- By Shannon Buck, 2014 (softcover, 144 pages)
This gloriously-illustrated book shows you everything you need to know to make your own organic beauty care products. Create delightful lotions and potions in your own kitchen using herbs and flowers. Discover conditioning carrier oils, sumptuous butters, aromatic floral extracts, and essential oils that will nourish you from head to toe.
- By Cynthia and Laura Holzapfel, 2004 (softcover, 127 pages)
Coconut oil is one of the most nutritious fats that we can eat, and it has a whole host of other beneficial properties. Populations in southeastern Asia and the Pacific islands have known for centuries, and now coconut oil is receiving much more mainstream attention. It is especially important in Paleo and raw food diets. While it can be overwhelming to figure out all of the great uses of this stupendous oil, this comprehensive handbook is sure to help. With detailed information on everything to do with coconut oil- its benefits, uses, recipes, and insightful facts- this guide will teach you all about this fantastic oil. Included are over 20 recipes for using coconut oil, grated coconut, and coconut milk in delicious culinary and body care recipes, as well as instructions on how to prepare fresh coconut foods at home.
- By Sandy Maine, 1999 (softcover, 155 pages)
Start a profitable company making the natural products you love! You can build your own unique business that gives you the freedom to express your creativity and drive as well as your social and economic responsibility. In Creating and Herbal Bodycare Business, Sandy Maine shares her experience and philosophy of building a successful company, as well as stories from other business owners who work with their hands and minds to enrich the health and well-being of others.
- By Dina Falconi, 1998 (softcover, 241 pages)
This intriguing book is a master herbalist's take on natural personal care. Author Dina Falconi believes that health and vitality aren't about masking "flaws" with cosmetics, denying the aging process, or living up to some standardized and unattainable concept of beauty. In this book, she explores the perspective of beauty that involves working in partnership with nature.
- By Julie Gabriel, 2010 (softcover, 243 pages)
After reading this book, you will be able to create your own creams, lotions, cleansers, toners, masks, hair treatments, sun protection, and baby care products. Discover which vegetable oils, herbs, floral waters, essential oils, plant-based emulsifiers, and natural preservatives to use, how to pack and label your own beauty products, and how to store them safely. This book contains more than 200 recipes and step-by-step techniques used by the author, holistic nutritionist Julie Gabriel to create her own organic skin care line.
- By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 73 pages)
Best-selling author and respected herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shares over 30 recipes using herbs, essential oils, and other common ingredients to create gentle and effective treatments for your whole body, from head to toe.
- By Stephanie Tourles, 2016 (softcover, 175 pages)
Herbs are hot! And in Making Love Potions, author Stephanie Tourles shows you how to bring that heat into your bedroom. Kindle the passion in your relationship and inspire intimacy as Tourles playfully presents 64 easy recipes for natural body oils, balms, tonics, bath blends, and sweet treats to share with your special someone.
- By Christine Shahin, 2016 (softcover, 183 pages)
Commercial hair dyes contain thousands of different chemicals, some of which are known to be carcinogenic, but now you don't need to choose between gorgeous color and good health. Natural hair care expert Christine Shahin shows you how to use nontoxic pigments from henna, indigo, amla, and cassia to color your hair naturally.
- By Stephanie Tourles, 2007 (softcover, 377 pages)
Nurture your natural beauty and be your beautiful best, inside and out! 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.
- By Anne-Marie Faiola, 2016 (hardcover, 239 pages)
The pure luxury of soaps made with almond oil, coconut butter, aloe vera, oatmeal, and green tea is one of life’s little pleasures. In this book, Anne-Marie Faiola shows you how to craft beautiful, nourishing soaps in the comfort of your home. This collection of 32 recipes ranges from simple castile bars to intricate swirls, embeds, marbled, and layered looks. Moisturize with shea butter, exfoliate with crushed walnut shells, soothe and nourish with oatmeal, and use pure essential oils to create beautiful scents! Step-by-step photography guides you through every stage of cold-process soapmaking.
- By Anne-Marie Faiola, 2013 (hardcover, 240 pages)
Anne-Marie Faiola, self-proclaimed Soap Queen, shows you how to make luxurious cold-process soap that is far superior to what you can find in the store. Simple instructions and top-notch photographs guide you through every step of 31 exciting recipes, making it easy to master the techniques you need to produce beautiful soaps. In this indispensable resource, you'll find chapters on colors, molds, food integration, and building techniques. This colorful book offers everything you need to make your own soap in a safe and enjoyable manner.