Make Your Own Beauty Products

Save Money and Use Ingredients You Know and Trust

Tired of spending a fortune on shampoo, lotion, and other beauty products? Here are some of our favorite beauty products that you can make at home. Here's how you can save money while using ingredients that you know and trust. 

Soap

Foaming Hand Soap
Foaming Hand Soap. © Erin Huffstetler

Soapmaking is a traditional craft that has made a big comeback, but did you know that you can also make your own liquid hand soap? 

  • Foaming Soap: You save money when you transform regular hand soap into foaming hand soap.
  • Liquid Hand Soap: You can turn bar soap into liquid hand soap and save money.

Aftershave

Shaving Soap
Shaving Soap. Photo © David Fisher

No perfumes here, just good antiseptic and moisturizing aftershave you can make from a simple natural ingredient. More

Shampoo

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Baking Soda Shampoo. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

What can you use for clean and shiny hair that doesn't have harsh chemicals and artificial scents? Try these shampoo recipes:

Conditioner

Homemade Conditioner
Homemade Conditioner. Photo © Flickr user qmnonic

Hair products can really take a toll on your pocketbook. Try this inexpensive vinegar conditioner, which leaves the chemicals behind. More

Styling Products

Don't leave all of your money at the salon. Make your own with these recipes:

  • Hair Gel: Simple to make and use.
  • Hair Spray: The natural ingredient may be growing in your backyard.

Deodorant

You can ditch the drugstore prices and harsh chemicals with these homemade natural deodorant solutions.  More

Mouthwash

Did you know that you can freshen your breath with just a few simple natural ingredients you probably already have on hand? Here is a great recipe for an inexpensive mouthwash. More

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