Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup and Skin Care

Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup and Skin Care

by Marie Rayma


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Ever think of making your own beauty products- handmade, high performance, healthy alternatives to just about every chemical laden product you currently put on your face and body? It's easier than you think!

In Make It Up author Marie Rayma shares the recipes she has developed through years of trial, error, and testing to come up with the very best. This is real makeup and skincare: bright lipsticks, quality mineral powders, long-wearing eyeliners, and masks and cleansers that yield results. Rayma walks you through natural ingredients available online or at health food stores. These awesome oils, butters, clays, and minerals will replace the petroleum products, artificial colors, and lab-created mystery fragrances that have untold effects on our bodies. Products can be tailored for individual needs-from swapping out ingredients not suitable for sensitive skin to whipping up the perfect colors suited for any complexion.

With easy-to-follow instruction, Make It Up provides more than 40 essential cosmetics and skin care projects so you can make just what you want, when you need it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762460847
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 12/27/2016
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 406,101
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Marie Rayma is a graphic designer and creator of, the go-to place for real DIY make-up that works. Her writing has appeared on,, and She lives in Calgary, AB, where she spends her days making messes in the kitchen and taking pictures of them.

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Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup and Skin Care 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Purchased this book after a review in Mother Earth Living magazine. This book gives thorough details of ingredients to make your own cosmetics for personal use. Specific ingredient ordering and sources are given. Great recipes with natural ingredients free of petroleum products. Describes some of the science of compounds use. Great source to help you experiment and create your own recipes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I want this book so much. Btw can anyone make directions for homeade lipstick ect?