Learn how to make bath bombs for kids with a toy surprise in this easy DIY beauty recipe. DIY beauty products aren’t just for moms – they’re for kids too. One of my kids’ favorite types of bath bombs have a toy surprise in them. Instead of buying bath bombs for kids, we decided to […]
DIY Beauty Products & Recipes
The Beauty category is full of DIY beauty products and beauty recipes with step-by-step instructions that teach you how to make amazing DIY beauty recipes at home. And you’ll also find some great beauty tips that are designed to help make your life a little easier.
The categories in the Beauty section you’ll enjoy:
- 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
Learn how to make and use the best homemade beard balm with essential oils. This DIY personal care recipe for men is easy to make, but if you don’t want to DIY, try this amazing handmade Beard Balm from Pronounce Skincare. If the man in your life – whether that’s your husband, father, grandfather, son, […]
Do you suffer from dry, itchy skin or eczema?If you do, give my recipe for Shea Butter Soap with soothing, healing essential oils a try. You’ll love it! Do you deal with dry patches of skin or itchiness related to the weather, eczema or other factors? I know I do! If you’re in the same boat, then you […]
Is your hair in need of a little extra TLC? Then check out our recommendations on choosing the best essential oil blends for gorgeous hair. Having gorgeous hair doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In addition to general tips for caring for hair, essential oil blends have been known to improve the appearance of hair. […]
While women are posting all over social media about essential oils, there are plenty of ways for men to use them too. Learn how to make the 10 best essential oil recipes for men in one place! These days, it has become easy to find just about any kind of women’s health or beauty recipe […]
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 […]
Have you wondered why citric acid is included in many DIY beauty recipes? Learn the benefits of citric acid in homemade beauty products, some of its uses and where to buy it. If you have looked up homemade recipes for bath bombs or bath soaks lately, you may have seen that quite a few of […]
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 […]
Are you looking for a unique homemade beauty product gift idea? Go beyond sugar scrubs and bath salts and learn how to make bath sachets with essential oils. One of life’s sweet and simple pleasures is a hot bath, and essential oils make it even better. I created these little bath sachets to pop in […]
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 […]
Are your children ready to use deodorant? Learn the signs to look for and how to choose the best natural deodorant for kids. As our daughters start to reach puberty, we’ve had to start considering things we weren’t quite ready for, like whether they’re ready to wear deodorant? They grow so quickly! It was pretty […]
Learn how to make a natural sinus relief body balm that works wonders. It’s easy to make and uses essential oils. Making your own balms or salves to use in your household may seem a bit daunting at first, if you’ve never tried it. That’s why a lot of people buy a pre-made sinus relief […]
If you got a rash from baking soda deodorants, check out my list of the best natural baking soda free deodorant brands for men and women with sensitive skin. Everything was great with my natural baking soda deodorant for about 3 years. Then one day I magically woke up with a horrific rash in my […]
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 […]
Learn how to use carrier oils to dilute essential oils. We’ll talk about what carrier oils are, the best ones for different uses, dilution ratios and more. If you’ve been using essential oils for a while, then you have heard the term carrier oils mentioned before. However, if you’re new to essential oils, you may […]
Ready to learn how to get rid of dead skin and cracked heels? Our easy DIY Heel Balm is a natural remedy that moisturizes and helps to soothe dry, cracked feet. Are you dealing with dry cracked heels? It’s super common for people to get dry cracked heels this time of year, and getting them […]
Are your feet in serious need of a DIY pedicure? Learn how to make the best Honey Lemon Homemade Foot Scrub recipe with essential oils to exfoliate feet. This time of year, my feet are always screaming for some serious love. The dry weather always does a number on my skin. While I love pre-made […]
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. […]
Learn how to make this easy homemade foaming hand soap with natural ingredients like castile soap and essential oils. There are some things that are so easy to make yourself once you get it down. One of those things is liquid hand soap. The recipe I’m sharing with you works really well and it’s easy […]
Looking for the best holiday themed DIY sugar scrub for handmade gifts? This homemade gingerbread sugar scrub recipe is perfect for pampering yourself or loved ones this Christmas! It’s that time of year again! Time to start thinking about what homemade gifts you’ll give this year. I find that sugar scrubs are always a big […]
Do respiratory challenges have you looking for congestion home remedies? Learn how to make the best natural sinus relief shower steamers with essential oils. Respiratory challenges are typically abound in fall and winter around these parts, so I’m preparing to protect against the seasonal threats naturally. One of the ways we’ll be doing that is […]
Learn how to make the most uplifting DIY Citrus Body Butter in this easy homemade beauty recipe. I don’t know about you, but I get dry skin. I find that body butter really helps to sooth my skin. Coconut oil has a ton of excellent benefits for your skin too! And I love that you […]
Learn how to make the best exfoliating Lemon Salt Scrub for smooth skin in this easy DIY beauty recipe. When your skin really needs some exfoliating, you want to make a salt scrub instead of a sugar scrub. Fortunately, it’s super easy to make a DIY salt scrub at home with a few simple ingredients. […]
Need a way to wake up with a smile in the morning? Learn how to make DIY shower melts with grapefruit essential oil to energize your senses. I know you’re here to learn how to make my uplifting grapefruit essential oil shower melts, right? I’m really excited to show you how to make them so […]
There’s need to spend money at Lush when you want to enjoy a relaxing bath. Learn how to make the best DIY lavender bath bombs with natural ingredients like essential oils in this easy tutorial. Every once in a while, we all deserve to treat ourselves a little bit. Taking a nice, long bath is […]
Are you a new mom that was told to use lanolin for breastfeeding? Here’s a tip: Lanolin isn’t safe, but there are options that are! Learn about the organic breastfeeding nipple butter I recommend to my friends. When I was pregnant for the first time and learning about breastfeeding, I remember being told that lanolin […]
Is your hair in need of a wash, but you’re short on time? Learn how to make and use the best DIY Dry Shampoo recipe for a quick and easy freshening. Unfortunately, our hair tends to build up oils. This makes our hair look greasy and just plain unattractive! No one wants oily hair, right? […]
Does your dry skin need extra love and nourishing? Learn how to make a skin soothing DIY Calendula Lavender Salve with natural ingredients. I have always had skin that needed extra nourishing to keep it looking its best. Unfortunately, I haven’t always made the best decisions about what products I use on my skin. As […]
Do you love homemade beauty products that are are nourishing and exfoliating? Our DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub Bars recipe will leave your skin feeling silky smooth. Today, I’m sharing my recipe for Peppermint Sugar Scrub Bars with you. These bars are unique and beautiful – people LOVE getting them as gifts! They’re great for Mother’s […]
Looking to pamper yourself with a new homemade beauty project? Learn how to make this DIY Exfoliating Oatmeal Soap Bars recipe with a few simple ingredients for a great handmade gift. These DIY Oatmeal Exfoliating Bars are a great intro into basic soap making – without the need to mess with lye. I have been […]