Author: Sharada Dwivedi
Published: September 2007
Already a bestseller in India, 'Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet' is an intimate look at the cosmetic rituals through which women share experiences and bond, told through the fictional memoir of a wise Indian princess. Sharada Dwivedi, a native of India, and Shalini Devi Holkar, an Indian princess by marriage, draw on the oral histories of privileged Indian women to recreate the traditions of old. Filled with ancient remedies, recipes, tonics, and a glossary of plants, flowers, spices, and grains for issues affecting women in all stages of life, this is a reference for natural health and...