DIY Mother’s Day Beauty Products

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and you may still be struggling with what to get mom. Sometimes the nicest gifts are the one’s you make yourself, and with that in mind we found some great homemade beauty products mom is sure to love.

Lemony Foot Scrub (http://adelightfulhome.com/how-to-make-a-frugal-foot-scrub/) : Who knew 4 ingredients and a blender could make a wonderful foot scrub? For Mother’s Day, consider this simple scrub recipe. Package it nicely and wow your mom with this thoughtful gift.

1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup oats
2 tablespoons of salt
6 drops of lemon essential oil

Blend the first three ingredients together. Once it’s become a fine power, add the essential oil and then put in packaging. Easy!

Anti-Aging Enzyme Peel (http://www.divinecaroline.com/112930/128107-diy-mother-s-day-gift-anti-aging) : There are very few mother’s who would turn down a day at the spa, but this enzyme peel recipe is the start to a great Mother’s Day at home spa!

1 mashed papaya
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 cup of plain, organic yogurt
1 lemon
1/4 tablespoon of grape seed oil

Combine first two ingredients in a bowl. Apply and massage for 1 minute, rinse. Squeeze lemon into bowl, add yogurt and mix. Apply to face and massage. Leave on while you fill the sink with warm water. Dip a towel in the water, ring out, and wrap face. Leave the towel on for a minute, remove, and apply grape seed oil. Done! A lovely DIY treatment for a relaxed Mother’s Day.

Homemade Bath Bombs (http://www.intimateweddings.com/blog/how-to-make-bath-bombs-diy-wedding-favors/): Every mother deserves some time to relax, and these bath bombs could be the key.


8 oz. baking soda
4 oz citric acid
4 oz. corn starch
4 oz. Epsom salts
3/4 tsp water
2 tsp. essential oil
2.5 tsp almond oil or other light oil
A few drops food coloring
sugar flower (the kind you use for decorating cakes)
round, snap-together plastic ornaments

Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Mix all wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Pour wet ingredients in with the dry ingredients, and combine. Pour the mix into either side of the snap-together container and snap together. Once formed, release from containers and let sit 1-2 days.

Enjoy a relaxed and happy Mother’s Day with these DIY ideas.

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