The best part about spending time poolside or sunbathing on the beach is reading a good book. Besides your go-to glossy and the motivational books that are a must-read for solid self-care, we’ve compiled a list of beauty books. Books that could easily change the way you live your lifestyle. Our skin and skincare regimens are forever evolving so it’s only necessary to read up on the latest trends and at least scientific findings. They will inspire new ways to maintain and treat the skin. Here are a few books you should consider packing in your beach bag.
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari: Everyone’s been talking about this book and this author who explores the how and why humans have evolved. Did you know there was once 6 species of humans a few thousand years ago but the one known today ( that’s you and I) has prevailed? Sapiens explores humanity from a biology and scientific angle breaking down our internal makeups which is definitely related to beauty.
Plant-Powered Beauty: The Essential Guide to Using Natural Ingredients for Health, Wellness, and Personal Skincare (with 50-plus Recipes): Get your highlighter out, and not the makeup stick! You’ll want to underline and star recipes in this how-to guide. The plant revolution has started but according to a recent article in The Business of Fashion, the act of sustainability is having a hard time sticking to consumers. Meaning, it’s easy to ascribe and agree with putting plant-based products on your skin, but how many of us will actually follow through and do it? It’s an adapting process. Authors and Natural Experts Amy Galper and Christina Daigneault detail ways to mix and use natural products on your face, going insofar as to give you the knowledge to create your very own creams and elixirs at home!
Herbs and Crystals DIY: Use Plant Medicine and Crystal Energy to Heal the Mind and Body: The medical revolution is in the plants. More and more people are relying on the earth’s drug cabinet to cure various ailments. Author Amy Sands aims to “heal your mind and body” for an enhanced lifestyle. And this will probably be a book that once you open it up, you won’t be able to put it down. With references of smudging with Palo Santos for its many uses to the healing power of Amethyst, you’ll want to look up your nearest incense shop.
The Pill Book: New and Revised 15th Edition: With over 400 reviews on Amazon.com, this book has to contain intriguing information for anyone. It is also recommended to complete every household with FDA approved drug descriptions, along with instructions with leading pharmacist in the US.
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