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How To Make Your Own Diy Bodycare Items: 5 Simple Steps

These tips will help you make your own household items, and help you create healthy and sustainable bodycare products. You will learn all about body and skin care, and how to use natural and non-toxic ingredients such as essential oils. You’ll learn how to use your own natural ingredients, and how to create your own recipes.

You may think that homemade items are too expensive, but you don’t have to be a millionaire to have fun creating your own homemade body products. You can put a little creativity into making your own homemade items, since there is no exact science to making body products. In fact, you don’t even need to have any manufacturing experience, as they don’t have to be expensive or have fancy designs or decorations.

The best thing about homemade bodycare products is how fun they are, no matter your age. There is something about homemade bodycare products that just excites us. The fun of it is much like buying our own handmade items. The fun that we have is only heightened by the fact that the ingredients used are not just natural, but also organic and non-toxic.

The beauty of homemade bodycare products is that it’s really not expensive. Yes, the list of ingredients may be long, but they are simple and easily accessible. 

When I was in college, I used to be the one who made every ingredient, and sometimes added in a bit of homemade perfume or a bit of homemade jam, just to make it better. In the past, I’ve even used my homemade hand cream for face, and I’ve done a few batches of lip balms. I used to have so much fun making DIY body care products, and all you need are your best materials for creating and experimenting with the ingredients.

The key to learning how to make natural bodycare products is by having basic knowledge of a few facts .

Facts about Natural Bodycare Products:

Here is a list of facts that you should know about ingredients used in hand care products:

Natural ingredients like essential oils increase healing in the skin

 Essential oils make the skin’s barrier function more effective

 Vitamin E is used because it is anti-oxidant (anti-fungal, anti-carcinogenic) and also has a wide variety of healing properties. Vitamin E can increase the strength of a skin’s dermal layer, and can help it reduce redness as well as help it absorb sun rays.

Vitamin E has many uses because it has healing properties.  Essential oils are also great, but not as good as Vitamin E, since there are a lot of other antioxidants in the essential oils that will help out the skin.

Essential oils help boost the cell turnover of the skin. 

Essential oils boost skin’s natural healing abilities.  Essential oils stimulate circulation on the skin

 Essential oils have soothing effects on the skin, and they can help with inflammation of irritated skin.

 Essential oils are great for soothing irritated skin  and they can help with the healing process.

Here is one of the best recipes you can make for yourself: 

Ingredients (all homemade) 

This recipe can be used for the entire body, except the hands and feet!

– 1.5 ounces coconut oil

– 1.5 tablespoons coconut cream, unsweetened, unsalted

– 3 tablespoons maple syrup

– 3 packets pure vanilla flavor extract

– a pinch of cinnamon

– 1 pinch of nutmeg

– a pinch of allspice

– 2 or 3 sprigs fresh rosemary

– 1 or 2 cinnamon sticks, optional 

Instructions: 

1. Preheat oven to 240 degrees. Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend until desired consistency is achieved.

2. Line a small baking tray with parchment paper, and place a piece of silicon mat on top of the tray.