Looking for high-quality carrier oils? Pair these Herb Companion picks with essential oils and fresh herbs to soothe skin.
• Epicurean Organics Sesame Seed Oil by Mountain Rose Herbs, $6.25. www.mountainroseherbs.com
• Sunflower Seed Oil by The Ananda Apothecary, $5.50. www.anandaapothecary.com
• Grapeseed Oil by Lotus Light, $4.95. www.lotuslight.com
• Almond Sweet Carrier Oil by New Directions, $5.40. www.newdirectionsaromatics.com
Janice Cox is the co-author, with her daughter Lauren Cox, of EcoBeauty (Ten Speed Press, 2009). To buy, visit www.herbcompanion.com/shopping.
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