Laura Pardoe has been gathering, growing and learning about plants for over 20 years and using them in making skincare for over 10 years. She trained in developing and formulating skincare products and runs award winning Field Fresh Skincare. Laura has an MA from the University of Cambridge, has trained in permaculture design and has a fascination in natural systems and how to work effectively with them. She teaches, runs workshops and blogs.
A fascinating and informative book with ravishing photographs and
careful instructions; this is how the natural world can help us to
look fabulous and be philosophical all at once. --Joanna Lumley
Vital Skincare is a beautiful book, with easy to follow, inspirational recipes to enthuse everyone to make their own natural beauty and skincare products in harmony with their own skin. Most of the ingredients can be grown at home or foraged locally: I love that I already have so many of the ingredients close to hand at home, for truly personal skin care. --Stephanie Hafferty, author of No Dig Organic Home & Garden & The Creative Kitchen.
In a world where we're exposed to so many pollutants and toxins, going back to nature with our skin care is one of the most vital changes we can make. Not just our skin, but for our hormones and overall health too. Vital Skincare is an extensive guide to every single step of an effective green beauty ritual, full of simple practices, techniques and homemade recipes that can be implemented immediately for more radiant skin. Whether you're battling acne, eczema or just want a bit of extra glow, this book is ideal for anyone wanting to deeply explore natural beauty whilst learning the science behind healthy, beautiful skin without any of the toxic junk! --Amy Saunders, Natural Acne Coach