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Famous Hand Softening Formula

Famous Hand Softening Formula

Our hands get quite the workout over the holidays with all the extra cooking, cleaning, and dish-doing that comes along with them. This fabulous formula will soothe your hard-working hands and treat them right!


2 beaten eggs
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup almond meal (just grind the almonds in a blender)

1. In a bowl, whip together the eggs and honey. Add the almond meal and stir to combine.

2. Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and scrub. Rinse.

Read more: Beauty, Hands & Feet,

By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

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, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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10:09AM PST on Feb 28, 2012

Interesting, thanks Annie.

8:54AM PDT on Oct 12, 2011

Thank you

11:42PM PDT on Jul 13, 2011

It does work,thankyou.

3:39PM PDT on Jul 12, 2011

So interesting. I am going to try this one! Thank you!

11:14AM PDT on Jul 12, 2011

Sounds delicious!

As for wasting food, these are readily renewable resources. Perhaps it's less wasteful than using petroleum-based products for our skin care.

11:13AM PDT on Jul 12, 2011

sounds delicious!

As for wasting food, it is a readily easily renewable resource. Maybe we should consider that it's less wasteful than using petroleum products for skin care.

5:36PM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

seems a shame to weast food! LOL

5:20PM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

The honey and almonds sound yummy...

4:47PM PDT on Jul 11, 2011

Will definitely try this one. Thank you :)

6:50AM PDT on May 9, 2011

Thanks for the article.

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