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Henna from Head to Toe!: Body Decorating, Hair Coloring, Medicinal Uses

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Get Hip to Henna!

Discover the Natural Beauty Secret of Ancient Cultures Around the World

The versatile henna plant has been used for centuries by pharaohs and ordinary folk alike for body adornment, hair care, and natural healing. Now the wonders of henna are exciting healthful-living enthusiasts and trendsetters everywhere.

In Henna from Head to Toe! you'll find step-by-step instructions for beauty and bodycare with this remarkable herb.

-- Discover dozens of body art designs from India, the Middle East, North Africa, and more

-- Decorate arms and wrists, chest and neck, belly button, feet, and ankles with colorful, temporary henna "tattoos"

-- Add body, shine, and radiant highlights to your hair (even graying hair!) with all-natural henna recipes

-- Create safe, natural treatments for simple ailments such as headaches, irritated skin, and thinning hair

Synopsis:

Celebrate the amazing versatility of henna! Body decoration using dyes made from natural henna has never been more popular and this book offers complete instructions, recipes, and designs for henna skin art. Readers will also find recipes

for natural hair coloring and nail conditioning, medicines, and more!

About the Author

As Master Gardener, freelance lecturer and columnist, Norma Pasekoff Weinberg is the respected author of two of Storey's health and beauty books, Natural Hand Care and Henna from Head to Toe! She also self-published Herbal Secrets for Gardeners in 1997. She is producer and host of the public-access television series, Herb's Daughter, based in Massachusetts, which is a show that allows Weinberg to share her gardening, health, cooking, cosmetics and crafts know-how with her fans. She has additionally spread her knowledge in articles published in New England's Holistic Magazine and Spirit of Change magazines. Weinberg is also a member of the Herb Research Foundation, American Botanical Council, Massachusetts Horticultural Society and the American Herb Society. Weinberg lives in Massachusetts with her family.

Table of Contents

A Decorated Life

An Extraordinary Plant

Coloring Hair and Conditioning Nails

Henna as Natural Medicine

Creating Henna Designs

Preparation and Application Techniques

Spot and Belly-Button Designs

Arm and Wrist Designs

Hand Designs

Foot, Leg, and Ankle Designs

Chest, Back, and Neck Designs

Henna Wedding Traditions

Gallery of Additional Designs

Recommended Reading

Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170970
Subtitle:
Body Decorating/Hair Coloring/Medicinal Uses
Author:
Weinberg, Norma Pasekoff
Author:
Weinberg, Norma Pasekoff
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Herbal Medications
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Beauty, Personal
Subject:
Tattooing
Subject:
Body painting
Subject:
Henna
Subject:
Hairdressing
Subject:
Body marking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 72.
Publication Date:
19990105
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 1/2 x 7 1/2
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.82x7.82x.45 in. .81 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Celebrate the amazing versatility of henna! Body decoration using dyes made from natural henna has never been more popular and this book offers complete instructions, recipes, and designs for henna skin art. Readers will also find recipes

for natural hair coloring and nail conditioning, medicines, and more!

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