Homemade Cosmetics: Over 100 Recipes You Can Make at Home

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Homemade Cosmetics: Over 100 Recipes You Can Make at Home

(Facials - Baths - Hair Rinses - Lip Balm - Toothpaste - Body Scrubs - Lotions - Glitter Gel - Perfume - Bug Repellent - Mentholatum - Deodorant -Diaper Rash Ointment - Body Powders Plus Rose Petal Beads & Dream Pillows)

Authored by Kirsten Anderberg
Photographs by Kirsten Anderberg
Edited by Kirsten Anderberg

Over 100 recipes for homemade cosmetics using primarily basic kitchen ingredients. Quality control, fresh and organic ingredients, no preservatives or additives, lower costs, better for the environment - these are some of the reasons to make your own cosmetics. Includes recipes for facials, toners, flower waters, lip balms/gloss, pine needle bath, bath salts, bubble baths, shower gel, mouthwash, tooth powders/paste, shampoo, hair rinse, dandruff cure, hair conditioner, sunburn remedies, rash remedies, body powders, body scrubs, athlete's foot treatments, foot baths, foot tonics and lotions, fake "vasoline," glitter body/hair gel, aftershave, cologne, perfume, bug repellents, fake "tigerbalm," natural deodorant, rose petal beads, dream pillows, herbal suppliers, educators, links and resources.

Includes special babies', children's and women's herbals section and 31 photos by the author of herbs in nature and herbal processing techniques.

Recipes come from the author's 30+ years' experience making her own cosmetics.

Special bonus sections about herbs, women's herbals and herbals for babies and children. Includes 31 photos by author of herbs in nature and herb processing procedures.

The author has over 30 years experience making her own herbal cosmetics. She has raised her son, Gibralter, now an adult, using almost entirely medicinal herbs for any medical problems he incurred. Much of her herbal knowledge comes from work with women's groups, wilderness guides, midwives and herbalists, while most of the book explains her first-hand methods for using herbs.

Publication Date:
1466222824 / 9781466222823
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Health & Fitness / Beauty & Grooming / General

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