DIY makeup recipes are great way to avoid putting chemical laden cosmetics on your skin. There are some natural options available in the market, but no commercial choice could be as natural as these foundations you make at home. Here are recipes for homemade powdered and liquid foundation which contains completely natural ingredients and will also allow you to know what you are putting on your skin and also enjoy a soothing effect of these foundations.
Natural Foundation Recipes For Combination Skin
If you have oily skin and keeping makeup intact for long is often an issue for you or heat and humidity brings a shiny coat along the t-zone and chin, it means you have combination skin, and then you have to apply long wear foundation. These three home-made foundation recipes are easy to make and will also suit your skin.
Recipe 1: All Natural Homemade Foundation Powder
Ingredients For The Base:
Arrowroot Powder (1 tsp for dark skin – 1 Tbsp for light skin)
1 tsp. zinc oxide
1/16 tsp. of cinnamon powder
¼ tsp. of cocoa powder for shade medium, light or dark color close to your skin tone
For keeping the foundation fresh, you can add few drops of vitamin to the ingredients while combining all the ingredients in your grinder. Get a smoother texture to make your skin look radiant. You can store the foundation in old foundation container and apply using a brush.
Recipe 2: Homemade Liquid Foundation For Combination Skin Tone
This liquid foundation lasts longer on your skin and provides an even skin tone. A good powdered foundation should be used as a base for your makeup.
Powder Recipe from above
Any of your favorite essential oils likes olive oil, jojoba oil, sweet almond oil or apricot kernel oil.
Make above mentioned powdered recipe first. Add few drops of essential oil of your choice slowly and mix. For lighter skin tone, use light oil and light powder base. Using dark oil will make darker foundation. If you want to keep the foundation fairly dry and keep it in compact form, use less oil. To create a liquid, you have to add some more oil.
Recipe 3: Homemade Mineral Foundation
If you are fond of DIY cosmetics, then this little complex mineral recipe is for you. To prepare this foundation you will need following ingredients:
1 tbsp. of Sericite Mica
½ tbsp. Ultra-silk Mica
½ tbsp Silk Mica
For shine: Diamond pearl mica or satin pearl mica
½ tbsp. kaolin Clay
½ tbsp. arrowroot powder
½ tbsp. zinc oxide (non-Nano)
½ tsp. of Brown Iron oxide
¼ tsp. of Tan Iron Oxide
½ tsp. of yellow Iron Oxide
First mix the base ingredients properly. Now add color ingredient. Adjust the quantity according to your desired shade and personal choice. Store in a container and apply using a brush.