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Create Aromatherapy Creams and Lotions for Radiant Skin in Five Easy Steps!
Enter the world of aromatherapy creams and lotions with Donna Maria, and learn how easy it is to craft natural skin-care products that rival those found at the most exclusive department stores and salons. With a simple five-step method you can create personalized facial creams, body rubs, moisturizers, lip balms, and more with all-natural ingredients -- including some of the world's most exotic aromatic oils.
Free yourself from synthetic substances, experience the pleasure of homemade lotions, and preserve and protect your skin. Donna Maria reveals her secret formulas for creating light, nourishing creams that will revitalize your skin and promote a healthier, younger-looking complexion from head to toe!
A reader's guide to creating exciting, unique, and personal aromatherapy cosmetics and body-care products using all-natural ingredients.
This is your guide to creating exciting, inventive, and unique cosmetics and body-care products using all-natural ingredients and the power of aromatherapy. Includes an overview of aromatherapy, techniques used to extract aromatic plant materials, tips on creating unique and personal creams and lotions, and 101 original recipes.
About the Author
Author Donna Maria is an attorney, an aromatherapist, and the founder and president of The Handmade Toiletries Network. Her book Making Aromatherapy Creams & Lotions is a must-have collection of tips and recipes for creating unique body care products. Her articles have appeared in such magazines as The Aromatic Thymes, The Natural Foods Merchandiser, The Saponifier, and The Handcrafted Soap Maker's Guild Newsletter. Donna is a member of the Aromatic Plant Project, the American Society of Association Executives, the Cosmetics, Toiletries & Fragrances Association, the Handcrafted SoapMaker's Guild, and the National Association For Holistic Aromatherapy. She lives in her hometown of Washington, DC.
Table of Contents
Dedication and Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Aromatic Self-Care
Chapter 2. The Aromatic Pantry
Chapter 3. Complementary Materials
Chapter 4. Caring for the Skin
Chapter 5. Making Natural Aromatherapy Creams & Lotions
Chapter 6. Recipes for Health and Beauty
Chapter 7. Aromatic Beauty Food