• Crafts
  • Do it Yourself
  • Frugal Living
  • Gift Ideas
  • Holidays
  • Mixes
  • Money Matters
  • Recipes
  • Tips-n-Tricks
  • Contact Us
    • Honey & Almond Scrub

      Almonds are nearly famous for their nourishing benefits to the skin and almond oil is often favored for use in massage, but did you know that combing it with honey can clear your complexion, smooth and moisturize your skin and help exfoliate gently, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and crows feet?! Here's a simple scrub recipe you can throw together for a fabulous complexion . . .
      You'll Need:
      1/2 c. Cold cream or plain yogurt
      1 T. Honey
      1 T. finely ground almonds


      Grind the almonds in your blender, Mix in the honey and cold cream (or yogurt) until well blended.

      Apply as a mask to face and neck for 2-3 minutes, rinse and enjoy the glow. Store any remaining in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

      Regarding the Almonds: We recommend using whole raw almonds that have been soaked for at least 6 hours. Almond skins contain phytic acid, an enzyme inhibitor, by soaking them, phytase is released, which counteracts the phytic acid (natures design to help keep the seeds from sprouting too soon!). Besides, you get twice as much nut for half the price!
      Comments 2 Comments
      1. Snoopy 420's Avatar
        Snoopy 420 -
        Can you reuse use the almonds from making almond milk to make this scrub?
      1. BaconEater's Avatar
        BaconEater -
        Quote Originally Posted by Snoopy 420 View Post
        Can you reuse use the almonds from making almond milk to make this scrub?
        Yup, that's what the Almond Milk recipe says to do with the leftovers!


      Have something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

      As always, Registration is Free!

    • Google+ Pinterest Twitter youtube Facebook

      More Recipes for the Ladies

      janetleigh

      Re: improve a cake mix ?

      One of my favorite things to add to cake mix is: instead of water and oil add applesauce. This can make it moist and if doing a spice cake add nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon.

      janetleigh 03-01-2015, 01:12 PM Go to last post
      janetleigh

      Re: Repurposing Old Items into New Things!

      I took an old patio coffee table with plastic wicker looking wrap and cut and un-wound it down to the bare metal and sanded it down and spray painted it matte black (.96 cents at Walmart) and I had a...

      janetleigh 03-01-2015, 01:08 PM Go to last post
      epompey

      wow i must try this , I never heard you can...

      wow i must try this , I never heard you can chemically change baking soda in the oven . Im always running out .

      epompey 02-28-2015, 09:13 PM Go to last post
      nanaJAS

      Great on your head when you are painting ceilings...

      Great on your head when you are painting ceilings with a roller or paintbrush stops splatters getting in your hair

      nanaJAS 02-24-2015, 06:23 PM Go to last post
      FreebieQueen

      Re: Removing labels from Pod containers

      Homemade Goo Gone

      2 parts baking soda
      1 part coconut oil
      a few drops sweet orange essential oil, for extra de-greasing power and scent (find 100% pure sweet orange EO here)
      ...

      FreebieQueen 02-24-2015, 09:34 AM Go to last post