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The Beauty Cookbook: 200 Recipes to Make Your Kitchen Your Spa--For Your Face, Your Body, and Your Hair

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Looking good is in. Spending a lot of money on beauty treatments is out. Forget about $200 facial creams and break-the-bank treatments at your local spa. You can achieve the same results in your own home by just looking in your pantry, your fridge and your medicine cabinet. This is the first-ever recipe book where what you create will be used on your body instead of put on ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Dunham Books (first published January 25th 2010)
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Jubilation Lee
I picked this book up because of the way the woman on the cover is smiling delightedly whilst waving a can of nonfat Reddi-Whip.

That’s all it takes.

Aerosolized food product=count me in.

So.

This isn’t a complex set of beauty instructions. Most of the “recipes” have ingredient lists like:

Detox Bath
1 bathtub
1 box of Epsom salt
Warm water

Or, easier yet:

Apricot Facial
1 apricot

For the first one, you fill the bathtub with warm water and then put in the Epsom salt. Then you get into the tub, and sit ther
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Lisa A. Carlson
Apr 13, 2011 Lisa A. Carlson rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: those looking for healthy alternatives
Shelves: healthy
I've tried several of the recipes in this book and they do work. If you have honey, sugar, green tea, oatmeal, mint, cucumber you can prepare some wonderful alternatives. My teens have tried the nasal decongestant for a sudden pimple and it works well. Warming conditioner in a bowl before applying to your hair is a helpful trick to make it work better; the heat will open up your hair cuticle.
Diana
Jul 10, 2011 Diana rated it it was amazing
I love this book! Provides remedies right from your kitchen for your Face, Body and Hair. All natural remedies from food! Awesome book! Don't ever throw out spoiled fruit or veggies again, instead use it on your Face, Body or Hair. Read the book, you will love it :)
Miss Kelly
Feb 10, 2016 Miss Kelly rated it really liked it
Book has great recipes/easy and great health tips using everyday kitchen items to make homemade spa products for one's hair, face, and body.
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