These recipes are variations I’ve been playing with since working on projects like this for the Gladstar Course. I am teaching this to our Girl Scouts to give to the mothers for Mother’s Day.
Oatmeal Citrus Scrubbing Grain
1 cup dried orange and lemon peel
1 c un-cooked oatmeal
1 c almonds
1/2-cup pwd milk
Place peels, oats, milk and almonds in food processor and whirl until mixture is a fine powder. Store in an attractive container near the bathroom sink and use a tiny portion as needed.
To Use: Place as bit in the palm of your hand and moisten with a few drops of warm water. Rub paste onto face with a gentle circular and upward motions. Rinse with water and pat dry.
My Favorite Cleansing Grains
2 Tablespoons oatmeal
2 Tablespoons almond
1 teaspoon lavender flowers
1 tsp dried rose petals
2 tablespoons white kaolin clay
essential oils of your choice (optional)
Grind almonds, oatmeal and flower petals in a coffee grinder mix in kaolin clay. Store in an airtight container
To use: Mix a small amount with water into paste. Clean face with paste and rinse. You can also use a larger amount and leave this on your face as a facial mask.