Handmade Beauty

In my years as a producer of handmade bath and beauty I’ve learned a thing or two about making your own natural skincare at home. In this section of my website I share recipes and how-to’s for all things DIY Beauty related including Bath Recipes, Soapmaking, Skincare, and Beauty. Click on one of the images below to see all posts within that category.

I also offer soapmaking and beauty courses on the Isle of Man. If you’re interested in taking part, please visit my other site Lovely Greens Shop.

Popular Posts in DIY Beauty

How to make Natural Soap Series by Lovely Greens

How to make Natural, Handmade Soap for Beginners Series
This link will take you to the first post in a four-piece series on making your own natural, handmade soap. The first post covers Ingredients which is then followed by Equipment and SafetyBasic Recipes and Formulating your Own, and The Soapmaking Process: Make, Mould, and Cure.

Calendula, Oats, and Honey Body Cream recipe by Lovely Greens
How to make all Natural Calendula, Oats, and Honey Body Cream
This thick and moisturising cream has the added natural benefits of healing Calendula extract, a creamy oatmeal infusion, and hydrating honey. Your skin will love you for it!


How to make Handmade Healing Cream for Eczema and Psoriasis
How to make Handmade Healing Cream (Balm) for Eczema and Psoriasis
This is one of my most popular blog posts of all time and includes a recipe and video for showing how to make an all natural balm that can be used to treat the symptoms of eczema including inflammation, itchniness, and flaky skin.


Copycat recipe for Lush's Angels on Bare Skin Natural Face Cleanser - by Lovely Greens
This quick and easy recipe for Lush’s famous soap-less cleanser will save you loads! It’s made with a base of Kaolin Clay, Ground Almonds, and essential oils and will leave your skin sparkling clean and moisturised after every use. Also includes a video on how to make the product.


Learn which plants to grow in a Beauty Ingredients Garden - by Lovely Greens
Natural beauty often comes straight from the garden in the form of extracts from healing plants. Learn which ones to grow for different skin types including for Healing, for Moisturising, for soothing Inflammation, and for Mature, Sensitive, and Acneic skin.