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Thai Spa Book: The Natural Asian Way to Health and Beauty

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In Thailand, the secrets of health, beauty, and healing are passed down from generation to generation. Now, you can bring the soothing, natural techniques of traditional Thai healing into your own home. Thai Spa Book is a luxuriant, practical entry into the wonderful world of Thai-style relaxation and renewal. With these straightforward recipes anybody can stir up a refreshing tonic, draw the most relaxing bath, or mix a satisfying facial. The easy-to-follow instructions facilitate even the beginner’s foray into ...

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Overview

In Thailand, the secrets of health, beauty, and healing are passed down from generation to generation. Now, you can bring the soothing, natural techniques of traditional Thai healing into your own home. Thai Spa Book is a luxuriant, practical entry into the wonderful world of Thai-style relaxation and renewal. With these straightforward recipes anybody can stir up a refreshing tonic, draw the most relaxing bath, or mix a satisfying facial. The easy-to-follow instructions facilitate even the beginner’s foray into Thai massage and meditation. Thai Spa Book also includes a guide to full beauty treatments at home, a section on Asian aromatherapy, and a spa listing for the traveler.

The volume contains over 150 full-color photographs by renowned photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, all of which were shot entirely in Thailand’s super-deluxe spas with some of the country’s top supermodels. The result is a stunning, lush volume that will please the mind, body, and spirit, whether it is kept next to the tub, on the night stand, or proudly displayed on the coffee table.

Author Bio:

Condé Nast Traveler contributor Chami Jotisalikorn shares the secrets of her native land in Thai Spa Book. Born in Bangkok, raised and educated in Washington, DC, New Delhi, Tokyo, and New York City, she was an editor for Thailand Tatler and Thailand Indochina Traveller magazine, and was a regular contributor to the Bangkok Post.

Photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni has lived and worked in Asia for over 25 years. He specializes in Asian culture and art and architecture. Tettoni photographed The Tropical Spa and Asian Secrets of Beauty and Health. Among his many books are the bestsellers Tropical Asian Style, Balinese Gardens, The Tropical Garden, Classic Thai, and Tropical Colors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794600969
  • Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
  • Publication date: 3/15/2003
  • Edition description: Paperback with Flaps
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

* Introduction
* Thai Heral
* Thai Tonics
* Thai Scents
* Body & Soul: Thai Massage
* Body & Mind; Thai Meditiation
* Beauty Treatments: The Thai Spa at Home
* Spa Listings

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