DIY Recipes

Easy and Simple Recipes

This is a place where you can find recipes for taking care of your skin using natural ingredients. Like making your own creams and lotions!

Hydrating Face and Body Mask 


1 cup of fresh Aloe Vera gel

1 tablespoon of sea weed extract

1 tablespoon of honey

1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil

5-6 drops of lavender essential oil


Cut open an Aloe Vera leaf and scoop out the gel using a spoon.

In a blender, combine the Aloe Vera gel, sea weed extract, honey, vitamin E oil, and lavender essential oil.

Blend the mixture until it becomes smooth and creamy.

Transfer the mixture into a clean jar or container.

Apply the Aloe Vera with sea weed extract recipe on your face and body.

Leave it on for 15-20 minutes.

Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Use the Aloe Vera with sea weed extract recipe once or twice a week for best results.

Exfoliating Recipe for Sensitive Skin 


1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel

1 tablespoon of sea moss

1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

1 tablespoon of cornmeal

1 tablespoon of rose water


In a small bowl, mix together the Aloe Vera gel and sea moss until they are well combined.

Add in the turmeric powder and cornmeal, and stir until everything is evenly distributed.

Slowly pour in the rose water, stirring continuously, until you have a thick, paste-like consistency.

Apply the mixture to your face, using gentle circular motions to exfoliate your skin.

Leave the mixture on your face for 5-10 minutes to allow the ingredients to penetrate your skin.

Rinse your face with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel.

Note: If you have extremely sensitive skin, you may want to do a patch test first to make sure that none of the ingredients cause any irritation.

Hormone-Balancing Tea 


1 tablespoon crushed celery seeds

1 teaspoon dried chamomile flowers

1 teaspoon dried raspberry leaf

1 teaspoon dried nettle leaf

1 teaspoon dried dandelion root

1 teaspoon dried licorice root

4 cups of water

Optional: honey or lemon to taste


In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil.

Add the celery seeds, chamomile flowers, raspberry leaf, nettle leaf, dandelion root, and licorice root to the boiling water.

Reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan, and let the mixture simmer for about 10 minutes.

After simmering, remove the saucepan from heat and let the tea steep for an additional 5 minutes.

Strain the tea into a teapot or directly into cups, discarding the herb mixture.

If desired, add honey or lemon to taste for added flavor.

Stir well and allow the tea to cool slightly before serving.

Pour the tea into an 8 oz cup or mug and enjoy.

Please note that while certain herbs are believed to have potential hormone-balancing properties, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating any new herbal remedies into your routine, especially if you have specific health concerns or are taking any medications.

Rose & Sake Hydrating Facial Toner 8 oz


4 oz sake

3 oz rose water

1 oz distilled water

5 drops lavender essential oil


In an 8 oz spray bottle, combine the sake, rose water, and distilled water.

Add 5 drops of lavender essential oil to the mixture.

Close the spray bottle tightly and shake well to ensure all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

Your facial toner is now ready to use. Before each use, give the bottle a gentle shake to mix the ingredients.

To use the facial toner:

Start with a clean face.

Hold the spray bottle about 8-10 inches away from your face.

Close your eyes and lightly mist the toner onto your face, ensuring even coverage.

Allow the toner to air dry on your skin or gently pat it in with clean hands.

Follow up with your regular skincare routine, such as moisturizer or serum.

The spray bottle allows for convenient and easy application of the facial toner. This homemade facial toner can help balance the skin's pH, hydrate, and provide a refreshing sensation remember to store the toner in a cool, dry place and use within a reasonable time frame to ensure freshness. Always keep your eyes closed while spraying the toner on your face. Enjoy the refreshing and hydrating benefits of your homemade facial toner!

Citrus Burst Revive

(Homemade Citrus Body Fragrance Mist)


1. 1 cup distilled water

2. 2 tablespoons witch hazel

3. 15 drops grapefruit essential oil

4. 10 drops orange essential oil

5. 5 drops lemon essential oil

6. 5 drops bergamot essential oil

7. 3 drops lime essential oil

8. 1-2 drops neroli essential oil (optional, for a floral note)

9. Spray bottle (8-ounce capacity)


Sterilize the spray bottle by washing it thoroughly with hot, soapy water. Rinse it well and allow it to dry completely.

In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine the distilled water and witch hazel. Witch hazel helps to disperse the essential oils and acts as a natural preservative.

Add the grapefruit, orange, lemon, bergamot, lime, and neroli essential oils to the water and witch hazel mixture. Stir well to ensure the oils are evenly distributed.

Carefully pour the mixture into the spray bottle using a funnel if needed. Ensure the bottle is securely closed.

Shake the bottle vigorously for a few seconds to combine the ingredients.

Your homemade citrus body fragrance mist is now ready to use.          

Mist it over your body or clothes for a refreshing burst of citrus fragrance.

Remember to shake the bottle before each use to ensure the oils are well-distributed. Store the mist in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

Enjoy the invigorating citrus scent of your homemade body fragrance mist!

*Please note that while essential oils are generally safe to use, they can cause skin irritation or sensitization in some individuals. 

Always perform a patch test on a small area of skin before applying the mist all over your body, especially if you have sensitive skin or any known allergies.