10 Game-changing Beauty Hacks and DIY Skincare Recipes

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In this article, I’m going to show you a bunch of DIY beauty hacks, including DIY skincare recipes. You’ll learn natural beauty tips for hair, skin, and even your teeth. Let’s get started!

Disclaimer: When applied to the skin, turmeric can sometimes cause temporary staining, so please proceed with caution! You may wish to use slightly less turmeric than the recipes recommend.

Tools and materials:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • White or wild turmeric
  • Rosehip seed oil
  • Rose water
  • Black castor oil
  • Fenugreek powder
  • Sesame oil
  • Raw honey
  • Beetroot powder
  • Shea butter
  • Vaseline
  • Jojoba oil or coconut oil
  • Garlic cloves
  • Olive oil
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Witch hazel or vodka
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Chamomile essential oil
Adding aloe vera gel

Hack 1: Clear glowing skin

1. Add 2 TBSP of aloe vera gel 

Aloe vera treats acne and dry skin. 

Adding wild turmeric or rosehip oil

Step 2: Add ¼ TSP white, wild turmeric or 1 TBSP of rosehip oil

Turmeric and rosehip oil help to brighten skin.

Adding rose water

3. Add ½ cup rose water

Rose water hydrates and smoothes skin.

Bottling mixture

4. Bottle

Mix and pour into a dropper bottle.

Dropping mixture onto palm of hand

To use: Smooth 2-3 drops on a clean face before going to bed.

Pouring black castor oil

Hack 2: Eyebrow serum for thicker and darker eyebrows

1. Add 1 TBSP of black castor oil 

Black castor oil darkens hair and boosts hair growth. 

Adding fenugreek powder

2. Add 1 TSP of fenugreek powder

Fenugreek powder leads to thicker hair growth.

Touching DIY mixture

To use: Massage a small amount on your eyebrows.

Adding sesame oil to water

Hack 3: Healthy teeth & gums. Strengthens teeth, and gums, and prevents tooth decay.

1. Add 1 TSP of sesame oil to lukewarm water.

DIY beauty recipe on spoon

To use: After brushing your teeth, gargle with it or simply massage a few drops of the sesame oil on your gums before going to bed.

Raw honey in bowl

Hack 4: Soft pink lips

1. Add 1 TBSP of raw honey

Raw honey treats dry chapped lips.

Adding turmeric to raw honey

2. Add ¼ TSP of turmeric or beetroot powder

Turmeric and beetroot powder lighten pigmented lips.

DIY beauty recipe in bowl

To use: Smooth a drop on your lips and massage it in.

Adding aloe vera

Hack 5: Foot & hand cream to smooth and soften skin

Step 1: Add 1 TBSP of aloe vera gel 

Aloe vera smoothes and softens dry, rough skin.

Adding shea butter

2. Add 1 TBSP of shea butter or vaseline

Shea butter and vaseline heal dry cracked feet.

Completed DIY beauty recipe

To use: Apply on your hands and feet. Cover your feet with a thick pair of socks.

Adding black castor oil

Hack 6: Eyelash Serum for longer & thicker lashes

1. Add 1 TBSP of black castor oil 

Black castor oil boosts hair growth.

Adding jojoba oil

2. 1 TBSP of jojoba oil or coconut oil 

Jojoba oil and coconut oil condition and protect your lashes.

Completed DIY beauty hack

To use: Apply a small amount on your eyelashes before going to bed.

Garlic for DIY beauty hack

Hack 7: Nail oil for faster nail growth

1. Add 1-2 garlic cloves 

Garlic strengthens nails. Mash them and add them to a bottle or jar.

Adding olive oil

2. Add 1 TBSP of olive oil

Olive oil conditions and nourishes the cuticles

Applying DIY beauty recipe to cuticles

To use: Before going to bed, rub the oil on your nails and cuticles. Massage it in for a few minutes.

Adding rosehip seed oil for DIY eye serum

Hack 8: Eye serum

1. Add 1 TBSP of rosehip seed oil

 Rosehip seed oil smoothes fine lines and fades dark circles.

Adding wild turmeric

2. Add 1/4 TSP of wild turmeric

Wild turmeric brightens the skin.

Dropping DIY beauty mixture onto fingertips

To use: Massage 1-2 drops under your eyes to treat dark circles and puffy eyes.

Adding warm castor oil

Hack 9: Hot oil hair care for healthy hair 

1. Add 1 TBSP of warm castor oil or any other hair oil 

Hair oils treat hair loss and aid in the growth of healthy hair.

Adding peppermint essential oil

2. Add 2 drops of peppermint essential oil

Peppermint essential oil promotes hair growth.

Completed DIY beauty recipe

To use: Massage the oil on your scalp for 5-10 mins and then leave it on overnight.

Adding witch hazel

Hack 10: Pillow spray for beauty sleep 

1. Add 2 TBSP of witch hazel or vodka

Adding lavender essential oil

2. Add 10 drops of lavender essential oil

Adding chamomile essential oil

3. Add 10 drops of chamomile essential oil

Adding water

4. Add 1/4 cup of water

Completed DIY beauty recipe

To use: Spray it on your pillow and bedsheets before going to bed for a good night’s sleep.

DIY skincare recipes

That’s it for these 10 DIY beauty hacks! Let me know what you think about these recipes and which one is your favorite down below.

Suggested materials:
  • Aloe vera gel
  • White or wild turmeric
  • Rosehip seed oil
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