The natural skin care industry is growing, with more and more consumers seeking nontoxic, all-natural products. Now they can make their own at home, less expensively and with fewer additives. In Pure Skin Care, best-selling author and long-time formulator of natural products Stephanie L. Tourles shares her 78 all-time favorite recipes for facial cleansers and scrubs, masks, moisturizers, and steams, along with creams, balms, and exfoliants for the entire body, all formulated to meet the most up-to-date green beauty standards. Readers will find specialized formulas for feet, hands, and sun protection, along with instructions for customizing recipes for particular skin types and easy-to-make treatments for common skin conditions like rosacea, acne, and wrinkles. This book features soothing, pampering, healing, and restorative formulas for all ages and needs.
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About the Author
Stephanie L. Tourles is the author of Pure Skin Care and Stephanie Tourles’s Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide, as well as the best-selling Organic Body Care Recipes, Hands-On Healing Remedies, and Raw Energy. As a licensed holistic esthetician with a strong background in Western and Ayurvedic herbalism, she has been practicing and teaching healthy living for more than 25 years. Tourles has extensive training in the nutritional sciences and is a certified aromatherapist, nationally certified reflexologist, and a professional member of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists. She lives in Marble Falls, Texas.
Table of Contents
IntroductionPart One: Achieving Beautiful Skin, Naturally Chapter 1: Caring for Your SkinChapter 2: Choosing Your Tools and ContainersChapter 3: Basic TechniquesPart Two: Making Your Skin Care Products Chapter 4: Clean: Recipes for Cleansers, Astringents, and Toners Facial Cleansers Astringents and TonersChapter 5: Revive: Recipes for Masks, Steams, and Scrubs Masks Facial Steams ScrubsChapter 6: Nourish and Protect: Recipes for Moisturizers, Elixirs, Skin Conditioners, and Sun Care Facial Moisturizers Herbal Facial Elixirs Body Oils, Butters, and Balms Tanning Potions and After-Sun ReliefChapter 7: Pamper: Recipes for Feet and Hands Foot Care: Feelin' Footloose and Fancy-Free Hand and Nail TreatmentsAppendix: Skin Care Apothecary The Ingredient Dictionary Metric Conversions Resources Recommended Reading Acknowledgments Index