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tips for healthy skin, part 6: homemade rice flour and licorice root cleanser

Tending the Garden

One of my favorite skin care products of all time (which I have bought exactly once in my life) is Dermalogica’s Daily Microfoliant.  It is a super fine powder that you mix with water and use wash your face.  It isn’t abrasive at all, and it made my skin feel unbelievably lovely.  It contained oatmeal, rice powder, and licorice root extract, among other things.  Alas, I ran out, and so I decided to make my own version of it instead of buying a new (very expensive) bottle.

My first attempt, a few weeks ago, I used my coffee grinder to grind the brown rice.  Unfortunately, my grinder wasn’t able to get the rice fine enough, so I bought some rice flour at the grocery to use instead.  (I have also added goat’s milk powder, as it is part of the skin regimen recommended for oily skin in Absolute Beauty

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I am a wife, mum and I live in the UK. A graduate of Business Information Systems, obsessed with my Afro hair, making jewellery, oils, creams, lotions and i just started making my own soap. And yes that is exactly what i will be blogging about. Thank you!

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