Last Updated on December 29, 2017 by Ellen Christian
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I love receiving beauty gifts made by friends and family members and wanted to share my favorite beauty gifts ideas with you. I like knowing that they’ve put time and thought into what they’re giving me rather than simply ordering the latest *thing* on someone’s top 10 list. Nothing beats a thoughtful homemade gift , and homemade personal care items are very easy to create from scratch. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.
Beauty Gifts Ideas With a Homemade Touch
There are so many different homemade beauty gifts ideas you can make very simply. Just a few ideas I’ve created in the past are facial masks, bath salts, hair rinses, lip balm and bath teas. When I create beauty gifts, I generally start with bulk items because it helps keep the cost down. If you cannot find them in your local health food coop, I’ve included a few helpful links below.
You will need a variety of different glass jars, bottles, tins, and bags depending on the type of beauty gift you’re making. You can purchase them new or you can upcycle/recycle things that you already have around the house. Mason jars are one of my favorite types of jars to use for this because they are affordable, and I always have dozens at home that I’m not using.
For a special homemade touch, instead of simply wrapping the homemade item and presenting it on its own, dress it up with a handwritten label and a ribbon. Add it to a basket that contains a few other small gifts like a washcloth, loofah, hair brush, candles, hair accessories, or a bathrobe. You can spend as much or as little as you like depending on the person you’re buying for.
Homemade Beauty Gifts Ideas
- Aloe Vera Hair Conditioner
- Night Cream
- DIY Hand Scrub
- Energizing Citrus Foot Soak
- All Natural Lip Gloss
- Chocolate Honey Lip Scrub
- Rose Petal Bath Salts
- Cinnamon Apple Body Scrub
- Homemade Salt Scrub for Feet
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes you can feel beautiful at any age and any size. She shares healthy, realistic beauty and fashion information geared toward women over the age of 40. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.