Books on Natural Body Care

We have searched the horizon in pursuit of fine books and educational tools that encourage and foster herbal living. Each and every offering was handpicked as a staff favorite and we wholeheartedly recommended them to you.

200 Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Natural Beauty

  • By Shannon Buck, 2014 (softcover, 144 pages)
200 Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Natural Beauty

Price
$19.99
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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.

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Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

  • By Cynthia and Laura Holzapfel, 2004 (softcover, 127 pages)
Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty

Price
$9.95
SKU
b23

Coconut Oil has been found to be one of the most healthful fats that people can eat, and it has powerful antibacterial and antiviral properties. Populations in southeast Asia and the Pacific islands who use coconut oil as the primary source of fat often have less heart disease than people of other regions.

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Creating an Herbal Bodycare Business

  • By Sandy Maine, 2000 (softcover, 203 pages)
Creating an Herbal Bodycare Business

Price
$16.95
SKU
b35

Sandy Maine turned her love of soapmaking into a $1 million business. Now she shares her business-building philosophy so others can make their dreams a reality. This inspiring book offers profiles of successful entrepreneurs in many areas, including aromatherapy and herbal bodycare products, plus advice for marketing a product, employing others, selling at trade fairs and much more.

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Earthly Bodies Heavenly Hair

  • By Dina Falconi, 1998 (softcover, 241 pages)
Earthly Bodies Heavenly Hair

Price
$17.95
SKU
b204

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.

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Green Beauty Recipes

  • By Julie Gabriel, 2010 (softcover, 243 pages)
Green Beauty Recipes

Price
$14.95
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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.

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Herbs for Natural Beauty

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 73 pages)
Herbs for Natural Beauty

Price
$8.95
SKU
b233

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.

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Making Love Potions

  • By Stephanie Tourles, 2016 (softcover, 175 pages)
Making Love Potions

Price
$16.95
SKU
mak_lo

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.

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Natural Hair Coloring

  • By Christine Shahin, 2016 (softcover, 183 pages)
Natural Hair Coloring

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$18.95
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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.

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Organic Body Care Recipes

  • By Stephanie Tourles, 2007 (softcover, 378 pages)
Organic Body Care Recipes

Price
$18.95
SKU
b34

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 and all of this can be done without using irritating or harmful chemicals.

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Pure Soapmaking

  • By Anne-Marie Faiola, 2016 (hardcover, 239 pages)
Pure Soapmaking

Price
$19.95
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pur_so

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.

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Soap Crafting

  • By Anne-Marie Faiola, 2013 (hardcover, 240 pages)
Soap Crafting

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$19.95
SKU
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The Soap Queen, Anne-Marie Faiola, shows you how to make perfect cold-process soap that is better than what you can buy at the store! Simple instructions and great photography walk you through every step of 31 exciting recipes, making it easy to master the techniques you need and produce the soaps you want.

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