Natural beauty from the outside in / Sojourner Walker Williams.
- ISBN: 0811739848 : PAP
- ISBN: 9780811739849 : PAP
- ISBN: 9780811739849
- ISBN: 0811739848
- Physical Description: xvii, 182 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
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Introduction -- How to use this book: a peek inside my pantry -- Shea butter / Ghana -- Coconut oil / Thailand -- Herbs and spices / Zanzibar -- Carrier oils / Jamaica -- Floral waters / Portugal -- Clay / Swaziland and France -- Essential oils / New York City -- Aloe vera / Costa Rica -- Vinegar extractions / Japan -- Plant barks / Mozambique -- Storing your products: general guidelines -- A note about natural preservatives -- Sensitive skin considerations: how to conduct a skin patch test - In closing.
"Many of the bath and beauty products we use contain toxic chemical substances, but it is easy to make your own safe, natural alternatives. In this book, Sojourner Walker Williams shares 75 of her most popular recipes"-- Provided by publisher.
Our skin is our largest organ, and absorbs like a sponge what is placed on the outer layer, drawing it deeper into the inner layers and dispensing it into the bloodstream. Many of the bath and beauty products we use contain toxic chemical substances. Williams show how easy it is to make your own safe, natural alternatives.She shares her most popular recipes, using ingredients that are easily found in stores or through online sources. She also includes hints for usage, storing and preserving. -- adapted from back cover
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