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Beauty Oils Butter

Author : Elaine Stavert
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Beauty Oils & Butters' joins the Cozy series, presenting 30 sensuous delights to pamper yourself with from tip to toe.

Shea Butter

Author : W.G. Goreja
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In the most up-to-date book of its kind, we share one of the African continents best-kept natural beauty secrets: shea butter. Shea butter is one of the mostif not the mostnourishing, healing, and anti-aging moisturizers available. And yet its positive attributes dont stop with external use. Shea has been part of Africas ancient healing systems for many thousands of years to control parasites among many other health applications; better yet, shea is completely natural. Discover the fascinating history of shea butter as we discuss its importance in traditional African health care and everyday life. See how the latest clinical studies are proving the benefit of shea oils as potential dietary supplements. Most importantly, however, you will learn how daily use of shea delivers myriad benefits to your skin. As you will see, breaking clinical data verifies the ancient and modern claims of skin that is more youthful, smoother, brighter, and more supple when treated with this natural, cost-effective, fast-acting oil. Listen to the story of shea: an amazing substance whose ancient pedigree is finding new uses and is winning the hearts of those who seek greater health and deeper beauty.

Natural Oils and Butters

Author : Lauren Neville
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Are you an at home mom cooking up your own skin care cremes and lotions? Are you a soap artisan looking for that special oil addition for your next batch of luscious soaps? Are you a massage therapist endeavoring to create a unique therapeutic blend for your clients? Are you a skin care professional curious about the effects oils with a distinct fatty acid profile have on the skin? Or are you just interested in the health benefits of polyunsaturated vegetable oils in your diet or on your skin and hair? Then this book is for you. This portable, but comprehensive color illustrated reference is brimming with hard to find information that skin estheticians, soap artisans, massage therapists, nutraceutical specialists and skin or hair care formulators will find indispensable. Each of the 164 oils in this book has a dedicated 2-page monograph that includes: -Botanical information, species, family, growth regions -Common names in several languages -Oil edibility and shelf life -CAS number -Iodine and saponification values -Phytosterol, carotenoid and tocopherol levels -Description and traditional or folklore uses -Color chart displaying the complete fatty acid profile -Color illustrations of the plant and oil color -Popular uses And if you are not sure what a fatty acid is or may have napped through high school chemistry, the glossary at the back of this book is an easy to read refresher on organic chemistry. This comprehensive section outlines virtually any plant derived natural substance, which may find its way into a bottle of oil. Keep this colorful reference handy as you explore the world of natural oils and create your next personal care masterpiece.

Neal s Yard Remedies Beauty Book

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Reveal your natural radiance - now available in PDF Revolutionize your beauty regime with this guide to homemade natural remedies, make-up looks and at-home therapies that enhance your natural beauty. Some shop bought miracle treatments cost a fortune, Neal's Yard Beauty Book shows you how to prepare products in your own home that are guaranteed to make your whole body look and feel gorgeous. It identifies natural ingredients for healthy skin, guides you through before-and-after makeovers, and shows you techniques to pamper every skin type. Neal's Yard Beauty Book comes with over 100 organic product recipes, such as anti-ageing eye creams and exfoliating masks, plus step-by-step guides to simple pampering techniques, such as feet and hand massage, helping you to look after your body and improve wellbeing. Features daily regimes for glowing skin, a younger-looking complexion, stronger hair and many other beauty aspirations. Revolutionize your beauty regime and leave the commercial products behind.

Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

Author : Simone McGrath
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Coconut oil is an amazing substance that has many health benefits—it helps with weight loss, allergies, skin and health issues, and much more. It is recommended in many health programs and diets, especially the Paleo and raw food diets, and many people are discovering that it is better to use than other oils in cooking. It can be overwhelming to figure out all of the great uses of this magical oil, but this comprehensive handbook can help. With detailed information on everything to do with coconut oil—the benefits, uses, recipes, and insightful facts—this guide will teach you all about this healthy oil, including: The Coconut Oil Handbook includes all the information you'll need for cooking with this healthy oil including: How coconut oil is made How to make it at home Skin care recipes for face and body Hair care recipes for damaged, dry, or flaky hair Dietary benefits Coconut oil as medicine Common misconceptions And much more More and more people are learning about the wealth of benefits that coconut oil brings, and this handbook will explain all of them. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

200 Tips Techniques and Recipes for Natural Beauty

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Offers recipes and information on creating natural and organic beauty products in the kitchen, including hair conditioners, facial toners, and body scrubs.

