Herbal Remedies for a Lifetime of Healthy Skin: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-222

Herbal Remedies for a Lifetime of Healthy Skin: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-222

Stephanie L. Tourles

Language: English

Pages: 32

ISBN: 1580172725

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

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seven days. Guaranteed or your money back.” How many times have you fallen for that marketing ploy? Most cosmetic companies are adept at knowing which buttons to push to entice you to purchase their merchandise and empty your wallet in a flash, with promises of restored youth. These companies prey on your emotions and insecurities, all in the guise of making you look and feel better about yourself. But the cosmetics and body-care industry is in business solely to make money — and skin-care

tinctures, glycerites, hydrosols, herbal skin-care products, and books. Free catalog. VZ Botanicals 24046 Crowned Partridge Lane Murrieta, CA 92562 (909) 677-1318 Fax: (909) 677-9558 E-mail: vz@earthlink.net A mail-order business operated through the Internet. Specializes in essential oil blends for alopecia patients. The mission of Storey Publishing is to serve our customers by publishing practical information that encourages personal independence in harmony with the environment.

liability in connection with the use of this information. For additional information please contact Storey Publishing, 210 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247. Storey books and bulletins are available for special premium and promotional uses and for customized editions. For further information, please call 1-800-793-9396 Printed in the United States Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Tourles, Stephanie L., 1962– Herbal remedies for a lifetime of healthy skin / Stephanie

clog pores. Don’t overdo it. No matter how oily your complexion, limit your cleansing routine to twice a day, to avoid stripping your skin’s protective acid mantle. Avoid hot water. Hot water dehydrates and irritates most skin types. Use tepid or warm water only. 10. Constipation. Toxins can build up within your body if your elimination is faulty, but they must eventually escape via some channel. Frequently the path of choice is your skin, so drink plenty of fresh water and eat lots of fiber

pollutants Toner or astringent — to remove any residual cleanser or oil from the skin and to temporarily refine the appearance of large pores Moisturizer — to replenish and minimize wear and tear Exfoliator or antioxidant — to refresh and smooth the complexion, such as a gentle facial scrub, alpha- or beta-hydroxy gel or cream, or topical vitamin C Sunscreen — to protect against the harmful and “age-ifying” effects of the sun Greeting the First Signs of Aging Because your skin’s

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