A vegetable used for it's cooling and astringent properties. Try a couple of slices for your tired eyes.
- 1 medium Cucumber, peeled and cut up into pieces
Strawberry Cream (for oily or normal skin)
by Jeanne Rose 'Herbs & Things"
1/2 oz. white beeswax
1 1/2 oz. sweet almond oil
1 oz. apricot kernel oil
1 oz. strawberry juice (or apricot or
4 drops tincture of Benzoin (known to be STRONG sensitizer)
2 oz. coconut or sweet almond oil
1 1/2 oz. orange flower water and 1 or 2 drops orange oil
20 fl. oz. Almond oil
16 fl. oz. Rosewater to which have been added 1 oz. dried red Rose petals, this soaked for 3 days, then strained out and removed
I was recently asked about coconut cream and coconut water in cosmetics, so I decided to share my recipe for an easy, eco-friendly, vegan coconut scrub! Make this scrub for
1 T Applesauce
1 T Wheat Germ
Purée apple in a blender or add applesauce to a small bowl. Mix in the wheat germ to form a paste.
Apply to washed,
3 T Coffee grounds (organic-caffeinated)
1 T Salt (optional)
Brew a fresh pot of coffee. Enjoy a cup, if you like. Put grounds (and salt) in a small bowl. Use grounds
1 oz. oil of Rosemary
1/8 oz. oil of Lavender
Enough for about 6 months of use.
Simply mix the two oils together and store in the dark or in a small
1 T Yogurt
1 T Honey
Add the two ingredients together and apply to a clean, moist face.
Pat this mask onto the skin for a moisturizing, penetrating,
1/4 Mango (1.15 oz) You may substitute with Papaya
1 teaspoon Honey
1 teaspoon Almond Meal