Thursday, May 17, 2007

Southwest Scrub

Southwest Scrub

1/2 cup ground blue cornmeal
1/2 cup grated castile soap or other mild bar soap
1/4 cup oatmeal
1 t. dried calendula flower petals (marigold)
1/2 t. dried rosemary leaves
1 t. dried lavender flowers

Place the cornmeal and grated soap in a large bowl. Using a spice or coffee grinder, finely grind the oatmeal and dried herbs. Add this mixture to the cornmeal mixture and stir well. Pour into a clean, airtight container. To use: Apply as you would any cleanser, and massage all over your body. Rinse well and then moisturize your skin with a natural oil or rich body lotion. If you have very sensitive skin, avoid using this cleanser on your face.
Makes 12 oz.

Source: Natural Beauty from the Garden



Blogger Diane J. said...

Hi, Autumn, and thanks for your sweet words on the birth of my new granddaughter. :-)

Of course I'm thrilled, and Mama and baby are doing great.

Have a great weekend!


May 17, 2007 at 10:53 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

I need some of this to get that winter skin off.

May 18, 2007 at 11:46 AM  
Blogger "Early Bird" said...

I bet it smells heavenly with the lavender...

May 18, 2007 at 3:18 PM  
Blogger PEA said...

Oh that scrub sounds just wonderful! I've copied it out and will make some as soon as I get all the ingredients needed! Thank you for sharing this with us:-) xox

May 18, 2007 at 6:19 PM  
Anonymous 2 Witches Blog - Mama Kelly said...

This just sounds delightful. I adore the smell of lavender!!!

Mama Kelly

May 19, 2007 at 9:21 PM  

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