20 Ways To Make Your Own Natural Personal Care Products
Tired of spending money on expensive deodorant? You can make your own by mixing 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch. Slowly add five to six tablespoons of coconut oil to and mix well with a spoon. Scoop the mixture into a small container with a lid and apply with your fingers.
Simple Clove Mouthwash
Nothing is more refreshing than using mouthwash after a meal. To make Simple Clove Mouthwash, all you need is one tablespoon of whole cloves and one cup of boiling water.
Place the cloves in a heat-proof container, like a canning jar. Pour boiling water over the cloves and cover the container with a lid and allow the mixture to cool. Once cool, strain out the cloves and pour the clove-infused water into a clean container. To use, rinse your mouth with about one teaspoon of the mixture.
Two-Ingredient Lip Balm
Lip Balms keep you lips fresh and moisturized. This Two-Ingredient Lip Balm is very simple to make. You will need one part raw, unfiltered honey and one part unrefined, virgin coconut oil. If your coconut oil is solid, place the jar in warm tap water to soften. Mix ingredients well, and store in a container with a tight lid. Apply using a lip brush, or just dab it on with your finger.
People use shaving cream to give them a smooth, silky feel after shaving. Make your own shaving cream by using a double boiler and adding 4 Tbsp of solid shea butter and 3 Tbsp of coconut oil, melt over the lowest heat setting, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat once completely melted.
Add 2 Tbsp of sweet almond oil and 10 -12 drops of pure lavender essential oil, and stir to combine completely. Transfer bowl to the fridge and let the mix harden. Remove from fridge whip until the mixture is the consistency of frosting. Let it sit for a few minutes before transferring to an airtight container. It will last for at least a month.