Organic Body Care Recipes|
by Stephanie Tourles (Author)
Radiantly healthy skin, hair, feet, hands, eyes, and nails. Commercial beauty
products make this promise every day and live up to it with varying degrees of
success. Stephanie Tourles offers a better solution to everyone frustrated with
the endless cycle of expensive, synthetic, famous-name cosmetics that often fall
short of expectations. Take control of beauty treatments with homemade products
that use safe, nourishing ingredients to pamper the body and soothe the senses.
Tourles, a licensed esthetician, herbalist, and aromatherapist, has developed
175 recipes that are fun, simple, and immensely satisfying to make in home
kitchens. Her natural beauty treatments deliver the results promised by
department store brands — skin, hair, and nails that glow with vitality and
inner wellness. Lotions, scrubs, toners, balms, and masks polish and balance the
skin, soothe current problems, and prevent future ones. Shampoos, rinses, and
conditioners tone the scalp, boost highlights, and leave hair soft and shiny.
The book's whole-body coverage also includes recipes for hand and footcare, nail
treatments, shaving cream, and even popular spa treatments such as
microdermabrasion exfoliants, detox and cellulite soaks, ayurvedic oils, and
herbal cold salves. Most important, there is never any doubt about the purity of
Each formula is clearly presented in recipe style, with notes on prep time,
storage, and uses. Many products can be customized according to personal needs,
whim, or mood, and they all use readily available, natural ingredients. Organic
Body Care Recipes is a natural treasure for every body.
About the Author
Stephanie Tourles is a licensed holistic esthetician in both Massachusetts and
Maine, with over 20 years experience. Trained in western-style herbalism, she
specializes in the use of herbs as they pertain to skin, hair, nail, and foot
care and regularly creates herbal cosmetics and treatments for her clients and
friends. She is also a certified aromatherapist, with extensive training in the
nutritional sciences, and is the author of several books on natural body care
including The Herbal Body Book, Naturally Healthy Skin, and Natural Foot Care.
Stephanie resides in Orland, Maine with her husband and pets, and spends her
spare time hiking, organic gardening, and cooking.
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC; 1 edition (May 30, 2007)