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10 Simple Homemade DIY Natural Beauty Products

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"It's nice to just embrace the natural beauty within you.” - Victoria Justice

In the hustle-bustle of daily life, we get mentally stressed and physically caught by the dirt and dust. Both, mental and physical exertion make our skin dull and distressing day by day. So, we get accustomed to a lot of beauty products to make our skin radiant and charismatic. We opine these beauty products are the only solutions as we are not aware of the alternatives – the natural beauty products. Or maybe that the alternatives are time-consuming. Yes, natural remedies are time-dependent, yet quite effective!

The market beauty products stand nowhere as compared to the homemade natural beauty products. Natural remedies are the most effective ones and history says this. We have witnessed the power of Ayurveda. The market bought products have a lot of side effects attached to them apart from their attractive look and odour. They do more harm to the skin. We live in an illusion of its positive side until we become aware of it.

One of the common chemicals found in any beauty product is Paraben which is often used as a preservative in all beauty products, be it deodorants, moisturiser, shampoo or cosmetics. Due to its carcinogenic nature, it increases the chance of breast cancer.

There are also certain chemicals which cause serious health issues:

  • Ethanolamine contains impurities like nitrosamines usually found in soaps, shampoo, hair conditioner, eyeliner, sunscreen. Due to its toxic nature, it causes respiratory, skin and organ cancer.
  • A chemical named Triclosan found in antibacterial soaps is mostly the cause of skin irritation and infection.
  • Steroids are mostly found in fairness cream that is mainly responsible for skin damage, colour alteration and acne.

When we humans are blessed with abundant natural things to take care of our beauty, why should we go for the unnatural ones? It’s high time we avoid using these artificial beauty products and opt for possible organic and homemade natural beauty products which cater to the needs of skin for a permanent term. Let’s have a look at some of the homemade DIY natural beauty products that will add glamour to your skin and give you a refreshing look:

1. Softy Soap for Soft Skin

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Now, there’s no more tossing your head upon choosing a soap that suits your skin the best. Yes, you have a choice of making your own soap at home with just two simple ingredients!

Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Beeswax

How to Prepare:

  • Take beeswax and coconut oil in a bowl.
  • Combine them and melt in a double boiler. After a while, remove it from the heat and let it cool.
  • To this, add essential oils if you prefer.
  • Then pour it into silicone moulds and allow it to cool completely. It hardens and takes the form of a bar.

Here you go… Your soft face bar is ready to use!

2. Exfoliating Face Scrub

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While there are many fanciful face scrubs in the market that draw your attention, homemade scrubs with minimal materials at low cost are the best natural beauty products that are safe and effective. So, here is one of the best scrubs you can use for every skin type.  

Ingredients: Kiwi, Sugar, Safflower Oil or Essential Oil 

How to Prepare:

  • Mingle all the contents in a bowl to form a smooth mixture.
  • Apply this blend on your face to make your skin dirt and oil-free.

Give your face an elegant look with this amazing natural beauty product!

3. ‘Simply Glow’ Moisturiser

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Gone are the days when buying a right moisturiser was a chaotic task. Now, it is as easy as applying it. With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a cost-effective homemade moisturiser. Try out this healthy moisturiser.

Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Vitamin E Oil and Lavender Essential oil/Tea Tree Oil

How to Prepare : 

  • Take 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1tbsp Vitamin E oil and 6 drops of any essential oil(lavender or tea tree).
  • Put the above components in a bowl and give it a good stir until thickened.

Feel the soft skin and admire the fresh look with this feel-good moisturiser!

4. Relaxing Face Mask

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Oats are used as a breakfast material. But the good thing is that apart from breakfast, it can also act as your natural beauty product. Generally, homemade face masks are prepared using the food items in our kitchen. Hence, here we give you a healthy face mask idea.

Ingredients: Oats, Honey, Flaxseed Powder 

How to Prepare:

  • Take 4 tbsp of oats and blend it into a fine powder.
  • Transfer it into a mixing bowl and add 2 tbsp of flaxseed powder.
  • To this mixture, include1 tbsp of honey. Mix it well and apply on the face as a mask.
  • Leave it for 10 minutes and then wash off with water.

