Berthold-Bond, Annie. Better Basics for the Home.New York, NY: Three Rivers Press, 1999. This is a great all-purpose book for natural living. Honestly, I use it more for its housecleaning tips and solutions than beauty care.

Online – I have perused many websites and books to find a good explanation on the principles of lotion making. This is by far the best resource! With a basic understanding, I was able to start simple with successful results. There are too many recipes out there for homemade lotions and without a solid foundation, you will waste a lot of time and money finding what works.

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