Archives for June 2006

Head to Toe Cleanser

Doncha’ hate it when your shower is cluttered with all that stuff you never use? Here’s a cleanser that’ll treat you head to toe. And leave your shower cleaner too! Here’s what you need: One bar of castile soap essential oils and body oils (try almond oil apricot kernel oil or essential oils of orange […]

Tribeca Club Cleanser

This simple, effective soap uses glycerin to prevent drying and honey to soften the skin and ward off breakouts with its antimicrobial properties. Here’s what you need: 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon liquid soap 1/2 cup glycerin Here’s what you do: Mix ingredients together in a small bowl until they are fully blended. Pour into […]

Dapper Dude

He’s dashing, sensitive and a gift to all humankind, but you and I know that the guy who puts a twinkle in our toes still has a thing or two to learn about the art of good grooming. Show him that, contrary to what he might think, plucking ear hairs does not constitute a personal […]

Who Needs Calgon When You've Got Honey Bath

Why rely on store-bought, manmade products when mother nature provided us with honey? Besides, it’s guaranteed to sweeten your mood! Here’s what you need: 1 cup sweet almond oil (light olive or sesame oil may be substituted) 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup liquid soap (plain or flower scented) 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Here’s what you […]

Not a Loner Toner

Here’s what you need: 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 cup mineral oil Here’s what you do: Mix and place in a bottle. Store in refrigerator.

Body Trip Whip

Revive your chapped and blistered skin with the natural ingredients of avocado and egg. Proteins and oils nourish, rice bran exfoliates, and evening primrose offers gamma linolenic acids, essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. Here’s what you need: 1/4 to 1/2 mashed fresh avocado 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon rice bran […]

Veggie Me Mask

Wake up your complexion with this nutrient-rich facial mask. Time to get messy in the kitchen! The heavy cream makes the mask rich and creamy while lavishing it with protein and lactic acid, which gently helps unhinge dead skin cells. Loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, carrots have anti-inflammatory properties that promote repair of skin tissue. […]

Very Berry Infusion Bath

This fragrant, healing bath soothes, relaxes and restores aching muscles. Here’s what you need: 8 cups water 1 cup juniper needles and berries (or pine fir or spruce) 1 handful (7 to 8) eucalyptus leaves 1/2 cup dried wintergreen leaves 1/2 cup fresh lavender flowers or leaves 1 teaspoon whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks Peeled […]