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The Secrets of the Spas: Pamper and Vitalize Yourself at Home (Life's Little Luxuries)

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Learn the secrets of the world's most luxurious spas, treat yourself right and revitalize your face, your body and your hair so you look your best and feel great.

Packed with easy and economical recipes for scrubs, moisturizers, masks, oils and many more lotions and potions, Secrets of the Spas offers the best body nourishing treatments to be found anywhere. They're fun to make too. Most ingredients are readily available at your local supermarket and are easy to prepare with standard kitchenware.

Each chapter focuses on a specific area of the body and offers a wealth of pampering recipes including olive oil and mango hair conditioner, cucumber facial masks, sea salt body scrub and cider vinegar skin toner. This book brings the best of the world's spas to your own home so you can look your best and treat yourself right at home. It includes a special spa-finder directory and spa food and beverage recipes. A handy chart of natural herbs and oils shows what treatments you can make without even leaving the house.

Synopsis:

Introducing a new series of clever little boxes with tops that slide off to reveal a deck of 52 cards inside. Each card features a recipe and detailed instructions on one side, and a rich, full-color photograph on the other.

Sumptuous spa treatments don't have to cost a fortune when you follow these simple recipes for revitalizing, deep cleaning, moisturizing and relaxing your body and mind--all illustrated and packaged in a convenient pack of individual cards.

Synopsis:

Enjoy in your own home the secrets of the world's most luxurious spas with easy, economical recipes for masks, moisturizers, lotions, potions, spa food, and beverages. 100 color photos and illustrations.

About the Author

Catherine Bardey has been a stylist for Elle, New York and French Vogue. She has written for Glamour, Vanity Fair, Martha Stewart's Living and other magazines. Her previous books include Secrets of the Spas, Making Soaps and Scents, Making Candles and Potpourri and Lingerie, all available from Black Dog and Leventhal. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Body:

Body scrubs

Body wraps

Herbal Baths

Essential Oil Baths

Moisturizers

Massage

Face:

Cleansers

Steams

Masks and Peels

Toners

Moisturizers

Hands and Feet:

Cuticles and Nails

Hand and Foot Scrubs, Exfoliators and Washes

Moisturizers

Hair:

Pre-Shampoo Treatment

Shampoos and Conditioners

Rinses

Spa Cuisine:

Drinks

Soup and Salads

Desserts

Essentials:

Oils - Essential and Carrier

Pampering Tools

Glossary

Associations, Resources and Suppliers

Spa Listings

Shopping Guide

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579120634
Subtitle:
Pamper and Vitalize Yourself at Home
Author:
Bardey, Catherine
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Hotels Inns etc.
Subject:
Beauty, Personal
Subject:
Cosmetics
Subject:
Baths
Subject:
Soap
Subject:
Health & Healing
Subject:
Health & Healing - General
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
COOKING / Health and Healing / General
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY / Engineering / Chemical and Biochemical
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Technology-Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Life's Little Luxuries
Publication Date:
19990401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 1/2
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
5.24 x 4.1 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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Introducing a new series of clever little boxes with tops that slide off to reveal a deck of 52 cards inside. Each card features a recipe and detailed instructions on one side, and a rich, full-color photograph on the other.

Sumptuous spa treatments don't have to cost a fortune when you follow these simple recipes for revitalizing, deep cleaning, moisturizing and relaxing your body and mind--all illustrated and packaged in a convenient pack of individual cards.

"Synopsis" by , Enjoy in your own home the secrets of the world's most luxurious spas with easy, economical recipes for masks, moisturizers, lotions, potions, spa food, and beverages. 100 color photos and illustrations.
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