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For wholesome, healthy skin: Make

What is it?  Gorgeous pots of lovingly hand-made skincare from Mary Temperley (sister of designer Alice), who, discovering that many skincare products contain what she calls 'a multitude of dubious ingredients' decided that the best way to guarantee the quality of skincare products was to make them herself. She uses exotic oils, vitamins and plant extracts - at food-grade quality, so it's good enough to eat, and costs from £15 at mary-temperley.squarespace.com