Vegetable Oils E-Book
Throughout this E-book you will learn the chemistry of vegetable oils, how and why they are important components in skin care, and explore over 25 incredible vegetable oils. Learn how the skin and vegetable oils share common characteristics and how vegetable oils can be used to support and enhance the health of the skin.
About Vegetable Oils is the first of a series of reference e-books designed to support and enhance your knowledge of all things related to aromatherapy!
Discover the incredible benefits of a wide range of vegetable oils for maintaining and supporting the health of the skin.
AMY GALPER + CHRISTINA DAIGNEAULT
Plant-Powered Beauty: The Essential Guide to Using Plant-Based Ingredients for Health, Wellness, and Personal Skincare, published by Ben Bella Books, is a long-awaited resource for those who are ready to harness the power of plant-based energy to maintain their natural beauty and promote health and well-being.
At the heart of Plant-Powered Beauty, readers will find more than 50 easy-to-follow recipes to make their own plant-based skincare and beauty products.
With tips and guidance from two aromatherapists and natural beauty experts, authors Amy Galper, the Co-Founder of New York Institute of Aromatic Studies, and Christina Daigneault, her former student, also show readers how to deconstruct beauty labels, parse ingredient lists, make informed decisions about the products they use, and better understand how their skin works.
Reviews of the Book:
“A plant-based diet makes you beautiful on the inside, and Plant-Powered Beauty gives you the tools you need to make sure you’re giving your skin the best on the outside.” —Bobbi Brown
“Plant-Powered Beauty speaks to my soul. It’s an intelligently and beautifully written book, which will serve to both educate and inspire you to go as natural as possible with your beauty regimen. Amy and Christina encourage us to harness the power of plants for healing and healthy, glowing skin. Right up my street!” — Sophie Uliano, New York Times bestselling author of Gorgeously Green
“This is a must-read for anyone wanting to understand the ins and outs of beauty. Amy and Christina do an incredible job clearly explaining the function of each ingredient and the benefits for each skin type. Plant-Powered Beauty is a brilliant guide to navigate the world of clean beauty and how to have healthy radiant skin.” — Annie Jackson, COO of Credo Beauty
“Plant-Powered Beauty reminds the reader of what I’ve always believed—we should not have to compromise our health for our beauty. As a comprehensive guide to natural ingredients and their importance in every aspect of our lives, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in keeping their skin, the body’s largest organ, healthy and radiant without using synthetic chemicals.” —Tata Harper, cofounder of Tata Harper Skincare
Jade Shutes + Christina Weaver
Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers
As aromatherapy gains in popularity among complementary medical modalities, more and more bodywork professionals now integrate essential oils into their practices. Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers embraces the expansion of knowledge about the application and benefits of this emerging practice and presents a most complete and authoritative source of information for health care workers and spa professionals. It begins with the basics on plants, oils, quality, safety and chemistry. It then progresses into blending methods, an exploration of the skin and olfaction, and finally a concrete discussion about integrating aromatherapy into bodywork practice.
- Content is based on national standards for holistic aromatherapy education.
- Bonus chapter includes data sheets with at-a-gland information about essential oils and oil-producing plants.
- Tear-out flashcards assist learners in remembering key information about essential oils.
- “In Practice” boxes present case studies and other information about the actual application of aromatherapy.
- Summaries, worksheets, review questions, and tests conclude each chapter, allowing learnings to confirm their understanding of the content before progressing.