Plant Powered Beauty

Author : Amy Galper
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You know your diet should be rich in plants for optimal health. So shouldn’t the products you apply to your skin, which are absorbed into your body, also be filled with plants? If you’ve ever looked at the back of your so-called “natural” facial moisturizer or body cream and seen a list of complicated additives you couldn’t recognize or pronounce, then you know firsthand that mass-produced synthetic beauty products can be something of a mystery. With Plant-Powered Beauty: The Essential Guide to Using Natural Ingredients for Health, Wellness, and Personal Skincare (with 50-plus Recipes), harness the power of plant-based energy to maintain your natural beauty and let your skin glow like never before. Natural beauty experts Amy Galper and Christina Daigneault show readers how to deconstruct beauty labels, parse ingredients lists, make informed choices about the products they use—and, most important, better understand how their skin works. At the heart of Plant-Powered Beauty, you will find more than 50 easy-to-follow recipes to make your own plant-based skincare and beauty products, such as: Almond Milk Facial Cleanser Anti-aging Facial Scrub Blemish Gel Choc-o-Mint Lip Balm Coconut Whip Makeup Remover Vitamin-Rich Hair Health Serum Quick and Fresh Cucumber-Thyme Body Scrub Moisturizing Body Oil for Super-Dry Skin Natural Mouthwash Plant-Powered Beauty unlocks sought-after wisdom for all aspects of plant-based personal skincare and celebrates the shift in beauty trends, bringing us back to natural beauty and reconnecting us with plants and healthy choices.

Make Your Own Soaps Lotions Moisturizers

Author : Jinaika Jakuszeit
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Handmade beauty products are the ultimate skin-care luxury for yourself or for those lucky enough to receive them as gifts! By making your own soaps and lotions, you know exactly what is in them and can control elements such as scent, texture, and bottle design for concoctions that are uniquely customized just for you! • Recipes and instructions for 39 different soaps, facial cleansers, body lotions, masks, and other beauty products • An extensive reference section of ingredients gives you the knowledge you need to expand on and personalize these recipes • Learn to make affordable spa-quality beauty products at home

The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide

Author : Danielle Sade
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Each drop of essential oil is a pharmacy. Danielle was inspired to write this book when she developed extreme skin sensitivities, irritations and rashes that didn't improve even after visits to skin specialists who only prescribed topical treatments and conventional therapies. When the symptoms didn't subside, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a natural-medicine healing approach through essential oils. This comprehensive book provides a wealth of evidence-based information that provides a sensible and sound approach when it comes to creating your own natural product formulas. In no time at all, you'll be creating signature products that are just right for your face and body. The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is broken down into four user-friendly sections: Part 1: The Foundation Includes information on everything from anatomy of the skin, the mind-body connection, dry and sensitive skin to aging and aging sensitive skin Creating your own skin care products without chemicals or preservatives and the chemistry of essential oils Part 2: Basic Ingredients Information on the raw ingredients you'll need to get started (clays, waxes, extracts, etc.) as well as carrier oil, plant butter and infused herbals Part 3: Essential Oils All about essential oils including the biosynthesis of an essential oil and a directory of the oils best suited to personal care products from Bergamot to Lemongrass and Ylang Ylang Part 4: Making Your Own Personal Care Products Easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath, pregnancy and breastfeeding and personal care products for men. Making your own natural botanical creams and lotions is surprisingly simple and very satisfying -- you'll soon be on the road to recovery and living a more natural lifestyle.

The Science of Black Hair A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair

Author : Audrey Davis-Sivasothy
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The Science of Black Hair is the ultimate consumer textbook on black hair care. Technically oriented and detailed throughout, this book was written with the serious hair care consumer in mind. Hair science, research and testimony combine in this carefully written text designed to examine black hair on a deeper level. With its light academic style it is truly the last hair book you'll ever need. Readers will learn how to: * Maintain chemically-treated or natural hair in optimal health. * Stop hair breakage with a novel, protein/moisture balancing method. * Regulate product pH balance for shinier, more manageable hair. * Grow their hair longer, stronger and healthier for life! Additional Features * Regimen Builder with extensive product listings * Ingredients glossary * Interviews * Real photos of hair at the microscopic level Are you ready to stop battling your hair? Win the war against breakage. Forever. The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair Care combines research with testimony in an authoritative reference text dedicated to the care of black hair- relaxed or natural. This powerful book introduces readers to a comprehensive healthy hair care strategy for achieving beautifully radiant hair regardless of hair type. Black hair structure, properties, and maintenance methods are carefully outlined throughout this go-to reference book to give you the tools you need to improve the health and look of your hair, TODAY. The Science of Black Hair Chapter 1: Scalp and Hair Structure, Function, and Characteristics Chapter 2: Textured Hair Properties & Principles Chapter 3: Understanding Hair Growth and Damage for Healthier Hair Care Chapter 4: What's Your Hair Care Regimen? Chapter 5: Hair Product Selection Basics Chapter 6: Protein & Moisture Balancing Strategies for Breakage Correction and Defense Chapter 7: Getting Started with a Healthy Hair Care Product Regimen Chapter 8: Low-Manipulation Hair Maintenance Strategies Chapter 9: Coloring Textured Hair Chapter 10: Chemically Relaxing Textured Hair Chapter 11: Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair Chapter 12: Regimen-Building Considerations for Kids Chapter 13: How Our Health Affects Our Hair Chapter 14: Working Out on a Healthy Hair-Care Regimen Chapter 15: Final Thoughts

The Little Book of Home Remedies Beauty and Health

Author : Linda B. White
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A giftable and handy mini guidebook with authoritative family references for quick, efficient at-home skin and beauty treatments.

