Including over 100 Blend-It-Yourself skincare recipes using hedgerow herbs
With interest in natural skincare rocketing and Blend-It-Yourself Skincare listed among the Top 5 Trends for 2018, there is a thirst for straight-forward information and simple guidance that helps those seeking a natural lifestyle to take control of their own skincare and ingredients. Vital Skincare helps you understand why it is vital to look after your skin, to know the vital products and practices for healthy skin and learn how to add vitality to your skin and routines using the natural ingredients that grow around you.
This is not a beauty book Vital Skincare will help you to:
- Take control of your own skincare and be confident in your choices
- Feel and look your best every day, naturally
- Work with the body you have, in the time you have available
- Limit the pollutants and alien chemicals in your body and the environment
- Be more in tune with the natural world in the way you live and with the products you use
- Learn a natural approach that doesn't cost the earth.
By appreciating the many roles skin performs and understanding its natural system you can love and look after your skin simply. Using fresh, local ingredients brings nature into your daily routines to help make you happier, healthier and smarter. It's never too early or too late to start knowing your skin.
These beauty-enhancing and soothing cosmetics and treatments use only completely chemical-free ingredients.
Amelia Ruiz guides the reader to effective use of all of nature's possibilities in homemade beauty treatments for complete skin, body and hair care. From aromatic and medicinal plants to flowers, fruits and essential oils, these incredible recipes and lifestyle tips enhance beauty inside and out.
The expert step-by-step instructions for preparing all kinds of cosmetics are simple and easy, plus it saves money for any consumer. Knowing what your skin needs and controlling the ingredients in these recipes assures the ultimate in skin pampering.
There is also a wealth of information on sunbathing safely with natural products. Even personal perfumes and home cleaning products can be made with essential oils, fruits, plants and other natural products.
Amelia Ruiz shows how to enhance personal qualities and through exercise, diet, rest and a life in harmony with our natural biorhythms. Her mantra is "True beauty comes from within, from a natural lifestyle and a healthy and balanced diet."
Cosmetics companies, women's magazines--even doctors--will swear that food doesn't affect the skin. But Dr. Jessica Wu knows that's just not true. After years spent battling her own problem skin and caring for some of Hollywood's most famous faces, she's learned that what you eat has everything to do with your complexion.
- Want to soften crow's-feet? Find out which foods will turn back time.
- Plagued by pimples? Discover the snacks that will erase blemishes.
-Worried about skin cancer? Learn what to eat and what to avoid.
- Feel a sunburn coming on? Uncover why red wine may save your skin from peeling and flaking.
Packed with celebrity food diaries and anecdotes, patient testimonials, and before and after photos, Feed Your Face is an easy-to-follow, 28-day diet plan that will help readers banish blemishes, wipe out wrinkles, shed unwanted pounds, and generally feel better--in their clothes and in their skin.
Dreadlocks are a modern phenomenon with roots reaching as far back as the fifth century. According to ancient Hindu beliefs, dreads signified a singleminded pursuit of the spiritual. Devotion to God displaced vanity, and hair was left to its own devices.
Dreads captures this organic explosion of hair in all its beautiful, subversive glory. One hundred duotone portraits present dread-heads from around the world, in all walks of life. Interviewed on location by the photographers, jatta-wearers wax philosophic about the integrity of their hair, and every stunning image confirms their choice. Alice Walker puts words to pictures, offering lyrical ruminations about her decision to let her own mane mat.
Bring the spa to you, with 75 all-natural, DIY ways to nourish your skin--and yourself.Pamper yourself at home with these easy-to-do, all-natural treatments for facials and skin treatments for every skin type. From flax seeds to coconut oil, from grapefruit to lavender, these DIY spa recipes provide a little bit of affordable indulgence to enjoy anywhere, any time. Stephanie Gerber, the founder and editor of the natural beauty haven Hello Glow, walks you through simple, accessible recipes that you truly can do yourself. Hello Gorgeous features rejuvenating masks, exfoliating scrubs, refreshing creams, and so much more in a beautifully photographed and gorgeously designed book.
From classic braids to nifty knots, ponytail veil to ballet bun, Hair has more than 40 great styles for girls to try. Easy-to-follow instructions, stylist secrets, and great grooming tips will make haircare a breeze.
From Nina Garcia--fashion judge on Bravo's hit Project Runway and the New York Times bestselling author of Style Strategy--comes The One Hundred, the companion edition to her wildly popular The Little Black Book of Style. A must-own list of all the items every fashion-conscious woman should have as a solid, stylish foundation, The One Hundred features gorgeous illustrations by Ruben Toledo.
Beard or no beard? This may seem like a trivial question but it reveals fundamental insight into the masculine mind. Beards have been worn by men since the first civilisations, and with the passing of time have become distinctive male traits that look good, add gravitas and denote a certain class.
Today, the beard is an indisputable fashion accessory, essential for all well-dressed, stylish men. Being bearded is more than just having facial hair: it's an attitude, a lifestyle choice, a deliberate and well intentioned masculinity.
Beautifully illustrated, lovingly composed and artfully curated, this is a delightful gift for all those who delight in the beard. Contents include: The beard boom and lifestyle; Who's who of bearded icons; The beard as a cultural and fashion statement; Indispensible advice and tips on beard care and grooming; Seasonal beard calendar and facial hair glossary.
The leading magazine by and for Latinas presents the first total beauty guide exclusively for the rapidly expanding market of Hispanic women.
Latina beauty is everywhere...Salma Hayek tamed Will Smith in Wild, Wild West... Christina Aguilera is storming the music charts...Jennifer Lopez is heating up the silver screen...In fact, the growth of the Latin market is nothing short of remarkable: from the salsa craze to Ricky Martin to the Taco Bell chihuahua, there's no question that the Latin moment has arrived Today, Latina women are some of the most savvy, affluent, appearance-conscious consumers out there. Now there's a beauty book designed just for this dynamic audience of 11 million.
Compiled by the editors of Latina magazine, Latina Beauty fills a long-empty niche in the beauty book category. Featuring insider tips from the hottest stars, models, and beauty experts, it redefines total beauty from the unique perspective of the Hispanic woman. From the styling gel in their hair to the polish on their toes, Latinas take pride in their appearance--they love talking about it, learning about it, and experimenting with it every day. Gorgeously produced in full color, and packed with information, inspiration, and celebrity insight, Latina Beauty is the only guide they'll need, and the first guide to celebrate what makes Hispanic women so distinct, so powerful, and so beautiful.