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Eco-Friendly DIY Skincare Recipes

by Lisa Clutterbuck 08 Jun 2023 0 Comments
Eco-Friendly DIY Skincare Recipes

Pamper Yourself Sustainably with these Eco-Friendly DIY Skincare Recipes:

Here are some ideas to create natural, environmentally-friendly skincare products from the comfort of your home...

Embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn't stop at fashion or household items; it also extends to the products we use on our skin. With the growing interest in sustainable products and ethical shopping, many people are turning to DIY skincare recipes as an alternative to store-bought products filled with chemicals and questionable ingredients. In this blog, we will share simple, eco-friendly DIY skincare recipes that will leave your skin feeling nourished and pampered while minimising your environmental impact.

Olive Oil and Brown Sugar Scrub
Exfoliate your skin gently and effectively with this simple, eco-friendly scrub.


1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup olive oil

Mix brown sugar and olive oil in a bowl until well combined.

Apply the scrub to your face or body using gentle circular motions.

Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Avocado and Honey Face Mask

Hydrate and nourish your skin with this rich, natural face mask.


1/2 ripe avocado
1 tablespoon honey

Mash the avocado in a bowl until smooth.

Mix in the honey until well combined.

Apply the mask to clean skin and leave on for 15-20 minutes.

Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Cucumber and Aloe Vera Eye Gel

Soothe and refresh tired eyes with this cooling eye gel.


1/2 cucumber
2 tablespoons aloe vera gel

Blend the cucumber until smooth and strain the juice using a cheesecloth.

Mix the cucumber juice with the aloe vera gel.

Apply a small amount of the mixture around your eyes using your fingertips or a cotton pad.

Store the remaining gel in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

Balance your skin's pH and reduce inflammation with this simple toner.


1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup distilled water

Mix the apple cider vinegar and distilled water in a bottle or jar.

Apply the toner to your face using a cotton pad after cleansing.

Store the toner in a cool, dark place for up to one month.

Coconut Oil and Lavender Body Butter

Moisturize and relax with this luxurious body butter.


1 cup coconut oil
10 drops lavender essential oil

Whip the coconut oil with a hand mixer or stand mixer until fluffy.
Mix in the lavender essential oil until well combined.
Apply the body butter to your skin, focusing on dry areas.
Store the remaining body butter in an airtight container at room temperature.

It's evident that pampering yourself doesn't have to come at the expense of the environment. By creating your own eco-friendly DIY skincare products, you can minimise waste, avoid harmful chemicals, and contribute to a more sustainable lifestyle. Plus, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing exactly what's in your skincare products and the joy of crafting them yourself. Another advantage is the opportunity to reduce wasteful packaging by reusing your own containers.

Why not get started with these simple recipes and enjoy guilt-free, eco-conscious pampering!

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