DIY Beauty

Recipes for makeup, soaps, lotions and more with natural ingredients

Easy Lemony Poppyseed Soap Bars

I love cold processed soap, but sometimes I don't have time to wait for soap to cure and that's when I turn to melt and pour. I know, it seems like making cake out of a box, but it's easy and allows for a few options that don't work as well in cold ...

Oatmeal Honey Sugar Scrub

Its the middle of winter. Is dry, itchy skin getting you down? Well don't let it. This easy oatmeal honey sugar scrub will leave your skin soft and touchable. Sugar scrubs are one of the easiest things to make. They literally come together in a ...

Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe

When I look back at my first attempts to create my own soap recipes, I am appalled by the laundry list of ingredients! Chalk that up to beginner’s excitement to throw every amazing ingredient into the pot!  Or perhaps, the frugal Dutch girl in me ...

DIY Calendula Lotion Recipe

Calendula is an awesome skin care botanical. It is anti-inflammatory, soothing, and softening.  In this recipe, we put calendula to work in a hand and body lotion. Note: This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. ...

Making Cold Process Soap – Basic Instructions

Cold process soapmaking is fun, rewarding, and a little bit scary. After all, working with lye can do some serious damage to you or someone else if you’re not careful. Rather than write out the instructions for making soap on every single recipe ...

Plant-Powered Beauty Book Review

Plant Powered Beauty Book Review by Amy Galper & Christina Daigneault This post contains affiliate links. Plant-Powered Beauty (Amazon) was released in Spring 2018 and is one of the latest books offering recipes for DIY beauty.  Like most ...