Homemade and Money Saving Hair and Beauty


In the past year or so, here on A Thrifty Mrs, I’ve put together so many posts about homemade beauty, I thought it would be nice and easy to have them stored in one place as a reference tool. I’ll add to this list as and when I post more homemade beauty recipes and tips. I hope you find it useful.


Mayonnaise Hair Treatment 
Using eggs as hair conditioner
How to clean your hairbrush
How to cut your own fringe or bangs

Face Masks
Egg White and Tissue Face Mask
Homemade anti-redness mask
Cod liver oil and honey face mask
How to make a green tea face mask

Making the most of product
How to put together a make up palette 
Getting every drop
How to save an old nail varnish 
How to reuse freebie make up applicators
Reusing mascara wands

free make up tools

Make your own refreshing toning spray
Rescue a dried our mascara
Amazing aspirin spot treatment
Homemade eye make up remover
How to make a vanilla body scrub
How to make a hand softening treatment


P.S. I’m hoping to be back soon with more ‘regular’ posts. Thanks for understanding.

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  1. Great idea, i love these tips you post, i’ve used so many!

    Sophierosehearts x

  2. Good to see you back we missed you

  3. but I still can’t bring myself to put eggs or mayo on my bonce! But I thank you for trying it out on my behalf!

    lovely to see you back.

  4. Lovely to see you back. xxx

  5. Yayy good to see you are back!!!! Dont rush into anything! Only do it when you are ready. Huggies Allie

  6. So lovely to see you back! Your mayo hair treatment is genuinely amazing, you are literally a goddess in the DIY beauty department xo

  7. So glad you’re back & hopefully feeling better :). Love your tips especially the saving the nail varnish one! X

  8. I agree with the gals :) And I’m in love with every post in your “make the most of it” section! Going to be a lot more careful with all the stuff that goes to the bin normally xx

  9. I’ve book marked this page – you’re a genius! x

  10. thank you very much, missed you big time :0) xxx

  11. hello again, think I may have posted twice doh! anyway, it’s worth saying again, we all miss you and thank you! :0)

  12. Welcome back

  13. Great post:)x

  14. Yay! Lovely to see you back – missed you x

  15. Great post. Thank you. xo

  16. Nice to hear from you, hopefully you’re on the path to feeling better. Take care of yourself babe! :)

  17. Love your thrifty beauty tips!!

    For daytime make up, I mostly use Vaseline on my lashes and give them a once over with eyelash curlers to save on my pricey mascara – works a treat! The Vaseline makes a cracking lipgloss too!

    Jen xx


  18. This is such a great, super helpful idea! xo

  19. Good you’re back. I hope you are feeling better. Good wishes to you and to Mr Thrifty.

  20. Hope you are feeling better now, good to see you again! x

  21. Hey, so glad to see you again, thank you for coming back. Have missed you and understand completely about ‘your stuff’. You make me laugh when I needs it, and the tips are useful too. Much love to the the Mr he sounds a smashing guy. (My Mr is a guy who needs ‘smashing’ lol).
    Susan x

  22. This is such a cool idea. Thanks x
    P.S. your blog is pretty


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