Natural Blush D.I.Y.

Hurray! I made my own blush today and I am thrilled.

I found the DIY recipe at Wellness Mama and changed the proportions around a bit to make it work for me. This is what I used:

My proportions:

  • 1 1/2 spoons of arrow-root starch
  • 1 spoon of cocoa powder
  • 2 spoons of hibiscus powder

Mix them together.┬áThis is how I made it –


Proportions of either of these will change depending on the color of your skin and the color of the blush you are trying to create. Fairer skin will need more arrowroot, darker skin will need less. Pink blush will need more hibiscus powder.

I tried to match it up with the MAC blush that I have used for years. I thought I did good! Here is what the final blush color looked like:



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