Whether you're looking to save money or to avoid allergens, homemade body powder lets you know exactly what you're putting on your skin.
You Will Need
* 1 c. cornstarch
* 1/2 c. baking soda
* A jar with a lid
* A hammer
* A nail
* 15 drops essential oil of your choice
* 1/4 tsp. uncooked rice
Step 1: Combine cornstarch and baking soda
Combine cornstarch and baking soda in the jar. Add essential oil if you'd like scented body powder.
Add uncooked rice to the storage container to avoid clumping.
Step 2: Pierce small holes in the lid of the jar
Use the hammer and nail to pierce small holes in the lid of the jar for shaking the powder out.
Step 3: Screw lid onto jar
Screw the lid onto the jar. Now you can feel good knowing you've saved money and have an all-natural body powder.
Fact: Ancient Egyptians used a mix of copper, lead, and animal fat as eye shadow.