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Sensational Recipes for Silky-Smooth Hands!
Experience the best moisturizers that nature has to offer! Whether you're an office worker or a stone mason, a gardener or a mechanic, chances are your hands could use some love and attention. Help is here! In Making Herbal Hand Creams and Salves, you'll find easy-to-follow recipes for more than twenty all-natural lotions and creams designed to hydrate, replenish, and smooth your skin for a beautiful, silky feeling. Author Norma Weinberg also offers expert advice on healing dry, cracked skin; softening calluses; soothing inflamed, sore cuticles; preventing premature skin aging; and removing age spots, as well as essential information on evaluating commercial products.
About the Author
As Master Gardener, freelance lecturer and columnist, Norma Pasekoff Weinberg is the respected author of two of Storey's health and beauty books, Natural Hand Care and Henna from Head to Toe! She also self-published Herbal Secrets for Gardeners in 1997. She is producer and host of the public-access television series, Herb's Daughter, based in Massachusetts, which is a show that allows Weinberg to share her gardening, health, cooking, cosmetics and crafts know-how with her fans. She has additionally spread her knowledge in articles published in New England's Holistic Magazine and Spirit of Change magazines. Weinberg is also a member of the Herb Research Foundation, American Botanical Council, Massachusetts Horticultural Society and the American Herb Society. Weinberg lives in Massachusetts with her family.
Table of Contents
- Your Hardworking Hands
- Evaluating Commercial Products
- Recipes for Silky-Smooth Hands
- Curing Brittle, Split Nails, and Cuticles
- Moisturizers for Dry Hands
- Softening and Smoothing Calluses
- Caring for Chapped, Cracked, Rough Fingertips and Palms
- Keeping Your Hands Looking Young