Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty and Relaxation

Culture
$24.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9789625938547
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
ISBN:
9789625938547
Format:
Paperback
Date Published:
01/01/2001
Illustrations:
over 150 color photos
Number of Pages:
128
Trim Size:
9 X 9 1/2

For centuries, Asian women have relaxed and beautified themselves with exotic therapies derived from the materials of nature; plants, herbs, minerals, clays, and flowers.

Until now, Western women could only experience these pleasures by taking expensive trips to professional spas. In Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty, and Relaxation, Sophie Benge, an Asian beauty expert, supplies all the tools for experiencing luxurious Asian beauty treatments at home, including inexpensive, easy-to-follow recipes for soothing facials, relaxing aromatherapy baths, invigorating body scrubs, healthy food and drink recipes, remedies for specific ailments, and more. Now readers can spend a lavish day at the spa without leaving their house.

All the treatments in Asian Secrets of Health, Beauty, and Relaxation are natural and gentle to the body. readers can lie back and enjoy the benefits of a spa in their own homes.


About the Author:
Sophie Benge, a journalist in the UK and Asia, was deputy editor of Elle Decoration magazine in Hong Kong, and Orient Beauty magazine, a regional beauty publication for Asian women.

Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, an internationally acclaimed photographer, lived and worked in Asia from 1973 until 2013. Among his many books on Asian culture are Tropical Asian Style, Thai Style, and Filipino Style .