Homemade Beauty

Author : Annie Strole
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150 all-natural skin, hair and body care recipes that are inexpensive, toxin-free, and easy for readers to make themselves. Homemade Beauty is a beautifully packaged collection of 150 all-natural skin, hair and body care recipes. From turning blueberries into a lush detoxifying mask to fresh lemongrass into a non-toxic bug repellent, Homemade Beauty takes the ubiquitous eat-local, farm-to-table concept and brings it to the beauty category. As reports on the dangers of chemicals in cosmetics become increasingly alarming and the aspiration to live a more natural life grows, many of us are eager to take beauty regimens into our own hands to ensure we are putting only the safest and most natural ingredients on our bodies. Commercially available organic beauty products are expensive, but they are easy and cheaper to make at home and most require 5 simple ingredients or less. Recipes like Almond Rose Body Lotion, Coconut Lavender Shampoo, and Brown Sugar Vanilla Scrub will enchant you with heady scents – and thrill you when you realize these pampering products take only 5 minutes to make!

How To Make Your Own Soap

Author : Sally Hornsey
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This book will guide you through creating your own liquid and bar soap. Design and create bars of soap using traditional methods that incorporate moisturising oils and butters, and make fun and funky glycerine soaps that look almost too fabulous to use. If you prefer liquid soaps then this book also explains how to create liquid and cream soaps from scratch as well as how to design body washes using many of the easily obtainable surfactants. In this book you will discover how to: · Choose soap making ingredients that will be most beneficial for your skin type · Design and create a range of soapy products including hand and body washes · Scent your soaps using essential and fragrance oils · Make glycerine melt and pour soap from scratch · Understand different soap making methods and techniques

The Essential Guide to Natural Skin Care

Author : Hélène Berton
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Nourish your skin with pure, natural homemade products Treat yourself—your face, hands, hair, and lips—to vitamin-rich, toxin-free nourishment from nature. The Essential Guide to Natural Skin Care lists the wondrous qualities and uses of botanicals used in homemade beauty products, making it easy to customize your own lotions, creams, milks, body butters, face masks, lip balms, ointments, toners, and more. Use this complete inventory of botanicals and other ingredients to make informed choices about eco-friendly vegetable oils and butters, infused and essential oils, aromatic hydrosols, and emulsifiers. Discover the beneficial beauty and healing properties of each, as well as practical traits such as shelf life and absorption. You’ll find ingredients that soften, tone, and hydrate skin and hair; tighten pores; fade scars; stave off wrinkles; help prevent and heal acne; promote hair strength; treat dandruff; fight infection and fungus; and repel insects. This compact DIY reference also includes practical advice and basic recipes that can be easily modified to your unique skin type, needs, and tastes.

Making Natural Beauty Products

Author : Sally Trew
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This highly visual hands-on guide teaches readers how to make skincare, makeup, and many more personal-care products using natural ingredients. Step-by-step color photos guide readers through base recipes, followed by more than 200 color and blend variations. Readers with sensitive skin, as well as those who want to save money and avoid harmful chemicals, will find everything they need to get started making their own luxurious beauty products: - 200 recipes and formulas for facial and body-care products, fully illustrated in color. - Step-by-step guidance through the foundational recipes, showing tools, ingredients, and techniques. - Shopping lists and suppliers for natural ingredients, including essential oils, butters, clays, minerals, colors, and fragrances. - Basics and recipes for creating mineral foundations, color correctors, and concealers. - Formulas for skin-healing balms, creams, and oils. - Products for men, including shaving products, powders, moisturizers, facial care, foot care, and massage oil.

Natural Beauty Recipes 60 Best Kept Secrets To Care For The Skin

Author : Lisa Patrick
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"Natural Beauty Recipes: 60 Best Kept Secrets To Care For The Skin" has taken things a step further. The author not only explains why it is essential to take care of the skin but also highlights some great natural beauty recipes that can be used to help to keep the skin healthy. In this busy society, it can be quite easy to forget that the skin needs a bit more care than just cleaning it daily. Depending on where the individual lives, the skin needs to be moisturized appropriately and protected from the elements. It is clear that some persons are fully aware of what they need to do to keep their skin healthy but there are those who simply have no clue as to what they are to do. This text teaches how to care for the skin and more. The great thing is that many of the recipes include things that would already be in the home.

BTEC National Beauty Therapy Sciences

Author : Jeanine Connor
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This student book covers all the mandatory units for the BTEC National Diploma, National Certificate and Award as well as additional units in complementary therapies. Colour photographs and diagrams clearly illustrate all the practical skills students need to learn.

Botanical Beauty

Author : Aubre Andrus
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"The award-winning lifestyle editor of American Girl magazine shares recipes for organic beauty and health products, demonstrating how to use natural ingredients, from sea salt to beeswax, to make scrubs, lotions, toothpaste and more."--

The Essential Guide to Natural Skin Care

Author : Helene Berton
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Contains information on cosmetic ingredients and numerous recipes for natural personal care using essential oils.

A Dictionary Persian Arabic and English

Author : Francis Johnson
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