Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet: Indian Traditions in Beauty and Health

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Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet This stunning beauty book wrapped in the history of royal India shares the recipes, secrets, and culture of Indian beauty with women around the world. Color photos throughout. Full description

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A national bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess, who recalls the ways the women of the Indian court found friendship, faith, and love through their beauty traditions. We journey with her as she recounts a lifetime of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colors, and fragrances, exquisite jewels and adornments, and assorted beauty and health secrets passed through generations of women by word of mouth.

In Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, Sharada Dwivedi, a native of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by marriage, draw on the oral histories of privileged Indian women to capture and revive their many wonderful and wise beauty traditions. The result is a rich cultural tapestry, filled with ancient remedies, recipes, and tonics used to soften skin, silken hair, enrich the body, and lift the spirit like no store-bought products can. Additionally, the book offers a glossary of plants, flowers, spices, and grains and simple home remedies for women in all stages of life—from puberty to pregnancy to menopause—including:

  • Almond-Saffron for cleansing and exfoliation
  • Papaya-Mint-Tea for acne and pimples
  • Cream & Honey for dry skin and wrinkles
  • Cress & Rosewater for post-natal strength
  • Tulsi Kadha (Basil Tea) for coughs or morning sickness

Replete with gorgeous photos and illustrations from a bygone era, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is a treasure trove of time-honored health and beauty customs that will delight the senses of modern women everywhere.

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“A delightful pot-pourri of a book, full of rich scents, exotic titbits and delicious surprises. This is far more than just a beauty book for women, it is also a repository of Indian culture, much of it garnered first hand from the last generation of India’s princesses and royal families.” (Charles Allen, author of the international bestseller, Plain Tales from the Raj)

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Description du livre Collins/Harper Collins Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. Etat : New. First edition. A national bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess, who recalls the ways the women of the Indian court found friendship, faith, and love through their beauty traditions. We journey with her as she recounts a lifetime of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colors, and fragrances, exquisite jewels and adornments, and assorted beauty and health secrets passed through generations of women by word of mouth. In Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, Sharada Dwivedi, a native of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by marriage, draw on the oral histories of privileged Indian women to capture and revive their many wonderful and wise beauty traditions. The result is a rich cultural tapestry, filled with ancient remedies, recipes, and tonics used to soften skin, silken hair, enrich the body, and lift the spirit like no store-bought products can. Additionally, the book offers a glossary of plants, flowers, spices, and grains and simple home remedies for women in all stages of life?from puberty to pregnancy to menopause?including: * Almond-Saffron for cleansing and exfoliation * Papaya-Mint-Tea for acne and pimples * Cream & Honey for dry skin and wrinkles * Cress & Rosewater for post-natal strength * Tulsi Kadha (Basil Tea) for coughs or morning sickness Replete with gorgeous photos and illustrations from a bygone era, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is a treasure trove of time-honored health and beauty customs that will delight the senses of modern women everywhere. Printed Pages: 272. N° de réf. du vendeur 7009

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Description du livre Collins/Harper Collins Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. Etat : New. First edition. A national bestseller in India, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess, who recalls the ways the women of the Indian court found friendship, faith, and love through their beauty traditions. We journey with her as she recounts a lifetime of comforting rituals, tantalizing textures, colors, and fragrances, exquisite jewels and adornments, and assorted beauty and health secrets passed through generations of women by word of mouth. In Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, Sharada Dwivedi, a native of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by marriage, draw on the oral histories of privileged Indian women to capture and revive their many wonderful and wise beauty traditions. The result is a rich cultural tapestry, filled with ancient remedies, recipes, and tonics used to soften skin, silken hair, enrich the body, and lift the spirit like no store-bought products can. Additionally, the book offers a glossary of plants, flowers, spices, and grains and simple home remedies for women in all stages of lifeâ€"from puberty to pregnancy to menopauseâ€"including: * Almond-Saffron for cleansing and exfoliation * Papaya-Mint-Tea for acne and pimples * Cream & Honey for dry skin and wrinkles * Cress & Rosewater for post-natal strength * Tulsi Kadha (Basil Tea) for coughs or morning sickness Replete with gorgeous photos and illustrations from a bygone era, Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet is a treasure trove of time-honored health and beauty customs that will delight the senses of modern women everywhere. Printed Pages: 272. N° de réf. du vendeur 7009

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