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Do It Yourself Pure Plant Skin Care | Carolyn Stubbin and Salvatore Battaglia | Avid Reader

Saturday, 3 December 2022




Avid Reader Bookshop West End

Salvatore Battaglia is in-conversation with Carolyn Stubbin discussing Do It Yourself Pure Plant Skin Care.

Learn how to make customised aromatherapy and herbal skin care preparations to suit your skin type and a range of remedies for various skin conditions. Step by step instructions are given to ensure your preparations are successful.

Recipes include creams, ointments, gels, cleansers, toners, moisturisers, masks and exfoliants as well as wonderful perfume recipes, soap, bath and hair care preparations, home cleaners and much more. Information on herbs, essential oils, clays, emulsifiers, preservatives and a large range of natural ingredients is included.

In this second edition of Do It Yourself Pure Plant Skin Care, you will find many new recipes and be introduced to new ingredients. There are over 300 recipes and among them you will find powders and pastes for cleaning your teeth and simple colour cosmetics such as blush, face powder and eye colours, shampoo and conditioner bars, as well as recipes featuring unique Australian ingredients

Carolyn Stubbin was born in 1967 in Boonah, a country town on Ugarapul country in southeast Queensland, where she grew up and lived with her family on a farm. From a very young age, Carolyn knew she wanted to be a herbalist and work with plant medicines. Carolyn holds qualifications in herbal medicine, aromatherapy and cosmetic science. Most recently she completed a Master of Arts in Visual Arts.Carolyn and her partner, Salvatore Battaglia, founded Perfect Potion and have developed a range of pure aromatherapy products. Carolyn currently works as the creative director of Perfect Potion.

Salvatore Battaglia has been passionate about natural therapies for most of his life. He holds qualifications in natural therapies, herbal medicine, acupuncture and aromatherapy. Salvatore's dedication to aromatherapy has seen him hold positions in professional associations and government committees to ensure that the educational standards of professional aromatherapy are maintained and improved. He is the author of the best-selling aromatherapy book, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, which is now in its third edition. He is the founder and owner of Perfect Potion whose purpose is to naturally enhance people's lives.

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