Synopses & Reviews
Ayurveda has become the most prevalent and respected holistic discipline in America today. Popularized by bestsellers such as Deepak Chopra's Ageless Body, Timeless Mind,
its principles of working in harmony with nature and treating the mind, body and spirit as a whole have been wholeheartedly embraced by millions.
Absolute Beauty applies Ayurveda's principles to create a truly unique approach to skin care. Unlike other beauty books, which concentrate solely on creating superficial beauty through makeup or drugs like Retin-A, it helps readers achieve the kind of radiance that comes from within a beauty that is so luminous, so vital, that it transcends age, fashion and physical flaws. The book includes: a self-test to help readers determine their exact skin type, customized skin-care regimens; a consumer's guide to the dizzying array of so-called natural products available; remedies for common skin problems; important nutrition information; instructions for detoxifying the body; and a discussion of the spiritual side of Ayurveda to show how it can help readers achieve tranquility and the resulting inner glow.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 408-409) and index.
About the Author
Pratima Raichur apprenticed with one of India's foremost Ayurvedic physicians, has a degree in biochemistry, and is the founding director of Tej Skin Care Clinic in Manhattan. She lives in Albertson, NY.Pratima Raichur apprenticed with one of India's foremost Ayurvedic physicians, has a degree in biochemistry, and is the founding director of Tej Skin Care Clinic in Manhattan. She lives in Albertson, NY.