By Tiffany M. Gill
Looking in the course of the lens of black enterprise heritage, Beauty store Politics exhibits how black beauticians within the Jim Crow period parlayed their financial independence and entry to a public group area into structures for activism. Tiffany M. Gill argues that the sweetness performed a vital position within the production of the fashionable black girl identification and that the likely frivolous house of a good looks salon really has inspired social, political, and monetary change.
From the founding of the nationwide Negro enterprise League in 1900 and onward, African americans have embraced the entrepreneurial spirit by way of beginning their very own companies, yet black women's forays into the enterprise international have been overshadowed by way of these of black males. With a extensive scope that encompasses the function of gossip in salons, ethnic good looks items, and the social meanings of African American hair textures, Gill indicates how African American attractiveness marketers outfitted and sustained a colourful tradition of activism in attractiveness salons and faculties. more advantageous via lucid portrayals of black beauticians and drawing on archival examine and oral histories, Beauty store Politics conveys the typical operations and wealthy tradition of black attractiveness salons in addition to their function in construction community.
By Claudia Kasper,Judith Kasper,Hermann Seib
Genaue Anleitung zur Herstellung vielfältigster Naturseifen: Über a hundred Rezepte von der Aloe-Vera Joghurt-Seife über Lorbeerölseife bis hin zur Wiener Rasierseife mit grünem Ton und fruchtigen Zitronenwaschbällen. Palmölfreie Varianten nahezu aller in dieser Ausgabe vorgestellten Rezepte sind selbstverständlich.
Die Kunst der Seifensiederei gibt es schon seit tausenden von Jahren. Moderne, handgemachte Naturseifen bestehen aus feinen Pflanzenölen wie Olivenöl, Mandelöl, Kokosöl. Wer magazine, verwöhnt sich mit einer Extraportion Avocadoöl oder Sheabutter, die Auswahl ist riesig. Verseift werden die Öle mit einer starken Lauge (NaOH). Mit ein wenig Planung und einer guten Waage ist die Herstellung eines duftenden, handgemachten Seifenblocks in der eigenen Küche keine Hexerei. Umfangreicher Theorieteil inklusive Vorstellung sämtlicher Zutaten sowie der eingesetzten Küchengeräte und Formen. Schritt für Schritt-Anleitung, Verseifungstabelle, Sicherheitshinweise. Eigenschaften verschiedenster Öle, Fette und Pflanzenbutter finden ebenso Platz wie Vorzüge und Verarbeitung von Kräutern und Pflanzen in der Seife. Seifensiederspezifische Tipps und Verarbeitungshinweise zu den ätherischen Ölen inklusive zahlreicher Duftmischungen und Tipps zum Erstellen eigener Seifendüfte.
Zahlreiche neue Naturseifen wie zum Beispiel eine fruchtige Brombeer-Salbeiseife oder die bodenständigere Erdäpfelseife runden das Angebot ebenso ab wie spezielle Salz, Sole-, Puder- und Pflanzenbutterseifen.
Weiters enthalten: Anleitung zur Entwicklung eigener Rezepte, Troubleshooting sowie Tipps zur Aufbewahrung, Resteverwertung und Lagerung. Im Anhang finden sich Übersichtstabellen über Fettsäuren verschiedener Pflanzenöle und Fette sowie Eigenschaften der wichtigsten ätherischen Öle und eine ausführliche Bibliographie.
By Falk Heinrich
This e-book investigates the inspiration of good looks in participatory paintings, an interdisciplinary shape that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that's frequently visible in interactive artwork and technology-driven media installations.
After contemplating tested theories of attractiveness, for instance, Plato, Alison, Hume, Kant, Gadamer and Santayana via to McMahon and Sartwell, Heinrich argues that the event of good looks in participatory paintings calls for a revised proposal of good looks; a perception that debts for the performative and ludic flip inside a number of paintings kinds and that's, in a broader feel, a proposal of attractiveness fitted to a participatory and technology-saturated culture.
Through case stories of participatory artwork, he offers an art-theoretical method of the idea that of performative attractiveness; an procedure that's then utilized to the broader context of media and layout artefacts.
By Jill Fields
By Elisha P. Renne
The culture of the veil, which refers to numerous fabric coverings of the top, face, and physique, has been little studied in Africa, the place Islam has been current for greater than 1000 years. those energetic essays elevate questions on what's particular approximately veiling in Africa, what spiritual histories or practices are mirrored particularly makes use of of the veil, and the way varieties of veils have replaced in accordance with modern occasions. jointly, they discover the range of meanings and stories with the veil, revealing it as either an item of Muslim piety and an expression of glamorous fashion.
