"Beauty is living in harmony with who you are."
Here are some resources that have informed my philosophy, values and Kavana skincare formulations! Enjoy and please share.
ATKINS, P.W: The Periodic Kingdom
BENYUS, Janine M. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.
BURR, Chandler: The Emperor of Scent, The Perfect Scent
CHOPRA, Deepak: Perfect Health
CLARK, Demetria: Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Healing
CRENSHAW, Theresa L.: Love and Lust: How our Sex Hormones Influence Our Relationships.
DAVIS, Patricia: Aromatherapy A-Z
DEACON, Gillian: There's Lead In Your Lipstick
ELLENA, Jean-Claude: The Diary of a Nose
GASCOIGNE, Stephen Dr.: The Chinese Way to Health
HANDA, Parvesh: Ayurveda for Health & Beauty
HAMPTON, Aubrey: What's in Your Cosmetics?
HERZ, Rachel Sarah: The Scent of Desire: Discovering our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
HICKMAN- BRYNIE, Faith: Brain Sense: The Science of the Senses and how we Process the World Around Us
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN PUBLISHING: Medicinal Plants and Herbs
LICHTERMAN, Gabrielle: 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about your Love Life, Mood and Potential.
MALKAN, Stacy: Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry
MCKIBBEN, Bill: The End of Nature
ODY, Penelope: Essential Guide to Natural Home Remedies
POLLAN, Michael: The Omnivore's Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, Cooked, In Defense of Food.
RATAN, Ravi, Dr. : Handbook of Aromatherapy
ROMM, Dr. Aviva Hormone Intelligence: The Complete Guide to Calming Hormone Chaos and Restoring Your Body's Natural Blueprint for Well-Being.
SHIVA, Vandana: Eco Feminism
STAMETS, Paul: Mycellium Running
STRATHERN, Paul: Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements
TISSERAND, Robert L. & YOUNG, Rodney: Essential Oil Safety A Guide for Healthcare Practioners.
THAYER, Samuel: The Forager's Harvest
WINTER, Ruth M.S: A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients
VASIL, Adria: Ecoholic Body and Ecoholic Home
TED TALK: The Toxic Baby with Penelope Jagessar and Tyrone Hayes
TED TALK: Endocrine disruption, environmental Justice and the ivory tower, Tyrone Hayes
TED TALK: The Most Polluted Generation
MYERS, Pete: Microplastics Revealed in the Placentas of Unborn Babies
BRIGHTEN, Jolene Dr. When is the Best Time to Test Hormone Levels
BRIGHTEN, Jolene Dr. Reduce Your Stress Today for Better Hormones
BRIGHTEN, Jolene Dr. What Causes Hair Loss and How to Stop it