Making our own natural skincare products is a fun and creative hobby that we can enjoy from the comfort of our own homes. 

The beautiful thing about this hobby is that once you understand the basics and know where to get accurate and reliable information – plus a few good recipes – you can make some amazing products for a fraction of the price of shop-bought brands.

Plus, when it comes to occupying, entertaining and educating our children, learning to make a few simple products is an absolute winner!

Kids tend to love making biscuits, pancakes and cakes and they also usually love arts and crafts. There’s so much fun to be had at home with children, and the memories this creates is something to be savored – for our kids and ourselves!

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many of us have found ourselves unexpectedly stuck at home with our children and we’re all looking for fun activities to keep them happy and busy.

Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

How about making some simple skincare products?

If you are looking for some new activities to try, here are seven simple, DIY cosmetic recipes that you can make with your children. 

If you do try these products out, please make sure to properly supervise your children and ensure you follow the recommended safety precautions. 

If you’d like more recipes to make with your kids, take a look at our Bath Treats eKit, which contains 25 wonderful recipes, or our Certificate in Making Natural Skincare Products, which contains over 120 recipes!

1) Simple cocoa butter lip balm
Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

This is such a soothing and nourishing lip balm, yet very quick, easy and inexpensive to make!

 

2) Lip gloss

Just a few ingredients are all you need to make this fun, shimmery lip gloss.

3) Rose and Cocoa Butter Bath Truffles
Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

These are easy to make and fun to use!      

4) Foaming Orange, Frankincense and Sandalwood Mineral Bath Soak
Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

You could change the essential oils for something more suitable for children, for example 1% orange and 1% lavender.

5) Shower scrub bars
Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

These are simple to make and luxurious to use!

6) Super simple whipped shea body butter

Only three ingredients are needed for this fun, whipped body butter. 

 

7) Detoxifying clay face mask

This is a fun project for teenagers. Let them choose the most suitable clays and essential oils for their skin type.

 

Download your free Natural Beauty Recipe Book!

We'd love to help you get started with making your own skincare products - products that are natural, safe and effective!

Discover our favourite recipes for:

  • Frankincense Anti-Aging Facial Serum with Coenzyme Q10
  • Lavender and Geranium Rejuvenating Facial Serum
  • Protective Winter Time Hand Cream
  • Orange and Ylang Ylang Facial Moisturizer for Dry Skin
  • Grapefruit and Orange Stretch Mark Body Butter
  • Soothing and Moisturizing Facial Mist
  • and more!

Plus discover natural emulsifiers and preservatives, essential oils and the equipment you need to get started!

Simple DIY cosmetics to make at home with your kids Natural Bodycare recipes Natural Facial skincare recipes

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