Did you know that almond flour is gluten-free and great for those who are allergic to wheat or white flour? Well, if you’re into baking, this probably isn’t news to you at all but I have no idea though. What I do know is that almond flour makes a great DIY beauty ingredient to nourish the skin and also provide gentle exfoliation. I even read that it is useful for reducing dark circles. So here, I’m going to show you a simple homemade recipe using almond flour as a face mask, face scrub and also an eye mask. Ready? Let’s go!
Did I mention that I don’t eat papayas? Absolutely detest the taste and the smell *yikes*. I know it’s a great beauty food but I just can’t bring myself to eat any. However, I don’t mind using some on my face because papayas make a great exfoliant. The thing is, since I don’t eat them, it’s quite hard to make a fresh papaya face mask. So the next alternative? Using papaya powder!
Here are five DIY recipes I’ve shared for various hair needs: increase volume, add body, reduce oiliness, and strengthening roots. Most of them are really easy to replicate but as with most DIY recipes, you’ll need some patience with the results. In any case, they’re really fun for those who like to get their hands busy.
I really like these small serum bottles from Sasa. They’re great for my DIY oil mixes as I can test them in small batches before deciding if I want to make a larger batch of the oil mix in a glass bottle. In addition, I can dispense the oil easily and they are also very handy. Finally, they’re easily available and so cheap! So today, let me take you through a simple pictorial DIY post using these bottles.
I haven’t been able to post any new DIY beauty recipes because I have no time to try anything at all. There are just so much happening these two months that I have to shelf my DIY projects to next year. However, I do have quite a good archive of recipes here to keep you busy. To start with, you might want to try some of my personal favorites listed below: