Natural Beauty Alchemy: Make Your Own Organic Cleansers, Creams, Serums, Shampoos, Balms, and More

Natural Beauty Alchemy: Make Your Own Organic Cleansers, Creams, Serums, Shampoos, Balms, and More

by Fifi M. Maacaron

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Overview

Recipes for 100+ natural beauty products and help understanding organic ingredients


If you've spent hundreds of dollars looking for the perfect moisturizer, or shampoo, or anti-aging serum, but had no luck, then this book is for you. Written by a licensed pharmacist and expert healthcare professional, it contains not only more than 100 easy, all-natural recipes for face, hair, and body, it will also help you to determine if a store-bought product is truly organic or natural by reviewing and explaining ingredients found in most of them. It's a comprehensive guide to understanding and making natural beauty products. Author Fifi Maacaron explains the basics, answers questions, and discusses techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581572728
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 02/16/2015
Series: Countryman Know How Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 462,735
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Fifi Maacaron is a trained pharmacist, uniquely qualified to design natural and effective beauty products. She has spent three years creating, testing, and perfecting the formulas in her book. Maacaron lives in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and Beirut, Lebanon, adding a truly international range to her recipes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Understanding Natural Skin Care and Ingredients 13

Skin 15

Skin Care Categories 25

Ingredients 29

Recipes 57

Making Your Own Skin Care Products 59

Facial Masks and Scrubs 65

Cleansers and Makeup Removers 97

Toners 109

Evening Oils and Serums 137

Facial Creams and Sunscreen 147

Eye Care 155

Neck Care 167

Body Care 175

Hand Care 197

Foot and Heel Care 207

Hair Care 215

Perfumes and Scented Sprays 225

Buying Commercial Skin Car Products 235

Debated Ingredients 237

Animal-Derived Ingredients 247

Certifications and Seals 251

Substitution Chart 260

Glossary 261

Disclaimer 263

Acknowledgments 264

Index 265

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