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    1 posts, 1 voices, 873 views, started Sep 17, 2008

    Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 by Cheryl Guy


    • Garnett

      Apricot Butter Cold Cream (For Dry Skin)

          * 10 oz apricot kernel oil

          * 2 oz cocoa butter

          * 2 oz beeswax

      Heat all in top of double boiler until wax and butter are melted. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and cooled. Transfer to jars, cap and refrigerate.

      Buttermilk and Fennel Cleansing Milk (For Oily Skin)

          * 1/2 cup buttermilk

          * 2 Tbsp crushed fennel seeds

      Heat the milk and fennel seeds in top of double boiler for 30 minutes. Turn off heat, let steep for 2 hours. Strain, cool, pour into bottle and refrigerate. Keeps for 2 weeks.

      Chamomile Cleansing Milk (For Dry and Sensitive Skin)

          * 1/4 cup cream

          * 1/4 cup milk

          * 2 Tbsp chamomile flowers, fresh or dried

      Simmer ingredients in top of a double boiler for about 30 minutes, do not allow milk to boil. Turn off heat and let sit for about 2 hours, strain. Keep refrigerated. Apply with cotton balls to the face. Variations: Use elderflowers, sweet violets or lime blossoms in place of chamomile.

      Cornmeal Cleanser (for Oily Skin)

          * Castile soap

          * 1 Tsp Cornmeal

      Wet face. Pour a little castile soap into the palm of your hand, add cornmeal. Mix meal and soap into a lather, wash face, being careful to avoid the delicate skin around the eyes.

      Honey Cleanser (For Dry Skin)

          * Castile soap

          * 1 Tsp Honey

      Wet face. Pour a little castile soap into the palm of your hand, add honey. Mix honey and soap into a lather, wash face.


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