Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Oklahoma, 2001

Glassford, Lisa
The beauty trap: a look at comtemporary values
Harrison House, 1989

Harris, M. Jean
Crown and glory on the journey: hair, culture, and self construction among African American women
Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,1998

Papps, Fiona, compiler
Women and the Use of Cosmetics, Bibliography.

Peiss, Kathy Lee
Hope in a Jar: The Making of America's Beauty Culture.
New York: Metropolitan Books, 1998.

Smith, Christine
Women, weight, and body image, Lectures on the Psychology of Women.
Eds: Joan C. Chrisler, Carla Golden, Patricia D. Rozee. Sage Publications (McGraw-Hill Higher Education), 1995

Tannen, Deborah
Marked: Women in the workplace. Talking from 9 to 5, 1994.

Wolf, Naomi
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
William Morrow & Co, 1991
Review by Laura Bryannan.