Thank you Belton, Texas for a great weekend!! I truly appreciate everyone that came to my talks and workshop -- it was so much fun and you are all beautiful! Here are a few of the recipes we made this weekend -- Enjoy and I hope to see you at other fairs -- next up is Asheville, NC -- April 27-28 - Here is a link if you want to get your passes. Mother Earth News Fair
Fresh Parsley Toner
Parsley will keep your complexion clean and radiant. Use this toner throughout the day to keep your skin fresh and bright.
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup witch hazel
Place the parsley in a glass bowl and pour the boiling water over it. Let steep until completely cool. Strain and add the witch hazel to the "Parsley Tea." Stir well and pour into a clean container or spray bottle. To use: Apply to your skin using a clean cotton pad or lightly spray.
Yield: 8 ounces
Lavender Vinegar Hair Rinse
Lavender vinegar diluted in water makes a cleansing hair rinse that will improve the condition of your scalp and promote healthy hair growth. Lavender is antibacterial and calming to your skin.
1 tablespoon dried lavender or 3 tablespoons fresh lavender buds
1 cup apple cider or white vinegar
1 cup pure water
In a clean jar or bowl place the lavender and pour the vinegar over it. Let sit for several hours or overnight. Your vinegar will turn a lovely pink shade. Strain and pour into a clean container. To use as a hair rinse: Add 1 tablespoon of your lavender vinegar to a cup of water. After shampooing your hair pour this rinse over your hair and massage into your scalp. Rinse well with warm water.
Yield: 8 ounces
Have a beautiful day!