Whole Beauty is a practical, inspiring, stunningly beautiful guide to following a whole beauty practice at home and follow a holistic way to natural health and beauty. The book covers everything from organic herbs and flowers; mixing creams, lotions, and tonics; and following Ayurvedic practices and creating mindful rituals. Included is Shiva Rose’s recipe for her iconic rose hip facial serum, as well as 40 other recipes for masks and exfoliants, hair-care products and detoxes, and even DIY deodorant and toothpaste. She explains Ayurvedic practices, such as dry brushing and oil pulling, and home-cleansing rituals, such as smudging with burning sage; shares a dozen tonics, including Celestial Nog and Summer Lover; and offers an entire chapter on the use of essential oils, both on the body and in the home. From natural beauty solutions like a Blushing Bride Chickpea Face Mask to showing how to tap into the full force of female energy, Whole Beauty is a complete guide to revitalizing your life.
Why We Love It: Our approach to sustainability is truly a lifestyle—we are all in, through all the facets of our life. This book encompasses some of those ideas while emphasizing that we all need to slow down in order to integrate ourselves back in tune with the environment and living holistically. There is an aesthetic appeal within the pages as well that lends vision and inspiration to the idea of holistic wellness, sustainability and simple rituals for living a more meaningful, connected life.