I started experimenting with DIY beauty products around this time last year when I decided to make a basket of goodies for my mom’s Christmas present. Homemade presents are not only thoughtful, but practical and affordable. If you want to make a basket of homemade goodies for someone this holiday, check out my ten easiest DIY beauty gifts below!
(Don’t use any ingredients you’re allergic to, and always spot test new ingredients to make sure you don’t have a reaction to them 🙂 Use your best judgment. This post also contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you!
Baked Bath Salts
A super easy recipe using sea salt, Epsom salt, food coloring, and oils. See the full tutorial here.
Shea & Lavender Body Butter
This body butter uses raw, unrefined shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil, and lavender. See the full tutorial here.
Coconut & Argan Oil Hair Mask
Mix coconut oil, argan oil, and lavender. See the full tutorial here.
Stress-Relieving Lavender-Magnesium Bath Soak
This *amazing* recipe combines Epsom salt, magnesium flakes for a stress-relieving bath soak. See the full tutorial here.
Homemade Beard Oil
Pick a carrier oil and essential oils to make an easy beard oil. See the full tutorial here.
Rainbow Bath Salts
Make these pretty bath salts using Epsom salt, coarse sea salt, baking soda, and food coloring. See the full tutorial here.
Peppermint & Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Sugar, coconut oil, shea butter, oils (Argan, peppermint, and rosemary), and vanilla extract. See the full tutorial here.
Face Wash & Makeup Brush Cleaner Combo
Make a tingly face wash that doubles as a gentle makeup brush cleaner. See the tutorial here.
Lavender, Eucalyptus, & Rosemary Salt Scrub
This salt scrub uses sea salt, coconut oil, and sweet almond oil, as well as essential oils. See the full tutorial here.
Matcha Green Tea Face Mask
You can make this easy mask out of Matcha, coconut oil, and water. See the full tutorial here.