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Homemade beauty products. Recipes for hair treatments, facial masks and scrubs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.75#6) pg. 55

Recipe for an herbal dandruff rinse.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1992 (v.76#1) pg. 26

Beehive products that contain beeswax or honey. Recipes for dispersing bath oil, ultra-rich skin cream, honey healing cream, honey shampoo, facial cleansing grains, roach balls and tree insect bands.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.77#1) pg. 17

Recipe for beeswax petroleum jelly and for a wide range of items based upon it (chapped-lip balm, cocoa butter substitute, cuticle softener, fish bait, hair pressing oil, instant shoe shine, leather softener, lip gloss, lubricant, mosquito repellent, paint mask).
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.77#5) pg. 61

Home remedies for poison ivy, a gargle for sore throat, cold mixture, dandruff treatment, sore muscles, athlete's foot and a lotion for chapped hands.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.81#2) pg. 68

Tips on scenting and coloring liquid bath products (gel, lotion, soap).
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 38

Soothing scents bath oil. Make-at-home herbal body-and-bath oil has an almond oil base with lavender and rose essential oils. Also describes how to make a ring of dried rosebuds to decorate a bottle to hold the oil.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 44

Scent-sational autumn toiletries. (1) Room fragrances. (2) Spiced rum cologne. (3) Cranberry bubble bath.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 44

Autumn bathing luxuries. (1) Pumpkin pie hand soap. (2) Autumn Delight lotion. (3) Earth Harvest bath salts.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 80

Winter's fragrant indulgences to make. (1) Peppermint milk bath. (2) Bayberry soap sponge. (3) Winter Romance perfume. (4) Frankincense and myrrh soap. (5) Champagne bubble bath.
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 36

Nature's preserves bath essentials. (1) Blue ribbon pickle soap. (2) Peach preserve shower gel. (3) Black cherry bath salts. (4) Orange slice soap.
CRAFTS May 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 72

Bath and beauty gifts to make. (1). Honey water lotion. (2) Winter Frost perfume. (3). Glitter gel. (4). Sparkling snowball soap.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 22

Quick gifts to make. (1) Cat pillow or pajama bag. (2) Snack set for toddler (bib & tote) (3) Bath salts. (4) Cross-stitched thermal underwear. (5) Decorative yoyo tree and wreath base.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1981 (v.12#9) pg. 21

Recipes for cosmetics made from kitchen-cupboard staples.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 15 1979 (v.92#7) pg. 82

Anti-aging skin-care systems from Adrien Arpel.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 3 1980 (v.93#8) pg. 66

Potpourri, sachets, and lotions to make from garden flowers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 5 1980 (v.93#11) pg. 63

Make-up bib is sewn from a pillowcase and ties at the sides and neck.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 64, 115

How to make herbal cosmetics. Recipes for hair conditioner, moisturizing lotion, after-shave lotion, rosemary shampoo, facial cream, floral toilet water and herbal bath bags.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1991 (v.35#5) pg. 12

Your backyard health spa. Recipes for making rose hip tea, lemon balm tea, antiseptics, herbal oils, facial mask, bath bag, astringents and loofah sponge.
FLOWER & GARDEN May-Jun 1997 (v.41#3) pg. 16

How to make a bag of herbs for an herbal bath.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 4

Quilted mit and bath-powder holder for after-bath powdering.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1984 (v.199#5) pg. 186, 312

Make your own lip balm and hand softener from beeswax scented with fragrant oils.
HANDMADE Apr-Jun 1981 (v.1#1) pg. 66

Tips on growing and drying herbs. Also includes recipes for herb wines, vinegars, and lavender toilet water.
HANDMADE Spring 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 103

Natural cosmetics you can make at home. Includes recipes for cheek color, lip color, eye shadow and almond meal soap.
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 106

How to distill rose water from fragrant roses.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 18

Herbs for the bath. A list of the species and plant part that is the source of essential oils for making a fragrant bath.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 52

Herb blends for holiday gifts. Recipes for (1) Herb Companion Tranquil Bath. (2) Sweet Dreams sachet. (3) Hearty herb culinary blend. (4) Spicy rose dry potpourri.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1991 (v.4#1) pg. 70

Herbal skin care. Cosmetics from the garden. A chart of nine common herbs and their primary cosmetic properties. Includes recipes for herbal waters, lotions, an eye bath and a facial steam.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1992 (v.4#4) pg. 54

