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Good Clean Beauty: Create over 75 Super Simple Beauty and Skin Recipes from Common Kitchen Pantry Ingredients

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Teen sisterpreneurs™ Isabel and Caroline Bercawincluded on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for trailblazers in retail and ecommerce for their multimillion-dollar company Da Bomb® Bath Fizzers and authors of Fizz Boom Bathgive readers over 75 super simple beauty and skin care recipes made from common ingredients found in the kitchen pantry.

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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published March 3rd 2020 by Rock Point
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Alicia Bayer
Jan 07, 2020 rated it it was ok
Wow. It's hard to know where to start with the issues with this book that sounds good in principle but comes up pretty short. The premise is that two young sisters (now 17 and 19) who says they created a multi-million dollar company out of selling homemade beauty products as young teenagers have assembled 75 recipes for homemade makeup, hair products, masks and other beauty treatments. That sounds great and I was happy to get a digital ARC to review. But...

Some of my concerns:

1. The authors
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Good Clean Beauty by Caroline and Isabel Bercaw is a book full of beautiful images and lots of ideas to create your own beauty products. It is written with a fun, upbeat style that will appeal to younger readers. While the book has quite a few recipes and tips for making many beauty items, such as face masks and eye shadow, it is one that I recommend with caution.

The book is a comprehensive collection of simple homemade beauty recipes that can easily be made by
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Natalie
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
I received a copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.

This book sounded so good but unfortunately each time I downloaded my advanced reader copy of it it showed me everything except the ingredients needed to make the beauty products on each page so I'm unable to leave a proper review.
Annie
Mar 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Originally published on my blog: Nonstop Reader.

Good Clean Beauty is a tutorial and recipe guide to making beauty products at home with (fairly) easily sourced natural ingredients by sisterpreneurs Caroline & Isabel Bercaw. Due out 17th March 2020 from Quarto on their Rock Point imprint, it's 144 pages and will be available in hardcover format.

The writing and formatting are young, upbeat, and positive. The recipes are clean and appealing and made with safe ingredients. The book starts with
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Laura_sommeils
Feb 27, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: diy
I was given an arc by Netgalley.
This book gave good advice in how tro produce different beauty products that are at least a little bit less toxic and synthetic thant the commercial ones. And while I appeciate some of the recipes, I think that not all the materiales were that affordable or easy to get your hands on. It's said you can do it with btw you have in your pantry, but there were very few recipes that actually proved that point. With the rest you had to buy different kinds of special oils
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Witch-at-Heart
Jan 11, 2020 rated it liked it
I really enjoyed this book and I loved the large variety of recipes. I feel this is a great book to have in your collection if you are interested in DIY beauty and skin care. This book has very detailed instructions and a list the natural materials used in each recipe.

Then recipes include moisturizers, face masks, and makeup. There is a good variety of recipes to try. This is a fun book with beautiful photos. However, unfortunately none show pictures of the product on natural skin.

I also could
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Jo
Mar 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just reviewed Good Clean Beauty by Caroline Bercaw; Isabel Bercaw. #GoodCleanBeauty #NetGalley

Quite amazed with this book. Since opening the ingredients page, found an extensive list of organic materials we can use, some even got pictures on them, which am so grateful to the authors.

And from hair, to body, make-up (even got a chapter of eye shadows *wink*), skincare ....... this book got it all. If you're a health conscious person, or want to start a DIY cosmetics as hobby, or even can't
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Susie
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was really surprised by this book. Ive read similar books to this (or so I thought), whereby you make your own toiletries. But this went well above my expectations. I thought the raw ingredients would be a bit out there being that natural ingredients were being used. I couldnt have got it more wrong, whilst it was a mix of everyday things like coffee, it also had things like liquid castile soap and shea butter. Which I notice are readily available. The instructions themselves are so simple and ...more
Vanessa
Jan 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley-x
"My wish did come true!!!! Thank you."

Good Clean Beauty; Create over 75 Super Simple Beauty and Skin Recipes from Common Kitchen Pantry Ingredients by Caroline Bercaw and Isabel Bercaw are teenagers and sisters. This book was a real big eye opener.

