101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin Health Home

101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin  Health   Home Author Jan Berry
ISBN-10 9781624142086
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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Go Green in Every Part of Your Life with These Easy, All-Natural Herbal Products Kick toxic, synthetic skin care products and cleaners out the door and bring the healing joy of nature into your life with the simple, versatile projects in 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home. In this incredible resource, Jan Berry teaches you the basics of making your own skin care and hair care products, health remedies and household cleaners—then how to customize them into truly unique and personalized items! You’ll learn how to make: - Honey, Rose & Oat Face Cleanser - Cool Mint Body Wash - Basic Calendula Lotion - Floral Salt Foot Scrub Bars - Basil & Lime Lip Balm - Lavender Oatmeal Soap - Violet Flower Sore Throat Syrup - Thyme Counter Cleaner - Lavender Laundry Detergent - And so much more! All of the projects are easy to make and use commonly found herbs, flowers, oils and other natural ingredients. No fancy equipment or previous experience required! If you don’t have a certain ingredient on hand, Jan provides tips on how to substitute and what works best. Going green has never been easier or more affordable. With this book, you can use local, natural ingredients to make something beautiful, effective and good for you and your family.

101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin Health Home

101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin  Health   Home Author Jan Berry
ISBN-10 9781624142017
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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From your skin to your laundry, your bath to your pets, expand your green living habits with easy homemade products for every part of your life.With a flood of research showing the dangers of chemicals and toxins in most skin care products, cleaners and food items, 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home shows readers how to make toxic-free homemade products they can trust. This book serves as a complete resource for readers' green living habits. Readers get a huge variety of projects, including natural skin care products like Dandelion Hand Cream, bath and beauty products like Basil Mint Herbal Bath Bomb and Calendula Rose Face Toner, soaps like Rosemary Nettle Shampoo Bar or Men's Shaving Soap, home products like Lavender Fabric Softener and Thyme Disinfecting Spray, health remedies like Herbal Cough Drops, and pet products like Herbal Flea Powder. The book will include over 100 projects divided by category-25 projects in skin care, 25 in bath, 15 in beauty, 10 in soaps, 10 in home, 15 in health and 10 in pets. Our book will stand out from others on the market because each project uses real herbs, flowers and other plants, instead of essential oils or manufactured solutions. This makes the projects more affordable and effective. Jan Berry lives on a farm and shares her recipes and projects on her blog, the Nerdy Farm Wife. The blog has an active fan base, and this is the book her readers have been asking for. Readers are going to love this book's easy guides and step-by-step projects for going green in every part of their lives.

Simple Natural Soapmaking

Simple   Natural Soapmaking Author Jan Berry
ISBN-10 9781624144059
Year 2017-08-08
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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Create Fabulous Modern Soaps The Truly Natural, Eco-Friendly Way With this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with detailed tutorials and step-by-step photographs for making traditional cold-process soap and the more modern hot-process method with a slow cooker. Jan presents 50 easy, unique soap recipes with ingredients and scents inspired by the herb garden, veggie garden, farm, forest and more. Sample soap recipes you won’t want to miss are Lavender Milk Bath Bars, Sweet Honey & Shea Layers Soap, Creamy Avocado Soap, Citrus Breeze Brine Bars, Mountain Man Beard & Body Bars and Classic Cedarwood & Coconut Milk Shave Soap. Featured resources are Jan’s handy guides to common soapmaking essential oils and their properties, oil and milk infusions with healing herbs and easy decoration techniques. The book also contains Jan’s highly anticipated natural colorants gallery showcasing more than 50 soaps that span the rainbow. Soap crafters of all levels will enjoy referencing this book for years to come. All recipes are sustainably palm-free!

