D.I.Y. Herbal Deoderant Stick

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Create your own herbal deodorant stick with this d.i.y. recipe!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. beeswax
  • 1/2 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 16 drops white thyme essential oil
  • 16 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 26 drops lavender essential oil
  • 4 drops castor oil

 

Directions:

  • In a glass jar situated in the middle of a hot water bath, melt the beeswax
  • Add the cocoa butter; melt
  • Add the remaining oils to the previously melted ingredients
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into a deodorant stick case
  • Let sit and cool completely before using

D.I.Y. Butterscotch Lip Gloss

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Create your own delicious butterscotch lip gloss with this easy recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. beeswax pearls
  • 1 tsp. sweet almond oil (or 1/2 tsp. vitamin E)
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 7 butterscotch baking chips

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a double boiler; melt and stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool before applying

D.I.Y. Pore Strips

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Create your own pore strips at home comparable to the pore strips sold at stores!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. Know unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. milk

Directions:

  • Combine the ingredients; mix well
  • Place the mixture in the microwave for 10 seconds to slightly warm it
  • Carefully apply the mixture to desired areas (nose, forehead, etc.) using a makeup brush (avoid the eye area)
  • Rinse the makeup brush you used to apply the mixture
  • Let dry and sit for 10-15 minutes
  • Once a stiff film has formed, very carefully and gently peel the film off

Honey Cocoa Butter D.I.Y. Lip Balm

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Create your own delicious honey cocoa lip balm in your kitchen!

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. honey
  • 3/4 tsp. grated beeswax
  • 1/2 tsp. pure cocoa butter
  • Couple drops of flavored oil
  • 1 vitamin E capsule

 

Directions:

  • In a small saucepan heat oil, honey, wax and butter over low heat (until just melted)
  • Remove from heat
  • Let cool 2-3 minutes
  • Stir in the oil drops and the vitamin E capsule
  • Pour the mixture into a tin or small container (whatever you want to use to store your lip balm)
  • Cool before using

Cocoa Face Mask Recipe for Dry Skin

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A delicious cocoa face mask to soothe and moisturize dry skin with sour cream that hydrates and exfoliates, honey that boosts hydration and egg white that firms skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 egg white

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to clean face
  • Let sit on face until dry
  • Rinse with water

Tightening Peach Facial Mask

Peach Face Mask
This simple facial mask uses only two ingredients and leaves skin feeling firmer and tighter for a small price!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe peach
  • 1 egg white

 

Directions:

  • Cut the peach into chunks and put into blender
  • Separate the egg white and yolk, add the egg white to the blender (toss the egg yolk, you won’t be needing this)
  • Blend until smooth
  • Apply mixture to face and let it sit for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water