These beauty-enhancing and soothing cosmetics and treatments use only completely chemical-free ingredients.
Amelia Ruiz guides the reader to effective use of all of nature's possibilities in homemade beauty treatments for complete skin, body and hair care. From aromatic and medicinal plants to flowers, fruits and essential oils, these incredible recipes and lifestyle tips enhance beauty inside and out.
The expert step-by-step instructions for preparing all kinds of cosmetics are simple and easy, plus it saves money for any consumer. Knowing what your skin needs and controlling the ingredients in these recipes assures the ultimate in skin pampering.
There is also a wealth of information on sunbathing safely with natural products. Even personal perfumes and home cleaning products can be made with essential oils, fruits, plants and other natural products.
Amelia Ruiz shows how to enhance personal qualities and through exercise, diet, rest and a life in harmony with our natural biorhythms. Her mantra is "True beauty comes from within, from a natural lifestyle and a healthy and balanced diet."
|Publisher:||Rose, Robert Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Amelia Ruiz is a cosmetologist, an esthetician and the technical director of Fahle Ecolines, a distributor of natural and organic cosmetics. She trained in Germany in the natural esthetic methods of the world renowned Dr. Hauschka Skin Care. Since 2000, she has taught these holistic beauty treatments to estheticians in Spain.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Fundamentals of Natural Beauty
Pamper Yourself Nature's Way 8
Beauty's Friends and Enemies 26
Making Homemade Beauty Products 50
Part 2 Recipes for the Whole Body
Face Products and Treatments 62
Eye, Mouth, Hand and Nail Treatments 136
Hair Products and Treatments 190
Body Products and Treatments 226
Bath Products and Treatments 276
Scents and Sun-Care Products 324
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I love this book! It's so gorgeous with the illustrated photos inside and the simple steps and helpful recipes inside. my skin care has only improved with natural products, and it's so much fun to be able to create my own products with these recipes than purchasing a brand filled with unknown chemicals! Lovely book!