22 DIY Cosmetic Crafts

How to create affordable makeup!

By: Emma Hassemer, Editor,
22 DIY Cosmetic Crafts

Have you ever checked out at Sephora or Ulta with one or two makeup items and your total ends up being over $100? Yeah, me too. Cosmetics can be super expensive, especially when you're always leaning towards the luxurious brands. But, now you don't have to worry about making your wallet cry every time you run out of mascara because you can make your own DIY cosmetic products for a super affordable price.

Using ingredients that are healthy and non-toxic for your skin, you can whip up a batch of your own DIY natural makeup. The products you can create are endless. From volumizing eyelash mascara to a smooth and moisturizing lip balm, your face will feel healthy and look fabulous. Your skin will thank you after trying out these natural scrubs and cleansers, too. It's easier than you think to make your own cosmetics. 

These homemade cosmetics are the perfect items to add to your makeup collection or even give as a gift to someone you know who is a beauty fanatic. If you're dying to know how to wear the makeup items you love for a price you'll love even more, these 22 DIY Cosmetic Crafts are for you. 

Lucious Lip Blams

10 Minute Peppermint Vanilla Lip Balm

Do you suffer from dry lips even in the summer season? Have no fear. These DIY lip balm recipes are here to save your lips and make them shiny, moisturized and plump. Having cracked lips is no fun. Some of these lip balms are also infused with color, so along with having healthy looking lips, you'll have a natural rosy sheen to them as well. As if these DIY lip products can't get any better, they are scented with tasty fragrances. Because of the essential oils and butter that is mixed in the balms, your lips will be nothing short of kissable. Say goodbye to your parched lips and hello to hydrated lips!

DIY Eye Products

DIY Natural Eye Makeup

Eyes are one of the most important and beautiful features of our faces. So, why not make them stand out? Make your eyes the star of the show with these easy makeup recipes for shadows and mascaras. An average eyeshadow palette usually costs at least $15 and can go up to around $50. But, these DIY eyeshadows are cheaper and give off the same gorgeous pigment as many other eyeshadows. To outline and fool people into thinking your eyes are bigger, eyeliner and mascara are there to help you. You can never have too many tubes of mascaras. Now you can make your very own tube and refill it whenever you run out. With these recipes, there will be no more running errands to the makeup store!

DIY Cleansers and Scrubs

Japanese Anti-Aging Rice Milk Cleanser

Think of your face as a crisp clean canvas that is about to be painted. No one wants to paint on a dirty canvas. Keep your face in tip top shape with these natural DIY cleansers and scrubs. From anti-aging remedies to exfoliating your lips, every inch of your face will be smooth and ready for a full face of makeup.

Keeping your face hydrated and moisturized is an extremely important first step when doing your makeup that many people forget about. After trying these DIY facial products, you'll want to work these into your everyday routine in a heartbeat. 

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