Creating your own natural makeup at home will save you time and money, as the ingredients are easy to put together and less expensive than the brand-name products on the market. More importantly, when you make your own makeup you have complete control over what you put on your skin.
You can eliminate toxins that are harmful to your skin and far from being environmentally friendly.
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Here are some natural makeup products that you can enjoy making yourself:
1. Eye Shadow.
Grind different shades of mineral mica powder together and combine it with a dry powder or liquid binder to create your own eye shadow. This allows you to choose not only the materials and ingredients but also the colors you are making. Eye shadow is one of the simpler cosmetics you can produce at home.
Find a great selection of different mica powders by clicking here.
Blush is yet another natural makeup product that’s easy to make. All you have to do is find your favorite shades of mica and thoroughly mix them together until all colors are blended. There is no need to add a binder in this simple recipe. However, I do recommend that you run the finished blush powder through a sifter to avoid clumping.
You can most definitely purchase a kit that comes with the ingredients needed to make your own natural makeup set that includes lipstick. However, you can experiment with your own natural ingredients like mica, iron oxide, castor oil, beeswax, carnauba wax and lanolin to produce your own personalized lipstick. Lipstick is a more difficult natural homemade makeup product to produce at home but for daring individuals, there are many recipes available online.
Tip: You can also make lip balm from home in a similar way, especially using beeswax lip balm recipes. Some of the necessary ingredients include lanolin and beeswax, honey, cocoa butter, and oils. Making your own lip balm is not as difficult, but it does take a tried-and-true recipe.
Skip the goopy black stuff. Lightly apply Vaseline or lip balm to your lashes, then very gently apply your homemade eye shadow in order to add pigment to your lashes. This actually looks a lot more natural and less thick and goopy on your lashes, plus it contains far fewer chemicals and additives.
5. Makeup Remover Pads.
Create reusable makeup remover pads using pieces of soft fabric such as cotton. Sew the two materials together in different shapes to create washable makeup remover pads that you can use again and again.
There are a variety of resources available for making your own natural makeup and skincare products. If you don’t have a natural ingredients shop in your area, do an online search for “natural homemade makeup recipes” or “natural homemade makeup ingredients.”
Experiment with natural materials like shea butter, cocoa butter, oatmeal, honey, and beeswax to create natural products that your skin will thank you for and your wallet will love!