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Tips on How to Create a Vegan Product for Your Skin, Lips, Body, and Hair At Home

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Tips on How to Create a Vegan Product for Your Skin, Lips, Body, and Hair At Home


How many times have you rubbed an orange peel on your face? 

How about a strawberry on your lips or a banana peel on your teeth? 

If you have Aloe Vera growing right outside your house’s door then you probably know the benefits of using raw plants and fruits on your skin and hair. 

Before we begin, answer this final question: Are you looking for a way to get rid of your skincare problems with ingredients that you have in your home?

Well, look no further because we have some amazing homemade beauty remedies to share with you that are made with natural ingredients. These DIY fixes will save you hundreds of dollars on beauty products that you buy at the store. From homemade hair masks to homemade makeup remover, homemade face cream, and homemade lip balm… we have got the recipes for all.

So, buckle up because these are pretty easy to make and we are sure that once you read about the ingredients needed, you will run to your kitchen to mix a batch of your own spa treatment.

Homemade Face Masks for Smooth, Glowing Skin

Honey Mask

Did you know that Cleopatra took baths in honey and milk to make her skin glow? Honey has medicinal properties, which is why it has been used for centuries. Its moisturizing effects and the fact that it fights bacteria is what makes it perfect for your skin Moreover, honey lightens your complexion and gives it a natural glow. The addition of nutmeg gives this face mask antibacterial and antifungal properties. Lastly, cinnamon acts as an exfoliant, which unclogs pores. 

Here’s how to make this face mask:

Ingredients

  • Honey: 1 Cup
  • Cinnamon: 1 Tablespoon
  • Nutmeg: ½ Tablespoon

Directions

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and pour it into an air-tight jar.

Note: For a thicker mask, add less honey.

Application

  • Apply the mask on your face first thing in the morning
  • Leave it on for 5 minutes
  • Wash face with cold water and then apply moisturizer

Face Mask

Homemade Hair Mask

Hair Mask for Growth

Your hair needs a little lauric acid to prevent breakage and the richest source of this ingredient is coconut milk. One of the biggest benefits of coconut milk is that it protects your root hair and the other essential nutrients in it promote hair growth by boosting hair follicles. It also adds moisture to your hair and scalp. 

The addition of aloe vera controls greasy hair, agave provides smoother hair, avocado contains biotin, which also promotes hair growth, and olive oil maintains scalp health.

Here’s how to make this hair mask:

Ingredients

  • Avocado: 1
  • Aloe Vera Gel: 1 Tablespoon
  • Agave: 1 Tablespoon
  • Olive Oil: 1 Tablespoon
  • Coconut Milk: ⅛ Cup

Directions

  • Put all the ingredients in a blender and pulse for a few minutes
  • Store in an air-tight jar

Application

  • Apply the mask on your hair, from the roots to the tips
  • Let it stay in your hair for 30 minutes (You can wrap your head in a warm towel if you want)
  • Wash your hair with your regular shampoo and then apply conditioner

DIY Hair Mask

Homemade Lip Balm

Hibiscus Lip Balm

This tinted lip balm will be a treat for your lips. If you have been searching online on how to make tinted lip balm at home then this is the one you should go for. It has shea butter, which prevents and heals chapped lips, Candelilla wax that will give your lips lubricity and gloss, coconut oil that will prevent chapped lips, rose oil for softer lip texture and tissue and hibiscus powder for some color, aroma, and even skin tone.

Here’s how to make this lip balm:

Ingredients

  • Shea Butter: 1 Teaspoon
  • Candelilla Wax: 1 Teaspoon
  • Coconut Oil: 2 Teaspoons
  • Hibiscus Powder: ¾ Teaspoon
  • Rose Oil: 3 Drops

Directions

  • In a saucepan, add water and turn the stove on to medium heat
  • Place a glass bowl in the saucepan (Make sure it doesn’t touch the bottom of the saucepan)
  • Add coconut oil and Candelilla wax first. Stir until they are mixed
  • Add rose oil and hibiscus powder and mix until the color changes 
  • Turn off the heat and immediately pour the mixture into a small air-tight glass pot

Your tinted lip balm is ready to use!

Note: Due to Candelilla wax, the mixture solidifies quite quickly so do not wait for the mixture to cool down when you turn off the heat. 

Lip Balm - Nicky Lashes

Homemade Face Cream

 The 6 Oils Face Cream

If you wondering how to make a moisturizer for your face at home then you will be glad to know that all you need are a couple of essential oils and that’s it. Really… you don’t need any vitamin capsules or some kind of secret ingredient to make your skin soft. This moisturizing cream contains coconut oil that keeps your skin hydrated and supple, almond oil improves complexion, shea butter softens skin, jojoba oil control sebum production, lemon oil kills bacteria, and ylang-ylang oil controls breakouts.

Here’s how to make this face moisturizer:

Ingredients

  • Coconut Oil: 3 Tablespoons
  • Almond Oil: 2 Tablespoons
  • Shea Butter: 5 Tablespoons
  • Jojoba Oil: 1 Teaspoon
  • Lemon Oil: 10 Drops
  • Ylang-Ylang Oil: 5 Drops

Directions

  • In a bowl, mix all the ingredients (Use a beater to make the mixture fluffy)
  • Place the fluffy mixture in an air-tight container

Application

You can apply this moisturizer any time of the day and night.

Homemade Skin Toner for a Natural Glow

Tea Tree Oil Toner

A toner restores the pH balance of your skin. It also minimizes your pores and removes dead skin cells. One of the main ingredients that you will find in any homemade toner is tea tree essential oil. This ingredient has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that calm down redness and swelling.

Here’s how to make toner at home:

Ingredients

  • Lemon: 1 Tablespoon
  • Water
  • Green Tea: ¼ Cup
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: ¼ Cup
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil: 15 Drops

Directions

  • Boil a cup of water and add green tea leaves to it. Let the water sit for 15 minutes
  • Add all the ingredients except for the essential oil in a spray bottle
  • Now, add in essential oil and shake the bottle

Application

You can use this toner before moisturizing and after cleansing twice a day.

Tea Tree Oil Toner

Homemade Makeup Remover

Witch Hazel Makeup Remover Wipes

Those store-bought makeup removers have plenty of chemicals that dry out your skin. So, why not try something natural. The addition of witch hazel in the makeup removes eases irritation, inflammation, and injury.

Here’s how to remove eye makeup naturally:

Ingredients

  • Distilled Water: 2 Cups
  • Coconut Oil: 3 Tablespoons
  • Witch Hazel: 1 Tablespoon
  • Rose Essential Oil: 25 Drops
  • A Mason Jar
  • Paper Towel Sheets: 15 (Cut in Half)

Directions

  • Fold the paper towel sheets and place them in the Mason jar
  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix them thoroughly
  • Pour the mixture into the Mason jar and secure the lid
  • Shake the jar until you see that all the paper towels are wet

So, are you ready to try out these skincare recipes? As you read, they are all made from natural ingredients that offer your skin and hair numerous benefits. There are plenty of other recipes where these came from. Visit our website Nicky and go to our blog page to read more of such interesting posts. We also offer an at-home Nicky Lash Lifting Kit that provides you with a quick way of getting beautiful lashes, free of any chemicals.