The first book by L’Officine Universelle Buly is devoted to raw ingredients (most of them plant-based, along with a few mineral ones), eighty in total. It delves at length into the virtues of the powders, oils and other natural beauty care products which we select and administer with passion. This handsome volume with colorful illustrations and fine-spun English-language texts will prove just as useful to beginners as to old hands, who will find it replete with essential advice and numerous ancestral recipes. The ingredients’ alphabetical order takes the reader on a journey through beauty secrets from all over the world. This knowledge we have gathered, combined with your own experiences, will empower you to take good care of yourself and of those around you – a simple and gratifying privilege.