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Return to Beauty

Return to Beauty

Old-World Recipes for Great Radiant Skin

Filmmaker: Chris Chambers
Return to Beauty offers regimens made from fresh ingredients that can be found right in your kitchen. With recipes for winter, spring, summer, and fall, you can look beautiful throughout the year. Narine Nikogosian's natural and inexpensive products can be whipped up in less than ten minutes. Have a jar of honey in your pantry? Mix it with a few crushed walnuts to create a sensual, aromatic scrub for oily skin. Use dabs of cottage cheese to lighten undereye circles, or almond oil to rehydrate cracked lips. Narine also provides recipes based on astrological signs, such as for Scorpio, a Gracious Grapefruit Mask made of grapefruit, egg yolk, and soothing honey to rejuvenate your skin even after a late night.

Narine is from a long line of Armenian women who have been harnessing the powers of nature to create everlasting beauty. For the first time, she reveals her secrets so that you can have star-worthy skin.
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  • Atria Books | 
  • 16 videos, 83 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439177266 | 
  • October 2009
List Price $6.99
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About the Author

Narine Nikogosian
Photograph © David Carlson

Narine Nikogosian

NARINE NIKOGOSIAN trained in nursing with a concentration in dermatology in her native Armenia and Russia before coming to the United States. In the U.S., she ran the successful Starface salon in Glendale, California, and later built a well-respected reputation as a talented aesthetician at Ole Henriksen Face and Body on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Her clients include many of Hollywood’s top stars.


Author Revealed

Q. how did you come to write Return to Beauty?

A. I was on a plane home from New York and the gentleman seated next to me asked what I did for a living. "I help people bring out their real beauty," I told him. After he heard a few of my natural skin care recipes, he suggested that I write a book. I thought about it for a few weeks. And then I began.

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