Crafting with Nature

Crafting with Nature Author Amy Renea
ISBN-10 9781624142055
Year 2016-03-22
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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An Inspiring Collection of Handmade Crafts Using Materials from Nature Fuse your love for crafting and the outdoors with this incredible compilation of DIY crafts, recipes and gifts made with natural materials you can grow or gather yourself. Gardening and crafting expert Amy Renea takes you on a journey to collect plant materials from the woods, the backyard, the garden and even the pantry, then craft those items into something special yet easy to do. She provides detailed tutorials and recipes for things like making solid perfume, crafting wooden buttons to accent a hat, preparing natural dye for easy paper flowers, canning your own fruit jam, handcrafting wreaths, using seed pods to create beautifully rustic earrings and even making your own coconut oil for lotions or sea salt for hand scrubs! And throughout the book, you’ll learn new crafting techniques like wood burning, imprinting leaves onto clay and how to infuse oil with herbs for culinary and cosmetic delights. Each chapter starts with a common plant and a beginner-friendly guide to growing or gathering it, then dives into ideas for what you can make with it. With this book packed full of tutorials, ideas and Amy’s lovely photography, you’ll be inspired to craft with nature all year long.

The Beeswax Workshop

The Beeswax Workshop Author Chris Dalziel
ISBN-10 9781612436500
Year 2016-12-20
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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TRANSFORM MIRACULOUS BEESWAX INTO ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HOUSEHOLD CLEANER, PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, CANDLES AND CRAFTS Making all kinds of amazing, all-natural stuff out of beeswax is easy and fun. Packed with over 100 step-by-step recipes, The Beeswax Workshop shows you how to make beautiful gifts, household cleaners, beauty supplies and so, so much more: HOME •Mason Jar Candle •English Furniture Polish HEALTH •Bug-Be-Gone Insect Repellent •Chamomile Sunburn Salve BEAUTY •Everyday Body Butter •Rose Lip Gloss GARDEN •Waterproof Shade Hat •Nontoxic Wood Sealant Whether you use beeswax from your backyard hive or purchase a supply, this book offers tips, tricks and techniques for getting the most out of this miracle ingredient.

Pure Soapmaking

Pure Soapmaking Author Anne-Marie Faiola
ISBN-10 9781612125343
Year 2016-02-20
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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The pure luxury of soaps made with coconut butter, almond oil, aloe vera, oatmeal, and green tea is one of life’s little pleasures. And with the help of author Anne-Marie Faiola, it’s easy to make luscious, all-natural soaps right in your own kitchen. This collection of 32 recipes ranges from simple castile bars to intricate swirls, embeds, and marbled and layered looks. Begin with a combination of skin-nourishing oils and then add blueberry puree, dandelion-infused water, almond milk, coffee grounds, mango and avocado butters, black tea, or other delicious ingredients — and then scent your soap with pure essential oils. Step-by-step photography guides you through every stage of cold-process soapmaking.

Natural Solutions for Cleaning Wellness

Natural Solutions for Cleaning   Wellness Author Halle Cottis
ISBN-10 9781624143359
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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The Ultimate Guide for a Naturally Clean Home and Healthy Body Transform your house into a toxin-free home with this valuable and practical guide. Halle Cottis goes beyond using vinegar and baking soda and provides powerful recipes to clean your entire house from the inside out. With ingredients such as salt, rubbing alcohol and castile soap, you can create indoor cleaners like the All-Purpose Disinfectant Cleaner, Powder and Liquid Laundry Detergent and Streak-Free Window Cleaner; and outdoor solutions, like Natural Garden Pesticide, Heavy-Duty Grill Cleaner and Screen Cleaner. Halle uses turmeric, coconut oil and epsom salt to create concoctions that alleviate common ailments such as headaches and migraines, swimmer’s ear, cough and sore throat, and ease even the more difficult-to-treat health conditions such as eczema, poison ivy and poison oak, digestive system troubles and emotional issues like PMS, anxiety and seasonal depression. Aside from reducing the amount of harsh and toxic cleaners and medicines in your home, you can rest easier knowing you’re saving both time and money with this wide range of 140 natural solutions.

