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DIY Natural Foundation Recipe #2


  • 1 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 1 tbsp Bentonite clay you can also use French green clay
  • 1 pinch cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, or cocoa powder or a combination of the three to get the shade that suits your skin tone
  • 2 and 1/2 tbsp shea butter or cocoa butter
  • 1 and ΒΌ tbsp Argan oil
  • 1 tbsp beeswax pastilles
  • 1 drop vitamin E oil


  • Melt the beeswax, shea or cocoa butter, and vitamin E oil in a small pot stirring constantly to avoid scorching or double boiler.
  • Pour in the cornstarch or arrowroot powder, Bentonite clay, and the coloring ingredients of your choice, and mix together thoroughly.
  • Add in the vitamin E oil and the coconut oil. Mix in the ingredients slowly, adding more or using less until you reach the desired liquid foundation consistency.
  • Remove the mixture from the stove.
  • Pour the DIY natural liquid foundation into a glass container with a firm-fitting lid immediately, or wait until the homemade foundation cools to room temperature and apply.


Note: You can substitute the cocoa powder with red sandalwood powder to help with acne-prone skin.