Organic Body Care Recipes: 175 Homemade Herbal Formulas for Glowing Skin & a Vibrant Self (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, 2007 - Cooking - 378 pages
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Radiantly healthy skin, hair, feet, hands, eyes, and nails. Commercial beauty products make this promise every day and live up to it with varying degrees of success. Stephanie Tourles offers a better solution to everyone frustrated with the endless cycle of expensive, synthetic, famous-name cosmetics that often fall short of expectations. Take control of beauty treatments with homemade products that use safe, nourishing ingredients to pamper the body and soothe the senses.

Tourles, a licensed esthetician, herbalist, and aromatherapist, has developed 175 recipes that are fun, simple, and immensely satisfying to make in home kitchens. Her natural beauty treatments deliver the results promised by department store brands — skin, hair, and nails that glow with vitality and inner wellness. Lotions, scrubs, toners, balms, and masks polish and balance the skin, soothe current problems, and prevent future ones. Shampoos, rinses, and conditioners tone the scalp, boost highlights, and leave hair soft and shiny. The book's whole-body coverage also includes recipes for hand and footcare, nail treatments, shaving cream, and even popular spa treatments such as microdermabrasion exfoliants, detox and cellulite soaks, ayurvedic oils, and herbal cold salves. Most important, there is never any doubt about the purity of these ingredients!

Each formula is clearly presented in recipe style, with notes on prep time, storage, and uses. Many products can be customized according to personal needs, whim, or mood, and they all use readily available, natural ingredients. Organic Body Care Recipes is a natural treasure for every body.
  

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Nice formatting, easy to read, many recipes. - Goodreads
Book of recipes for various body care projects. - Goodreads
So recipes therefore cannot be organic... - Goodreads

Review: Organic Body Care Recipes: 175 Homeade Herbal Formulas for Glowing Skin & a Vibrant Self

User Review  - Alex Faucher - Goodreads

This book was my introduction to DIY body care and it really opened my eyes to what I could actually make myself. I like the idea of knowing exactly what I'm putting on my body and love that the book ... Read full review

Review: Organic Body Care Recipes: 175 Homeade Herbal Formulas for Glowing Skin & a Vibrant Self

User Review  - Rebekah D - Goodreads

Best natural body care book with lots of great, easy to use recipes and it tells you what it's useful for too! I want to buy it for myself! Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
1 A Natural Approach to Beautiful Skin Hair and Nails
5
2 The Natural Apothecary
45
3 Tools of the Trade for the Kitchen Cosmetologist
95
4 AllNatural Face and Body Care Recipes
109
5 Natural Care for Glorious Hair
295
Arouse the Senses with Herbal Love Potions
315
Delicate Subjects
323
Physical Stress Cold Headache and Sleep Care
335
Natural Insect Repellents
351
RESOURCES
358
INDEX
367
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About the author (2007)

Stephanie Tourles, author of The Herbal Body Book, Natural Foot Care, Naturally Healthy Skin, and 50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself, has training as an herbalist, esthetician, nutritionist, and aromatherapist. She lives in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

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