DIY Beauty Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Let’s be honest, taking care of your skin doesn’t usually come cheap. That’s why I’ve created a list of some of the best DIY skincare products to suit all of your needs because who doesn’t love having glowing skin AND saving money?

1. Coconut Vanilla Lip Scrub:


  • 1/2 Cup of Coconut Oil
  • 1 Cup of White Sugar
  • 10 – 15 Drops of Vanilla Essential Oil
  • 8 oz. Mason Jar


  1. Place the coconut oil into a microwavable dish and microwave for 30 – 45 seconds, until it oil completely melted.
  2. Pour the coconut oil into a bowl along with the vanilla. (Add more drops for a stronger scent).
  3. Mix the sugar in until it is completely blended.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a jar, and you’re set!
  5. This mixture will stay good for up to 2 months.


2. Grapefruit Bath Bomb:


  • 1 Cup of Baking Soda
  • 2 Tablespoons of Epsom Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons of melted Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup of Citric Acid
  • 1 Teaspoon of Beet Juice
  • 4 -7 drops of Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of Water
  • Bath Bomb Molds, Cupcake Tray, or Ice Cream scoop.


  1. Combine the baking soda, epsom salt and citric acid into a bowl. Mix well.
  2. In a second bowl, combine the coconut oil, beet juice and essential oil.
  3. Whisk the dry ingredients with the wet ones slowly. It should then turn crumbly in consistency.
  4. The mixture will be finished when you can mold it into a shape without it falling apart. If it still comes apart, slowly add a TSP of water at a time until it becomes able to hold a shape.
  5. Pack them in any of the aforementioned molds or trays for about an hour.
  6. After you remove them, place them on a dry surface for at least 12 hours, then ENJOY!
  7. Drop them in any bath to create a fizzy finish.


3. Setting Spray:


  • 1 TBSP of Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 TBSP of Witch Hazel
  • 2 and 1/2 TBSP of Distilled Water
  • 5 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1 Spray Bottle


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl until they are blended well.
  2. Pour your mixture into the spray bottle using a funnel.
  3. Spray on your face after using your makeup to lock it in place all night.


4. Makeup Remover Pads


  • 1 QT Mason Jar
  • 2 TBS of Coconut Oil
  • 2 squirts of tear-free baby wash
  • 2 cups of purified water
  • 2 packs of cotton pads
  • Microwave safe bowl


  1. Mix the coconut oil, baby wash and purified water together.
  2. Microwave in 10 second increments until the mixture is fully melted.
  3. Place cotton pads in your jar.
  4. Pour the liquid you mixed into the jar, and press down on the cotton pads to help them soak the liquid up.
  5. Screw on the lid and keep your jar in a cool place.
  6. Use daily to remove makeup.
  7. This mixture should last for 3-5 months.


5. Lash Serum


  • 1 TBSP of Aloe Vera Gel
  • 3 TBSP of Organic Castor Oil
  • 2 TSP of Pure Vitamin E oil
  • 1 TSP of Almond Oil
  • Small Screw On Jar
  • Disposable Mascara Wands


  1. Add all of the ingredients together and whisk until there are no more lumps.
  2. Pour the mixture into the jar.
  3. Use a clean disposable mascara wand every time to avoid irritation.
  4. This mixture should last 3-4 months.

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