Homemade Bath & Beauty Gift Ideas – DIY Skin Care Projects to Make, Use and Gift

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With all of the fuss around Valentine’s Day, sometimes we forget to give ourselves a gift. But taking the time to take care of yourself goes a long way toward improving mood and mental health. So no matter how busy you may be with life and taking care of others – isn’t that what moms do? – don’t forget to also take a break and pamper yourself a bit. Following is a collection of homemade bath and body recipes to help you do just that!
Homemade Bath & Beauty Gift Ideas - DIY Skin Care Projects to Make, Use and Gift - Handmade Lavender Bath Melts Recipe for Valentine's Day

For a fun Valentine’s Day treat, whip up this recipe for a Jar of Hearts Homemade Lavender Bath Melts from Bow Tied Beauty Blog! These luxurious bath melts are made with natural shea butter, cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, Himalayan pink salt, lavender essential oil and natural pink Rhassoul clay. (If you like this recipe, also check out the recipe for Organic Lemon Lavender Bath Melts on Soap Deli News blog.)

Homemade Bath and Beauty Recipes - DIY Handmade Bath and Body Recipes and Gift Ideas

1. Homemade Oatmeal Coconut Cookie Scrub from Smart School House / 2. DIY Face Mask Recipes from Sobbing On Fifth / 3. DIY Margarita Body Scrub Recipe from Unstitchedd / 4. Homemade Tub Tea from Garden Therapy / 5. Healing Florals and Tincture Recipe from Design Sponge / 6. Homemade Face Scrub from BlahBlahMagazine

Homemade Skin Care Recipes - Bath and Beauty Recipe for Argan and Rose Facial Oil - Natural Bath and Beauty Recipes for Better Looking Skin

Craft a luxurious handmade Argan and Rose Facial Oil with the recipe found on Pink and Leopard Prints Blog. (You can source the organic ingredients for this recipe – Argan oil, hemp seed oil, rose absolute oil, and Vitamin E oil – in the US from Mountain Rose Herbs.)

Homemade Bath and Body Recipes and Tutorials - Bath, Body and Skin Care Recipes for Gifting and Pampering

1. All Natural Vick’s Vapor Rub Recipe from Garden Therapy / 2. Soothing Bath Powder Recipe from Smart School House / 3. Hand Stamped Soaps from Soap Deli News / 4. DIY Lush Oatfix Face Mask from Scribbles of Valerie / 5. Homemade Hot Tiger Balm from eHow / 6. Rose Petal Salve Tutorial from Live In Art / 7. Honey Walnut Milk Soap Recipe from offbeat & inspired

Want even more great bath, body, beauty and skin care recipes? Then be sure to check out my DIY Bath and Body board on Pinterest as well as the Homemade Bath & Beauty Recipes and DIY Soapmaking Recipes from Soap Deli News! These make great gift ideas for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and birthdays! And don’t forget to also follow me on facebook, twitter and G+.

About Rebecca D. Dillon

Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can find more of her amazing skin care recipes via her guest posts at The Nourished Life blog and Everything Pretty blog as well as on Soap Deli News. Or subscribe to Soap Deli News blog here in order to receive email updates.


  1. *swoons* What a glorious array of bath and body products!! Thank you, Rebecca, for taking the time to compile yet another wonderful guide for us!!♥

    P.S. Um, do you ever sleep??

  2. I do sleep. However, I do work a lot. But it’s worth it. Glad you like the round up!

  3. Thanks so much for including my post! That’s so lovely of you and I’ll definitely be checking out the other recipes 🙂 x

  4. You’re welcome!

  5. Oh, what a fabulous round-up… I have got to make ome more DIY beauty stuff. I love how simple yet impressive most recipes are!!

  6. Thanks for featuring my bath scrub! xxxx

  7. So many great DIYs!!! Thanks so much for gathering all of these lovelies and sharing with us. =0)

  8. This is a really well put together guide, I tried making the bath melts last weekend and they turned out LOVELY! Thanks for taking the time to put together such a well thought out, and visually appealing article. You’re the best!!

    ~Mel <3