Few things bring me more delight than spending a warm Saturday morning lugging around an oversized tote at my local farmers market, scanning the rows of fresh produce, and looking for the ripest, most promising pieces of fruits and vegetables. I haul home the produce with the most potential—for my cooking but also for my skin.

Bright and juicy lemons will be zested into creamy pasta al Limone; but the discarded pulpy rinds will be boiled on the stove, filling my house with a rich citrusy aroma. I’ll add mint to the leftover water to use as a toner

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