DIY purse essentials without all the chemicals

Carolina King creates non-toxic essentials for your purse. (ABC7)

While we tend to fill our bags with travel-size products when we’re on the go, it’s easy to overlook the rundown of chemicals found in each. Carolina King, eco-friendly blogger of, demoed us how easy it can be to make your own non-toxic supplies. Watch and learn her recipes for translucent powder, hand sanitizer, lotion and rose water. Complete instructions can be found at


Translucent Powder

  • Arrowroot powder
  • Cocoa Powder

Hand Sanitizer

  • Aloe vera spray
  • Witch hazel
  • Vitamin e oil
  • Germ Destroyer essential oil

Hand Lotion

  • Shea butter
  • Aloe vera
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Vitamin E oil
  • Arrowroot powder

Rose Water

  • Dried rose petals
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