Susan Merrick

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Makeup Free Month Day 30: The homemade makeup I’ve found!

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I love to smell good. So whenever I find hair products, oils, creams that smell good I want them.

With my current reduction in chemicals I’m still finding gorgeous smells. The shampoo and conditioner I use smells amazing and is very gentle.

I haven’t looked at chemicals in perfume. I feel like pouting my lip and saying I don’t want to! I love a good perfume and how it makes me feel. Elegant and fresh…. Yep, the adverts have truly had their way with me! I haven’t used any this month and I’ve actually run out of my last one.

So id love to hear of any recommendations. For products to buy or make? I’m a big fan of essential oils already so if I can be advised of some good mixes that don’t make me smell like a spice shop please? Fresh, light, maybe fruity? I love lemongrass, I use it in my skin scrub but how can us use it like a perfume? Add it to oil and have it in a spray dispenser?

Ive also previously mentioned the homemade makeup company that I spotted online. They are called A&B Homemade and here are a couple of examples of their products and ingredients to compare with the website I shared on Tuesday.

Their Lip Care Set Includes:
Honey Lip balm
Peppermint Lip Sugar Scrub

Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Raw Sugar, Essential Peppermint Oil, Raw Honey. That’s it!!

They also do powder/bronzers/blushers which list ingredients such as cinnamon and beetroot!

For example, their Translucent Powder states ingredients as:

Potato Starch
Cornstarch
ARROWROOT
COCO POWDER

In terms of other makeup they do bronzers, powder, mascara and eyeliner, eyeshadow, lip balm and blushers. It’s all made to order and at a reasonable price.

Here is a link to their etsy site-
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/184042083/all-natural-charcoal-eyeliner

Id like to be clear that I haven’t yet tried these products so if you do try them or have done before I do, please give us a review! Once I’ve received my order I will let you know how I get on!

Another blog I found recommends homemade makeup too here

http://www.missmake.com/2011/04/homemade-makeup-bella-faith-cosemetics.html?m=1

And there are larger companies who supply makeup from natural and organic ingredients although sometimes their lists of ingredients still become baffling. Perhaps it’s a regulations thing and they really are very simple products, but I’d prefer it if they could just state that! For those who are interested there is a lovely lengthy list of companies that are said to be natural/organic.

http://www.naturisimo.com/ourbrands.cfm

That’s it from me today, I will be enjoying my long holiday weekend at home with family but will take a bit of time to round up my make up free month. Although this won’t be the end! This month I’ve a night out with homemade makeup planned, the best way to try it out I think! And my old makeup needs to be put to best use by creating one or two more cosmetic only paintings for you!

Susan xx

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