Skin Care

Make Your Own Skin Care Products

G Sally Hornsey
Publisher : Spring Hill
Published : 26 October 2011
ISBN 13 :9781905862689

Description :

This book will guide you through creating your own personal range of skin care applications, tailored to your particular skin type - or any body else's.

The products made use natural ingredients where possible, and throughout the book you will find details of the purpose and benefits of the ingredients used.

You will also learn about ingredients that can be substituted so that you can adapt the recipes to suit your or others' needs.

In this book you will discover how to:
- Choose essential oils that are useful for treating different skin conditions
- Design and create a range of products including a cleanser, toner, face mask and moisturising cream
- Identify the ingredients that are beneficial in hand-made skin care products
- Make informed choices on which ingredients are most appropriate for different skin conditions
- Make tinctures and infusions to use in your products
- Store your products to ensure that they are fresh and safe to use

Organic Body Care Recipes

G Stephanie Tourles
Publisher : Storey Books
Published: 27 July 2007
ISBN 13: 9781580176767

Description :

Offers a solution to those frustrated with the endless cycle of expensive, synthetic, famous-name cosmetics that often fall short of expectations.

The author presents 175 recipes that are fun and simple to make in home kitchens. She also offers recipes for hand and foot care, nail treatments, shaving cream, and even popular spa treatments.

A Green Guide to Natural Beauty :
35 Step-by-step Projects for Beauty Products to Make at Home

Author G Karen Gilbert
Publisher : CICO Books
Published : 14 August 2011
ISBN 13 : 9781907563621

Description :

Packed with pampering recipes to create your own beauty essentials for face, body and hair. Most of us use a huge variety of beauty products on our skin and hair every day - from shower gel and shampoo to moisturiser and hand cream - but the majority of these products contain a variety of chemicals.

In A Green Guide to Natural Beauty, natural skincare and fragrance expert Karen Gilbert shows you how to make your own lotions and potions at home, using easy-to-obtain, natural ingredients and easy-to-follow methods.

For the face, there are moisturizers, face masks and cleansers; for the body choose from scrubs and shower gels, soaps and body lotions.

And when you need some extra-special pampering, try the recipes for lip balms, massage bars, bath oils and eye gels. The hardest part is choosing which of the pampering projects to try first!

Each recipe has clear step-by-step photographs to guide you, and there are numerous variations to try.

The Holistic Beauty Book :
With Over 100 Natural Recipes for Gorgeous, Healthy Skin

Star Khechara
Publisher :
Green Books
Published : 12
November 2008

ISBN 13 : 9781900322270

Description :

100% natural, organic, eco-friendly skincare potions that you can make at home that are gorgeous yet affordable.

* Use vegan/vegetarian ingredients which are organic, local and fairly-traded

* Make plain base-creams/ointments from scratch for herbal/aromatherapy use

* Stop using skin-damaging & environmentally-damaging chemicals

* Make wonderful soothing potions for pregnancy and babycare Star includes recipes for lip balms, face-creams, body butters, massage bars, bath melts, scrubs, cleansers, babycare products, moisturizers, facial toners, masks and packs and much more.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Natural Beauty Products

G Sally W Trew
Publisher : Alpha Books
Published : 02 November 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781615640232

Description :

A natural treasure for every body. Whether it's about saving money, living greener, or treating sensitive skin, "The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Making Natural Beauty Products" has everything the hobbyist will need to create organic, natural beauty products.

Includes everything from face creams to mineral makeup to shampoo and more.

Each formula is clearly presented in recipe style, with notes on prep time, storage, and uses.

All products are made from natural ingredients which will appeal to people going green as well as to people with sensitive skin

Making Herbal Hand Creams and Salves

G Norma Pasekoff Weinberg
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Published : 01 July 2000
ISBN 13 : 9781580173032

Description :

Sensational Recipes for Silky-Smooth Hands!

Experience the best moisturizers that nature has to offer!

Whether you're an office worker or a stone mason, a gardener or a mechanic, chances are your hands could use some love and attention. Help is here!

In "Making Herbal Hand Creams and Salves," you'll find easy-to-follow recipes for more than twenty all-natural lotions and creams designed to hydrate, replenish, and smooth your skin for a beautiful, silky feeling.

Author Norma Weinberg also offers expert advice on healing dry, cracked skin; softening calluses; soothing inflamed, sore cuticles; preventing premature skin aging; and removing age spots, as well as essential information on evaluating commercial products.

