Our Best Homemade Beauty Recipes
There are so many ways to nurture your skin and hair — from a simple homemade face mask to scalp massage, we're sure you'll love them all.
Turmeric is for more than just curry, it’s a golden miracle powder for your skin. Combine with a few kitchen ingredients to make a mask that evens skin tone and reduces inflammation. See all of the wonderful benefits of turmeric.
Is coffee good for your skin? Absolutely. Learn how to make an invigorating DIY coffee scrub from simple pantry ingredients.
Cleopatra was right! Slathering olive oil on your face can make you look younger. The antioxidants in olive oil can help prevent skin from premature aging and wrinkles. Feel like a queen with this easy DIY olive oil face mask made from simple pantry ingredients.
Say hello to hydration! When you picture a spa day, you probably picture cucumbers place on top of your eyes—that’s because cucumber has the natural ability to soothe irritation, clear imperfections and reduce puffiness. It’s perfect for any self-care day.
Peppermint Lip Scrub
Use holiday candy to make a festive peppermint lip scrub for sweetly smooth, kissable lips.
This banana mask helps prevent split ends and breakage—not to mention leaving your locks smelling fresh and tropical. The mask has only two ingredients and can be followed up by your regular shampoo and conditioner.
Coconut oil contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. When used as a moisturizer, it absorbs quickly into the skin, keeping your body soft and smooth. Not to mention, it smells incredible!
This DIY honey face mask really couldn’t be easier to make—with just three ingredients, it can be used once a week for healthy and glowing skin. Honey might add sweetness to your food, but it also keeps your body healthy and your skin glowing. Don’t miss these natural health benefits of honey.
Ready say goodbye to dry, dull hair, frizz and fly-aways? This green, beauty-boosting hair treatment is a fantastic way to get salon results without breaking the bank.
Want healthier looking hair? Apple cider vinegar does a great job cleansing and clarifying. Use this at-home mixture to improve hair breakage and balance the pH level of your scalp. Once you’re out of the shower, here are the best foods to eat for healthy hair.
Do you have fine, brittle or chemically damaged hair? Add this natural, inexpensive deep conditioning egg and mayonnaise hair mask to your beauty regimen once or twice a week for optimal results. Better yet, make it from scratch; this homemade mayonnaise recipe will be a new favorite.
One of the easiest ways to bring coconut oil into your daily beauty regimen is with this simple makeup remover. You’ll find that you love it way more than any store-bought facial cleanser.
Whip up this easy, budget-friendly hair mask, and release your inner Rapunzel. Coconut oil is made up of lauric fatty acids, which are small enough to actually penetrate the hair shaft, rather than just sit on top like other oils.
For smooth and beautiful skin, use the potent nutrients in yogurt to make a DIY yogurt face mask.
Who would have thought that the cloudy-looking liquid left in the rice cooker could have fortifying hair properties? You can use rice water for hair that’s smoother and stronger. Plus, it’s a good excuse to cook up one of these rice dishes for dinner!
The best way to use apple cider vinegar on your skin is to make a toner. If you find yourself struggling with acne or sensitive skin, it’s time to put away the harsh cleansers and reach for something a little more natural.
Honey helps trap in moisture and strengthen hair follicles. Your hair will feel rejuvenated after you’ve melted it down with coconut oil, another great moisture-boosting ingredient.
We tried the surprising cure for chapped lips and reviewed how it helped dry and uneven lips. This tip will feel great and is especially effortless. Bonus: It may help lips look more youthful too!
If you have slightly dry or sensitive skin, say hello to your new best friend. Smooth on a simple DIY face mask twice weekly to hydrate, minimize wrinkles and enjoy smoother, younger-looking skin.