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Body & Soul: Gentle Cleanser

By Janice Cox
February/March 2010


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• 1 cup whole milk or soymilk
• 1⁄2 cup whole oats
• 1 tablespoon honey

1. Blend all ingredients on high until smooth and creamy. 

2. Pour into a clean jar with a tight-fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator. 

3. To use: Place a small amount in the palm of your hand, then gently massage into your skin. Rinse well with warm water and pat your skin dry.


Janice Cox and her daughter, Lauren Cox, recently co-authored a book, EcoBeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends (Ten Speed Press, 2009). Find it at www.herbcompanion.com/shopping . 

Click here for the main article,  Body & Soul: Natural, Anti-Aging Treatments .








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