Hi, here comes a few recipes for you to prepare your makeup at home, without the use of harmful chemicals and artificial scents.

Basic Lip Gloss

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 1/4 cup castor oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • Beet juice

Procedure

Melt beeswax in top of double boiler. Remove from heat and add oils. Add as much beet juice as desired for color. Store in jar. Transfer a small portion to a purse sized container for use when away from home. Any favorite essential oil may be added from fragrance.

Basic Facial Makeup

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon solid shortening

Procedure

In a bowl, mix cornstarch and shortening until smooth whiteface makeup is formed. After applying, pat skin with cotton balls and baby powder for long-lasting results. If different colors are needed, put small portions of makeup on waxed paper and mix in several drops of food coloring.

Apricot-Orange Lip Gloss

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp beeswax
  • 1 tsp apricot kernel oil
  • 1 tsp calendula oil
  • 3-4 drops of essential oil of orange
  • Beet juice

Procedure

Melt beeswax in top of double boiler. Add apricot kernel and calendula oils, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add beet juice if desired, for color. When partially cooled, add oil of orange. Store in jar. Transfer a small portion to a purse sized container for use when away from home.

Source: kitchencosmetics , homeparents

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