Great DIY Gift: All-Natural Body Care Products You Can Make

Great DIY Gift: All-Natural Body Care Products You Can Make

Do you want to give a special gift to someone that is more valuable and useful at a low cost. Here is an alternative way to DIY body care products, and a way to decorate their pack to make it look luxury and beautiful. 

 
 
First the making of the prodocts: 
 
1- Homemade Body Wash
 

(Ingredients) 

 
- 12 cups water

 

(DIRECTIONS)

  1.  
  2. Bring the water to a soft simmer, add the soap and stir until completely melted.
  3. Turn off heat and add glycerin.
  4. Cover and allow to set for 24 hours.
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2- Citrus Salt Body Scrub

(Ingredients)

 
1. 1/2 cup sea salt 
2. 1/2 cup sweet almond oil 
3. (can substitute light olive oil or vegetable oil)
4. 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
5. 1/2 teaspoon orange zest

(DIRECTIONS) 

In a medium dry bowl, combine all ingredients making sure to not let any water touch them as it will dissolve the salt. Pour mixture into an airtight container and store in a cool dry place.
 
To use: Just before showering, swirl ingredients together with your fingertips to mix. Clean body completely and just before exiting shower, apply Citrus Salt Body Scrub to body in a firm circular scrubbing motion with hands or a soft washcloth. Rinse off the mixture and pat body dry with a clean towel.
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3- Homemade Lotion 

(Ingredients) 

1. 3/4 cup oil (olive, avocado or coconut are great choices*)
2. 3 tablespoons beeswax
3. 3/4 cup water, rose water, or herbal tea – room temp or slightly warmer
4. essential oil for fragrance (optional)
* If you use coconut keep it at room temp because it will become solid in the fridge.

(DIRECTIONS) 



Second thing how to decorate it: 

You need
Your choice of glass jar or bottle ( glass bottles from Ikea. $16.95 AUD for pack of 3 ) that matches the quantity of the product. It would be preferable if the glass has no drawings or brand lables on it. 
 
 
Instructions: 
 Print out onto glossy white stock and cut around the edge of the labels. To stick them onto the bottles or jars, you can also use double-sided tape.


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