Skincare DIY Recipes

Making your own natural skincare products is a rewarding, money saving and fun!  Learn to blend your own botanical toner, or mix together your own serum will see you start to turn your back on high street brands.

If you’re reading this page, then there’s a good chance that you’re interested in natural vegan skincare, & interested in saving money whilst living a healthy lifestyle.

After all why would you pay an extortionate amount of money for a sugar scrub you can simply whip up at home with ingredients you already have.

Simple Scrub Recipe

A delightful and simple make, for yourself or as a gift .

Method

Ingredients and Equipment

  • 3 tbsp White Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Table Salt
  • 5-6 tsp Sweet almond oil or other of your choosing (olive oil from the cupboard will work

  • Measuring Spoons
  • Silicone spatula
  • Small bowl metal or plastic will work

How To

  • Step 1

measure the sugar & salt into a samll bowl, no glass (this will be taken into your bathroom)

  • Step 2

Add the liquid oil, a teaspoon at a time, stirring with the spatula between additions

  • Step 3

You’ve added enough oil when all the sugar and salt is wet & the mixture oozes a little oil when sat

  • Step 4

I tend to do a body scrub before cleaning my bath, nothing more annoying than having to clean it again !

To use, take a little scrub into your palm & gently massage into your skin in circular motions always towards the heart.

Rinse off in the shower or bath & always be careful as surface can become slippery

Now your skin will feel buffed & Hydrated

If you don’t think you will use the entire amount in one go, divide it in half before use.

Your’e very likely to introduce water if used & once this happens you’ll need to use it up quickly as it will spoil & spread mould really fast (within a day or two)

The half set aside that hasn’t been exposed to water will last much longer (around a month) if stored in an airtight container.

Happy DIY-ing

Natural vegan Deodorant

A simple DIY cruelty free vegan deodorant, great for tweens and those that are sensitive to harsh fragrances

Method

Ingredients & Equipment

  • 1tbsp Baking Powder (magnesium hydroxide if you have very sensitive skin)
  • 3tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp Arrowroot Powder
  • 5 drops of essential oil of choice (optional)
  • Airtight container to store
  • Heat proof bowl
  • Scales
  • Spatula

How To

  • Step 1

Combine all ingredients into the bowl (add essential oils after heating if using these)

  • Step 2

Heat a pan of water on the hob, once boiling turn down & add your bowl with the ingredients into the saucepan carefully

  • Step 3

Once melted pour the mixture into your container & leave to cool in the fridge

Simple Facial Oil

One of the most simple skincare DIYS, easily personalise to suit your skin type and choose to add scent or not , perfect for those with sensitive skin types

Method

Ingredients & Equipment

  • 10ml Castor Oil
  • 20ml carrier oil, (jojoba- For oily skin, Argan- For dry skin)
  • 6 drops of essential oil of choice (optional)

  • Dropper Bottle
  • Pipettes
  • Scales

How To

  • Step 1

Combine measures of oils in into the glass dropper

  • Step 2

Add the essential oils (if you wish)

To use, Pour 4-5 drops into the palm of your hand & apply to a cleansed face & neck.

Rub gently in circular motions massaging until absorbed.