Synopses & Reviews
We often look to the East for answers to our spiritual and health needs, and many of us seek out European and North American beauty experts, treatments, and products. Now, for the first time, enjoy the best from both East and West: experience your own natural beauty from the inside out with Healthy Beauty.
Based on Letha Hadadys worldwide search and drawing on and celebrating our rich ethnic and cultural diversity, Healthy Beauty incorporates Asian and Western therapies as well as the world-class wisdom of renowned beauty authorities, ranging from nineteenth-century femme fatale Countess Lola Montez to todays top celebrity stylists and style gurus. In Healthy Beauty, Hadady helps you create your individual beauty persona. She recommends and gives guidelines for using readily available herbs, diets, homeopathic remedies, stress-reduction techniques, and cruelty-free beauty and health products suitable for both women and men who have any beauty issue such as being overweight, a troubled or aging complexion, hair loss, or prematurely gray hair.
Healthy Beauty will show you how to combine diet and beauty products suited to your particular skin and hair needs, achieve a pleasing voice and personal fragrance, brighten your eyes and eliminate fatigue, improve your posture and reduce backache naturally, and dress and make yourself up for work or dating. Healthy Beauty includes an annotated resource guide featuring a wide variety of mail order and Internet companies to help you locate natural health and beauty products.
A cornucopia of eternal beauty secrets from around the world, Healthy Beauty reveals, among many other fascinating things, that:
- bitter melon tea reduces fat and blemishesand helps people with diabetes
- ashitaba root clarifies the skin and reduces cholesterol
- pearl powder reduces stress, insomnia, acne, and rosacea
- nettle reduces fatigue, allergies, and gray hair
- Asian medicinal mushrooms boost immunity and provide healthy protein for weight loss
- rose tea cools the complexion and reduces nervousness
Reclaim your beauty and personal power the way nature intended with Healthy Beauty.
A complete guide to being your most beautiful self naturally
This comprehensive book offers natural solutions for looking great, drawing heavily on Asian herbal and nutritional therapies as well as on other natural beauty traditions. The author of the successful "Asian Health Secrets, "Letha Hadady covers skin, hair, eyes, voice, body, scent, colors, attitude, and much more, sharing international beauty secrets for both women and men. To discover the roots of natural beauty, Hadady researched the age-old traditions of China, India, and Tibet, as well as consulting noted beauty gurus who work daily with famous models and actors. She explains the best herbs, natural treatments, and foods to build beauty from the inside out. Celebrating beauty in all its diversity, Hadady helps the reader express confidence and personal power while creating a unique beauty persona.
Letha Hadady (New York, NY) is an expert on Chinese medicine and acupuncture. She has appeared on various TV programs, including the "Today "show and "The View." Hadady writes for many print and online magazines and Web sites, and has been featured in "Marie Claire, Jane, Shape, Self, "and "Allure."
Learn the secrets to staying radiant, youthful, and beautiful. . . naturally
"The first book of its kind . . . an international beauty recipe of tried-and-true home preparations blended with the most modern, technologically advanced products on the market today . . . truly a celebration of beauty in all its diversity. "
From the Foreword by Clif deRaita, National Director of Makeup at Georgette Klinger, Inc.
"I very much enjoyed reading Healthy Beauty and I learned a great deal. The timely information and spiritual aspects of the book will be appreciated now more than ever. "
Michael York, actor, producer, and author
"This book is touched by genius. Letha Hadady has a great sense of beauty in everything she does. "
Gad Cohen, celebrity stylist featured in Glamour, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan
"Healthy Beauty is fabulous! A must for anyone interested in beauty."
Marietta Carter-Narcisse, Hollywood makeup expert featured in In Style
"There is a radiance that glows from within: it is the radiance of intent, passion, wholeness, and harmony with life. Letha Hadady lights the spark of that radiance with her book. In Healthy Beauty, we can be confident of finding beauty elixirs to create not only the face we present to the world, but the peace of mind we need in the quiet of our lives."
Isisara Bey, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Sony Music Entertainment
About the Author
LETHA HADADY is a health and beauty expert trained in traditional Asian medicine. She teaches Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs through the New York Open Center, 92nd Street Y, the New York Botanical Gardens, and during the annual conference on Botanical Medicine sponsored by the Rosenthal Center at Columbia University and the University of Arizona. She has appeared on many radio and TV programs, including Today and The View. Hadady writes a weekly Internet newsletter for winghopfung.com. She has been featured in Marie Claire, Jane, Shape, SELF, Delicious!, and Allure.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Beauty Now and Forever.
PART I: HEALTHY NARCISSISM.
Your Mirror Image.
Your Seasons of Beauty.
PART II: YOUR NEW BODY.
Your Body Beautiful.
Fragrance from Inside Out.
Pretty Hands and Feet.
PART III: BEAUTIFUL YOU.
Sexy Hair Shines from Within.
Your Flawless Complexion.
Out, Out Damned Spots.
Your Best Face Forward.
Your Voice Tells a Story.
PART IV: BEAUTY KARMA.
Beauty Survival Skills.
Look Young, Feel Young.
Annotated Resource Guide.