In honor of Earth Day, here are some easy, natural, inexpensive beauty products that you can create with ingredients you probably already have around your home. What better way could there be to prep your skin and hair for the warmer seasons ahead? Also, check out the video below to get ideas on how to make these products into gifts.
Lip Scrub: 2 Tbs brown sugar + 1 tbs honey + 1 tbs olive oil + 1 tbs coconut oil
Directions: Mix together all ingredients in a small bowl. Apply a pea size portion to your lips and rub gently with your index finger. Rinse with warm water. Great prep before you apply a red lip!
Beach Hair Spray: 1 cup warm water+ 1 Tbs sea salt + 1 tbs hair gel + 1 tbs coconut oil
Directions: Mix all ingredients in measuring cup, pour into spray bottle, shake and spray generously onto hair. Tip: You may need to melt the coconut oil in order to get it to mix with the other ingredients. Place jar of coconut oil into bowl of hot water to get it to soften.
Lavender Bath Salts: 4 cups of Epson salt + 1/3 cup of dry milk + 5 drops of lavender oil
Directions: Mix all ingredients together in jar.