When you wake up in the morning and wash your face and brush your teeth, your first thought probably isn’t “how much plastic have I used today? Or were these products tested on animals and they do they contain harmful toxins?” But when you take a step back and look at your favorite face scrub, toothpaste or shampoo, you’ll find that the day has only just begun and you’ve already encountered a number of these concerning things.

The good news is there are many DIY solutions to manufactured shampoos, soaps, and scrubs! Here’s a simple guide to get you started.