Aromatherapy Handbook for Beauty, Hair, and Skin Care
by Erich Keller
A comprehensive guide to cosmetics and body-care products you can
make yourself with essential oils that are healthier and less expensive
than their commercially made equivalents.
• Over 100 simple and inexpensive recipes.
In addition to providing general skin and hair care, formulas treat
acne, sunburn, cellulite, wrinkles, and many other conditions.
anyone can take personal control of the beauty and cosmetic products
they use. This complete guide to aromatherapy for hair and skin care
explains how to create cosmetics that are custom-made, natural, vibrant,
and healthy--and that avoid the preservatives and additives of
commercial products. More than 100 recipes provide an endless variety of
formulas and fragrances to choose from.
Remarkably easy and
inexpensive to prepare, these recipes for shampoos and rinses, bath and
massage oils, astringents and aftershaves, cleansers, masks, and lotions
require only a few basic ingredients that are all easily obtained. From
a facial steam bath of juniper, lemon, and cypress to a tanning lotion
of witch hazel, bergamot, and lavender or a stimulating massage oil of
rosewood, geranium, and orange, aromatherapy cosmetics can be made to
individual specifications and used as charming personalized gifts.
Keller explains how to identify the purest oils and tells which are
naturally suited to specific hair and skin types. He also describes
their individual healing properties so that people can use and combine
their favorite scents with confidence.
Publisher: Healing Arts Press