Handmade Beauty

Handmade Beauty Author Juliette Goggin
ISBN-10 1910254185
Year 2016-04-21
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Jacqui Small LLP
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Handmade Beauty is an inspirational guide to making skincare and haircare products at home. Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, with a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment, anyone can craft simple yet effective recipes with natural ingredients. Based on the authors' in-depth knowledge of the use of natural products and active ingredients in contemporary skin- and haircare, Handmade Beauty includes some of the latest thinking in natural cosmetics. The first part of the book explores the different ingredients, equipment and methods you need to make the cosmetic projects. Juliette and Abi guide you through the basic principles, such as making infusions, and also explain what you need to know about storage and safety. The second part of the book is devoted to 37 luscious recipes for the face, body and hair, plus suggestions for adaptations. The featured projects cater for all skin and hair types, and include face and body scrubs, cleansers, toners, moisturizers, hand creams, lip balms, body butters, bath bombs, foot sprays, shampoos and hair treatments. Step-by-step illustrations and clear instructions throughout ensure that recipes are easy to follow. The book concludes with ideas on packaging and presenting your beautiful homemade products. Sample Recipe: How to Make Nourishing Facial Oil Note from Author: This light facial oil is very easy to make. It is ideal for normal to dry skins, and a lovely treat for tired skin in winter. It is surprisingly quick to absorb into the skin and really doesn't feel greasy, as you might expect. It is best applied at bedtime. Alternatively, it also works well as a light massage oil to relax the face. Vitamin E oil, which promotes the healing and fading of scars, is usually available in dilution with another oil, such as sweet almond oil. INGREDIENTS 4 tsp rice bran oil 2 tsp vitamin E oil in dilution sweet almond oil 1 1/2 tsp argan oil 2 1/2 tsp rosehip oil 2 drops geranium essential oil Makes 3 1/2 tbsp of facial oil EQUIPMENT Glass bottle with dropper Step 1 Measure all the ingredients into a glass jar. Step 2 Stir to mix the oils and then pour into a sterilized, airtight glass bottle with dropper. Label with the date and ingredients used. HOW TO APPLY Using your fingertips, apply a small amount to the face with light, upward movements. Note: Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. The facial oil will keep for 6 months to a year.

Natural Soapmaking

Natural Soapmaking Author Marie Browning
ISBN-10 0806962895
Year 1999
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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Provides recipes for making soaps, bath salts, bath oils, massage oils, facial scrubs, and bath tea bags, and includes instructions on creating gift packages and labels

Little House Living

Little House Living Author Merissa A. Alink
ISBN-10 9781501104299
Year 2015-10-20
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From the immensely popular blogger behind Little House Living comes a motivational homemaking book, inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, featuring creative, fun ways to live your life simply and frugally—perfect for fans of Ree Drummond’s The Pioneer Woman. Shortly after getting married, Merissa Alink and her husband found themselves with nothing in their pantry but a package of spaghetti and some breadcrumbs. Their life had hit rock bottom, and it was only after a touching act of charity that they were able to get on their feet again. Inspired by this gesture of kindness as well as the beloved Little House on the Prairie books, Merissa found that a life of self-sufficiency and simplicity could be charming and blissful. She set out to live an entirely made-from-scratch life, the “Little House” way, and as a result, she slashed her household budget by nearly half—saving thousands of dollars a year. She started to write about homesteading, homemaking, and cooking from scratch, and over the next few years developed the recipes and DIY projects that would one day become part of her now beloved website, LittleHouseLiving.com. As whole foods became staples of the family diet, Merissa realized the dangers of putting overly processed ingredients not only into our bodies, but on or near them as well. In addition to countless delicious, home-cooked meals, she developed natural, easy-to-make recipes for everything from sunscreen to taco seasoning mix, lemon poppy hand scrub to furniture polish. With their simple ingredients, these recipes are allergen friendly and many are gluten-free. With over 130 practical, simple DIY recipes, gorgeous full-color photographs, and Merissa’s trademark charm in personal stories and tips, Little House Living is the epitome of heartland warmth and prairie inspiration.

Making Plant Medicine

Making Plant Medicine Author Richard A. Cech
ISBN-10 0970031203
Year 2000
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher
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"A modern medicine making book and formulary with its roots in original herbalism designed for every medicinal herb gardener to cultivate the full potential of the plant-human relationship" -- publisher website (July 2007).

Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty Author Susan Curtis
ISBN-10 1465429832
Year 2015-01-19
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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Demystifies the process of how to identify natural and organic beauty-care products that work, providing ingredients and recipes for making items ranging from face masks and creams to deodorants and balms.