Make Your Own “No Cook” Natural Mascara & Eyeliner

A simple, natural mascara and eyeliner recipe that requires no melting of ingredients! Quick and easy, and you can upcycle old mascara wands and containers in the process. Make your own DIY natural mascara and natural eye liner | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | Biome Eco Stores Below we outline the benefits of ingredients used. Activated Charcoal has a strong, dark colour that makes it perfect for DIY eyeliner and mascara. It is also detoxifying and balances pH, so it can help improve the health of your eyelashes. Shea Butter is moisturising and will nourish your eyelashes. It also creates a silky, smooth texture, making application easy. Bentonite Clay is a gentle clay that's rich in minerals. It also helps the mascara to stick to your lashes. Lavender and Rosemary Essential Oils not only create a fresh scent in your make-0up but they are both antibacterial, helping your DIY natural mascara last longer.

How to Make Your Own DIY Natural Mascara & Eyeliner



Take care using the activated charcoal - it's messy!
  1. With your mortar and pestle, mix all the ingredients together. Work the oils into the powder to create a smooth paste.
  2. Add an extra drop of oil if needed to make the mixture smooth and even. There should be no clumps.
  3. Scoop the paste into your tin or jar and smooth down using the back of a spoon (avoid metal when working with clay).
  4. Let settle for an hour before using. The natural mascara should be pliable and firm, but not hard.

How To Use

Eyeliner: Dust your eyelids with a little mineral foundation powder before beginning. This will help the eyeliner to stay on. Then lightly dampen the eyeliner brush, wipe off any excess water. Take the angled brush and slide it across the product to pick up some colour. Apply as normal. If you have never used this method before, it may take some practise applying. Clean your brush after each use. Mascara: Dust your eyelids with a little mineral foundation, include your lashes. This will help the natural mascara to stay on. Then lightly dampen a clean mascara brush, gently wipe the bristles across the natural mascara to pick up some colour and apply to lashes as normal. Let dry on lashes and apply another coat if desired. Clean the brush after each use. Note: This mascara is not waterproof and also may need to be re-applied later in the day or at night. It won't make your lashes stiff, stand up or curl. To curl, use a lash curler before mascara application. Tip: Use an old mascara brush that's been thoroughly washed and dried. You can also lightly dust your lashes with foundation powder before applying mascara, for extra sticking power. Use within 4-6 months. Regularly clean your mascara and eyeliner brush with warm, soapy water and let air dry. Store in a cool, dry place away from heat and sunlight. Discontinue use if irritation occurs or if the smell changes.


As with all our DIY recipes, you can experiment to suit your preferences. Many factors can change the end result, including temperature, humidity, light, ingredient quality. Some DIYs can be amended by remelting or adding ingredients, but some cannot. Please read the whole recipe before beginning and remember to have fun!

Biome cannot issue a refund if the DIY skin care product, DIY hair care product or DIY body care product you make using our raw DIY ingredients do not perform as you'd hoped. We will, however, offer a refund if the raw DIY ingredient packaging is broken or leaking, or the ingredient itself appears to be ‘off'.

Before using any raw DIY ingredient for the first time, please first research that ingredient's potential benefits as well as safety precautions and possible side effects. Check with your medical professional if you have any concerns.

If you have severe acne, very sensitive skin, or another skin concern or health condition, we recommend seeking medical advice before using any new product on your skin, whether that be a raw ingredient, a DIY product you've made yourself, or commercially formulated product.

Please exercise caution when using essential oils. If you are pregnant or have any kind of health or skin condition, we recommend you speak to your doctor before use. Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids, so use in moderation. Pure essential oils should never be used directly on the skin and should never be ingested. When using an essential oil for the first time, do a skin patch test. Each essential oil is unique and may not be suited to everyone. Please research potential benefits as well as safety precautions before using any essential oil. Some essential oils may interfere with medication. Check with your medical professional if you have any concerns.

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