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EcoBeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, Rinses, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends

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Publisher Comments:

EcoBeauty has something for everyone. Crafty types will love the gift ideas, and even those of us who can barely make toast will be able to handle these recipes. Making beauty products at homeis a great way to save money and help the environment, and these recipes will do all that plus give you gorgeous skin and hair.

--Beth Mayall-Traglia, editor in chief of TotalBeauty.com

Fun, fresh bath and body recipes that are great for gifts, girls' nights, or everyday use

--Jill and Megan Carle, coauthors of Teens Cook and CollegeCooking

Attention DIYers Finally, the ultimate natural-beauty cookbook packed with deliciously easy, eco-friendly recipes for getting gorgeous with fresh ingredients from the kitchen. Amust-have for anyone who wants to be healthy, save money, and make the world a more eco-beautiful place.

--Rona Berg, editor in chief of Organic Beauty magazine and author of FastBeauty

Lotions and Toners and Soaps, Oh My

What's the hippest way to be green? When you whip up a batch of Avocado Hair Conditioner, not only will yourhair be green (for about twenty minutes) but your lifestyle will, too. Natural beauty maven Lauren Cox is bringing bath and body into the eco-friendly future with 100 easy and economical projects, featuring au courantingredients--hemp oil, green tea, soy milk, powdered kelp, goat's milk, and more--that are increasingly easy to find. Recycled bottling and green gift-giving ideas round out this stylish how-to manual for the DIYgeneration. So whether you are a crafty chica revitalizing your skin with an Espresso Yourself Facial Mask, a penny-pinching diva rocking some simple Green Tea Toner, or a chocoholic with a craving for Chocolate BrownieLip Gloss, EcoBeauty has a money-saving, planet-loving, skin-pleasing creation for you.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Synopsis:

A volume of easy-to-make and environmentally friendly beauty-care products provides economical recipes for personal use or gift-giving, in a reference that includes such options as Espresso Yourself Facial Mask, Green Tea Toner, and Chocolate Brownie Lip Gloss. Original.

About the Author

\LAUREN COX is a full-time student at UCLA. She has been making her own bath and body products for the past ten years and has done product testing for her mother’s popular natural beauty books. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

JANICE COX is America’s leading natural beauty and home beauty expert. She is the author of three best-selling books on the subject and is a regular contributor to magazines and newsletters, as well as a frequent guest on television and radio. She is a columnist for Herb Quarterly and Herb Companion. Her current focus is organic DIY products. She lives in Medford, Oregon. Visit www.janicecox.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments - viii

Introduction - 1

Home Beauty Basics: Ingredients, Equipment, Basic Storage Guidelines, Shopping - 3

For the Face - 11

Oh Soy! Cleanser - 14

Honey Bear Cleanser - 14

Strawberry Cleanser - 17

Milk Maid Cleanser - 17

Cereal Cleansing Grains - 18

Bye-Bye Blackheads Scrub - 19

Sweet Sugar Scrub - 20

Mermaid Skin Scrub - 23

Bunny Love Mask - 24

Fresh Strawberry Mask - 24

Middle Eastern Hummus Mask - 27

Get-the-Red-Out Facial Mask - 27

Espresso Yourself Facial Mask - 28

Natural Clay Masks - 30

Blueberry Antioxidant Face Mask - 31

Smoothing and Softening Face Mask - 31

Pumpkin Pie Mask - 33

Charcoal Face Mask - 34

Old-Fashioned Astringent - 35

Powerful Pomegranate Toner - 36

Bee Happy Toner - 36

Cooling Cucumber Toner - 39

Lemonade Toner - 39

Not Your Grandmother’s Toner - 40

Fresh Parsley Skin Toner - 40

Australian Tea Tree Toner - 41

Green Tea Toner - 42

For the Body - 45

Healthy Hemp Massage Oil - 48

Ultimate Body Butter - 49

Chocolate Massage Butter - 50

African Shea Butter Lotion - 52

Energizing Leg Gel - 53

Maui Pineapple Body Scrub - 54

Chocolate Walnut Body Polish - 55

Soy Body Scrub - 55

Sushi Body Scrub - 57

Sweet as Sugar Skin Scrub - 58

Spa-Style Salt Rub - 58

No More Cottage Cheese Thighs! - 59

Cooling Cucumber Body Mask - 60

Mixed Greens Body Mask - 61

Oatmeal Cookie Bath - 62

Bubbly Bath Salts - 65

Hot Cocoa Bath - 66

Hollywood Bubble Bath - 66

Cucumber After-Bath Splash - 69

Scented Shower Gels - 70

Deodorant Body Powder - 71

Moisturizing Body Powder - 72

Henna Tattoos - 75

For the Mouth - 77

Major Moisture Lip Balm - 80

Luscious Lips Balm - 81

Very Vanilla Lip Gloss - 82

Island Lip Gloss - 84

Lip Exfoliator - 84

Chocolate Brownie Lip Gloss - 85

Cinnamon Toothpaste - 87

Minty Toothpaste - 87

Apple Juice Mouth Rinse - 88

Simple Clove Mouthwash - 88

For the Hands and Feet - 91

Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub - 94

Red Grape Nail Scrub - 94

Marie’s Basic Hand Cream - 96

Soft to the Touch Overnight Hand Mask - 97

Cocoa Cuticle Cream - 97

Tough as Nails Oil - 98

Natural Nail Polish - 99

Rosy Posey Foot Soak - 100

Put Your Best Foot Forward Scrub - 100

Summer Sandal Scrub - 103

High Heel Foot Spray - 104

Extreme Makeover Foot Edition - 104

For the Hair - 107

Basic Shampoo - 110

Honey Hair Pack - 110

Lightening Hair Rinse - 111

Refreshing Mint Hair Rinse - 111

Under the Sea Hair Rinse - 112

Clay Hair Mask - 114

911 Hair Rescue Mask - 114

Pre-Shampoo Hair Conditioner - 115

Dandruff Treatment - 115

Avocado Hair Conditioner - 116

Go Bananas Hair Conditioner - 119

Hot Oil Treatment - 119

Beach Babe Hair Spray - 120

Swimming Pool Hair Care - 122

Voluptuous Volume Spray - 123

Styling Gel - 123

Gift Giving - 125

Colored Bath Salts - 128

Moisturizing Bath Bombs - 131

Energizing Bath Bombs - 131

Cupcake Bath Bombs - 132

Cosmetics Chemistry Kit - 135

Beauty Sleep Eye Pillow - 136

Stress Therapy Balls - 139

Popsicle Soaps - 140

Rock ‘n’ Soap - 143

Vinyl Record Bowl - 143

Easy Brown Paper Sack Basket - 144

Woven Newspaper Basket - 147

Make a Difference! 148

Index 149

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607741404
Subtitle:
Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, Rinses, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Author:
Cox, Lauren
Author:
Cox, Janice
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Nature : Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090825
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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