The author of this book has the honour to write the first book on herbal beauty care published in India in 1982. Parvesh Handa is a famous cosmetologist. She is an internationally known figure in the field of indigenous cosmetics made with herbs and roots. She is a regular contributor to 'beauty columns' in many reputed magazines and national newspapers. She is author of about 10 books on the various women subjects including three Encyclopaedias on beauty culture and health. She was Editor of a lifestyle magazine published from New Delhi for several years and was associated with national English dailies as News/Feature Correspondent for years. She worked with reputed cosmetics manufacturing companies as their Product Development Manager and Senior Consultant for several years and is presently running her own cosmetics manufacturing unit in the country. She has to her credit the first books on herbal beauty and modelling published in India.