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DIY Beauty: a fun konjac-konnyaku jelly face mask

konjac face mask DIY Beauty: a fun konjac konnyaku jelly face mask

Okay, hands up those of you who are into using the konjac sponge. I see some hands…and my is up too. All right, before some of you get too excited, we’re not going to discuss about konjac sponge today. Rather, I’m going to share with you my DIY konjac jelly face mask. I figured out that since the sponges are made with food grade konjac powder, then I suppose I’m not too far off if I use the konjac jelly powder in my DIY recipe. Afterall, the konjac sponge do smell exactly like the konjac jelly powder I have here.

DIY Beauty: how to make liquid soap from soap bar

DIY liquid soap DIY Beauty: how to make liquid soap from soap bar

I’ve been wanting to make my own liquid soap but haven’t found an easy recipe with a short ingredient list. So this is the next best thing – to create liquid soap from a soap bar. I promise you, this is a no-brainer DIY recipe and if you have tons of soap bars and don’t know what to do with them too, this is gonna be useful for you too.

DIY Beauty: how to make your own liquid foundation

DIY liquid foundation DIY Beauty: how to make your own liquid foundation

I love using liquid foundation these days and have been looking to change to a more natural formulation. However, I haven’t found one that appeals to me and in the meantime, decided to experiment making my own using mineral powder. I’ve come across some recipes and decided to try two of them. They’re pretty easy and all I need are two ingredients. One is a carrier oil and the other is a moisturizer.

DIY Beauty: 5 pointers on using homemade recipes

DIY Beauty DIY Beauty: 5 pointers on using homemade recipes

Okay, I love trying out homemade beauty recipes and writing my DIY Beauty features. And I know many of you like to read them too. In fact, a number of you have written to let me know that my recommendations have worked for you and I really appreciate that. However, I’ve been a tad concerned with some readers with rather serious skin issues and are trying to resolve them with some of my recipes. First off, let me just say that while these recipes are full of natural goodness, they aren’t for everybody. So today, I’ll discuss five points to note when using DIY ingredients.