Herbal Treatments for Healthy Hair

Author G Greta Breedlove
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 1 January 1999
ISBN 13 : 9781580172684

Description :

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.

There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Beauty Masks & Scrubs

G Elaine Stavert
Publisher : Guild of Master Craftmans Publications Ltd
Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781861086921

Description :

This book is the latest in the popular "Cozy" series that offers 30 unique recipes for luxurious scrubs and masks.

It includes clear step-by-step instructions, an informative list of the basic ingredients and their uses and aromatherapy benefits of essential oils.

The UK author, Elaine Stavert also gives advice on health and safety and how to improve complexion. This new book, "Beauty Masks & Scrubs" joins the others in the "Cozy" series, presenting 30 unique recipes which can easily be adapted for different skin types and personal preferences.

With easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful colour photographs, the process is simple and enjoyable.

Readers are shown how to blend sophisticated scents and aromatic herbs with essential oils to create cleansing, toning scrubs and rejuvenating facial masks.

With a directory of essential oils, beneficial ingredients and tips on colour and fragrances, this book fully equips readers to try their hand at aromatherapy.

Beauty Oils & Butters

G Elaine Stavert
Publisher : Guild of Master Craftmans Publications Ltd
Published : 04 November 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781861086914

Description :

There's something to suit every mood and to soothe every ailment and the instructions are easy to follow. The UK author also gives helpful advice on health and safety.

This new book, "Beauty Oils and Butters" joins the others in the "Cozy" series, presenting 30 sensuous delights to pamper yourself with from tip to toe. Sophisticated scents and aromatic herbs are blended with essential oils to create toning facial oils, relaxing bath time treats and stimulating foot treatments.

With easy-to-follow instructions you'll have just as much fun making these oils and butters as you will testing them out.

With a directory of essential oils and alternative blend suggestions, a directory of oils and butters and their skin enhancing benefits, as well as a directory of herbs and their uses, you're fully equipped to try your hand at aromatherapy.

Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home :
101 Recipes to Make Eco-friendly Pr

G Casey Kellar
Publisher : Krause Publications
Published : 28 August 2009
ISBN 13 : 9781440202414

Description :

From soaps, shampoos and fragrances to household cleaners and bug repellants made with natural ingredients, anyone can make a difference in the environment and their personal health.

This book provides 101 recipes, with step-by-step photos, for consumers who want to make their own eco-friendly products. Personal products include bath soaps, perfumes, salves and ointments.

Products for the home include window cleaners, laundry cleaners and insect repellants.


Making Aromatherapy Creams and Lotions

G Donna Maria
Publisher : Storey Books
Published : 27 July 2000
ISBN 13 : 9781580172417

Description :

A reader's guide to creating exciting, inventive, and unique cosmetics and body-care products using all-natural ingredients and the power of aromatherapy.

Includes an overview of aromatherapy, techniques used to extract aromatic plant materials, tips on creating unique and personal creams and lotions, and a full complement of inspirational recipes.

Neal's Yard Remedies Recipes for Natural Beauty

G Romy Fraser
Publisher : Haldane Mason Ltd
Published : 26 October 2007
ISBN 13 : 9781905339297

Description :

ExplainIn this book, the founder of NYR reveals the fruits of years of company research which explains how to create the cosmetics at home.

With step by step instructions, the book contains a whole range of skin and body treatments, including shampoos, hair dyes, cleansers, moisturizers, toothpastes, hand and nail creams, body scrubs, perfumes and fragrances and many more.

Making beauty products at home means that the ingredients used can be controlled, and with experience, creams, lotions and other products can be tailored to suit individual skin types.

Beauty by Nature : Complete Body Care

Author G Brigitte Mars
Publisher : Book Publishing Co
Published :31 October 2007
ISBN 13 : 9781570671937

Description :

The journey tolasting beauty involves attention both to outer appearance and inner health.

This book offers a comprehensive program for attaining radiance and vitality using natural techniques.

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant who has worked in the field of natural medicine for over 30 years. She includes directions and recipes for making scrubs, toners, moisturizers, facial sprays, and hair rinses, so easy to prepare that they can be made in your own kitchen.

Green Beauty Recipes:
Easy Homemade Recipes to Make Your Own Organic and Natural Skincare,
Hair Care and Body Care Products

Author G Julie Gabriel
Publisher : Petite Marie Ltd
Published : 01 Novembere 2010
ISBN 13 : 9780956355812

Description :

Learn insider secrets to making your own organic and natural skincare, hair care, and spa products.

