This cranberry DIY face scrub is a gentle exfoliating treatment for sensitive skin. Unlike sugar scrubs or other harsh exfoliants, this homemade face polish is made with soft cranberry fiber. It gently buffs away dry skin, revealing a smoother complexion without irritation or redness. Learn how to exfoliate sensitive skin at home with this mild recipe.
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.
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 skin readily to eliminate dryness. As a bonus, it has the light aroma of real pumpkin.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Not only does this DIY micellar water remove makeup, but it also cleanses, tones, and hydrates your skin — all in one step! This natural makeup remover contains real micelles that attract and remove dirt, makeup and sebum. Meanwhile, organic witch hazel extract calms and clarifies the complexion. Read on for my simple recipe and to find out how to make your own micellar cleansing water at home.