The essence of herbs. An in-depth look at essential oils, methods for extracting them from plant material and techniques for producing essential oils at home using steam distillation.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.5#2) pg. 24

Restorative perfume. Aromatherapy and the power of fragrance. An explanation of aromatherapy and tips on working with essential oils.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.5#2) pg. 32

Herbal hair care. Recipes for shampoo, conditioning rinse, setting gel and a dry shampoo.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 50
Added Info HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1994 (v.6#4) pg. 6

Advice on how to make elder-flower water for cosmetic uses.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1994 (v.6#6) pg. 64

Formula for an herbal shampoo that gets rid of dandruff, leaves hair in good condition, and adds a shiny, reddish tint to hair.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1995 (v.7#6) pg. 4

Soothing, smoothing creams. Formulas for two herbal skin creams that help heal and moisturize dry skin.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1995 (v.7#6) pg. 52

Saving face. Herbal facials for winter-weary skin. Covers basic skin care and offers recipes for two toners and five masks.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1996 (v.8#3) pg. 53

Fragrant massage oils. How to make herb-scented oils. Four recipes included.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1996 (v.9#1) pg. 62

Summer beauty. Simple, fragrant beauty products from herbs and garden flowers. (1) Summer braid gel. (2) Herbal garden cologne. (3) Parsley mint toner. (4) Aloe vera lip gloss. (5) Rose hip mask. (6) Cooling peppermint body powder.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1997 (v.9#5) pg. 50
Added Info HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1997 (v.10#1) pg. 6

Recipe for hand and fingernail butter for rough, chapped hands and cuticles.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1997 (v.9#6) pg. 6

Splash. Recipes for six cooling herbal scented waters.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1998 (v.10#5) pg. 62

Recipe for pine bath salts.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 89

Herbal body wraps. How to prepare a cocoon of heated blankets and plastic sheeting for every occasion.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1999 (v.11#3) pg. 54

How to make spritzers from herbs.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1999 (v.11#5) pg. 67

Four recipes for herbal hair rinses and conditioners.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1999 (v.11#6) pg. 69

Enfleurage. Making exotic, sweet-smelling perfumes using fresh flowers, rubbing alcohol, and beef suet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #40 Jul 1976 pg. 70

Old-time beauty secrets. Herb, fruit and vegetable-based recipes.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #55 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 68

Recipes for herbal baths.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 180

How to protect your skin with natural, homemade suntan lotions.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 62

Tip: Homemade dry antiperspirant.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 52

Avoid the high cost of commercial cosmetics by using basic household items (alcohol, corn starch, baking soda, oils, etc).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 84

Make your own yucca-root shampoo.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 63

Formula for homemade facial compound to tone skin and treat acne.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 48

Recipes for cologne, bath powder, massage oil and an after-bath splash made using herbs and fragrant oils.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #91 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 142

Recipe for a facial treatment made from flour, honey, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #116 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 15

Tip on using oatmeal to create a soothing bath.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 12

Recipes for mouthwash and toothpaste.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #153 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 12

Recipe for homemade dandruff remover/treatment.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #154 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 16

Cover cans that come with snap-on lids with elegant fabric and make a powder puff lid from fur fabric. Then make a bath powder scented with cologne.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 8

How to make rubbing lotion from witch hazel leaves.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1978 (v.25#11) pg. 38

Herbal tonics and beauty aids made at home.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1980 (v.27#4) pg. 130

A guide to making tooth paste and breath sweeteners from natural materials.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1980 (v.27#8) pg. 113

Botanical bodycare. Lotions and potions for skin, hair and bath to make from homegrown herbs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1991 (v.38#9) pg. 46

Gifts from your garden. (1) Vinegars. (2) Garlic braid. (3) Bath oil, soap, hand cream, and aloe vera gel.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1995 (v.42#9) pg. 25

Cosmetics you can make in your kitchen. Recipes for a facial sauna, mayonnaise face cream, skin freshener, and bubbling bath oil.
WORKBASKET May 1978 (v.43#8) pg. 29

Recipes for cosmetics to make at home, masks, facial packs and skin tighteners.
WORKBASKET Jun 1978 (v.43#9) pg. 23

Herbal bath novelties.
WORKBASKET Sep 1980 (v.45#10) pg. 53

Recipes for four herbal bath mixes.
WORKBASKET May 1987 (v.52#7) pg. 44

Herbs for bath and beauty. Recipes for rosemary shampoo, herbal oil conditioner, and herbal bath bags.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1994 (v.59#6) pg. 22