• Almond Meal – absorbs excess oil and unclogs pores
  • Aloe Vera Gel – sooths sensitive skin
  • Apricot Kernels, ground – eco option to plastic beads
  • Bran – mild exfoliator
  • Buttermilk – suited for hard oils, fresh liquid or powdered can be used
  • Calendula – dried marigold petals
  • Carrot – high in vitamin A, peel and grate fresh carrots
  • Cherry stone, ground
  • Cinnamon, Ground – mild exfoliator, antiseptic
  • Cocoa Butter – softens and smooths skin
  • Coconut shell – fine exfoliating powder
  • Coffee – fresh, unbrewed coffee grounds absorbs skin odours
  • Honey – suited for hard soaps, softens and smooths skin
  • Jojoba beads – gentle exfoliator, multiple colours available
  • Kombucha – fermented black tea
  • Lavender – dried or fresh flowers, finely ground
  • Loofah – dried, strong exfoliator
  • Lemon – juice, fresh or dried zest, antibacterial, high in vitamin C
  • Milk, cow/goat – fresh or powdered, natural cleanser, suited for hard oils
  • Oats, rolled – grind into small pieces, soothes sensitive skin
  • Olive stone – finely ground exfoliator
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Pumice – finely ground volcanic rock, white to black colours, strong exfoliator
  • Pumpkin seeds – finely ground exfoliator                                                      
  • Rose petals – dried
  • Salt – finely ground
  • Sand – clean, strong exfoliator
  • Strawberries – fresh, contain skin tightening acids, high in vitamin C
  • Walnut shell – finely ground exfoliator
  • Witch hazel – cleanses and tightens skin
  • Yoghurt powder – soothes and rejuvenates the skin
Kaya Wanjoo. Food Preserving kaditj kalyakoorl moondang-ak kaaradj midi boodjar-ak nyininy, yakka wer waabiny, Noongar moort. Ngala kaditj baalap kalyakoorl nidja boodjar wer kep kaaradjiny, baalap moorditj nidja yaakiny-ak wer moorditj moort wer kaditj Birdiya wer yeyi.
Hello and Welcome. Food Preserving acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live, work and play, the Nyoongar people. We recognise their connection to the land and local waterways, their resilience and commitment to community and pay our respect to Elders past and present.
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