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Recipes for natural health and beauty products

Chocolate Facial Mask

This mask is actually an excellent moisturizer - recommended for normal skin.

1/3 cup cocoa
3 tbs. heavy cream
2 tsp cottage cheese
1/4 cup honey
3 tsp. oatmeal powder

Mix all ingredients together and smooth onto face. Relax for 10 minutes then wash off with warm water.

Strawberry Hand and Foot Exfoliant

8-10 strawberries
2T Apricot oil (you may substitute olive oil)
1 tsp coarse salt

Mix together all ingredients, massage into hands and feet, rinse and pat dry. Strawberries contain a natural fruit acid which aids in exfoliation.

Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

1 1/2 cups white table sugar
8 drops grapefruit essential oil
1/4 cup jojoba oil
1/4 cup liquid Castile soap

Place sugar into a large bowl and stir to break up any clumps. Add the essential oil. Add the jojoba oil and Castile soap next, a little at a time, stirring after each addition. Mix well and then pour into clean container. To use, stand in the tub or shower and massage the sugar scrub onto your skin from head to toe. Rinse.

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Last Updated: 6/3/12