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How to Make Facial Products

Natural Face Bleach

This bleach is good for repeated use and gentle enough for the delicate skin on your face.


  • Measuring cup
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Measuring spoons
  • Pint jar with cover


  • Colloidal oatmeal
  • Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent solution)
  • Lemon juice
  • Tincture of benzoin

Yield: About 11/2 cups

Measure 1/4 cup of colloidal oatmeal into a mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup of 3 percent solution hydrogen peroxide and stir well; be sure the peroxide is fresh and at full strength. Add 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of tincture of benzoin to the mixture. Stir to blend the ingredients thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a pint jar and cover it tightly.

Apply the bleach weekly; let it dry before rinsing.