Do you love those crafted, personalized presents you get from your loved ones for Easter, Halloween and Christmas? What would you say about returning the favor and surprising your family with amazing homemade beauty gifts for Christmas? Take a look at these easy-to-do recipes!
Simple Homemade Holiday Gift: Bath Bombs
Are you searching for a simple homemade holiday gift? How do bath bombs sound? This is a very easy recipe that you should try out!
Ingredients: baking soda, citric acid, ¾ teaspoons of water, 2 teaspoons of essential oil (at your choice), 2 teaspoons of almond oil, 5 drops of food coloring.
Take all the dry ingredients, add them in a medium bowl and start stirring. Then take all the liquid ingredients and mix them together in a jar. Pour the newly formed mixture over the dry one and mix until a paste is formed. Add the mixture in each half of a plastic ornament and press both halves together. In the end, carefully open the mold. Place your bath bombs on a towel that’s covered with wax paper and let dry for about 2 days. (source)
Homemade Beauty Gift Recipes: Strawberry Lip Balm
Here’s one of the easiest homemade beauty gift recipes. For this yummy lip balm, you’ll need the following ingredients: 2 tablespoons of white beeswax pellets, 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil, a few drops of strawberry flavored oil and lipstick shavings.
Add the beeswax pellets and the sunflower oil in a glass jug. Then place it in the microwave and heat on medium power until the beeswax has melted. Afterwards, remove the jug from the microwave and start stirring with a metal spoon. Add a few drops of strawberry oil and the lipstick shavings and stir. In the end, transfer the lip balm to clean mini jars. Let it cool, wrap your homemade beauty gifts in festive colorful paper, and you’re done! (source)
Homemade Beauty Gift for Christmas: Lavender Bath Salt
Lavender bath salt is another great homemade beauty gift for Christmas. Get down to business with ¾ cup of Epsom salt, 1 tablespoon of dried rosemary, 1 tablespoon of safflower oil, 1/8 teaspoon of vitamin E oil, ½ cup of Dead Sea salt and 10 drops of lavender oil.
Put all the ingredients together and mix. Take the mixture and place it in a container and leave it for a few days. Then add to jars, wrap them in shimmer paper and add beautiful silky bows to decorate your homemade beauty gifts. (source)