Learn how to make a simple homemade cuticle oil with essential oils to nourish and strengthen your nails and cuticles. This nourishing nail oil recipe is made with two types of carrier oils to moisturize and soothe dry, cracked cuticles and brittle nails. An optional selection of essential oils adds a natural fragrance and/or potential nail strengthening benefits.
Ideal for beginners, this simple emulsifying cleansing oil requires only two ingredients. It’s inexpensive, easy to make, and rinses clean with water. The secret ingredient? A natural, plant-based emulsifier that emulsifies and removes makeup in one step.
I’ve been making my own natural makeup removers at home for years. But even though I have a cupboard full of cleansing balms, micellar waters, and other DIY concoctions, I continually find myself gravitating towards my favourite store bought cleansing oil.
Learn to make a DIY emulsifying cleansing balm with blue tansy oil. This brilliantly blue cleansing balm recipe is a treat for your skin, helping to moisturize and soothe as it melts away makeup. It contains a natural emulsifier for effortless makeup removal. Plus, it’s inexpensive, all-natural, and easy to make in your kitchen, saving you money on expensive brand name cleansing balms.
Inspired by Korean sleeping masks, this DIY overnight face mask helps prevent dry skin while you sleep. It forms a protective barrier that locks in moisture all night long, reducing skin water loss and helping you wake up glowing.
When it comes to nighttime skincare, typical face oils and night creams just don’t seem to do it for me. No matter how much I apply, by the time I wake up, they’ve vanished into my bedding. Instead, I tend to wake up with dry skin and moisturized pillows. Not exactly skincare goals.
These lovely DIY rose lotion bars from guest blogger Irena of Country Hill Cottage are made with natural, non-toxic ingredients and are perfect for moisturising dry skin. They’re also formulated without beeswax for a lotion bar recipe that’s completely plant-based. Read on to learn more about the ingredients and get helpful tips for creating homemade lotion bars.
This DIY sugar scrub has a lovely tropical aroma due to the exotic scent of ylang-ylang essential oil. It also contains ground organic hibiscus petals which provide antioxidant benefits, aid in gentle exfoliation, and lend a lovely colour to this skin-nourishing scrub!
Sugar scrubs are one of those bath and body products that I prefer to DIY rather than buy. The simple ingredients they contain are easy to access, and most of the time I usually have all the ingredients needed already on hand.
Homemade sugar scrubs are another one of those little luxuries that are incredibly simple to make. This makes them a great addition to your DIY skincare arsenal.
Sugar scrubs also have a plethora of benefits, including leaving the skin smoother and more vibrant. The gentle exfoliation they provide helps to slough off the dead skin cells that can clog pores and lead to duller looking skin.
What if there was one thing you could do every single day to help lower inflammation and improve your overall health?
It’s not a special diet. It’s not exercise or meditation. And no, it’s not coconut oil. But it does take less than ten minutes to do – and it costs far less than the latest supplement.
As the weather gets warmer, it becomes increasingly important to be mindful of what goes on your skin.
We all know that sunscreen is crucial for protecting against the destructive effects of ultraviolet light. So put on some SPF and you’re set, right?
Actually, that might not be enough.
Even if you choose a natural, zinc-oxide based sunscreen, your best attempts at anti-aging could potentially be impeded by the oils in your favourite skincare products.
This natural DIY cola lip balm will make your lips smell and taste like your favourite soda, without the sugar! No fragrance oils — this recipe uses only natural essential oils for a true cola scent. Read on to find out how to make your own DIY cola soda lip balm!
If you like the smell and flavour of cola without the extra calories (or sugar), our DIY cola lip balm is for you! Even if you’re a first time beauty-DIYer, this recipe is very simple to make. As an added bonus, it doesn’t contain the synthetic fragrances, polyunsaturated oils, or petroleum byproducts found in many store bought lip balms.
Learn how to make a simple DIY cleansing balm with only 2 natural ingredients. This luxurious solid skin cleanser will instantly melt and emulsify even the thickest layer of makeup, leaving you with clean, soft, moisturized skin.
If you’ve spent any length of time browsing Sephora, you’ve likely noticed the collection of products devoted to removing makeup. I don’t know about you, but when faced with hordes of wipes, micellar waters and bottles of cleansing oil, part of me starts to believe I need 11 different steps to wash my face.