Vanilla Latte Body Scrub Recipe from The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to Beauty, a part DIY vegan beauty how-to, part cookbook, and part self-improvement manifesto that showcases non-toxic, rejuvenating and restorative skin care and beauty products that you can whip up in your kitchen with simple ingredients for pennies per treatment.
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Today more people want to know what’s in the products they use than ever.Making your own skincare and makeup products addresses that concern, plus it’s more affordable than buying many store products. The Compassionate Chick’s Guide To DIY Beauty contains 125 recipes for beauty products that are vegan, gluten-free and cruelty-free. This book would be great for anyone interested in DIY beauty projects as well as anyone wanting to have control over what ingredients are in the products they use.
- Author: Sunny Subramanian & Chrystle Fiedler
- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Robert Rose (September 30, 2016)
- ISBN-10: 0778805476
- ISBN-13: 978-0778805472
- Cover price $24.95
- Purchase on Amazon
Part DIY vegan beauty how-to, part cookbook, and part self-improvement manifesto, The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to Beauty showcases non-toxic, rejuvenating and restorative skin care and beauty products that you can whip up in your kitchen with simple ingredients for pennies per treatment.
Why spend $40 on a facial mask or $8 on a package of organic facial wipes when you can make these products yourself for just a dollar or two.
With Sunny’s witty, whimsical, edgy and inspirational style, easy-to-follow instructions plus step-by-step photos that detail how to make and use the products, this book is a delight to read. The recipes are easy, inexpensive and provide real beauty results.
Everything you need to know about making your own vegan cosmetics is here — from the benefits of going vegan and why it’s important to only use products that haven’t been animal tested to a complete list of what you’ll need to get started from the ingredients to the equipment.
And then of course, there are over 115 recipes that will make you feel fantastic from head to toe. You’ll discover how to take care of your skin the right way. Included are recipes for normal, oily, combo, dry and mature skin as well as daytime/ night time beauty regimens. Recipes from the bath and body section offer a spa experience in the comfort of your home and the hair care section addresses everything from conditioning to dandruff. And then there’s the cosmetic/make up section where you’ll learn how to make everything from mascara to liquid foundation and lipstick with natural, non-toxic ingredients.
This head to toe natural beauty guide will become your go-to guide when it comes to vegan beauty. It’s fun and informative and even features a gift section, an alphabetical ingredient list and their beneficial properties as well as a listing for vegan resources.
Here’s a recipe from the book.
Courtesy of The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty by Sunny Submaranian & Chrystle Fiedler © 2016 www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with publisher permission. Available where books are sold.
Vanilla Latte Body Scrub
Coffee grounds are a fantastic exfoliant. Plus, the caffeine they contain actually helps tighten and tone your skin, and can even diminish the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite, people!
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1 cup ground coffee freshly ground or leftover
- 1 cup vegan granulated sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla powder
In a small saucepan over low heat, melt coconut oil.
In a large bowl, stir together coconut oil, coffee, sugar and vanilla powder. Spoon into a jar with a lid.
Using your hands, massage a small amount of scrub all over skin in the shower, using circular motion.
Rinse skin with warm water and pat dry with a towel. Follow with your favorite moisturizer.
Store in the shower for up to 2 months.
If you enjoyed this body scrub recipe, be sure to check out the Antioxidant Blueberry Delight Smoothie Facial Mask recipe and the Pucker-Up Peppermint Lip Scrub recipe from the same book, both of which I have shared with permission of the publisher.