Makes 4 ounces
To keep your hands looking and feeling their best, use this rich cream before and after you work outdoors. The dark sesame oil acts as a mild sunscreen (SPF about 6; if you burn easily, use a commercial sunscreen as well). The lavender is a traditional insect repellent. Keep a jar next to all of your sinks and outdoor faucets.
Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty from the Garden (Henry Holt and Company, 1999).
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