7 DIY Hair + Skin Recipes


Rescue dry, dull or lifeless hair and skin with the pure and potent properties of nature. These seven all-natural DIY recipes made with fresh, organic and raw ingredients offer a variety of benefits for your skin and hair. Try these recipes to revive, rejuvenate and moisturize with ingredients found in your kitchen cabinet or your local market.

Moisturizing Face Mask

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Restore moisture to dry skin with this moisturizing face mask recipe.

tbsp. avocado
tsp. honey
tbsp. coconut milk

Combine ingredients into a thick paste.  Apply to skin and leave on for 5- 10 minutes. Rinse.


Banana Hair Mask

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  This recipe with revive dull and tired looking hair.

1 organic banana
1 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. yogurt

Blend ingredients thoroughly so there are no clumps. Apply to the hair and let set for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.



Oatmeal Face Mask

Oat meal mask

Oatmeal is an anti-inflammatory and a great treatment for those suffering from acne because it absorbs oils on the surface of the skin. Honey is a humectant, meaning it helps your skin retain moisture. 

1/2 tsp. honey
tsp. coconut milk
1/2 tsp. oatmeal

Combine all ingredients. If it’s too thick, you can add more coconut milk as needed. Apply in the shower, and leave on for 5-10 minutes before rinsing off. 



No-Poo Cleanser

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This No-Poo recipe works on all hair types.

1 tbsp. Henna or Amla powder
2 tbsp. yogurt
1 egg yolk

1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. vegetable oil

Combine ingredients and apply to dry hair. Cover with a plastic shower cap and keep it on for 20 minutes. Rinse with water.



Skin Brightening Cleanser

Brighten your complexion  with this lightening cleanser recipe. 


1 tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
tbsp. milk
tbsp. lemon juice

Combine ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Apply to the skin with a cotton ball and let it sit for 3-5 minutes, then rinse with cool water.



Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

Hair rinse

This rinse can create shine, luster, and vibrancy to hair

1/4 cup beer
1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 

Pour mixture over hair and scalp, then rinse off.


Hydrating Hair Mask

Avocado hair mask

This hydrating mask will restore moisture and shine to dry dull hair.

1 avocado
1 tbsp. honey
tbsp. yogurt
tbsp. soy, almond, or coconut milk

Combine ingredients and apply to your hair from roots to ends. For a deep conditioning put a shower cap or plastic bag over your head and keep it on for 5 minutes or for several hours. Wash with shampoo. 


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