If you are bored with your old beauty routine it's time to change things up a bit and experiment. And what better way to experiment if not by making your own beauty products? Start with a few of these easy recipes that can be prepared in no time.
Creating your own beauty products has multiple advantages. For
starters, you will be able to save money because these recipes use
very inexpensive ingredients that are easy to find. Secondly, by
creating your own beauty products you won't have to worry about the
potentially dangerous chemicals found in many conventional products
available on the market nowadays.
At the same time you will be able to green your beauty routine and have a healthier and more beautiful body naturally. Last but not least you will be able to customize these products depending on your needs and according to your personal preferences. Needless to say this process can be very fun and it allows you to use your skills and creativity to find ways to constantly improve your products. Check out these recipes for inspiration:
Ingredients: 8 tablespoons of beeswax, 1 tablespoon of vitamin E oil, 1 tablespoon of of cocoa butter and 2 tablespoons of honey
Directions: Put the beeswax in a small pot letting it melt on low health. After it has begin melting add the honey stirring continually until you get a smooth consistency.
Add the ingredients and stir constantly until all the ingredients have been blended properly. Put the composition into a small glass recipient letting it cool down. After it has cooled down cover it with a lid and you are ready to use it.
Cleansing cream recipe
Ingredients: 7 tablespoons almond oil, 3 tablespoon shea butter, 1 tablespoon lanolin oil, 8 tablespoons, distilled water, 20 drops of lavender oil, 2 tablespoons of beeswax, 2 tablespoons of glycerin.
Directions: Put the beeswax, the shea butter and the lanolin until they are melted stirring occasionally then let the mixture cool until it becomes slightly opaque. In another recipient mix the distilled water with glycerin. Put the first mixture in a blender and pour the hot water mixed with glycerin over it. Mix the two compositions on medium until you get a smooth consistency. Finally put the rest of the essential oils on the mixture and stir the composition for about 10 more seconds. Put the cream into an opaque container.
Ingredients: ¼ cup of grated castile soap,2 tablespoons of glycerin, ¼ cup of water, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 7 drops of essential oil of your choice.
Directions: Start by boiling the water, let cool down slightly and then add the grated soap gradually, stirring occasionally to speed up the process. Stir in the olive oil and add the 2 tbsp of glycerin as well as the essential oils. After all the ingredients have been properly mixed, turn off the heat and let all the composition cool down a bit. Choose an opaque recipient and place the shampoo preferably in a cool space to prolong its shelf life.