FOOD FOR THOUGHT
(Our Essential Reading List and External Links)
Not Just A Pretty Face, by Stacy Malkan
No More Dirty Looks, by O'Connor & Spunt
Aromatheraphy for Bodyworker, byShutes & Weaver
A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients, by Ruth Winter M.S.
Healing With Whole Foods, by Paul Pitchford
The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being, by Nena Baker (New York: North Point Press, 2009). A look at all consumer products and the toxins they expose us to, with a good chapter on personal care.
Perfect health: The Complete Mind/ Body Guide, by Deepak Chopra (Easton, PA: Harmony Press, 2001). Based on ancient Indian philosophy, Chopra outlines the keys to great health (which gives back as great beauty).
Skinny Bitch: No-nonsense, Tough-love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap And Start Looking Fabulous!, by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin (Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 2005). These spitfires launched a million vegan diets with their best-sellar, which looked at how the evils of the food industry were impacting women's looks.
The Green Beauty Guide: Your Essential Resource to Organic and Natural Skin Care, Hair Care, Makeup, and Fragrances, by Julie Gabriel (Deerfield Beach, FL. HCI, 2008). The exhaustive eco-chick beauty book, with loads of recipes and research about skin care.
The Truth About Beauty: Transform Your Looks and Your Life from the Inside Out, by Kat James (New York: Atria Books, 2007). This is a great read for a more in-depth look at how beauty products, food, and wellness impact our looks and our health.