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Oils, lotions & other luxuries : make beautiful gifts to give (or keep)
Reno, Kelly.
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Publication Information:
Roseville, Calif. : Prima Home, [2000]

Physical Description:
x, 78 pages ; 19 cm.
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Includes index.
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TP983 .R38 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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The Best Gifts Come from the Home--and the Heart Vanilla Body Lotion, Herbal Tea Bath, Floral Facial Cleanser, Mint Lip Gloss--these are just a few of the natural beauty, bath, and moisturizing luxuries you can make at home with the easy-to-follow recipes in this book. Turn these pages and learn how to create natural, wonderfully fragrant, handmade oils and lotions to soothe dry skin and delight the senses. You will also discover the secrets to making airy dusting powders, silky oils, invigorating mud masks, and more, using nothing but safe, healthful ingredients. A handmade gift is the ultimate expression of friendship and love--especially when that gift is something soothing and luxurious. This inspiring book offers easy recipes for silky lotions, extravagant oils, and fragrant skin care products you can make at home, including: ·peach and berry gardener's hand cream ·super light honeydew moisturizer ·five-oil massage blend ·herbs and fruit dusting powder ·rose bath beads ·tingling mint toner ·and many more sumptuous indulgences for the body and the senses! Whatever the occasion, the recipes inOils, Lotions & Other Luxuriessolve the eternal question of what to give when you want your gifts to be exceptional. Focusing special attention on the art of presentation, authorKelly Renoalso includes many simple yet elegant ideas for bottling, boxing, and wrapping these wonderfully unique and personal gifts. You can find most of the ingredients at local markets and pharmacies. For hard-to-find ingredients, mail-order sources are conveniently listed. Oils, Lotions & Other Luxuriesmakes it possible--and easy--to pamper your friends, your family, and yourself with personal, handmade, aromatic, and sensuous body products anytime!

Table of Contents

1 Lotions, Creams & Moisturizers
2 Oils
3 For the Bath
4 For the Face
5 Things for Men
6 Colognes & Fragrances
7 Other Luxuries
8 Gift Wrapping Marketplace