Living Magazine Fall 2014 Living Magazine - Page 29

WHAT YOU NEED: 2 tablespoons ground herb 2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin 1 teaspoon bentonite clay 3 drops essential oil Note: You could also use an egg white or water instead of vegetable glycerin. However, if you use water or an egg white, the shelf life is only a day. The shelf life with vegetable glycerin is six months. Beet Root Powder: Red (Cinnamon) Turmeric Powder: Orange (Wild Orange) Ground Mustard Seed: Light Yellow (Lemon) Skullcap Herb: Light Green (Lime) Spirulina: Dark Green (Peppermint) Bilberry Fruit: Purple (Lavender) Black Walnut: Gray (Balance) Activated Charcoal Powder: Black (Fennel) Arrowroot: White (Purify) DIRECTIONS: 1. Combine powdered herb, clay, and vegetable glycerin in a small bowl; mix well. 2. Add essential oil and stir. 3. Store in airtight container. Tip: You can use empty baby food containers, or essential oil bottles to store paint. Arrowroot: White (Purify) Skullcap Herb: Light Green (Lime) Beet Root Powder: Red (Cinnamon) Black Walnut: Gray (Balance) Tips and Tricks: Dip your paintbrush in water for a lighter color and quicker dry time. Using paint without water will deliver vibrant results; however, it may take a while to dry. / 29