Black-eye peas are high in protein, iron, and B vitamins. Finely ground, they make a gentle cleanser that is perfect for all skin types. You can try other dry beans in this recipe such as pink azuki beansw, red kidney beans,…
1/2 cup dried black-eye peas
Preheat oven to 400°F. Spread the beans out on a cookie sheet or baking pan and bake for 5 minutes to remove any moisture. Do not over bake. Let the beans cool completely.
Place the beans in a clean coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder. Sift the ground beans using a flour sifter and discard any piece that remain in the sifter.
To use: Mix the bean powder with a little warm water in the palm of your hand to create a smooth cleansing cream. Massage the cream over your face, rinse with warm water and pat dry.