Recover from Winter with a New DIY Facial Oil w/ a New Secret Ingredient!
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Recover from Winter with a New DIY …

With February coming to a close, it is safe to say that spring is on it’s way! I find winter the hardest time to maintain healthy skin so I’m very happy to switch things up because I’ve been wanting to try out a few new oils as well as a new highly promising ingredient I’ve never used on my face!  I’ve created…

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February 25, 2020
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MORE Waterproof Labels via Sticker You!
Miscellaneous Jennifer Phillips

MORE Waterproof Labels via Sticker You!

Part of the fun of creating your own products is having pretty labels. I’ve been making labels from the very beginning of my DIY skin care journey once I realized not just any old label would cut it. With many of the recipes found on this blog, a waterproof label is needed as well as a sturdy label that can go through…

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February 21, 2020
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Comparing and Deciphering Vegan Waxes for Balms
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Comparing and Deciphering Vegan Waxes for Balms

I get a lot of requests for vegan DIY skin care. You might wonder how there could be animal products in skin care and there typically isn’t but I use a lot of beeswax in my recipes which obviously comes from bees and makes many of my recipes not vegan friendly. I’ve explored a couple of plant based waxes to replace beeswax…

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February 12, 2020
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Trouble Shooting Homemade Lotion
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Trouble Shooting Homemade Lotion

I know that making lotion can be daunting so I wrote THIS beginner’s guide to lotion making with only a 3 ingredient recipe.  Lately, I’ve been on a lotion making kick on a mission to make a thick, super moisturizing lotion that I need for my legs and heels.  I’ve discovered a few new tricks and befriended an expert in making skin…

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May 17, 2019
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DIY Skin Care by Shea Moisture
Product Reviews Jennifer Phillips

DIY Skin Care by Shea Moisture

Do you find DIY skin care overwhelming and confusing?  Would you like to customize your skin care routine but would feel better knowing a well known skin care company is overseeing the process?  Shea Moisture has created their Beauty Hacks line just for these reasons!  With a variety of bases, accelerators and natural fragrances, you can make your own skin care using…

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October 31, 2018
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DIY Eczema Cream
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Eczema Cream

Eczema is one skin issue that can show great improvement with natural DIY products.  Eczema requires lots of nourishment and can react negatively to unnatural ingredients so making a gentle, natural DIY eczema cream can go a long way to help relieve eczema.  I don’t personally have eczema but I have done quite a lot of research and have a few loved…

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April 4, 2018
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DIY Dry Mask for Aging/Dry Skin
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Dry Mask for Aging/Dry Skin

This DIY anti aging dry mask contains ingredients that are decadent and powerful when it comes to beautifying the skin. It is the perfect gift for moms, grandmas and friends!  Not to mention, how pretty is that pink?! First off, let me explain exactly what a dry mask is and why you’ll want to make one.  Basically a dry mask is a…

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December 5, 2017
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The Dry Mermaid Mask for Oily/Acne Skin…
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

The Dry Mermaid Mask for Oily/Acne …

As promised, I’m back with 3 dry mask recipes, perfect for your DIY holiday gifts!  However, these masks turned out so good, they each deserved their own post!  So today, we’ll start with a mask perfect for oily skin and/or acne. If you’re not sure what a dry mask is, let me break it down.  Basically a dry mask is a ground…

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December 4, 2017
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Ingredient Spotlight: Pumpkin Seed Oil + DIY SERUM
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Ingredient Spotlight: Pumpkin Seed Oil + DIY SERUM

Here we go again-another post about pumpkins.  With fall well underway, you are inundated with recipes and recommendations all centered around pumpkins, am I right?!  In fact, even I-who has sworn off high acid coffee, found myself in line at Starbucks last week ordering a pumpkin spice latte!  Insert 12 eye roll emojis.  Tis the season.  Anyway, if you haven’t had enough…

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October 24, 2017
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DIY Rose Clay Oil Cleanser/Mask
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Rose Clay Oil Cleanser/Mask

I’m all about oil cleansing as most of you probably know.  I love experimenting with different oil cleansers so once I discovered the gentle, detoxing benefits of rose clay, I knew I had to incorporate it into a new oil cleanser.  This DIY Rose Clay oil cleanser/Mask is geared more towards aging, dry skin types rather then THIS ONE for oily skin.…

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August 22, 2017
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