Do you feel like relaxing and treating yourself with homemade beauty treatments? Well, these DIY beauty recipes will make you feel like you’ve been transported to paradise! I made sure to choose DIY beauty recipes that you can make with ingredients you could typically find in your kitchen. All of these DIY beauty treatments are also 100% natural, which means no harsh chemicals or nasty ingredients. Yay! Let’s get started!
DIY Face Masks For ALL Skin Types
Make sure you’re starting off with a clean face before trying any of these face masks.
Avocado and Vitamin E Face Mask
This mask is great if you have really dry skin! In a small bowl, take 1 half of an avocado, mash it up as fine as you can and then add 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil. Mix it all together until it forms a paste-like consistency. Voila! Leave this bad boy on your face for 20 minutes, rinse it off and say hello to soft, hydrated skin!
Oats and Coconut Oil Face Mask
For acne-prone skin! Mix together 3 tablespoons of oats, 1/4 cup of warm water and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Pop this mask on your face for 15 minutes, then rub the face mask into the skin even more for about 5 minutes. Oats are amazing for acne as they help to soothe inflamed skin and coconut oil is a kick-ass natural moisturiser.
Coffee and Lemon Face Mask
This mask works wonders for oily skin! Take 1 tablespoon of instant coffee and a pinch of lemon juice and mix together. Add a little bit of warm water if your face mask is too dry, to form more of a paste. Leave this on your skin for 15-20 minutes to let the caffeine from the coffee work its magic. Lemon is also great for oily skin as it contains citric acid which can absorb excess oil and prevent breakouts. Before you rinse this mask off, really exfoliate the skin with the coffee granules.
DIY Orange and Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub
This DIY scrub is awesome as you can use it on your whole body! Your face, lips, legs, arms, feet, wherever you choose! Take 2 cups of organic sugar, 3/4 cup of coconut oil, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 8 drops of orange essential oil. Mix all of these ingredients together with your hands, in a large bowl to reduce mess. Voila! Make sure your skin is completely dry when using this scrub. Orange essential oil has so many amazing benefits such as it minimises wrinkles, brightens skin, reduces blemishes and dark spots, increases blood circulation and many more!
DIY Jojoba Oil and Shea Butter Moisturiser
Take 1/2 cup of raw shea butter and 1/4 cup of jojoba oil and blend these ingredients together in a blender. You could also add a few drops of any essential oil you like. After you’ve blended, your moisturiser should look creamy, fluffy and oh-so-amazing! Store it in a glass jar and use this DIY, natural moisturiser whenever your skin, or even hair, is feeling a little dry and in need of some TLC.
DIY Hair Mask For Smooth and Silky Hair
Get smooth and silky locks with this DIY hair mask, and also eliminate dandruff and/or a dry and itchy scalp. Put 1-2 bananas in a blender (depending on hair length), add 2 tablespoons of raw honey and 2 tablespoons of avocado oil or extra virgin olive oil. Blend everything together until everything is smooth, the smoother the better. However, don’t let the mixture heat up in the blender! Transfer your mixture into a bowl or container, and lather it into the hair. Make sure you saturate the hair from root to tip, and leave the mask on for 1-2 hours. Wash it out thoroughly and enjoy silky and luscious locks!