You are a green goddess, as everyone knows, and you want to avoid makeup that is tested on bunnies or filled with chemicals that belong in a landfill. Making your own shampoo/conditioner can be intimidating (what's even in shampoo?), but it is so much easier than you thought. BUST has scoured the interwebz on your behalf to find all the easiest, fastest and cleanest DIY recipes for all the products you already have on your sink counter:
1) Lavender & Rosemary Shampoo
This buddy from Premeditated Leftovers might have a different texture than you're used to, but it smells so great you won't even care. Find it here!
Premeditated Leftovers does it again with this conditioner. Not only is this conditioner super easy to make, but the website shows you exactly why you want to use all the ingredients listed — dandruff can GTFO! You know you can't wait to make it.
3) Orange Honey Body Wash
Fitnessista has such an easy recipe for this body wash — shake and shower! Full recipe here.
4) Eucalyptus Shaving Cream
The Garlic Diaries has a great shaving cream that involves no garlic, just everything else you love. This product might not have the texture you're used to but it makes your skin dolphin smooth to a whole new level! Find it here.
This awesome deodorant, by Pronounce Skin Care, is a little more complicated to make and looks weird as all get out, but it works wonders on your smelly pits. Hurry up and get the recipe.
6) Dry Shampoo
Dry shampoo powder? Wellness Mama shows us the only important thing about dry shampoo: as long as I don't have to wash my hair, I don't care! Full recipe here.
Finding the perfect amount of peppermint oil is key — somewhere between "ohh minty fresh" and "OMG I think my gums are on minty-smelling fire!" but luckily Weed 'Em & Reap helps find that perfect peppermint ratio with this super easy recipe. How to is too easy!
8) Pumpkin-Gingerbread Face Mask
Not only does this smell good enough to eat, but it is so freakin' healthy for you it's not even funny. Although this BUST recipe does call for whipping molasses, it's very easy to make and sustainable. Hurry up and get to masking!
9) Morning Buzz Sugar Scrub
Coffee is an absolute requirement for early mornings, and any vehicle for the caffeine is acceptable: espresso, cold brew...sugar scrub? Yep. BUST shares this easy to make sugar scrub that will wake you right up and takes no time at all to make — enjoy your morning caffeine high. Get to scrubbing and buzzing!
A lot of these recipes involve the same ingredients, and most can be found on Amazon or Target or even Whole Foods — so make a list and shop till you drop. Good luck not coming back with 100 more ideas while shopping for supplies.
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