"How many of us have spent a small fortune on our beauty products over the years, only to find that we can make them from products we have or may have in our kitchen pantry!
Plus, the excellent thing is - its all natural. You know what's in it when
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Victoria
Mar 25, 2020 rated it liked it
Thank you for this, unfortunately I did not manage to read in full. It I will be buying it as the books would be useful to make my own make up.
I have given 3 stars only because I could not read in full
Eleana Tyradelli
Feb 06, 2020 rated it liked it
I read the ARC provided by the publisher through NetGalley.

A nice recipe guide for natural products with a good amount of recipes for all kinds of chemical-free cosmetics.

However, someone who is going to buy a book instead of trying out recipes they find on the internet for free, probably wants to find that extra info they can't find anywhere else, like proper storage, shelf life, substitutions in case they can't use one or more ingredients in the recipe, contradictions or possible negative
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Adeann
Feb 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2020, netgalley
***Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Expected release date March 17, 2020.***

2.5 - 3 stars

I REALLY wanted to enjoy this book more because I was interested in trying out some of the recipes for DIY makeup and skincare instead of depending on products that are loaded with chemicals and goodness knows what else that I cant pronounce. Unfortunately, there wasnt anything included that piqued my interest enough to try,
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Malligal
Jan 22, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc-reviews
Good Clean Beauty is filled with recipes for natural skincare, makeup and beauty products, written by sisters who started their own bath bomb company when they were teenagers. The sisters, fed up with beauty products being filled with harsh chemicals, decided to share their recipes for natural and organic cosmetics. In theory, it sounds great. In reality, its still pretty good, but its definitely not without its issues.

Ive already read one of the sisters books, which included mainly recipes for
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Joanne Liddement
Jan 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
I love to buy clean, natural beauty products, that are free from nasty chemicals. I had thought about making my own and when the chance of reviewing, Good Clean Beauty came, i jumped at the chance.
The book is divided up into sections, beginning with Ingredients + Benefits and Supplies + Equipment. The next sections cover, hair, body, make-up, eye shadows, and skin care. You will be shown how to make everything from deodorant, night cream, lip balms and body scrubs...in fact everything you could
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Laura Gorman
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a really cool book for those looking to save some money or are being conscious about the chemicals in beauty products now. It has a huge amount of recipes to make your own versions of many different beauty products from sea salt spray for your hair to any possible type of face mask you would need. Perfect gift for the eco-warrior in your life.
Christine
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, netgalley
"Good Clean Beauty" is a great book if you are interested in DIY beauty and skin care. This book describes in detail the natural materials used and what they are best suited for. Then recipes follow for serums, moisturizers, face masks, and makeup. There are so many great and seemingly simple recipes to try. I run maker programs at my library and I will definitely try these out in a program in the future. This would be a great addition to an adult or teen collection. Very fun with beautiful ...more
Rachel
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Good Clean Beauty by Caroline Bercaw, Isabel Bercaw is a valuable tool for any woman who enjoys makeup, beauty products, and wants to stay away from non-natural chemicals. This book is packed with tons of information from ingredients and their benefits to the different types of supplies and equipment that can be used to make your own healthy products! The book includes recipes for hair products such as hair spray, conditioner, dry shampoo,. It includes products for your body like sunscreen, body ...more
Amy Bell
Feb 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Thank you Net Galley for the opportunity to review this book for my honest opinion. This is a good resource for anyone who is concerned about all the unsafe chemicals in their beauty products and wants to make their own. The recipes are easy to follow but some of the ingredients could be difficult to find. There is a good variety of recipes for hair, body and face.
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For Caroline and Isabel Bercaw, it was when they were 10 and 11 years old. During the summer of 2011, their parents picked up $25 worth of ingredients to make homemade bath bombs as a science experiment. Little did their parents know that they were making a business investment that would turn into a multi-million dollar business.

Caroline and Isabel decided to make enough to sell at a local art
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