A healthy lifestyle can improve our looks, slow down the effects of aging, and promote well-being. We aspire to being lean, toned and physically fit. We want a groomed appearance and a complexion that glows with vitality. Most of all we want our good health to last a lifetime.
The Complete Beauty Book contains practical advice, hints and tips from professional health and beauty experts. Each chapter covers a different aspect of well-being and shows us how to make life-enhancing changes to improve health, diet, appearance, physical fitness and emotional harmony.
Skincare and Make-up: Look good and feel great with simple, basic beauty routines that form good habits for a lifetime of grooming. Achieve clear, glowing skin, apply flawless make-up and invest time in yourself.
Haircare and Styling: Keeping hair in top condition is easy when you know how. There is advice on products, hair structure, texture, style, colouring, bleaching and perming to help you make the most of your locks.
Exercise and Healthy Eating: Diet is the basis for a healthy mind and body. Re-evaluating your diet by making small changes to the type of foods you eat can reap huge rewards and this chapter teaches you how. Improving physical fitness will make you feel better than ever. Simple pilates routines will tone your body and improve your strength and posture.
Healing Aromatherapy: Essential oils are powerful and beneficial substances that have the power to relax, sedate, refresh, energize and stimulate. Choose oils to suit your needs and learn how to apply them for best effect.
Ayurvedic Beauty: This traditional healing system from India promotes natural beauty and lifelong youthfulness by teaching us how to keep the body in balance. Cleansing treatments, massage, steam therapy and changing our diet to suit our natures can have positive consequences for us all.
Aging Naturally: We all want a better quality of life; keeping fit and being responsible for our health can reap rewards into old age.
With more than 1000 superb colour photographs and step-by-step sequences, The Complete Beauty Book is the most comprehensive health and beauty book for women of all ages.
Helena Sunnydale originally trained as a beautician before establishing her own successful beauty shop and treatment rooms in Hertfordshire, England. She now offers a range of complementary therapies, as well as nutritional and dietary advice and fitness training.