This deeply cleansing face mask is a chocolate lover’s dream. It smells divine, too – almost good enough to eat...
MAKES: almost 250ml
KEEPS: up to six months in a jar
11⁄2 tbsp raw cocoa powder
1 tbsp white kaolin powder
10g dried peppermint leaves
40–60ml coconut oil
1 Mix the dry ingredients together.
2 Gradually add the oil until you have a thick paste.
3 Apply to cleansed skin and then leave on for 15–20 mins.
4 Wash off well and moisturise.
Found in The Domestic Alchemist: 501 Herbal Recipes for Home, Health and Happiness by Pip Waller (Leaping Hare Press). Recipe courtesy of Teri Evans.