Natural Beauty Basics: Create Your Own Cosmetics and Body Care Products

Natural Beauty Basics: Create Your Own Cosmetics and Body Care Products

by Dorie Byers, Susan Cavaciuti
     
 

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Every day, television and magazine ads tell us that beautiful skin and hair are available only through the use of expensive brand-name products. But the fact is that you can attain a radiant, healthy appearance by using products made inexpensively at home. That’s what Natural Beauty Basics is all about. First, author Dorie Byers guides you to the

Overview

Every day, television and magazine ads tell us that beautiful skin and hair are available only through the use of expensive brand-name products. But the fact is that you can attain a radiant, healthy appearance by using products made inexpensively at home. That’s what Natural Beauty Basics is all about. First, author Dorie Byers guides you to the equipment and ingredients you’ll need to make your own products. She then presents easy-to-follow recipes for over 150 hand creams, body powders, shampoos, soaps, and more—products that are effective, all-natural, and allergen-free.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get the best possible care for your hair, skin, and nails. Whether you enjoy making your own beauty products at home, you are in search of products that are allergen- and chemical-free, or you simply love to pamper yourself, your first stop should be Natural Beauty Basics.

Editorial Reviews

Book Reader
Easily read with intelligible instructions - an all-in-the-family, do-it-yourself marvel!
Indianapolis Star
Chock-full of recipes, hints, tips, and a glossary of terms.
Vincennes Sun-Commercial
A straightforward guide to making your own body care products, many of which were commonly made by our ancestors.
Earthsisters Ink
Dorie's approach gently prompts the reader to learn, experiment, and take care of oneself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890612191
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,266,833
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dorie Byers is a registered nurse, master gardener, and herb enthusiast. A graduate of Indiana State University, she has spent many years growing herbs and researching their uses. Ms. Byers wrote Natural Beauty Basics because she saw the need for a guide to homemade natural body care products that are effective, economical, and allergen-free, and that

emphasize a natural, healthy lifestyle.

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