Learn how to make and apply the best DIY Bronzer with two natural ingredients – cocoa powder and cornstarch – in this easy makeup recipe. Add turmeric powder for a golden sheen that simulates a summer glow. Substitute one of the corn starch alternatives like arrowroot powder if you prefer to avoid corn. You’ll need […]
DIY Face Recipes
Learn how to make your own face wash, face cream and more. Here you'll learn how to make everything face in my DIY Tutorials below.
- Balms & Salves– There are tons of DIY balms and salves for pretty much every occasion. From tension headache balms to sunburn salves, you’ll find an amazing amount of information here.
- Bath – This area has DIY beauty recipes for you to make bath bombs, bath salts, bath soaks, bath fizzies, bath melts and more.
- Beauty Hacks – Every beauty tip I’ve learned over the years all in one place.
- Body Butter – This is where you’ll find lotions, creams and all sorts of DIY beauty products you can make to keep your body smooth and silky.
- Body Scrubs – Here’s where you’ll find easy to make DIY recipes for wonderful smelling… very effective salt scrubs and sugar scrubs.
- Body Soap – My favorite DIY soaps… from soap bars, to loofah soaps, to jellies, melt & pour and body wash. This is your “how to make soap” area.
- Face – From makeup and cosmetics, to face wash, to face toners, to face creams and face mask. Every DIY beauty product here is designed to help keep your face clean, toned and youthful.
- Hands, Feet & Hair – Hand soaps, foot soaks, detanglers, shampoo and an array of DIY recipes designed to help keep your hands, feet and hair looking their best.
The majority of the beauty product recipes on Happy Mothering are easy to make and have simple ingredients.
The 5 most popular DIY beauty product recipes on Happy Mothering are:
- How to Make Pop Rocks Fizzing Bath Salts
- DIY Lavender Sugar Scrub Cubes
- DIY Frankincense Whipped Face Cream
- DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub Bars
- DIY Homemade Liquid Hand Soap with Essential Oils
I prefer wearing tinted lip balm over lipstick, so I learned how to make my own. It’s more affordable than store bought and I can control the ingredients. The base of all natural chapstick ingredients were chosen for their ability to moisturize and soften lips… and it works! We use mica powder to tint our […]
The best natural beauty products can be expensive to purchase. Fortunately, this DIY Apple Cider Vinegar Face Toner is not only affordable, but has health benefits for skin too. One thing I have had stocked a plenty in my pantry for years is apple cider vinegar. There are so many amazing uses for it! When […]
Are you looking for the best DIY nourishing face wash recipe? This homemade facial cleanser uses natural ingredients to cleanse and nourish skin. I ran out of face wash a while back (my babies have started using it too!), so I decided to play with some of the ingredients I have at home and see […]
Do you deal with dry or sensitive skin? This all natural DIY Frankincense Whipped Face Cream is so nourishing and it has great anti-aging skin qualities. Dry skin is a fact of life when you live in the mountains, which are actually part of a high desert. I learned very quickly when we moved up […]
There are many benefits of using charcoal in homemade beauty products. Learn how to make the best DIY activated charcoal face mask with natural ingredients. Activated charcoal is a trend that has been going strong for a while now, and for great reasons. It is an amazing ingredient that works well to draw out all […]
Thank you to Organic Doctor and the Mom It Forward Influencer Network for sponsoring this post about snail gel in skin care. All opinions are my own. If someone had told me that I’d be open to putting snail gel on my skin one day, I would have said they were crazy. Seriously, why would anyone want […]
Is the dry winter weather causing your lips to crack and dry out? Give our DIY Whipped Sugar Lip Scrub a try – you’ll end up with irresistible lips! Now that the winter weather has started to set in, I’m finding that my lips are becoming quite chapped! I find that no matter how much […]
Does your sensitive skin need calming and moisturizing? Learn how to make our Soothing Banana Oatmeal Face Mask in this easy DIY beauty tutorial. Having sensitive skin can be a real challenge sometimes. It can become irritated quite easily, and needs to be cooled down. The best way to soothe your skin is by using […]
Learn how to make the most hydrating Honey Face Mask in this easy DIY beauty tutorial. It seems that no matter how much water I drink, my skin still needs more hydration, so I like to give it a little extra love. This DIY Honey Face Mask is one way I like to nourish my […]
Get brighter, tighter skin with this DIY Pumpkin Face Mask recipe. This simple homemade face mask has many anti-aging benefits your skin will appreciate this fall. Fall is here, and the chill in the air is more than welcome after a long, hot summer. I’ve already been filling my kitchen with the scents of fall, […]
Are you looking for an easy way to detox your skin? This DIY Detox Charcoal Soap Face Wash Bars recipe is an easy way to cleanse during your normal beauty routine. There are plenty of pre-made activated charcoal soap bars you can buy, but it’s fun to make your own. Combined with a good quality […]
Ready to make the best homemade lip scrub that will leave your lips silky smooth? Our easy DIY lip sugar scrub recipe works great and tastes amazing too! Lip scrubs have become a more trendy beauty product the past few years and for good reason. Using a homemade lip scrub works really well to help […]
Are you looking for a simple way to exfoliate and hydrate skin? Learn how to make the best DIY Honey & Brown Sugar Face Scrub in this easy DIY beauty recipe. Now that my kids are a bit older, I get to steal moments for myself here and there. One thing I love to do […]
I created this easy natural roll-on lip gloss with yummy customizable flavor options for my daughters. I hope you’ll this recipe as much as we have. Do you remember those roll-on lip gloss bottles from when we are kids? I have fond memories of applying all of the different fun flavors. Of course I knew […]
Do you want to learn how to make homemade lipgloss? This easy DIY Honey Cinnamon Lip Gloss uses only a few simple ingredients for a tasty natural shine! Over the last few years, I have truly come to love homemade beauty products. I have only recently delved into makeup and cosmetics, and I’ve found it’s […]
Are you tired of overpaying for natural makeup and cosmetics? Learn how to make this easy DIY blush powder recipe with only two simple ingredients. I don’t wear makeup often, but when I do I like to have great natural makeup on hand. The trouble is it tends to expire before I can use it […]
Do you love chocolate? Then you’ll love this delicious, all natural homemade Chocolate Lip Balm tutorial. It’s super easy to make and doubles as a great DIY gift idea! Do you love DIY beauty and makeup products as much as I do? How about chocolate? It seems they both can be pretty addictive! That’s why […]
Learn how to make this homemade anti-aging basil face cream. It’s an easy DIY that’s full of some of the best moisturizing ingredients for dry skin! Basil has been used for millennia in skin care products. It’s no wonder since it’s full of wonderful antioxidants, making it great for anti-aging. Use basil-infused skincare products to […]
Learn how to make DIY Peppermint Lip Balm tins that make easy homemade gifts. Includes two cute printable label choices. This time of year, we all suffer from dry skin and chapped lips. So people love getting these beautiful tins of peppermint lip balm. They’re easy to toss in a purse or keep handy. And […]
Looking for the best DIY shaving cream recipe made with natural ingredients? Our easy homemade shaving cream includes soothing chamomile for calm skin. Sensitive skin is something both men and women deal with – especially in areas of the body we shave regularly. Nobody likes to deal with the red bumps and irritation that can […]
Home facials are an easy idea for spa days! Learn how to make the best DIY face mask recipes for every skin type with items from your fridge or pantry. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have great looking skin and you don’t have to use chemical-filled concoctions from the store. […]