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10 Natural DIY Beauty Recipes

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Want to whip up your own personal care products? Treat yourself right with these DIY beauty recipes using simple ingredients. Store-bought beauty supplies can be bad news. They often contain toxic ingredients, many of which are misleadingly labeled. Check out the Story of Cosmetics video above for a peek into the underbelly of the beauty industry.

Those bottled beauty products contain all kinds of harmful chemicals, from carcinogens and endocrine disruptors to allergens. And to top it off, they usually come bottled in plastic that ends up in the landfill when you’re done with that shampoo or body scrub.

Related Reading: Is BPA free plastic safe?

That’s the bad news. The good news? You can easily make your own beauty products to replace those chemical products you find on the store shelves. Check out these 10 recipes for beauty supplies that you can whip up easily at home with no special equipment!

Next>> Make your own deodorant, scrubs, facial mask, and perfume!

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her lifes mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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5:28AM PDT on Mar 14, 2014


4:01PM PST on Feb 23, 2014

I love making my own products, and will have to try some of these recipes.

7:20AM PST on Feb 22, 2014

Thank you, I'll have to try a few.

6:43AM PST on Jan 20, 2014

I am going to make today my own lip scrub from the recipe. yeeehaw! Thank you!

10:08PM PST on Jan 18, 2014

may try a few of these

3:46AM PST on Jan 3, 2014

thanks for the tips

9:49AM PST on Nov 10, 2013

amazing! thanks!

11:09PM PDT on Oct 19, 2013

I will surely try some of these

1:16AM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

Thank you for sharing this

8:27PM PDT on Sep 21, 2013

Fabulous! Amazing way to save money and look beautiful.

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