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Almond Milk

Almond Milk

This is a wonderful product for anyone who has dry or aged skin. Almond
oil lubricates and softens the skin, and glycerin helps it retain
moisture. The herbal waters are astringent and toning.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup rose, lavender, or distilled water
1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
1/4 to 1 teaspoon almond oil
12 drops grapefruit seed extract
5 to 10 drops essential oil for fragrance (optional)

Make rose or lavender water by placing a handful of dried lavender or rose petals in a glass mason jar and cover with boiling water. Seal and set overnight. Strain. Combine all the ingredients in a pretty jar and shake to blend. Note that vegetable glycerin is available in health food stores, as is grapefruit seed extract.

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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1:14AM PST on Jan 27, 2013

Good post,thanks

4:05PM PST on Dec 11, 2012

good to know

9:36AM PST on Nov 24, 2012

Thanks for the info.

10:27PM PST on Feb 17, 2012

I'd be willing to try this, without the scents. Thanks for posting.

10:12PM PST on Feb 17, 2012

Thanks for the article.

8:52AM PDT on Oct 12, 2011

Thank you

7:57PM PDT on May 9, 2011

TY.

11:00AM PST on Feb 22, 2011

Brilliant, thanks!

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I will save this recipe, and try to not drink my cosmetics! but it sounds delicious...

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