With gas and food prices at an all time high - everyone is looking for ways to save some money.
But, can we do this and still look good?
Here are some budget beauty recipes from Annie Tomlin, editor of Bellasugar.com.
DIY FACIAL MOISTURIZER
To make two 50 g jars, you'll need:
25 ml Apricot Kernel Oil 25 ml Jojoba Oil 15 g Beeswax 70 ml Bottled Water 2 tbsp Rosewater 1 tsp Lemon Juice
Note: If you'd like, you can add one tsp. of apple cider vinegar to the recipe if you have blemished skin, two tsp. evening primrose oil if you have dry skin, two drops of tea tree oil if you have combination skin or one tsp. of witch hazel water if you have oily skin.
DIY PLUMPING FACIAL OIL FOR DRY SKIN
1 oz avocado oil 2 tsp rosehip oil 2 tsp argan oil 1 borage oil capsule 1 Vitamin E capsule 2 drops of neroli oil 3 drops of sandalwood oil For step-by-step instructions on how to make your own facial oil, read more.
DIY ASPIRIN MASK TO COMBAT ACNE AND SOFTEN SKIN
Bottle of uncoated, plain aspirin Little bit of honey Small bowl
DIY LIP SMOOTHER
Honey Baker's sugar (regular is fine but if they have baker's, it has a smaller grain) Olive oil Mixing bowl
DIY FOOT EXFOLIATOR
Olive oil Fresh grated ginger Fresh mint leaves Brown Sugar - doesn't matter if it is light or dark Mixing bowl Large wooden spoon