I received a complimentary copy of this book from Robert Rose in exchange for this feature. Opinions expressed are my own.
I am developing more of an interest in essential oils. In fact, I recently hosted a giveaway for Aroma Foundry Essential Oils. You can check out that post here.
One of my favorite essential oils is lemon. I love diffusing lemon in the kitchen. It has such an nice clean, pleasant smell. I’ve also put a few drops in my floor steamer and a few drops in my dishwasher. Lemon. Lemon. LEMON!
Did you know that lemon essential oil, when used safely and in low dilutions for specific skin types, can be used on your skin as well? Lemon oil is a good remedy for increasing the luster of dull skin. It is astringent and detoxifying in nature, and rejuvenates sagging or tired-looking skin. Its antiseptic properties help in treating pimples and various skin disorders. Lemon is also recommended for reducing excessive oil on the skin.
In the Aromatherapy Beauty Guide, you will learn the guidelines to using lemon oil in addition to 34 other essential oils in formulations on your skin. There is an easy recipe for a skin lightening facial cleanser that I plan to try. Also, stay tuned for a DIY Basic Moisturizing Cream with only a few simple ingredients and your favorite essential oils!
There are over one hundred (100) formulations with easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath!
About the Aromatherapy Beauty Guide
Discover how to create natural skin-care products by unlocking the therapeutic power of plants.
This comprehensive book provides a wealth of evidence-based information that provides a sensible and sound approach when it comes to creating your own natural product formulas. With clear and easy-to-follow directions, you’ll be able to create your own signature products that will complement a natural lifestyle as well as meeting your individual skincare needs.
The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is broken down into easy-to-digest sections:
Includes information on everything from anatomy of the skin, the all important mind-body connection, the nature of skin types from dry and sensitive skin to combination and aging skin as well the art of skin care and creating your personal skin care apothecary – all without chemicals and preservatives – just the tried and true chemistry of essential oils.
The Ingredients for Great Skin Care
Information on all the raw ingredients you’ll need to get started (clays, flours and grains) as well as comprehensive information on the important role of carrier oils. Danielle discusses the essential properties of 16 carrier oils like Coconut Oil, Jojoba, and Marula Oil. Plant butters such as Shea butter as well as herbal infusions are also featured for their healing and therapeutic properties.
35 essential oils are featured from Bergamot and Carrot Seed to Roman Chamomile. Discover all you need to know about essential oils including the biosynthesis of essential oils, the genus and varieties as well as a directory of the oils best suited to your personal care and needs.
Creating Your Own Personal Care Products
Over one hundred (100) formulations with easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath, pregnancy and breastfeeding and personal care products for men.
Danielle Sade, BSc, CAHP has over thirty years of experience teaching and practicing complementary health practices where she creates educational certification programs in aromatherapy and also leads workshops in making natural product formulations for personal and professional use.
She’s passionate about sharing the sound scientific basis upon which aromatherapy is built and making this invaluable information available to everyone. The aromatic molecules of a plant not only have the power to shift the way you feel but the essential oils from plants also have powerful therapeutic properties. It’s the dynamics of these therapeutic actions that form the foundation in Danielle’s successful approach to skin care.
Danielle was also inspired to write this book because she herself has experienced skin sensitivities that didn’t improve even after visits to skin specialists and conventional therapies. When the symptoms didn’t subside, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a natural-medicine healing approach through essential oils.
Making your own natural botanical creams and lotions is surprisingly simple and very satisfying — you’ll soon be on the road to recovery and living a more natural lifestyle.
About Danielle Sade
Danielle Sade B.Sc. in Nutrition & CAHP is the founder of Healing Fragrances School of Aromatherapy. Having over 30 years of experience in teaching, practicing, researching plant based medicine and Aromatherapy internationally, has led Danielle to create unique approaches to understanding and imparting studies in Aromatherapy and the science behind essential oils that make them unique and effective in their therapeutic properties.
Danielle has been President of the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA) for three different terms and is an active member of the CFA’s educational committee. Her drive to take on these roles was recognizing the need for higher educational curriculums, standards and the safe use of essential oils in Aromatherapy practices throughout Canada. She was and still is instrumental in developing policy, standards and by-laws for the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapist as an organization to represent Aromatherapy as a professional career in complimentary health and beauty sciences.
Danielle Sade lives with her husband in the Greater Toronto Area and continues to be inspired and inspires her family, friends, students and colleagues, to work towards plant based integrative medicine with healthy lifestyles approaches for sustainable living.
This book is available at Amazon.com for $20.15.
The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide Book Giveaway
One Mom’s Own Words reader will win a copy of The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide.
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