Simply Beautiful: The Green Beauty Guide

The book offers helpful advice for buying and using green beauty products.

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The book explains the terms organic, biodynamic, hypoallergenic and cruelty-free means, and discusses the pros and cons of each.

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The Green Beauty Guide by Julie Gabriel (Health Communications, 2008) offers a no-nonsense breakdown of natural and organic beauty products. Gabriel explains what the terms organic, biodynamic, hypoallergenic and cruelty-free mean, and discusses the pros and cons of each. If you’ve ever stared at various skincare treatments wondering what’s best for your health and the environment, this book’s ingredient-by-ingredient breakdown can help. The book also includes great recipes for homemade facial treatments.

Kim Wallace