Of all the beauty products you would think to make yourself, who knew mascara could be one of them? A few ingredients and one mascara container later, and you have yourself a safe and natural homemade mascara that does the job right!
Homemade mascaras are the best alternative to ditch the commercial mascaras that contain chemicals a certain toxic composition. You can use natural and non-toxic ingredients to DIY a mascara at home. These ingredients will enrich your lashes and increase the growth by giving them nourishment.
How to make homemade mascara?
- 2 teaspoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
- 1/2-1 teaspoon grated beeswax (more if you live in a hotter climate)
- 1 capsule of activated charcoal
- Clean mascara container
In a small saucepan over low heat, add the coconut oil, aloe vera, and beeswax. Stir until melted. Open the activated charcoal capsule and add to mixture, stirring until evenly combined. You can add another capsule if you want a deeper color. Remove pan from heat and let cool to room temperature. Scoop the mixture into a funnel-shaped bag that you normally use for decorating a cake with icing and squeeze into the mascara container. The mascara will last up to six months.