You will learn which vegetable oils, herbs, floral waters, essential oils, plant-based emulsifiers, and natural preservatives to use, how to pack and label your own beauty products, and how to store them safely.

The book contains more than 250 recipes and step-by-step techniques used by the author.

Natural Healthy Skin
Author G Stephanie Tourles
Publisher : Ballatine Book Inc.
Published: 25 May 2000
ISBN 13: 9781580171304

Description :

Includes dozens of healing recipes made from natural ingredients like essential oils, fruits, herbs, and flowers.

Readers will find effective solutions to common skin problems such as acne, age spots, eczema, hives, psoriasis, rosacea, and sunburn, plus tips for enhancing skin health with vitamins, whole food supplements, and the author's own daily beauty rituals.

Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health:
175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family

Author G Rosemary Gladstar
Publisher : Storey Publishing LLC
Published : 03 November 2008
ISBN 13 : 9781603420785

Description :

Rosemary Gladstar is the mother of modern herbalism. Her wisdom and vision have inspired an entire generation of herbal healers, and her insights into the healing power of plants have helped people everywhere embrace more natural, healthy, and radiant lives.

The bulk of the book is dedicated to specific herbal remedies for everyone in the family - adults, babies, children, and elders.

Good Vision No-Cook Herbal Jam, for example, will help keep aging eyes functional, while Rosemary's Itch Relief Remedy offers a soothing salve for poison ivy.

Whether a reader wants to soothe baby's diaper rash, enjoy a better night's sleep, conquer headaches, cure a case of athlete's foot, or boost a sagging spirit, Gladstar's time-tested herbal remedies offer new options for natural healing.

These therapies are enhanced with an A - Z herbal apothecary featuring detailed information about more than 90 herbs, as well as tips for preparing herbal remedies from scratch.

Creamy Craft of Cosmetic Making with Essential Oils and Their Friends

Author G Jan Benham
Publisher : Antony Rowe Publishing Services
Published : 30 June 2011
ISBN 13 : 9781907571190

Description :

Home Made Herbal Cosmetics

G S. Suresh Babu
Publisher : Pustak Mahal
Published : 30 January 2005
ISBN 13 : 9788122307757

Description :

Natural products have a definite qualitative edge over chemical based cosmetics.

A lot depends on the extent of knowledge and research gone into the preparation.

This book offers many formulae to that effect.

Beauty Secrets.The Natural Way

G Fadi Al-Wafaie
Publisher : Publishamerica
Published : 27 February 2006
ISBN 13 : 9781424103812

Description :

You will find a lot of recipies easy to make from simple ingredients for your beauty needs.

- Honey to strengthen your hair
- Cinnamon for your dry nail
- Olive leaves for excessive sweating
- Cucumber for a shiny face
- Ginger for cellulite

And you will find much more in this small, practical book to help you to stay beautiful if you belive that you are beautiful and believe in the secrets of Mother Nature.

Perfumes and Spices

Author G A. Hyatt Verrill
Publisher : Read Books
Published :11 August 2011
ISBN 13 : 9781447423461

Description :

Health and Beauty from the Rainforest :
Malaysian Traditions of Ramuan

G Gerard Bodeker
Publisher : Editions Didier Miller Pty Ltd
Published: 23 October 2009
ISBN 13: 9789814217910

Description :

This is a superbly illustrated guide to the amazing health and beauty secrets of Malaysia. Malaysia's rainforests are among the oldest in the world and for hundreds of years the Malay people have been using these natural resources to keep themselves feeling happy, healthy, and full of vitality.

"Health and Beauty from the Rainforest" is a lavishly illustrated volume, written by some the leading experts in field that reveals the amazing health and beauty secrets of the Malaysian rainforest - including easy-to-follow recipes for natural products that can be made at home!

This superb volume also highlights how history and nature have shaped the culture and traditions of in Malaysia, providing a fascinating insight into the unique ways in which the people of Malaysia maintain their youth, vitality, and wellbeing.

The Natural Beauty Book (Mix Media Products)

G Anne Akes Johnson
Publisher : Klutz Press Inc
Published : 04 January 2010
ISBN 13 : 9781591746959

Description :

This work offers everything essential for the ultimate DIY spa experience!

This book has over 60 homemade treatments for face, feet, hands and hair.

And what's more, all the ingredients are easy-to-find items. Nothing that can't be found around the home. But it's not just tips and recipes - each book comes with an essential home spa pack that includes: facial loofah, nail brush, nail file, nail buffer, pumice stone, lavender essential oil and lots more.

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