Last Updated on January 28, 2023 by Ellen Christian
I wanted to give my daughter something fun for back to college time. She really has the essentials already since she’s a senior this year. I started to look for DIY beauty gift ideas that were both fun and useful. I remembered that a friend of mine made “ice cream” sundaes with bath puffs and came up with this idea.
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DIY Beauty Gift Ideas for College Girls
When my friend made this, she used an ice cream sundae dish, which I don’t have. I decided to stop by the thrift store and I found this neat crystal goblet that works just fine.
- Sundae dish, goblet or other type of glass
- Epsom salts
- Pink bath puff
- Red bottle of nail polish
- Schick® Quattro for Women Disposable Razor
Sarah and I went shopping at Walmart last month so I know the Schick® Quattro for Women Disposable Razor is one of her favorites. The Papaya and Pearl Complex leaves her with smooth legs that aren’t irritated. I know that feeling confident about your appearance goes a long way when you’re a college student. Plus, there are 4 blades on this disposable razor so she could go a day or two without shaving and still have smooth legs.
- Fill the Mason jar about half full with Epsom salts. You can use unscented or the kind with added essential oils. I know she loves the scent of lavender so I added lavender essential oil.
- Put the pink bath puff in the jar, on top of the Epsom salts.
- Take the Schick® Quattro for Women Disposable Razor and place it behind the bath puff so it looks like a straw (razor head down).
- Take the bottle of red nail polish and place it upside down so the jar looks like a cherry on top.
If you’ll be mailing this to your daughter or packaging it, instead of pouring the bath salts loose in the glass, put them in a plastic baggie and tie with a string to keep it from making a mess.
This is a fun way to surprise your daughter with a back to college gift that’s fun and useful. After moving in, she can disassemble the gift and treat herself to a nice hot bath!
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Ellen believes you can feel beautiful at any age and size. She shares healthy beauty and fashion information geared toward women over 40. She is a direct sales rep for several fashion and beauty businesses.