Natural Skin Care at Home: How to Make Organic Moisturizers, Masks, Balms, Buffs, Scrubs, and Much More (Hardcover)
More than 80 recipes to pamper yourself from head to toe!
Through years of herbal studies and running her natural skin care line, Moon Magic, author Liz McQuerry has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and recipes that she’s sharing for the first time in Natural Skin Care at Home.
McQuerry’s products are organic, and nearly all of them are vegan (beeswax is used in some). Main ingredients are easy to come by and include shea butter, cocoa butter, oils (olive, sunflower, castor, jojoba, avocado), plants and flowers, herbs and resins, minerals, clays, salts, sugars, soaps, and more.
If you want to get your hands on great recipes, learn about your specific skin care needs, create thoughtful, handmade gifts, or start selling your own line of skin care products, this book is for you. Recipes will allow you to pamper yourself from head to toe, such as:
- Stimulating Scalp Oil
- Mermaid Face Wash
- Green Goddess Facial Mask
- Evening Eyes Serum
- Chocolate Lip Buff
- Deodorant Cream
- Hand Butter
- Herbal Dusting Powder
- Jasmine Body Oil
- Coffee Sugar Scrub
- Fizzing Bath Salts
- Funky Foot Powder
- and more!
With easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, photographs, resources, and gift set ideas, Natural Skin Care at Home is perfect for anyone looking to make their own products.
About the Author
Liz McQuerry is a firm believer in nourishing from nature. She is always trying to find new, fun, and more innovatively beautiful ways to craft and has worked in the allopathic medicine system for years while studying holistic medicine and body therapies in Chinese, ayurvedic, and eclectic medicine. Through her company, Moon Magic (MoonMagic.co), she has been creating and sharing her knowledge for more than ten years. When she is not testing formulas, she spends her time playing with her three children, jogging in the woods, and painting on her porch surrounded by a cacophony of living greenery. She is also the author of Natural Soap at Home. She resides in Grass Valley, California.
Praise for Natural Soap at Home
“A sensible guide to handcrafting soap at home without breaking the bank on specialized tools and materials.” —Anne L. Watson, author of Smart Soapmaking
"This is a solid book on the art and science of how to create handmade soap at home. From the basic science to more advanced techniques and ingredients, this book will teach from the basics to the challenging." —Anne-Marie Faiola, founder Bramble Berry Handcraft Provisions