11 Best DIY Formulas for Home, Beauty and Health

by on September 9th, 2013

1. Kitchen Drain Cleaner

Pour 1/2 cup of vinegar and 1/2 box of baking soda down the drain. Plug the drain for a few minutes. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then pour a pot of boiling water down the drain.
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2. Hair Detangler

Combine one part conditioner with nine parts of warm water; stir well; pour in a spray bottle. Shake it before each use.
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3. Hair Gel

Dissolve two teaspoons of unflavored gelatin in one cup of warm water. Refrigerate for several hours until it has the consistency of gel.
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4. Coconut Milk Shampoo

Combine 1/4 cup of coconut milk, 1/3 cup of a liquid Castile soap, 1 teaspoon of Vitamin E or olive oil, and 20 drops of any essential oil. The oil will scent the shampoo so use a scent you enjoy. Pour all ingredients into a shampoo bottle and shake it well.
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5. Detox Bath for the Common Cold

Add six cups of hydrogen peroxide to a very hot bath. Dissolve four tablespoons of ground ginger and soak for up to 30 minutes. Follow up by drinking 20 ounces of water.
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6. Face Mask for Pores

Add two tablespoons of milk to one tablespoon of unflavored gelatin and mix until the consistency is chunky. Microwave the mixture for 10-15 seconds and then immediately apply. Let it dry for up to 15 minutes and then peel it off.
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7. Dry, Cracked Heel Paste

Grind 1/2 cup rice into flour. Add three teaspoons of raw honey. Slowly pour in apple cider until it develops into a thick paste. For deep cracks, add one teaspoon of olive oil. Soak your feet in hot water for up to 20 minutes and then rub the paste on your heels. Rinse and pat dry.
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8. Cooking Spray

Add one part extra virgin olive oil to three parts filtered/distilled water that has been boiled. Add up to two more parts of water, depending on the consistency and how well it sprays. Shake it before using.
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9. Lip Gloss

Melt one cup of Vaseline in the microwave, stirring after 30 second increments, until it is a liquid. Mix in one packet of Kool-Aid and stir until dissolved. Pour it into a small container and let it solidify.
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10. Mod Podge

Add one container of Elmer’s Glue to an empty glass jar. Fill with an equal part of water. Shake it until it is completely mixed.
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11. Orange Cleaner

Peel two oranges and curl peels around the inside of a large mason jar. Fill to the top with vinegar. Store with the lid on for two weeks and then transfer liquid to a spray bottle.
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