How To Make Your Own Natural Cosmetics (Part 1)

i need to revisit this, OFTEN


This post is for Stephanie Maurer who left me a wonderful comment on my previous post – Living Holistically In A Modern World.

Making our own cosmetics is yet another way in which we can move towards a more natural, handmade lifestyle. Personally, I would never put anything on my skin If I couldn’t eat it. My skin is my body. It protects my inner organs. It is a natural filter of bodily waste and so I need it to perform at optimum level. Plus, I love the idea of tailoring my beauty products to my own specific needs whilst eliminating unnecessary amounts of preservatives and petro-chemicals. From a financial viewpoint, my husband loves that it saves us money!

I started making my own natural cosmetics in the 80’s. The very first thing I made successfully was lip balm. I…

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