Making spa products out of ingredients you already have in your pantry is very easy. DIY spa gifts are great for mom’s day or for a mom to be’s upcoming baby shower. These four recipes are easy to do, all natural and inexpensive.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the deserving moms out there!
Lavender Coconut Oil Salt Scrub
- 1 cup coconut oil
- 1/4 cup Epsom salt
- 5 drops Lavender essential oil
Mix coconut oil and salts together, add lavender oil stir. The consistency should be of rough paste. Add Epsom salts if consistency is too runny. For color use 2-3 drops of gel food coloring and stir. Scoop salt scrub into jar that can close.
Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub
- 1 cup raw sugar
- 1/4+ cups Coconut oil
- 3 Tbsps Lemon Juice (can use fresh or from a bottle
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
Mix coconut oil and sugar together, add lemon juice stir, add lavender oil and stir. The consistency should be of rough paste. Add sugar if consistency is too runny.
Peppermint Foot Soak
- ¾ cup epsom salts
- ¼ cup baking soda
- 2 peppermint tea bags
- 6-8 drops peppermint essential oil
Mix Epsom salts and baking soda together. Open the tea bags up and pour ingredients into mixture. Add peppermint oil. For color use 2-3 drops pink gel food coloring and stir. Pour into jar that can close.
Oatmeal Face Mask
- 2 Cups of regular oatmeal (not instant)
- 2 Tbsps of Honey
- 1 Tbsp of dried orange peel
- 1 container of plain greek yogurt
Mix oatmeal and dried orange peel in a bowl. Add honey and mix until incorporated into the mixture. Pour dry mixture into a jar that can seal. When ready to use face mask mix dry oatmeal mixture with greek yogurt until you have a consistency that will stay on your face without dripping off.
Til next time I hope your next special event is a Red Letter Day!