Here is a list of some great homemade product ideas! Don’t wait for a rainy day, these are easy, simple and most of the ingredients you might already have in stock. Get into the creative spirit with these diys.
The first few DIYs I selected from the Free People Handmade Pinterest board. Some amazing DIY finds here – I want to make EVERYTHING from this board! Click on the titles for the how-to guides.
This one might be familiar to the Orange is the New Black fans
The next section of DIYs are for household products. I gave the first multi-purpose cleaner a go in my bathroom sink and proved to myself that you don’t need to rely on chemical laden, store bought products to get the job done!
Bathroom cleaner via Live Simply
Results from my experiment with this DIY (before and after – check out that cleanliness):
Anti-bacterial spray via Popsugar
Lavender tea tree surface cleaner via Free People
Liquid hand soap via Live Simply
You would be amazed that even repellent and citronella candles contain palm oil!
Mosquito repellent via Tent and Trek
Citronella candles #1 via Free People
Citronella candles #2 via Sugar and Charm
With all that free time you will have over the summer break, you could experiment and create your own DIY products. If you have any DIY skin care products, please share your secrets by commenting below!
A New Leaf Project is optimistic that making simple changes in our everyday can go a long way to helping put a stop to the dependency on unsustainable palm oil. Follow A New Leaf Project for inspiration on how you can make conscious consuming and sustainable living a project in your life. Don’t forget to support #PalmOilFreeFriday by filling out the weekly form to help you reflect on your conscious consumer habits.
By Chelsea W | A New Leaf Project