Make These 3 Natural Foundations At Home For A Glowing Skin

DIY foundation recipes made with natural ingredients and keep those harsh chemicals away from your skin and skin problems at a bay.

Written by: Charu Sharma Updated at: 2021-11-02 10:50

Well in the era where we all want to conceal those flaws, look fairer, enhance our features and want an even toned look, we go out for different beauty products and foundation being that base of our makeup has to come first. Finding a foundation that matches your skin tone, has a nice texture and is affordable can be really challenging to find and even if we do there are always some concerns about the harm these makeup products made with chemicals can do to our skin. Well we have found the perfect solution for you and have come up with 3 DIY natural foundations that you can easily make at home.

DIY Natural Foundations

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Here are some simple and quick diy foundation recipes which you can make from natural ingredients and keep those harsh chemicals away from your skin and skin problems at a bay.

1. Full Coverage foundation

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A natural full coverage foundation made with natural ingredients like shea butter, argan oil and aloe vera gel which will help you to get a moisturised skin, fight acne, protect your skin from sun damage and reduce skin inflammation along with giving you a full coverage.


  • 1 teaspoon of argan oil
  • 1 teaspoon shea butter
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon witch hazel
  • ½ teaspoon cocoa powder
  • ½ tablespoon emulsifying wax


  • In a glass bowl take some shea butter, argan oil and emulsifying wax.
  • Melt these ingredients using a double boiler method until the mixture becomes nice and smooth.
  • Add in some witch hazel and aloe vera gel into it and turn off the flame.
  • Let this mixture cool down for a while and then add cocoa powder to it.
  • Mix everything well to get a foundation with a smooth consistency.
  • Pour this mixture into an airtight container and store 

2. Light coverage foundation

Moisturising foundation to give you a light coverage with the goodness of nutmeg powder which will help to prevent and fight acne.


  • 2-3 tablespoons of moisturizer
  • ½ teaspoon cornflour
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • ½ teaspoon cocoa powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • 2 drops of your favourite essential oil


  • In a bowl take some moisturiser and add cornflour, nutmeg powder and cocoa powder to it.
  • Add in a few drops of essential oil into the bowl and give it a nice mix.
  • You can choose to add a pinch of turmeric if you have a warm skin tone.
  • Mix everything well so that all your ingredients are mixed nicely.
  • You can always add some more cocoa powder to your foundation so that it matches your skin tone.

 3. Powder Foundation

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Easy to make very quick DIY powdered foundation for that non-sticky and non-oily feel enriched with the goddess of Kaolin Clay to help you get rid of excess oil, soothe skin and to give your skin the ultimate glow. 


  • ¼ cup Kaolin Clay or China Clay
  • ¼ cup Arrowroot powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Cocoa powder


  • Mix the kaolin and arrowroot powder in a bowl and add the desired amount of cocoa powder into it to match your skin tone.
  • Add in a pinch of turmeric powder if you have a warm skin tone.
  • Mix everything together and store into an airtight container to keep away from any moisture.

These were our top suggestions for some DIY natural foundations to solve all your foundation problems and to give you the coverage of your choice, the perfect shade for your skin and to not just hide those imperfections but to treat your skin as well. Now that is what we call makeup with care, try on these DIY foundation recipes and keep those harsh and harmful chemicals away from your skin. Although the ingredients used for these recipes are natural, we would advise you to take a patch test before trying them on to check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients used. 

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