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Get Your Head into Fabulous Hair!
Your hair reflects your personality, emotion, style, and self-esteem. Now internationally acclaimed hair designer and educator Mary Beth Janssen explains how achieving harmony in your mind and body can give you the stunning hair you've always wished for. You'll discover:
* Ayurvedic philosophy -- the ancient holistic health science from India -- and how it can renew and invigorate your hair
* Vital foods, vitamins, and minerals for healthy hair
* Natural hair care formulas to make at home
* Healthful approaches to cut, color, and styling
* Tips for finding and working with a salon and hair care professional
From some of the best-known names in the business come these exceptional guides to health and beauty. Each is packed with tips, techniques, advice, and simple recipes.
Internationally acclaimed hair designer Mary Beth Janssen offers a natural, holistic approach to hair care following the principles of Ayurveda. Janssen includes techniques for encouraging hair growth, formulas for creating botanical and herb hair preparations, and healthful approaches to cut, color, and styling.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 178) and index.
About the Author
Author Mary Beth Janssen is a very popular commercial hair designer who uses her beauty and wellness talents to enlighten others. Aside from being a certified educator for Deepak Chopra's Infinite Possibilites organization, Mary Beth has also created instructional manuals and videotapes for the salon industry. She has written the Storey book Naturally Healthy Hair. Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdoms, has this praise for Mary Beth's book: "Chock-full of practical and uplifting information to help all of us achieve more "good hair" days. I highly recommend the author's approaches." An herbalist, massage therapist, aromatherapist and Master Gardener, Mary Beth owns The Janssen Source, Inc., a wellness consultant company. She currently lives in Illinois.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Understanding Hair Culture
Chapter 2: The Inside Story: How Hair Grows
Chapter 3: Healthy from the Inside Out: An Ayurvedic Approach to Hair Care
Chapter 4: Personalizing Your Hair Care Regimen: Choosing the Right Products
Chapter 5: Using Ingredients from Nature
Chapter 6: Making Your Own Shampoos and Conditioners
Chapter 7: Personalizing Your Cut and Style
Chapter 8: Techniques and Natural Formulas for Your Daily Styling Regimen
Chapter 9: Altered States: Color, Wave, and Relaxing Hair Treatments
Chapter 10: The Salon and Spa Experience