Homemade Beauty Products

2 Mar

Organic ingredients seem to be a new phenomenon sweeping the world, forget chemicals and preservatives…try these homemade treats to keep your skin beautifully natural!

Oats and honey face exfoliator:
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What you need:
2-3 teaspoons raw oats
1 tsp runny honey
1/4 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 drop tea-tree oil

What you do:
1) Crumble up oats.
2) Add and mash the runny honey, vinegar and tea-tree oil
3) Apply onto a clean face in circular motions, leave on for 15 minutes.

Lip exfoliator:

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Cupcake bath bombs:

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For the base:
2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp fragrance oil (you can choose your own scent!)
A few drops of food colouring
Witch hazel in a spritz bottle

What you do:
1) Evenly incorporate all the dry ingredients using a whisk.
2) Add in the oil and food colouring, rub with your hands until colour is even only dispersed.
3) Spritz and mix time, start spraying in the witch hazel and mix constantly until it reaches a clumpy, sticking together consistency, like damp sand.
4) now pop the mixture into cupcake liners in your muffin tray to mould into shape. Make sure you pack and push the mixture in properly, leaving no air bubble.

For the frosting:
3 tbsp powdered egg whites
1 lb powdered sugar
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
5-6 tsp warm water
1 tsp fragrant oil
A few drops of food colouring

What you do:
1) Using an electric whisk blend all the ingredients.
2) Spoon the mixture into piping bags using the nozzle of your choice and pipe onto the cupcake bases.

There you have it! A fun afternoon, beautiful beauty gifts, and a relaxing bath…all in a days work 🙂 enjoy!

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One Response to “Homemade Beauty Products”

  1. mesiegweeks March 2, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    Thank you for this post. I am definately going to try these.

    Beth

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