Homemade Makeup Recipes

The cost of quality makeup can be very high; you might save money making your own. This page contains homemade makeup recipes.

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Tip: DIY Bronzer

By Robyn Fed 394 1,240

If you want to make your own bronzer here is how to do it: You mix together cornstarch, cinnamon, cocoa and nutmeg until desired shade. This is completely natural and great for your skin, no crushed bugs!

Source: I found this on Pinterest.

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Question: Recipes for Homemade Makeup and Foundation

By Danielleotter 1

What are some good homemake cosmetics/makeup? What are the best homemade recipes for anything (lips, face, hair, etc.) Is there a way you can make foundation?

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By Veronica 10 114 Flag

July 25, 2012

I haven't tried any of these yet myself, so I don't have a personal recommendation, but try reading this article about making your own cosmetics, it comes with a few recipes:

http://www.independent.co.uk/enviro ... brand-homemade-cosmetics-794826.html

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Homemade Bronzer (Contouring Powder)

By Elody 1

This bronzer/contouring powder can be used as a regular bronzer or to enhance cheekbones. Enjoy!


mix ingredients together before pouring into compact. Essential oil is optional. sugar is used to make the mixture the proper colour. If you want you can use just one or two of the spices

  • 1 old makeup compact, cleaned out
  • 1-5 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1-5 Tbsp nutmeg
  • 1-5 Tbsp confectioners sugar
  • 1-5 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1-3 pinch essential oil


  1. Combine spices together. Start off with 1 Tbsp., depending on size of compact. Use 1 tsp. if you have a small compact.
  2. Stir. There should be no CLUMPS!
  3. Add essential oil and stir.
  4. Pour into compact.
  5. Tap down with the back of a spoon.

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