DIY Sustainable Beauty Products
Here are a few easy recipes for natural DIY beauty products that are good for you and for the environment!
Creating the right natural deodorant for you can be a lot of trial and error and it could take your underarms a few days or weeks to get used to it, but it can be so much better for you and for the environment. Try this easy recipe to make your own!
- 1/3 cup coconut oil.
- 1/4 cup baking soda.
- 1/4 cup arrowroot starch.
- 6 to 10 drops of essential oils of your choice
Mix together the baking soda and starch. Mix in the coconut oil. Add essential oils to make it smell just the way you want it. Place the mixture in a jar or tub. To use, warm a little of the mixture in your hands then apply!
This oatmeal face mask does a beautiful job of exfoliating your skin and leaving it feeling soft and refreshed. Use these few simple steps to create your own!
- 1 cup of oatmeal
- 1 teaspoon of almond oil
- 2 tablespoons of milk
- Whites of 1 egg
First, you have to soak your oats overnight, or cook them. Then simply mix in the rest of the ingredients! Apply to face and neck in a circular motion.
Moisturising is so important and this DIY recipe means you can create exactly the right formula for you.
- 1/2 cup shea butter
- 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons organic olive oil
- 20 drops essential oils of your choice
Add all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix over hot water to melt the oils and butter. Once cooled, refrigerate until solid and then keep at room temperature and use!