Make your own DIY natural holi powder from scratch with cornstarch and fruits & vegetables!
I’ve always wanted to make a holi powder photoshoot with
my dog. But I didn’t want to use store-bought holi powder because it’s expensive and I don’t know what’s in it. And as I often make homemade natural food coloring, I thought why not make my own DIY natural holi powder from scratch with fruits and vegetables. Making DIY natural holi powder is cheap, easy and so fun! Continue reading How To Make DIY Natural Holi Powder From Scratch →
200+ DIY natural beauty products & hair care products – made and loved for centuries! It’s easy and fun to make your own DIY natural beauty products at home!
Victorian and Edwardian women wanted to look their best. But makeup and beauty products weren’t always readily available. So they made their own DIY natural beauty products at home.
Learn to make your own makeup, kohl, lip balm, blush, tooth paste, shampoo, hairspray and much more! It’s easier than you’d think to make your own DIY natural beauty products and it’s so much fun!
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I love to make my own natual beauty products. Below are 11 of my favorite natural beauty hacks and recipes! And there are many more on my blog!
11 Homemade Natural Beauty Products
DIY No-Sew Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
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Roses smell heavenly and what’s best roses are edible! Use fresh rose petals to make rose lemonade, rose ice cream, cake with rose buttercream, candied roses, rose syrup, homemade rose water or all-natural blush colored with fresh rose petals!
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A while ago I made my own no-sew reusable makeup remover pads and I love them! 😀 Reusable makeup cleansing pads are so easy to make, cheap and eco-friendly. And they’re a great way to
reuse old T-shirts or use up jersey knit scraps. Continue reading DIY No-Sew Reusable Makeup Remover Pads →
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make your own mascara or liquid eyeliner. It’s an
Edwardian recipe for eyelash stain. The recipe is similar to traditional India ink or homemade lampblack calligraphy ink. India ink is made with lampblack, gum arabic and distilled water. The same ingredients which are used for this Edwardian mascara. ‘To Darken the Eyelashes use a little diluted India ink.’ ( Three Meals A Day, 1902) Continue reading DIY Natural Edwardian Mascara Recipe →
Black grease paint was used in the Edwardian era as alternative to liquid eyeliner to accentuate the eyes. Grease paint was usually sold in sticks covered in paper, sometimes protected by a cardboard tube. Grease paint sticks looked like wax crayons (here’s a picture of
1930s stick grease paints). This Edwardian black grease paint recipe is from 1916. Continue reading Homemade Kohl Recipe – Edwardian Black Grease Paint →
Turkish Rouge is a Victorian liquid blush which is naturally tinted with alkanet root. In the Victorian era, Turkish rouge was called ‘the simplest and one of the best’ (
A Perpetual Calendar, 1896). Turkish rouge ‘is a superior rouge; it will not rub off, and is in no way injurious to the face.’ ( Arts Revealed, and Universal Guide, 1855) Since ancient times, alkanet root was used to color cosmetics: ‘Galen in his time, noticed the root as a cosmetic, and the rouge made from it is said to be the most ancient, as well as the most innocent of all the paints for the face.’ ( The Songs of the Seasons, and Wild Flowers of the Months, 1851) The natural liquid blush recipe is easy to make, with just two ingredients. Continue reading Victorian Turkish Rouge – Liquid Blush Recipe →
A week ago I made alkanet infused oil to naturally color a
Victorian lip balm. Continue reading Alkanet Root Oil Recipe →
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make your own natural kohl with burnt almonds at home.
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