3 Easy Homemade Beauty Recipes

It’s not hard to make your own beauty products at home. The few ingredients required are readily found at your local supermarket and health food store. Here are three super easy, 100% natural beauty recipes you can whip up in the kitchen:3 Easy Homemade Beauty Recipes

Peppermint & Sea Salt Body Scrub

4 tbsp sea salt
4 tbsp almond or jojoba oil
1 tsp fresh mint
5 drops peppermint essential oil
2 drops grapefruit essential oil

Mix sea salt, fresh mint and almond/jojoba oil in a bowl. Add essential oils. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Scrub can keep for up to 6 months.

Beet lip cheek stain recipe

Beet Lip & Cheek Stain

beet juice
2-4 drops freshly squeezed lemon juice
optional: coconut oil, almond oil or vitamin E oil

Make fresh beet juice with a juicer. If you don’t have a juicer, cut the beet into quarters after taking the top and root off. Toss into a blender with some water. Pour juice through a strainer into a small bowl. An eyedropper can help you get the juice from bowl to jar. An empty roll-on jar would work best. Be careful, as beet juice can stain.

Depending on how big your container is, add 2-4 drops of lemon juice. This helps preserve the color. Lemon juice can be drying, so add some oil for moisture.

Keep this in the fridge and it will last up to 2 weeks.

Natural Face Powder Recipe

Face Powder

2 tbsp arrowroot powder
2 tsp or more cocoa powder
5 drops lemon essential oil

Mix cocoa powder and arrowroot powder in a box. Stir in lemon essential oil until color is uniform. Add more cocoa powder to match your skin tone as needed.

Pour into a powder jar. (An old mineral powder jar is perfect.) Use the powder to set foundation and to mattify skin.

Illustrations by Elizabeth Stilwell


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