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Handmade spa : natural treatments to revive and restore / Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton ; [photography by Amanda Heywood].

By: Goggin, Juliette.
Contributor(s): Righton, Abi [author.] | Heywood, Amanda [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Jacqui Small, 2018Description: 143 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781911127192; 1911127195.Subject(s): Essences and essential oils | Skin -- Care and hygiene | Toilet preparations | Natural products | Herbal cosmeticsSummary: Handmade Spa is a unique and comprehensive guide to replicating the luxury of a spa experience in your own home using natural, botanical preparations. Following on from the hugely successful Handmade Beauty, this is the second in the series of natural health and beauty books by cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton. The book contains over 50 recipes, focusing on cosmetic treatments for skin, hair and body, as well as the creation of therapeutic spa accessories such as reed diffusers and wheat packs. The authors encourage the reader to explore their kitchen, garden and local shops for the natural products and active ingredients that will grant you the ability to create your very own home spa paradise. All are accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear, illustrative photographs, enabling you to bring the entire realm of spa treatments, as well as the practice of mind and body self-care, into your own home. This unique guide includes some of the most creative and innovative thinking in botanical and cosmetic science, and reveals the importance of scent and 'fragrance families' in soothing, healing or rejuvenating the body and mind.
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Handmade Spa is a unique and comprehensive guide to replicating the luxury of a spa experience in your own home using natural, botanical preparations.

Handmade Spa is a unique and comprehensive guide to replicating the luxury of a spa experience in your own home using natural, botanical preparations. Following on from the hugely successful Handmade Beauty, this is the second in the series of natural health and beauty books by cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton. The book contains over 50 recipes, focusing on cosmetic treatments for skin, hair and body, as well as the creation of therapeutic spa accessories such as reed diffusers and wheat packs. The authors encourage the reader to explore their kitchen, garden and local shops for the natural products and active ingredients that will grant you the ability to create your very own home spa paradise. All are accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear, illustrative photographs, enabling you to bring the entire realm of spa treatments, as well as the practice of mind and body self-care, into your own home. This unique guide includes some of the most creative and innovative thinking in botanical and cosmetic science, and reveals the importance of scent and 'fragrance families' in soothing, healing or rejuvenating the body and mind.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 6)
  • Before You Begin (p. 12)
  • Preparing Your Ingredients (p. 15)
  • In the Home
  • In the Garden
  • Essential Oils
  • Preparing Your Spa (p. 23)
  • Equipment
  • Spa Tools
  • pH
  • Storage and Safety
  • Product Recipes (p. 32)
  • Refreshing, Revitalizing, Uplifting (p. 35)
  • Revitalizing Facial Cleansing Grains
  • Micellar Cleansing Water
  • Melissa and Bergamot Facial Spritz
  • Cooling Cucumber, Matcha and Lime Face Mask
  • Mint Lip Scrub
  • Uplifting Grapefruit and Orange Body Wash
  • Refreshing Citrus Fragrance
  • Warming, Relaxing, Soothing (p. 51)
  • Sauna Face Mask with Frankincense and Cypress
  • Hot Cloth Facial Cleansers
  • Detoxifying Seaweed Cleansing Water
  • Warming, Sensual Body Massage Oil
  • Ginger, Eucalyptus and Cinnamon Muscle Balm
  • Hot Oil Hair Treatment Mask
  • Hot or Cold Soothing Wheat Pack
  • Scented Candles
  • Regenerating, Balancing (p. 71)
  • Facial Steam with Floating Flowers
  • Dispersing Bath Oil with Dried Flowers and Herbs
  • Facial Serum with Pomegranate and Geranium
  • Regenerating Rose Facial Oil
  • Balancing Body Lotion
  • Floating Candles
  • Calming, Sleep-Inducing, Restful (p. 87)
  • Calming Facial Cleansing Balm
  • Rich, Restful Night Cream Mask
  • Relaxing Herbal Body Cream
  • Indulgent Moisturizing Bath Soak with Lavender
  • Relaxing and Calming Reed Diffuser
  • Sleepy Herbal Tea Infusion
  • Lavender and Hop Pillow Mist
  • Detoxifying, Cleansing (p. 103)
  • Peeling Seaweed Face Mask
  • Ginger, Lemongrass and Lime Loofah Soap
  • Detoxifying Fizzing Seaweed Bath Tablets
  • Shower Mud with Juniper, Cypress and Fennel
  • Creamy Foot Scrub with Peppermint and Pumice
  • Herbal Detox Tea
  • Purifying Incense Powder and Cones
  • Glossary of Ingredients (p. 125)
  • Directory of Suppliers (p. 142)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 144)