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 how to make a festive sugar cookie body butter for Christmas and the holiday season. This nourishing homemade body butter contains shea butter, cocoa butter, and fractionated coconut oil. It also incorporates a special blend of essential oils that combine perfectly to create a delicious, all-natural sugar cookie scent.
This moisturizing pumpkin spice latte bath soak is an indulgent fall treat for your skin. It contains nourishing milk powder, natural Australian Ceara bath salts, pumpkin powder, and a dash of coffee grounds. Vanilla, coffee, copaiba, and cardamom essential oils impart a warm pumpkin spice latte scent to this colourful bath soak.
This decadent DIY pumpkin spice body butter is whipped to fluffy perfection. It contains a luxurious combination of soft nilotica shea butter, rich bacuri butter, fractionated coconut oil, and beeswax. Red and yellow clay provide a silky skin feel and a natural pop of colour, while natural essential oils create a non-toxic fragrance.
Learn how to make three fall-inspired DIY sugar scrub cubes: fall bouquet, cinnamon churro and caffè mocha. These easy to make sugar scrub cubes exfoliate, moisturize and cleanse your skin all in one simple step. They’re made with melt and pour soap, shea butter and coconut oil for gentle cleansing. Plus, they’re scented with essential oils and dried flowers so they’re both non-toxic and all-natural.
This invigorating DIY grapefruit sugar scrub with rose petals is perfect for summer. It can help slough off dry skin cells, diminish the appearance of cellulite, and moisturize rough, dehydrated skin. The unique combination of grapefruit and roses gives this scrub an energizing floral and citrus aroma and imparts a lovely pink colour to this easy to make body scrub.
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.
These natural DIY stocking stuffers are sure to delight any beauty lover on your list!
Stocking stuffers can be a lot of fun to buy. But after you’ve bought the obligatory candy and usual stocking stuffer suspects, sometimes it’s just a little more personal to add the simplicity of a handmade gift to your stockings.
Make an ultra-moisturizing whipped DIY body butter with the delicious scent of peppermint and hot cocoa. This all-natural recipe contains no artificial fragrances or dyes and is safely scented with essential oils. It’s beautiful, rich colour comes from the addition of cocoa butter and exotic bacuri butter, both of which are very emollient and therefore ideal for dry or mature skin.
This simple beginner soap recipe from guest blogger, Rebecca D. Dillon of Soap Deli News, is perfect for seasonal handmade gifts. Formulated using just four natural carrier oils, this homemade soap recipe is wonderful for all skin types, including sensitive skin.
It’s amazing how fast the holiday season can sneak up on you. Between work, kids and just day to day activities our lives can be chaotic. So when you suddenly realize December is right around the corner, it can feel overwhelming trying to manage all of the extra tasks that come with the season. Holiday gifts, however, don’t have to be a challenge. With soapmaking, all you need is an hour or two to create seasonal handmade gifts for your friends and family. It’s also a great way to naturally care for your skin throughout winter.
Learn to make all-natural DIY cola bath bombs that smell just like soda! This recipe uses a combination of essential oils to create an authentic cola scent. No synthetic fragrance oils necessary. Kids and adults alike will love these DIY cola bath bombs.
These sweet, fragrant DIY cola bath bombs are fizzy, just like real cola! Yes, we are a natural blog and believe it or not, this is a natural recipe. There are absolutely no synthetic fragrance oils or artificial dyes in these bath bombs.
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.