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Hands > Soft and Smooth Hands Solutions
Cucumber & Potato Spa
(natural solution for dry, chapped hands)

Ingredients:
Preparation:
  • Cook unpeeled potato in a small amount of water until tender.
  • Remove from heat, drain the water, and set the water aside.
  • In a blender combine peeled potato with cucumber and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the potato-cucumber mixture into a clean container.
  • Warm the the water that potato have been boiled in and add it to the mixture.
  • Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and lavender essential oil.
  • Stir to obtain a smooth creamy paste.

Directions:
  • Dip your hands in warm mixture, all the time massaging and rubbing it into skin.
  • After 15 minutes wash off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  • Follow with moisturizer.

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  • All recipes may be doubled or tripled.
  • Prepare your skin/hair care products for immediate use.
  • Use only fresh ingredients.
  • Create the skin/hair care products for your skin type.
  • Use a non-metallic (ceramic, glass, enamel) containers, metal can have chemical reactions with natural products.
  • It is best to use a small but powerful food processor or blender to make a smoooth paste.
  • Keep all substances away from your eyes. Some substances (ex: lemon, alcohol) used in recipes can irritate the eyes.
  • Always cool finished products to a comfortable temperature to apply to the skin.

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