The Kitchen Beautician: For Colored Girls Who've Dissed the Beauty Standard When It Because Too Ruff

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From the author of Good Hair and Plaited Glory comes an irreverent, daring guide that challenges the notion that beauty comes only in one color, size, and shape. Both a practical handbook and an overdue celebration of the various forms which beauty takes, The Kitchen Beautician offers how-tos for making skin- and hair-care regimens at a fraction of what the salon charges. 50 photos. 15 line drawings.

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Overview

From the author of Good Hair and Plaited Glory comes an irreverent, daring guide that challenges the notion that beauty comes only in one color, size, and shape. Both a practical handbook and an overdue celebration of the various forms which beauty takes, The Kitchen Beautician offers how-tos for making skin- and hair-care regimens at a fraction of what the salon charges. 50 photos. 15 line drawings.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780517884997
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/24/1997
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 100
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Show Me Where Beauty Is
1 My Own Private Makeover 1
2 Comfortable in Your Skin 10
3 Natural Skin-Care Recipes 47
4 Good Hair 53
5 Don't Hate Me Because I Want to Be Beautiful 58
6 The Shape You're In 87
7 And She's Still As Fine As Wine 96
Bibliography 98
Photograph and Illustration Credits 98
Index 99
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