In our modern world, filled with toxins and chemicals, the importance of using homemade natural skin care treatment can simply no longer be ignored.
The industrial skin care products, and even many of the so-called “natural” products are full of chemicals and questionable ingredients.
But who needs them, when the blogosphere if full of easy, frugal and versatile natural skin care recipes that you can easily make at home?
Here is a list of 13 of the BEST homemade (100% natural) and amazing natural beauty recipes, collected from truly some of the most wonderful blogs on the internet.
They also make the best gifts for the health enthusiast!
- 1 The Best Homemade Natural Skin Care Recipes
- 2 All Natural Body Spray
- 3 Naturally Tinted Lip Balm
- 4 Herbal Bath Salts
- 5 Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter
- 6 Non-Toxic Homemade Sunscreen
- 7 Natural Hair Gel
- 8 Homemade Hand Scrub
- 9 Lavender Clay Bentonite Mud Mask
- 10 Homemade Glitter Gel
- 11 Homemade Mascara
- 12 (The Best) Homemade Deodorant
- 13 Homemade Natural Facial Cleanser
The Best Homemade Natural Skin Care Recipes
This 100% natural body spray will not only make you smell amazing, but will help you lift your mood, relax your body and energize your brain (depending on the essential oils you’ll choose).
I’ve made the “comforting” blend and it’s amazing!
See the Recipe at Thank Your Body
I’ve tried this recipe a few weeks ago, and I have no intention of ever buying lip balm again, it’s that good.
This natural, plant-based, herbal solution for tinted lip balm has just a bit of beautiful burgundy tint. I use it every day for work and the compliments just keep coming every time.
See the recipe at Frugally Sustainable
A long bath in an herbal bath is one of my favorite ways to relieve stress and relax my aching muscles. This wonderful recipe also includes Epsom salts, which make it a great detox bath as well.
I’m officially addicted to this, and my week is not complete without it.
See the recipe at DIYNatural
I couldn’t describe this gorgeous recipe better than Heather, who came up with this amazing recipe:
“This Mint Chocolate Body Butter is formulated with cacao powder, which diminishes the oily finish associated with many body butters and also serves as a light bronzer.
Slather it on during the blah winter months or when shorts season hits for a little sun-kissed glow!”
See the recipe at Mommypotamus
Industrial and even the “healthy” mineral based sunscreens have some pretty questionable ingredients in them (endocrine disruptors and nanoparticles which were linked to accelerated skin aging, cancer, and environmental toxicity.
Heather from Mommypatomus has the natural solution you can make at home, and I want to thank her for sharing her extensive research on the whole subject.
See the recipe at Mommypotamus
This is absolutely the best natural hair gel recipe for curly or wavy hair – Without chemicals and synthetic fragrances. Guaranteed.
See the recipe at The Healthy Home Economist
This great recipe makes all expensive hand creams completely irrelevant. This food-based homemade scrub is the best one I have ever tried (and I’ve tried plenty).
No more cracked winter hands for me!
See the recipe at Living the Nourished Life
2017 update: I wanted to let you know I’ve found my favorite all-natural, 100% organic body scrubs at SimplyScrub organic body scrubs:
I especially love the organic coffee scrub, which leaves my skin smooth, flawless and smelling amazing.
Here are its ingredients: Coffee beans, coconut oil, dead sea mineral salt, tea tree oil, brown sugar, Jojoba oil, Grape Seed oil, Vitamin E oil, Shea Butter and Honeycomb – all organic.
This super easy clay mud mask is my favorite way to pamper my skin, leaving it hydrated and rejuvenated like nothing else.
See the recipe at Whole Green Love
I never imagined you can make glitter gel by yourself. I made this one for my daughter because I don’t want the awful stuff that the industrial ones have to get in her body through her skin.
This one was truly a revelation to me (and it makes a great gift for the nieces!)
See the recipe at The Coconut Mama
Another recipe from Thank Your Body (There are so many great ones over there, it was hard to choose!)
Have you ever thought that you can make homemade mascara?
Even the expensive organic mascaras have some ingredients that seem questionable. What if you can make your own completely natural mascara?
Thanks to Robin from Thank Your Body – now you can.
See the recipe at Thank Your Body
[yellowbox]You can also check out how I make all my makeup products at home (while saving lots of money).[/yellowbox]
This awesome homemade deodorant recipe is easy to make and is way better than any natural brand I’ve ever tried. You’ll never want to buy another “natural” deodorant after you try this one.
See the recipe at the fabulous Health Starts in the Kitchen blog
Buying a high quality organic facial cleanser is a surefire way to drain your back account.
Luckily, DIY Natural shares a simple-to-make recipe for a homemade natural cleanser, that’s even more effective than any facial cleanser I’ve ever tried, which is why you should hop over to DIY Natural and make one for yourself – Right now.
I want to thank the smart and hard-working bloggers who did the research and the hard work for all of us and shared these amazing natural skin care recipes. You rock!
To your health and happiness,