5 Easy Homemade Skincare Gifts

Sebameducation December 18, 2019
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Still haven’t tackled your Christmas shopping? Don’t fret! Although our Christmas shipping timeline has passed, it’s not too late to give your loved ones the gift of glowing skin. Just reach in your cabinet and whip up an all-natural concoction. Not only are these DIY gifts easy to make, but they’re cost-efficient too. Here are a few last-minute homemade skincare gifts:

Facial Serum

Most serums on the mark can cost you anywhere from $50 to $200. Yikes! Thankfully, you can make a DIY serum for a fraction of the price. All you have to do is combine skin-health essential oils. 

The ingredients in this recipe contain vitamin C and anti-inflammatories to help calm irritation and brighten skin.

What You’ll Need

  • 1 oz glass dropper bottle
  • 1 oz rosehip seed oil 
  • 5 drops lavender, chamomile, frankincense, and rose oil 

Directions

  • Combine essential oils in a 1oz glass dropper bottle.
  • Next, fill the rest of the bottle with rosehip oil.
  • Shake bottle vigorously to blend the oils.
  • This serum can be used morning and night and is gentle enough to use around the eyes and mouth.
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Hydrating Face Mist 

Hydrating face mists are the perfect skin pick-me-up. They’re ultra-refreshing and help to soothe irritation and dryness. This recipe also helps to fade dark spots and fight acne breakouts.

What You’ll Need

  • Glass spray bottle 
  • Chamomile tea
  • Jojoba oil 
  • Distilled water

Directions

  • Steep chamomile tea in hot water for 1 hour — let chill
  • Next, fill bottle three quarters with the cooled tea
  • Add 3 drops of jojoba oil and top with distilled water.
  • Shake bottle to blend the ingredients.

Rose Water Toner

Rosewater helps to balance the skin’s pH and fight free-radical damage. This homemade toner also promotes relaxation and stress-relief.

What You’ll Need

  • Spray bottle
  • 1/2 cup rose water
  • 1 tablespoon jojoba oil

Directions

  • Fill the container with rose water.
  • Next, add jojoba oil.
  • Shake bottle to mix ingredients. 
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Moisturizing Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee makes for the perfect exfoliant. It gently sloughs off dead skin cells and temporarily improves the appearance of cellulite. This scrub is mild enough to be used on your face and body. 

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup fine ground coffee
  • Empty cosmetics jar or mason jar 
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil

Directions

  • Combine coffee grounds and brown sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Next, add coconut oil and vanilla extract
  • Lastly, mix well and pour into the empty jar.

Honey and Oat Bath Milk

Oats are a superfood for your skin. They are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help treat sensitive skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Oats are also natural cleansers, they remove dirt and oil without drying skin.

What You’ll Need

  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup dried chamomile tea 
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Cheesecloth
  • Mason jar

Directions

  • Combine water, oats, chamomile tea, and honey in a small pot and bring to a boil.
  • Next, reduce heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Let the mixture cool for about an hour.
  • Strain mixture through a cheesecloth.
  • Pour mixture into a mason jar.
  • Finally, store bath milk in the freezer until ready to gift.
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What Do You Think of These Homemade Skincare Gifts?

Christmas gifting just got easier! These homemade skincare gifts will save you stress and money. Tells us what you think of this all-natural gift guide.

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