DIY Summer Beauty Essentials [VIDEO]

May 29, 2017By 5 Comments

It’s (almost) summa summa summa time, and I’m comin’ atcha with some super simple, non-toxic recipes for hot weather essentials like bug spray, SPF, dusting powder, and spray-on deodorant (that actually works!). Peep these recipes in my latest segment of KATU’s “Afternoon Live,” and also be sure to check out my book, The Compassionate Chicks Guide to DIY Beauty for more info on DIY vegan beauty products. Love you guys! xoxo

DIY Bug Repellant

  • 2 tablespoons witch hazel
  • 2 tablespoons jojoba oil
  • 15 drops lavender oil
  • 15 drops citronella oil

Combine and mix all ingredients in a spray bottle. Shake well before each use.

All-Natural SPF

  • 3/4 cup fav lotion or beauty oil
  • 2-5 tablespoons non-nano zinc (amount will vary based on the level of coverage you desire)

Combine and mix all ingredients together and store in a small jar.

Dusting Powder

  • 2 parts arrowroot powder to 1 part clay
  • 20 drop fav essential oil (for each cup of powder)

Combine and mix in a shaker jar.

DIY Deodorant Spray

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup distilled or water (or vodka for extra stanky pits)
  • 30 drops citrus essential oil
  • 15 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops tea tree essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a small spray bottle and shake before each use.

What other types of DIY beauty recipes would you like to see on VBR? xx

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  1. Novie says:

    This is a great DIY presentation i hope its not too late to do this.
    I do really love summer!

  2. Laura says:

    These look so simple to do. Thank you for sharing these diy summer beauty essentials.

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