Let’s create some all natural goodies to put together a homemade Mother’s Day Gift Basket, which will include a roller bottle, eye serum, body wash and anti-aging toner.
Mother’s Day Mothering has for me become a need to respond and protect my children. This year why not make Mother’s Day special by putting together a beautiful gift basket filled with homemade beauty products.
Mother’s are always taking care of others by placing band-aids on scrap knees, preparing meals, tucking children into bed or reassure us that there are better days to come. Mother’s never take care of themselves emotionally, physiologically or physically. After long days of taking care of others let’s treat a mother to a pretty self care gift basket.
Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Basket Video
Why a Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Basket
Creative gift giving is a skill that takes practice. Start small and eventually, it will evolve into more complex, creative gifts. Homemade gift giving forces you to think outside the box and can be a bit more thrifty.
Amazing gifts do not have to break the bank and they are the one’s that receivers remember and are the most thoughtful. Gifting a gift filled with homemade goodies will not only make a mother grateful but, it will nourish the body and soul.
If you are a mom, you already know that homemade gifts are the best. From the hand paint pictures, to the clay flower pots what better way to celebrate a mother than a homemade Mother’s Day gift basket filled with many self care goodies. This homemade gift basket will show a mother how grateful and special she truly is.
Vanilla, Lavender Foaming Body Wash
I love beauty products but, many on the market are filled with toxic ingredients such as parabens, harmful fragrances and artificial dyes. When I wash my body for the day’s germs and toxins I do not want to put any soap or body wash on my body that can be harmful to my skin. This DIY body wash is very easy and can make a great gift that will pamper someone in a luxurious, no harmful way. Using simple ingredients you can make affordable gifts for a loved one or yourself and fill good about .
- 1 cup of almond oil (any carrier oil will work fine)
- 1/2 cup glycerin
- 1/2 cup of Bronner’s Castile Soap in unscented or Lavender (you can using another liquid mild soap if you choose)
- 30 drops of vanilla essential oil
- 20 drops of lavender essential oil
- Empty 8 ounce bottle (I found some at Dollar Tree that will work nicely)
- large bowl
- large spoon for mixing
- wood tags for the label
First, in a large bowl mix almond oil, glycerin and Bronner’s Castile Soap. Next, pour into a clean, dry bottle. There is are some great bottles you can purchase from the Dollar Store or Amazon. Vanilla and Lavender Essential Oil smell amazing and glycerin will hydrate and moisturize your skin. To use this body wash, shake well to re blend all the ingredients. You may either pour 1/4 cup into a hot bath or apply a quarter size to a loofah and massage into your skin. Rinse Well!
Natural Essential Oil Anti-Aging Facial Toner
Toner stimulate your skin and remove any residue after cleansing the skin. Toner’s are typically used after cleansing the skin. Frankincense and Geranium Essential Oils provide balance, smell great and regenerate the skin.
- 1/2 cup of witch hazel
- 1/2 cup of filtered water
- 25 drops of geranium essential oil
- 10 drops of frankincense essential oil
- 8 ounces glass bottle
In a eight ounce glass bottle; take a funnel and add your witch hazel and filtered water. Next, add your Geranium and Frankincense essential oils drop by drop. I love using Geranium Essential Oil because it balances the hormones. Geranium smells wonderful and brings out a radiant glow in dry, dull skin. Frankincense Essential Oil soothes inflamed skin and regenerates cells. Shake all your ingredients and label the outside of the bottle. To use pour a nickel size onto a cotton pad or ball and apply to face and neck. Finally, store in a cool, dark place for up to eight months.
Homemade Essential Oil Thickening Eyelash Serum
This DIY is so good you will not believe the results just by making it yourself with a few ingredients. The eyes are a view to the soul and they need love. Seriously, my lashes have thicken and lengthen just by using Castor Oil, Lavender and Cedarwood Essential Oil; who knew? The eye’s and the area around them are delicate and using essential oils will smooth out wrinkles and hydrate your lashes. You can place one drop on each eye and massage in or brush on….Let me know if you you try and your results! Your eyelash will becoming thicker and longer within 2-4 weeks.
Ingredients you will need:
- a bottle with a dropper of a empty mascara bottle
- 5 drops of lavender essential oil
- 3 drops of cedarwood essential oil
- Castor Oil
- Label to describe what you made
In your desire bottle add lavender and cedarwood essential oils and top with your castor oil. Give your bottle a good shake and label. Every night before bed apply 1-2 drops or 2-3 brush on your eye lashes for results.
Sleep Tight Roller Bottle Recipe
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- 8 drops of cedarwood essential oil
- Carrier oil of your choice ( I used Almond Oil )
- Roller Bottle 10 ML ( roller bottles can be purchase on Amazon )
First, remover the cap off the roller bottle.
Next, add ten drops lavender essential oil and eight drops of cedarwood essential oil to the roller bottle.
Now add your desire carrier oil to the roller bottle. Be mindful to let 1/8 inch from the top. Place cap on roller bottle and label.
Label and give your roller bottle a good shake before you use to depress the oils. Apply the roller bottle to your temples, back of neck, wrist and bottoms of feet 30 minutes before you want to relax and whine down for the night.