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Ray Peat Skincare

This section contains skincare ideas in line with Dr. Ray Peat’s research on polyunsaturated fatty acids. Here you’ll find recipes for making your own DIY beauty products using low-PUFA oils and butters, as well as recommendations for safe store bought products.

Lavender cleansing balm for oil cleansing method

DIY Lavender Cleansing Balm

Learn how to make a lavender-infused DIY oil cleansing balm! This nourishing face cleanser turns from balm to oil in seconds, quickly melting away makeup, sunscreen, and sebum. It’s infused with dried lavender for a soothing natural fragrance without essential oils. Plus, this makeup remover balm is self-emulsifying, so it washes off easily. One of …

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DIY pumpkin face mask

DIY Pumpkin Face Mask for Glowing Skin

Reveal a softer, smoother complexion this fall with this DIY pumpkin face mask. This homemade exfoliating mask contains no coarse abrasives like sugar or salt. Instead, it’s made with real pumpkin powder to gently exfoliate without scrubbing. This pumpkin mask’s silky, gel-like texture comes from non-greasy squalane oil and cera bellina wax, which sink into …

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DIY rose lotion bars

DIY Rose Lotion Bars

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 …

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