For Women and For some Men that like this sort of thing ,
Herbal Skin Cleansers ,
Many dried herbs are good for your skin . Here are the best herbs for various purposes and skin types .
RELAXING: chamomile , lavender, t. John Wort
SOFTENING: Chamomile , Lavender,Rose, St John Wort
CLEANSING: arnica,calendula, chamomile, comfrey, elder-flower,
lavender,nettle, peppermint, rosemary, yarrow
SOOTHING: arnica calendula, chamomile,elderflower,green tea, lavender, rose, witch hazel
STIMULATING: gingko bilboa, nettle , peppermint,rosemary
NOURISHING: comfrey,gingko biloba, gingseng, St. John's wort
REJUVENATING: arnica, calendula ,chamomile, comfrey, green tea ,
gingko biloboa, ginseng, lavender, rosemary
Decide what kind of mixture you need for your face .
Then soak 1 heaping teaspoon of a herb or blend in a cup with whole unpasteurized milk . Store the mixture in fridge for a few hours , then strain and save milk .
To use , rinse your face in warm water and use cotton balls to apply the milk to face , avoiding the eyes . Rinse with warm water and then with cool .
from the book of simple pleasures