Karen Gilbert is a natural skincare and fragrance expert. She trained at the London College of Fashion and worked for a leading perfume manufacturer. She subsequently followed her passion for natural health and beauty by training in aromatherapy and joining Neal's Yard Remedies. Karen now runs artisan perfumery workshops in the UK and online, and is the author of Natural Beauty, also published by CICO Books. She lives in Fordingbridge in the New Forest.