Looking to pare down your beauty cabinet to a collection of all-natural products? Many effective, luxurious and cost-effective beauty remedies can be made at home from common pantry staples like oatmeal, coconut oil, cucumber and apple cider vinegar. Get ready to glow with some of our favorite tried-and-true DIY beauty recipes.
17 DIY All-Natural Beauty Remedies That Really Work
1. Reduce Puffy Eyes Using Things From Your Kitchen
2. Make a Three-Ingredient Lip Plumper
3. Mix Up a an Exfoliating Mask
Oatmeal is one of the best ingredients for soothing dry or inflamed skin; it's no wonder an oatmeal bath is a go-to remedy for poison oak. Try making this mask to gently slough off dead skin and reduce redness.
4. Achieve Silky Soft Hair
5. Whiten Your Teeth With One Key Ingredient
6. Brighten Up With a Turmeric Mask
This yellow spice packs a powerful punch, especially when used in homemade skincare products. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties can help to improve fine lines and wrinkles, making it a great addition to a face mask.
7. Use Lemon to Get Long-Lasting Curls
8. Apply a DIY ACV Toner
Using a toner after cleansing your face is an essential but often overlooked skincare step. A good toner can refresh your pores and balance the skin's pH (breakouts often occur when the skin is too oily or too dry). Apple cider vinegar has become one of those cult all-natural beauty ingredients that has helped many people clear up their acne and keep their skin clear.
9. Make a Soothing Chamomile Face Mask
10. Eat These 5 Foods for Healthy Skin
11. Blend Up This Smoothie for Glowing Skin
I'm in for pretty much anything with coconut. Whether its coconut water, coconut yogurt, or coconut macaroons, there's something so exotic and refreshing about this healthy ingredient. This coconut juice-based, nutrient-rich smoothie tastes great and can be blended up in a flash to help clear your skin.
12. Eliminate These Acne-Causing Foods From Your Diet
13. DIY a Mask for Any Skin Ailment
Of the many amazing bath and beauty products your can make at home, face masks are exceptionally easy. Some of my favorite DIY masks have included ingredients like avocado and honey, things I always make sure I have on hand. These four homemade masks will give you glowing skin whether you have dull, dry or sun-damaged skin.
14. Make a Chemical-Free Moisturizer
Whenever I make a skincare product at home, I make sure to add in two of my favorite essential oils, lavender and tea tree. Essential oils are great for keeping blemishes at bay, relieving dry skin and promoting cell turnover. This homemade moisturizer is no exception.
15. Swap Your Face Wash for the Oil Cleansing Method
I have really seen a change in the clarity and tone of my skin since switching to a cleanser with jojoba and essential oils. If you've ever been curious about this method, read our comprehensive guide to washing your face with castor, olive or other carrier oils.