A List of Great Beauty Products You Can Make at Home
Save Money, Use Ingredients You Trust
Some personal toiletries are necessities, like soap and deodorant, and some are for spoiling yourself, like bubble bath and body lotion. Whichever kind they are, the cost really adds up. If you'd like to save a little green on beauty products, you can make many of them yourself. Here are some common beauty products that you can make at home. And not only will you save money, you will also have complete knowledge of the ingredients used in them. That's called a win-win situation.
Aftershave is a necessary follow-up to daily shaving. You'll find many great versions on the market, but they are all costly. If you want to save your expensive aftershave, make your own for daily use. This homemade variety has no fragrance, just good antiseptic, and a moisturizer, which is all you really need.
What can you use for clean and shiny hair that doesn't have harsh chemicals and artificial scents? Coconut milk, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, and green tea are common ingredients in homemade shampoo. You can even make a dandruff shampoo and one to use as a dry shampoo.
Bath salts and bombs or fizzies can be fun to make for gifts or to hoard for your own use. They explode in the bath and are a treat for kids and adults.
If you make your own bubble bath, you can luxuriate in the tub after a long day at work and know you have spent just a pittance on it. This is the epitome of a cheap thrill.
Making body lotion, cream and moisturizers might seem a little bit beyond your comfort zone, but with the right ingredients and a detailed recipe, anyone can do it.