50 DIY Natural Handmade Beauty Products That Make Great Gifts

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Are you shopping for a Mother’s Day gift? Or Father’s Day, birthday, Christmas — no matter the holiday or occasion, making your own gift gives it a personal touch. And natural handmade beauty and personal care products are always a huge hit.

Even if you’re a novice DIYer, you can make some pretty great natural beauty products if you follow the right recipe. You may even find that you have many of the ingredients for some of these recipes in your home already!

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We’ve put together a list of 50 DIY natural beauty and personal care product recipes for you right here, so you can get wrap up your gift shopping pronto. Here’s a tip: You’ll want to make extra to keep for yourself! Each idea listed below is a clickable link to the recipe.

For the Body

Body Scrubs

  1. Peppermint Sugar Scrub Bars
  2. Sugar Scrub Flowers
  3. Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub with Grapefruit and Sandalwood
  4. Oatmeal Exfoliating Bars
  5. Sea Salt Body Scrub
  6. Lemon Sugar Scrub
  7. Coconut Oil Body Scrubs
  8. Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrubs
  9. Brown Sugar Coconut Scrub
  10. Charcoal Coffee Scrub
  11. Sugar and Sage Body Scrub

Bath

  1. Candy Cane Bath Bombs
  2. Bath Salts for Kids
  3. Headache Soothing Bath Bombs
  4. Detox Bath with Ginger
  5. Peppermint Milk Bath

Body Moisturizers

  1. Whipped Gingerbread Body Butter
  2. Slow Cooker Lotion Bars
  3. Nourishing Calendula Lavender Salve
  4. Ultra Moisturizing Whipped Body Butter
  5. Hard Body Butter Bars

Other Natural Products for the Body

  1. Solid Perfume
  2. Homemade Deodorant
  3. Natural Sunscreen

For the Hands and Feet

  1. Manicure in a Jar
  2. Soft, Silky Hands Treatment
  3. Gardener’s Hand Scrub
  4. Rich Honey Hand Balm
  5. Foaming Hand Soap
  6. Peppermint Foot Soak
  7. Soothing Treatment for Dry, Cracked Feet

For the Face

  1. Pomegranate Facial Scrub
  2. Yam Facial Mask
  3. Honey Facial Mask
  4. Natural Face Toner
  5. Anti-aging Moisturizer
  6. Activated Charcoal Face Mask
  7. Coconut Mocha Face Mask
  8. Natural Face Powder
  9. Smooth Hippy Shaving Cream
  10. Peppermint Tea Tree Aftershave

For the Lips

  1. Sweet Lips Sugar Scrub
  2. Soft Lips Moisturizer
  3. Mango Pina Colada Lip Balm
  4. Peppermint Lip Balm

 For the Hair

  1. All Natural Hairspray
  2. Herbal Goddess Soapnuts Shampoo
  3. Moisturizing Shampoo Bars
  4. Rosemary Honey Conditioner
  5. Tea Tree Hair Gel

There is sure to be something on the list for everyone on your list!

Feature image courtesy of Annouk. Originally published on December 19, 2014, this article was updated in April 2020.

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  2. DIY is not possible for everyone and searching for a perfect product, which is NATURAL and USEFUL as well is more difficult. I prefer to buy Attar Perfumes at those moments:- https://www.kannaujattar.com .They are eco-friendly, natural and organic. Btw, 50 mentioned DIY method is great.

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