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Body & Soul: Fresh Aloe Cleanser

By Janice Cox
February/March 2007

Aloe has been an important beauty ingredient for centuries.
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Aloe has been an important beauty ingredient for centuries. This is a simple cleanser and an alternative to soap and water. Makes 4 ounces.

• 2 tablespoons fresh aloe vera gel
• 1/4 cup light olive oil
• 2 tablespoons rose water

1. Blend together all ingredients and pour into a clean container. You may need to stir the mixture before use. 

2. To use, massage mixture onto face and neck and rinse with warm water. Pat skin dry.


Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty At Home (Henry Holt and Company, New York). For more information and recipes visit her website at  www.herbcompanion.com/contributors .   

Click here for the main article,  Body & Soul: Make Natural Cleansers at Home .








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