DIY Lacquered Holiday Ornaments

What do you get when you combine simple Christmas ornaments with the newest, prettiest winter nail colors? Stunning DIY beauty decorations! See how we created these pretty baubles for the holidays. What You’ll Need Multiple nail polishes, at least one-tenth to one-quarter of a bottle of each Cotton swabs Clear glass Christmas ornaments, available at… Read More »

DIY Pumpkin Beauty Recipe

Good news for fridges already full to the brim: Leftover pumpkins from Halloween can be put to a second use on your face! Pumpkins smell and taste delicious at the Thanksgiving table, and they’re even more effective as a natural skin care ingredient. Many think the pumpkin is a vegetable, but the gourd is actually… Read More »

DIY Spray-On Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo is basically the best thing since sliced bread, right? Never before has it been so easy to hit “snooze” and still go to work with your hair looking and smelling fresh—it’s the lazy girl’s Holy Grail. But here’s something even better: an inexpensive, DIY version you can make with items you may already… Read More »

Indie Lee’s DIY Vanilla Body Cream

The founder of a luxury skin care line may be the last person you’d think would be such an avid sharer of DIY beauty recipes. But really, that’s what Indie Lee is all about: giving her beloved customers access to healthy personal care products, and information about the health risks that stem from common harmful… Read More »

DIY Milk Beauty Recipes

For the holidays, we’re revisiting some of our favorite festive articles from the Beautylish archive. Enjoy! Milk is an amazing topical skin care ingredient found in many lotions, bath mixes, and cleansing milks. An ancient beauty secret that spans back to Egypt and Greece, Cleopatra was known for bathing in the stuff, and ancient Greeks… Read More »

Juice Your Way…to a Better Period!

Periods are not fair. I know menstruation is linked with the moon’s cycles and it’s all mysterious and beautiful and we cis-women are honored to participate in this mystical-feminine-energy every month, but my period is annoying and irregular and full of cramps and puffiness and crabbiness and headaches. Ugh. This month, in the midst of… Read More »

The Best DIY Hair Treatment Made from Unlikely Ingredients

Tomorrow is St. Patty’s Day! If your fridge is already stocked with holiday essentials, you may have everything you need for this DIY from Alexis Wolfer, founder and editor-in-chief of The Beauty Bean and author of the forthcoming book The Recipe for Radiance. Turns out that six-pack you just picked up may hold the secret to… Read More »

DIY Scented Bath Salts in 3 Minutes!

Nobody loves bath time more than me. All year long, almost every day—if you want me, you can find me in the tub. Winter? I’m in a hot bath, steaming the deep chill away. Summer, I’m in a cool bath, floating down the chilly lazy river of my mind, washing away boob sweat and sand… Read More »

DIY Natural Rose Perfume

Ever had so many suitors that you literally have bouquets of roses all over your house, taking up all your table space? UGH, right? What are you even going to do with all those flowers? JK. I’ve never had this problem (and why not? I AM charming…). But when I do encounter this most difficult… Read More »

A DIY Lip Balm Perfect for Winter

Brrrr! Cold weather means chapped lips. Whether you’re looking to make your gifts at home this year or just want to try out an easy, new holiday-friendly lip balm recipe, we’ve got you covered. Ingredients: 8 Drops peppermint oil 2 Tbsp carrier oil (such as almond oil—this dilutes the peppermint oil from a burn to… Read More »