Author: Melanie Sachs
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120818806
Ayurvedic Beauty Care presents both ancient and modern Ayurvedic secrets for beauty-care. The aim of this book is to elevate western understanding of beauty to new levels with the deeper Ayurvedic insights.
These insights hold powerful health promoting and enhancing methods and luxurious beauty techniques such that all levels of beauty (outer, inner, secret) can be realized in our increasingly fast paced and chaotic world.
There are two audiences that are addressed in this volume. First and foremost, every person should be able to find what brings out their true beauty. In this light, the book is intended to be a self-care manual. At the same time, those interested in or practicing as beauty therapists or aestheticians should receive the benefits of the deep insights and marvelous results Ayurveda can offer their clients.
What is Your Prakruti?
Overview of the Three Doshas
The Role of the Dhatus in Physical Beauty
Daily Routines to Enhance Beauty
Diet for Vata
Diet for Pitta
Diet for Kapha
Working with Lifestyle
Taking Fresh Air
Aromas, Colors, Gems, Stones
What are Essential Oils?
Gems and Jewelry
Benefits of Ayurvedic Massage
In-Depth Hand and foot Massage Techniques
Special Carte of Regions and Pasts of the Body
Ayurvedic Skin Care
Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Therapy
Ayurvedic Facial Massage
Preparing Yourself to Give Massage
Massage of the Head
Massage of the Neck and Upper Chest