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Organic Body Care Recipes: 150 Homemade Herbal Formulas for Glowing Skin & a Vibrant Self

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Nurture Your Natural Beauty

Discover the joy and fun of crafting your own personalized body care products using herbs and other natural ingredients that nourish, pamper, cleanse, and protect the skin without using irritating or harmful chemicals.
In just minutes, you can whip up dozens of organic treatments that will make your face radiant, your skin glow, your hair shine, and your hands and nails beautiful. From head to toe, you'll find the ...

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

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Overview


Nurture Your Natural Beauty

Discover the joy and fun of crafting your own personalized body care products using herbs and other natural ingredients that nourish, pamper, cleanse, and protect the skin without using irritating or harmful chemicals.
In just minutes, you can whip up dozens of organic treatments that will make your face radiant, your skin glow, your hair shine, and your hands and nails beautiful. From head to toe, you'll find the perfect treatment for every part of your body, whether you're looking for a relaxing bath blend, a stimulating facial mask, a natural bug repellent, a refreshing mouthwash, or a sensual body cream.

Be your beautiful best, inside and out!

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Editorial Reviews

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“…an excellent reference book for those interested in “cooking up” their own products.”

Country Living
"Stephanie Tourles makes her do-it-yourself skin-care programs a complete educational experience."
Hutchinson Leader

“…an excellent reference book for those interested in “cooking up” their own products.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580176767
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 5/30/2007
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 127,591
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Tourles is a licensed holistic esthetician, certified aromatherapist, and gardener with training in Western and Ayurvedic herbalism. She is the author of eight books, including Organic Body Care Recipes, Raw Energy, Naturally Healthy Skin, 365 Ways to Energize Mind, Body & Soul, and Natural Foot Care. She lives in Orland, Maine.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2009

    I highly recommend this book

    I bought this book on a whim because I was interested in making body care recipes for the first time... It opened my eyes to how simple (and fun) this can be and now I can't seem to make enough! The book is well organized, easy to follow and full of great recipes. It includes overviews of all ingredients, a wide variety of recipes and guidelines on storage, shelf life, skin type, etc. In the past year I've replaced many of my store bought products with home made versions and given many as gifts to friends and family. Almost everything I've made has been met with great reviews, I am VERY happy with this book.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    organic diy must-have

    I first learned of this book last year while reading Amanda Soule's blog. I was intrigued by the many salves, lotions, and lip balms that she and her children made as gifts. Over the years I have been trying to eliminate chemicals from my home and now that I have children with allergies and sensative skin I have become more motivated to make big changes and this book has been my springboard. First,I found Organic Body Care Recipes at my local library and checked it out multiple times. I read and reread many recipes, marked several to try, and gathered supplies. All of the ingredients are natural, organic, and often already in your home. Some acquiring of essential oils may be necessary, but worth it. There are so many chapters with wonderful recipes and gift ideas. I highly recommend this book. Whether you want organic lotion and lip balm or a natural alternative for shampoo this book is for you.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    I've been using these recipes for a full month now. My search f

    I've been using these recipes for a full month now. My search for a book like this because I've struggled with sensitive skin and moderate acne for 29 years. I had gotten so frustrated with the irritation that results from trying to deal with these two difficult issues together. Finally this winter I'd had enough and began using the all natural, very simple recipes from this book. My skin feels amazing! It used to burn when I applied store-bought moisturizers and my skin was always blotchy and flaky. Now my skin is even toned, no longer has dry patches and sebum production seems to be regulated. I still use a little of the prescription medication for the acne but am tinkering with the essential oils that will hopefully soon replace the medication. I'm turing 40 soon and the fine lines that were beginning to appear around my eyes have plumped up. It's so wonderful to have comfortable skin after years of irritation and also so wonderful to wake up to skin that no longer glares back angrily from the mirror! Two of my kids are beginning to get pimples and now I can help them avoid that awful teenage phase of trying all the harsh drugstore acne products I tried as a teen. You'll love this book!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2008

    Great!

    I absolutely loved this book. It was very informative. I especially liked the ingredient dictionary with the properties of the ingredients used and possible substitutions. All in all... very good book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    Great reference

    Love it! Very helpful to the person new to making their own creams/ lotions.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 4, 2011

    weak regurgitated online info

    yawn

    1 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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