Yes, we are here!

At MOTHER EARTH LIVING and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-456-6018 or by email. Stay safe!


Homemade Shimmer Blush Makeup

Use finely ground red beets to naturally rosy up your look.

| October 2017

  • Red beets contain a pigment called betanin, which gives them their bright magenta coloring.
    Photo by Michelle Cehn
  • “The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty” by Sunny Subramanian and Chrystle Fiedler, has everything you need to know about making your own vegan cosmetics, in addition to a complete list of what you need to get started.
    Cover courtesy Robert Ros

The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty (Robert Rose, 2016) by Sunny Subramanian and Chrystle Fiedle, contains only vegan cruelty-free, non-toxic, and gluten-free beauty recipes on a budget. Sunny was the first vegan beauty blogger, she runs the Vegan Beauty Review website, where she writes about the latest and greatest cruelty-free products in the fashion and beauty scene. Make these recipes in your own kitchen and take complete control over what goes on your skin.

It’s time to talk about your sweet cheeks (the ones upstairs, not your hindquarters). Using blush is a fabulous way to appear youthful and healthy, and this natural option rocks at rosying up your complexion.

Combine in a makeup sifter jar.

Ingredients

• 1 tsp finely ground beet root powder, alkanet root powder or hibiscus flower powder (5 mL)
• 1/2 tsp arrowroot powder (2 mL)
• 1/4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder (1 mL)
• Pinch gold mica powder pinch
• 3 to 5 drops lavender essential oil



Instructions

1. Pour beet root powder into a small bowl. Whisk in arrowroot powder and cocoa powder, a little at a time, until desired shade is achieved. Discard any remaining arrowroot powder and cocoa powder.

2. Whisk in mica powder and lavender essential oil until well combined. Pour into jar.

giselle
11/14/2017 6:52:56 PM

Is the oil necessary? What does it do for the blush?




Subscribe today and save 58%

Get the latest on Healthy Living and Natural Beauty!

Mother Earth LivingRedefine beauty and embrace holistic living with Mother Earth Living by your side. Each issue  provides you with easy, hands-on ways to connect your life with the natural world -- from eating seasonally to culinary and medicinal uses of herbs; from aromatherapy and DIY cosmetics to yoga and beyond. Start your journey to holistic living today and you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Classifieds


click me