Making a few of your own grooming products is good for your body, good for the planet, and great for your wallet. While some natural recipes can be too much work for busy families, there are plenty of easy homemade solutions for stretching your drugstore dollars.
Here are four for those who shy away from DIY:You might also like:
Gentle makeup remover can be made in minutes for pennies. This recipe even removes waterproof mascara. In a 4-ounce container (leftover from your last purchase) add two teaspoons of oil of your choice (jojoba, grape seed, almond or olive) and two teaspoons of non-soap cleanser such as Cetaphil. Fill with water and shake. That's it. You'll have to shake it up with each application because the oil will separate. If you have more than one makeup wearer at home, this one DIY substitution saves at least $100 a year.