With the days at their longest it means more time spent outside or on-the-go so I thought I’d share with you you three easy-peasy DIY handbag beauty essentials. They’re all very straightforward to make and you can easily buy the ingredients online. Here are the recipes…

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel

Although I’m not one for using those pre-packaged hand sanitising gels that smell like chemicals and dry your skin out, I do like the idea of having something to hand in a moment of need. Therefore, I created this great natural version which smells incredible – and with the addition of natural oils, it moisturises at the same time.

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel

To make your own DIY natural hand sanitiser gel, simply mix the following ingredients together and transfer into a small recycled plastic bottle with a flip top lid and there you go.

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel: You Will Need

  • 4 tbsp. of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tsp of vitamin E gel
  • 20 drops of sweet orange essential oil
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops of clove bud essential oil
  • 5 drops of rosemary essential oil

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel

 

DIY Rose Petal Lip Balm

I always have some kind of lip balm in my bag, and this rose petal recipe works wonders for chapped lips. It has a sweet taste of vanilla with just a hint of rose. And because it’s made with 100% natural ingredients, it’s super moisturising, edible and free of any chemicals.

You could even give this lip balm as gift – you’ll find this recipe makes enough for you and a few friends. Oh, and it only takes a few minutes to make.

See the tutorial here

 

Homemade Cooling Cucumber Cream

Perfect for soothing skin our homemade lavender, aloe vera, cucumber cooling cream recipe is quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients.

Studies show that fresh cucumbers contain many potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients. The powerful properties of the cool cucumber can be refreshing and hydrating to skin; making it a perfect ingredient for soothing sunburn. Now all we need is the sun!

Get the recipe here

 

Please do share any DIY beauty recipes you have with us. We are always keen to hear your ideas and so is our thoughtful community.

DIY Natural Hand Sanitiser Gel by Lara