By Breanna Rutter,Jared Rutter
The ordinary Hair Bible is a brilliant e-book For…
-Natural Hair: should you have already got average hair, there's consistently whatever new to profit approximately hair in addition to other ways to process black hair! additionally studying concerning the author’s distinction of remark and practices, is anything so you might contain into your already current hair care routine!
-Transitioning Hair: while you are transitioning along with your hair, this booklet has every little thing it is advisable to learn about growing to be fit lengthy common hair. when you have significant chopped or no longer, this booklet talks approximately the right way to accomplish that in addition to whether it is the correct circulation that you can take without delay on your trip to common hair.
-Relaxed hair: when you have chemically cozy hair, realizing how vital it's to maintain your hair moisturized is especially serious to the expansion of your hair even if you're comfy or traditional. additionally, this publication presents the basis of every little thing it's essential be aware of when you do come to a decision that going common is true for you. After analyzing this e-book, in the event you make a decision going common isn't for you, a plethora of do-it-yourself product recipes and hair care options nonetheless practice in your already comfortable hair.
By Amy K. Milligan
By Britt Brandon
Activated charcoal—a medicinal-grade powder most typically made of coconut shell—has never-ending beauty and health merits. In Activated Charcoal for Health, you’ll realize every little thing this all-natural powder can do—from struggling with power ailments to supplying reduction for universal illnesses. With its anti-fungal, anti-viral, and antibacterial houses, activated charcoal can be utilized for plenty of issues akin to clearing up pimples, disinfecting wounds, aiding to avoid hangovers, treating undesirable breath and physique smell, or even delivering a digestive cleanse. It’s even nice for whitening the teeth, balancing oily pores and skin, exfoliating, and detoxification hair. With this useful consultant, you’ll the right way to comprise activated charcoal into your way of life and acquire its benefits—without using harmful chemical compounds or expensive procedures.
By Jan Berry
Go eco-friendly in all the pieces of Your lifestyles with those effortless, All-Natural natural Products
Kick poisonous, artificial skincare items and cleaners out the door and convey the therapeutic pleasure of nature into your existence with the easy, flexible initiatives in 101 effortless selfmade items to your dermis, wellbeing and fitness & Home. during this brilliant source, Jan Berry teaches you the fundamentals of constructing your individual skincare and hair care items, future health treatments and loved ones cleaners—then easy methods to customise them into actually particular and custom-made goods! You’ll easy methods to make:
- Honey, Rose & Oat Face Cleanser
- Cool Mint physique Wash
- simple Calendula Lotion
- Floral Salt Foot Scrub Bars
- Basil & Lime Lip Balm
- Lavender Oatmeal Soap
- Violet Flower Sore Throat Syrup
- Thyme Counter Cleaner
- Lavender Laundry Detergent
- And loads more!
All of the tasks are effortless to make and use regularly discovered herbs, vegetation, oils and different ordinary materials. No fancy apparatus or past adventure required! should you don’t have a undeniable factor to be had, Jan offers tips to alternative and what works top. Going eco-friendly hasn't ever been more straightforward or more cost-effective. With this e-book, you should use neighborhood, traditional materials to make anything attractive, potent and right for you and your family.
By Britt Brandon
Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, yet its makes use of expand some distance past cookie recipes and as fridge deodorizers. With its adsorptive and alkaline homes, baking soda is the appropriate average treatment for various beauty and health wishes. contemporary scientific reports proceed to bare how baking soda contributes to stable future health via combatting persistent illnesses, together with melanoma and kidney illness. It additionally presents all-natural reduction for universal illnesses just like the flu, coughs, sore throats, urinary tract infections, muscle discomfort and fatigue, belly ache, and heartburn. Plus, baking soda can deal with pores and skin irritations, malicious program bites, and sunburn and of course hinder physique odor.
Similar to apple cider vinegar, baking soda is a cheap, all-natural, non-toxic cure-all for physique and residential. Its all-natural attractiveness makes use of are well known and greatly celebrated and will whiten enamel, brighten and exfoliate pores and skin, lessen pimples, cleanse hair, deal with cut up ends, melt toes, eliminate stains from fingernails, and more.
With Baking Soda for Health, you will find all of the merits this all-natural powder can bring—without harmful chemical substances or expensive procedures.