About the BookThe concept of beauty has broadened during the last twenty years or so. It encompasses taking care of the skin, avoiding pimples, acne, eczema and other disorders and adopting various beauty techniques like hydrotherapy, healing compress, herbal bath as well as using herbal products for beauty such as rose, rosemary, sage, sandalwood oil, sorbitol, strawberry, glycerine, honey, turmeric, etc.
Glamour is not out of reach if one is fully conversant with correct techniques of living and know-how about what to wear and eat, and the art of make-up. With this knowledge, one can even match the famous glamorous personalities in the world. This Encyclopedia of Beauty and Health has touched all vital aspects of beauty and health to make you confident, perfectly beautiful, keeping you fit and healthy.
Health and beauty are inter-related. Knowing your body and functioning of various organ systems is necessary to maintain good health. Knowledge of common symptomatic and chronic diseases and main causes thereof is also necessary to stay healthy. Similarly, periodic tests and screenings help in timely diagnosis of serious disorders and treatment thereof. Women have to be extra careful and learn about possible pitfalls during and after pregnancy to plan a healthy child and avoid problematic deliveries.
The right knowledge provides an expectant mother a healthy and jubilant baby. During pregnancy, the expectant mother should see her doctor at least once a month to get herself examined to make sure that the fetus is developing satisfactorily. Besides, she needs to do a lot herself—and this book tells all that. Various problems faced by women during pregnancy have been discussed and solutions provided to overcome these problems.
This book will be highly useful to the readers, especially those suffering from beauty and skin ailments and other common diseases. It will help readers to avoid, control and cure their sufferings with a little care and timely treatment. It will guide those seeking rejuvenation with good health and perfect fitness.About the Author/sParvesh Handa is a renowned cosmetologist. She has authored over 35 books and is a regular columnist in many national newspapers and leading magazines on health, beauty, fashion and topics concerning women.
A journalist, associated with country’s leading publications as news/feature correspondent, editor of a lifestyle magazine published from New Delhi, an experienced yoga teacher, Parvesh Handa has worked with one of the leading cosmetic manufacturing companies for several years as a senior consultant. Presently, she is running a herbal cosmetic manufacturing unit. She has to her credit the first book on herbal beauty published in India, in 1982. Her book has been published in Russian language by a leading publisher of Russia.