Use this mask once or twice a week to experience a relaxing sensation and own healthy and glowing skin!

5. Trouble-free Makeup Remover

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Staying with makeup on your face for a long time harms your skin on the face. Therefore, it is quite essential to remove it naturally, without spending a lot on it. Try out this simple trick that can be your natural makeup remover.

Ingredients: Olive Oil/Castor Oil/Coconut Oil

How to prepare:

  • Choose any of the said oils that you use on a regular basis for your skin.
  • If you use olive oil, mix a bit of castor oil to it.
  • Take a cotton ball, dip it in oil and dab it on your face. Then give it a gentle massage to remove your make up.

An easy and effortless procedure, isn’t it?

6. Soothing Lip Balm

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Your lips need as much care as your other features as they compliment your face. Using a lip balm enhances the beauty of your lips. So, why not make a comforting lip balm at home?

Let’s see…

Ingredients: Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Beeswax

How to prepare:

  • Melt 2 tbsp shea butter, 1/4 tbsp coconut oil and 2 tbsp beeswax in a boiler.
  • Once it melts remove from the heat and pour a few drops of essential oils.
  • Mix well and allow it to cool.
  • As it solidifies after cooling, it is ready for use. It costs you less than those expensive market products.

How cool is that…???

7. Shine-Boosting Shampoo

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How much does a bottle of shampoo cost? No less than hundreds. These days market bought shampoos are not trustworthy as they contain a lot of artificial ingredients that do more harm to your hair than benefit. Thus, you can create your own homemade shampoo that leaves your hair silky smooth.

Ingredients: Liquid Castile soap, Nourishing Oil, Water 

How to prepare: 

  • Grab a spray bottle. Pour in a cup of liquid Castile Soap into it.
  • Add a few drops of nourishing oil and mix it with water.
  • Also, add the essential oil of your choice.
  • Give it a gentle mix by shaking it.

Fragrant conditioning shampoo is ready!

8. Miraculous Face Serum

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Just after the cleaning and toning of face, a serum is applied to it to give the illuminated look. Usually, the face serum in the market costs a lot even if it is in small quantities. But, things at your home can offer you that priceless look!

Ingredients: Coconut oil, Lavender oil, Tea tree oil, Castor oil

How to prepare:

  • Just mix coconut and castor oils along with essential oils (Lavender/Tea Tree) in a bottle. (Spray bottles or bottles with droppers work effectively).
  • You can also use a bit of aloe vera gel and rose water.
  • Mix it all. Gently shake it and use it whenever you want.

Feel refreshed and glow with confidence! 

9. Aromatic Natural Deodorant

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Market bought deodorants contain Paraben which harms the skin. Do you want to use them and be in trouble? No, right? But, then we all wish to be sweet-smelling throughout the day, don’t we? How is this possible? Well, it is! The good news is that now deodorants can be made naturally at home using a few simple home items. You can possess this natural beauty product in just a few minutes… 

Ingredients: Essential Oil, Water, Glycerin

How to prepare:

  • Take an empty spray bottle.
  • Fill the bottle with 4 tbsp of water, 1 tbsp glycerin and about 10 drops of essential oil (flavour as per your choice)
  • Shake gently to mix well.

That’s it…. A long-lasting fragrance that lingers!

10. Refreshing Mouthwash

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We don’t really think to give mouthwash a place in the list of beauty products, but it is actually an important one which can be made as your own natural beauty product with a few things from the kitchen. 

Ingredients: Cinnamon, Honey, Baking Soda, Lemon, Water

How to prepare: 

  • Collect all the items in a bowl and jumble thoroughly.
  • Then, transfer it into a bottle and keep it for permanent use. It lasts longer and you can get rid of bad breath. 

Get a natural, good feel! 

So, now it’s time that you decide to resist yourself from buying the artificial beauty products from the store and get involved in making your own homemade natural beauty products to screen your skin. You will then realise how much you save by making this simple move.

After all, “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.”

Look Beautiful, feel revitalised with these easy and efficacious homemade natural beauty products!

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Medha Shukla

I am a media professional. I work as a freelancer. Writing has always been my preference. It's something that enlivens me. I am more open to creativity and honest opinions.

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