6 May 2020 | 4 min read

7 DIY Beauty Treatments You Can Do in the Comfort of Your Home


OK, so you ran out of your favourite beauty product. What better way to experiment and get creative than DIYing with what is easily available at home? For beauty lovers, that may include home hair spa, mixing up kitchen-ingredient for a face pack, or finding an innovative way to treat chapped lips. 

With these DIY beauty treatments, you can effectively moisturise, cleanse, exfoliate, and pamper yourself in the comfort of your own home. If you don’t want to go through the effort of putting these treaments together, head to Purplle which has a wide range of beauty products that can be delivered to your home. Best part? You can avail a 15 per cent discount on all their products, using your card. 


Moisturizer for beauty treatment

You Will Need

  • Two teaspoons warm Green Tea
  • Two teaspoons Glycerine
  • One teaspoon Organic Honey
  • One teaspoon fresh Lemon Juice

Method – Mix all the ingredients in a glass container and store in the fridge. Use it daily to moisturise and hydrate your face.

Benefit – All skin types can use the moisturizer, but it is ideal for oily and acne-prone skin. It helps prevent outbreaks and controls excess oil.

Face Pack

Face pack

You Will Need

  • Three tablespoons Organic Honey
  • One tablespoon Cinnamon Powder

Method – Mix cinnamon powder with honey to form a smooth paste. Apply the pack and keep it on for 10-15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm. 

Benefit – The face pack helps reduce dark spots and fine lines. 

Body Scrub

Body scrub

You Will Need

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • Two tablespoons Honey
  • 1/2 cup Organic Coconut Oil

Method – Grind the oats coarsely. Add the oats, brown sugar, honey, and coconut oil to it. Use the scrub on your body to achieve soft and smooth skin.

Benefit – The scrub exfoliates your skin, clean your pores, and gives your skin the boost it needs to look healthy, radiant, and flawless.

Lip Exfoliator

Lip exfoliator

You Will Need

  • One tablespoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • One tablespoon Organic Honey
  • Two tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon lukewarm Water

Method – Mix the coconut oil and honey well. Then add brown sugar and lukewarm water to the mixture. Rub the mixture on your lips in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

 Benefit – The lip exfoliator removes dead skin, repairs chapped lips, and makes your lips soft and supple.

Hair Mask

Hair mask

You Will Need

  • One tablespoon Black Seeds (Kalonji)
  • One tablespoon Fenugreek Seed (Methi)
  • One tablespoon Honey
  • Two tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder

Method – Grind the black seeds and fenugreek seeds to a fine powder. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and add water or coconut milk to make a paste. Set it aside for 1 hour (or overnight if you can).

Benefit – The hair mask prevents hair loss and makes your hair grow thicker and stronger.

Foot Soak

Foot soak

You Will Need

  • 1 cup Yellow Listerine
  • 1 cup White Vinegar
  • 2 cups of water

Method – Add all ingredients to a foot bath. Soak your feet for 10-15 minutes, then use a pumice stone or a scrubby sponge to remove softened dead skin. 

Benefit – The foot soak repairs cracked heels, eliminates foot fungus, and prevents calluses.

Hand Lotion

Hand cream

You Will Need

  • 1/2 cup Shea Butter
  • Two tablespoon Almond Oil
  • 10-15 drops Lavender Essential Oil (optional) 

Method – Melt the shea butter and almond oil together. Pour the concoction in a bowl and keep it in the fridge to cool for 10-15 minutes, just to the point that the mixture starts to solidify and become translucent. Don’t let it fully harden. Add the lavender essential oils. Using a handheld mixer, mix until it becomes creamy. Transfer to a glass jar to store.

Benefit – The hand lotion prevents signs of aging, reduces inflammation, and is incredibly hydrating and moisturizing without leaving a greasy residue.

Note: Please keep in mind your skin/hair type and food allergies and use the ingredients accordingly. Prior patch test advised. 

All images used are representational in nature.



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