6 DIY Beauty Products That Can Be Made for Under $1

Who says treating yourself has to cost big bucks?


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This effective toner costs mere pennies. Whisk an egg white, then dab it onto a freshly washed face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes, then wash it off to reveal tight, smooth skin. You can find this recipe and more in the book Homemade: 707 Products to Make Yourself to Save Money and the Earth.

Irritated eye remedy

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If your eyes are feeling irritated, grab two to three rose petals from your garden. Pour a cup of boiling water over the petals and let them steep. After about ten minutes and when the water is cool, strain out the petals. Soak two large cotton balls in the rose water, then place them over closed eyes. Sit back, relax, and let the rose soothe those tired eyes. Learn the best DIY face mask for your skin type.

Cleansing mask

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If you have oily skin, this is the deep cleanser you need. Mix a seven-gram package of dry yeast with two drops of lemon juice and two teaspoons of water to form a paste, adding more water if needed. Pat the mixture on your face, avoiding the eyes. After ten to 15 minutes, rinse the mask off with warm water. Don’t miss these other cheap homemade face mask recipes.

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