Posts Tagged ‘local honey’

Paper Crafts & Sore Throat Remedies

Feb
7th
2011
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Using two pieces of Danielle's beautiful Amy Butler scrapbook paper (and following her crafty advice), I recently covered the lids of the glass jars on my bathroom counter. They look just as dreamy as I'd hoped. How is this health and beauty-related, you ask? Well, the jars do contain my hair pins, cotton swabs, and face pads/scrubbies...so there's that.

The harmless-looking, awful-tasting mixture above is comprised of  3/4 of a cup of warm water,...

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Homemade Cranberry Lip Gloss

Jan
10th
2011
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I decided to make the Homemade Cranberry Lip Gloss that I mentioned in my recent post, Homemade Holiday Skin Treats. I used olive oil instead of almond oil since we didn't have any of the latter, and I used coconut oil instead of petroleum jelly because that stuff grosses me out for so many reasons (one being this article that I found on the same site as the lip gloss recipe).

Warning: the final step is very, very messy if you don't have a sieve. I didn't photograph it because my hands were disgusting,...

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An Early, Lovely Christmas Present

Dec
24th
2010
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Kirby gave me one of my Christmas presents early, and (with the help of my immediate family) I tried it out the night before last. It's a clear glass tea pot with loose tea infuser and 12 flowering teas! The twelve teas are all green tea with jasmine (which is my absolute favorite, by the way), but they all have a different flower that blooms when you pour hot water over it! That guy always knows just what to get me.

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Egg Yolk And Honey Face Mask + A Disturbing Article

Dec
23rd
2010
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photo credit: Dominique Godbout Danielle and I did a moisturizing egg yolk and honey face mask a couple of nights ago, and boy was it moisturizing! The dry patch of skin that had appeared on my upper lip (as a result of me blowing my nose constantly while I had a cold) completely disappeared. My grandmother commented on how pretty our skin looked the following day. We used two yard eggs and...

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Partially-Crystallized Honey Lip Scrub

Jul
16th
2010
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photo credit: Roberto Verzo My lips were feeling kinda crusty (probably from me being in the sun and putting tea tree oil on them when I had that spot of poison ivy), so I used the same local honey that I've been using to sweeten my Perfectly Pear Tea to scrub my lips.  The honey was/is beginning to crystallize, so I figured that it would exfoliate well..and it did! I coated my lips in...

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