Homemade Beauty and Body Gifts for Girlfriends

Whether you’re hosting a party and are looking for some unique favor ideas or you just want to gift your girlfriends with a homemade and practical gift, these ideas for natural bath and body goodies will surely give them an excuse to indulge during bathtime. Don’t hesitate, try cooking up some of these DIY recipes for giving to your posse:


Homemade Bubble Bath

Source Julie Blanner

2/3rd cup liquid glycerin

1-cup clear unscented dish soap

10 drops of a favorite essential oil

Dried Lavender or Lavender essential oil

4 Tablespoons water

2 tsp. salt

Gently mix ingredients together. Find a pretty vintage bottle or glass container and pour all ingredients inside. Optional: add whole lavender stems to keep them solid during a soak.


Lavender Mint Sugar Scrub

Source Julie Blanner

¼ cup carrier oil (almond, grapeseed or olive)

½ cup of sugar

10 drops of spearmint essential oil

5 lavender heads

Mix all ingredients together. Find a cute clear jar with a screw top lid and add mix to the jar. Tie a ribbon or decorative tag around the jar lid for an accent.


Honey Sugar Lip Scrub

Source Hello Natural

2 teaspoons sugar (raw or regular will do)

1-teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon almond oil

Note: add a sprinkle of cinnamon or cayenne for a lip plumping effect

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Find a small jar with a twist off cap and place ingredients inside. Spread over lips and gently slough off dry and dead skin.

Coconut Body Butter

Source Hello Natural

½ cup shea butter

¼ cup coconut oil

Over a broiler or low heat, melt shea butter and coconut oil together. Refrigerate for one hour. Beat newly chilled mixture for five minutes and transfer body butter to a jar with a lid.


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