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Home-Made Mother's Day Gifts

Are you searching for a very special and unique gift to give on Mother's Day? Well, nothing says love like a special home made body care gift.

Peppermint Fizz Bath Salts

3 Tablespoons Sea Salt
3 Tablespoons Baking Soda
1 Tablespoon Citric Acid
7 or 8 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil
Cellophane Bag
Gift Tags

Mix ingredients together in a bowl.Pour into cellophane bags, wrap with a colorful ribbon, add a gift tag. Place the cellophane bag with the bath salts into a heart shaped tin box. All the bath salts featured here make excellent last moment Home Made Mother's Day Gifts. To use the home made bath salts simply add to tub of running water and ENJOY! You might want to add a personal note with this message tucked under the bath salts or write on the name card with a decorative felt pen.

Scented Bath Oil

Sunflower Oil
Pure Essential/Peppermint Oil
Selection Crystals
Dried Flowers

Take the funnel and place over the container. Pour the sunflower oil through the funnel until the container is almost full to the top. Leave about a 1 inch clearance. Add a few drops of the essential oils. Place the lid on the container and shake the bottle. Place the bottle containing the mixture aside in a safe place. Let the mixture set for about 2 or 3 days. After 3 days add fancy crystals, beads, dried flowers, potpourri to the oil. This is purely for decoration and to give it a unique look.

Scented Body Powder

1/2 Cup Cornstarch
2 Tablespoons Arrowroot Powder
2 Tablespoons Baking Soda
Several Drops Peppermint Oil

Take the ingredients and combine them in a bowl. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Let the mixture stand for a few days to dry out. After a few days and when the mixture is completely dried sift them through a flour sifter. And pour into a powder shaker or container.

Peppermint Bubble Bath

Several Drops Peppermint Oil
1 Qt. Water
1 Bar Grated Castille Soap
1 1/2 Ounces Glycerin

Mix all the ingredients together. Store the ingredients in a decorative container. Pour under running water just before taking a bath.

Peppermint Lip Gloss

1 Teaspoon Peppermint Oil
1/2 Teaspoon Coconut oil
1 Teaspoon Vaseline

Take the ingredients and place them in a microwavable bowl. Set the bowl in the microwave. Let the mixture stay in the microwave until it melts. Then take the mixture out of the microwave and pour into a container. Let cool before using.

Note: You may also substitute your favorite essential oil scent instead of using the one included in these home made beauty product recipe's. For example, lavender, jasmine, vanilla, and rose are good substitute oils. And gather together the various home made items and place in an attractive wicker basket. Decorate the basket with ribbons. Add a few hand towels and face towels to complete the gift basket.

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