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Make Your Own Beauty Products. 5 DIY Beauty Recipes to Heal Chapped Lips Craft Ideas | DIY Ready. Kids' Science Experiment: Fizzy Scented Bath Bombs for Mom. Activity for ages 3 to 7. There’s nothing more special than a kid-made gift – especially if it’s a gift that comes with some well deserved pampering. That’s why my 4 year old daughter and I decided to make scented bath fizzes for the wonderful moms and grandmoms in our lives. This kid-made gift is sure to please! P.S. Looking for some easy ways to add super cool, hands-on science to your classroom or home? Hop over and grab our super cool science kit!

To Prep To make 12 muffin sized fizzes, we first gathered a few supplies: 1 cup baking soda3/4 cup corn starch1/4 cup Epsom salt or cane sugar1/2 cup citric acid {available in natural food stores or online for canning}Food color {optional}Essential oils {optional}Large bowlMeasuring cupsMixing spoonSifterSpray bottle with waterAnything that can serve as a mold {silicone molds, plastic eggs, muffin tin lined with saran wrap, etc.} Making Our Bath Bombs A sifted the dry ingredients to break up any chunks. The Science Behind It Done For You Science. Lavender Soak | SavyNaturalista. Itty bitty bath bombs eat, knit & diy. I am a sucker for girly stuff. Lip gloss, nail polish, scented candles. My only consolation when summer ends every year is that I can wear perfume again.

And bath bombs are the yummiest. And it’s actually very easy to make bath bombs. Which is good, since spending $8 to take a smelly fizzy bath kind of makes my eye twitch. I made some mini versions this time. Because sometimes I don’t have time for the full on bath experience. Supplies: 1 c. baking soda1/2 c. citric acid1/2 c. cornstarch1 tbl. baby oil1/2 tsp. witch hazel1 tsp. essential oilfood coloringsilicone ice cube mold The only ingredient that is tricky to find is the citric acid. To make, whisk all your dry ingredients together in a bowl. Use a medicine dropper to add a few drops of your liquid into your dry ingredients. Keep adding the liquid, a few drops at a time and whisking together until your mixture will form a clump in your hand when squeezed together.

Pack it firmly into your mold. Milk Bath Recipe | Homemade Gifts. Now that Halloween has passed, I’m starting to think about gift giving again. I truly enjoy making gifts that our friends, family and girls’ teachers will love. After sharing some of my favorite sugar scrub and bath salt recipes with you, I decided it was time to share my favorite milk bath recipe. Of course, it involves spearmint. Something about it’s scent just puts me at ease. This of course is a great gift for yourself to! After all, it just takes 5 minutes and a few ingredients. Want to know what else I love about this recipe? I’m also including a free printable label today.

The jar lid left beautiful impressions on the milk bath – is so soft. Click here for the free printable mint bath milk label Leave a comment below for a chance to win a Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™/Staples gift card! I’m honored to work with Martha Stewart Avery products. Mint Milk Bath Recipe Author: Julie Blanner Recipe type: bath product Prep time: Total time: Serves: 2 5.6 oz jars.

Diy: bath bombs. Complete disclosure: I've never used a premade bath bomb. I see them everywhere and they look really nice but they always seemed too expensive for a one-time use item and too big. I mean, that whole thing is supposed to dissolve in one bath? That didn't seem right. So I thought it might be worth my while to try making some myself as a nice Valentine's gift to... myself. Obviously, I have no idea how proper bath bombs are supposed to work, but these fizz delightfully, add a very subtle tint and scent to the water, and soften my poor winter-dry legs amazingly well.

Probably the hardest part was finding citric acid. Initially, I used an old cupcake container I had as a mould just to do some testing, but I realized I really liked the rustic/cute look it gave the bombs so I continued using it. What you'll need to make one bath bomb (or two like mine): 2 tablespoons baking soda 1 tablespoon of citric acid (or 1/2 tablespoon cream of tartar) 1 tablespoon of cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon liquid* 7 Ways to Pamper Yourself with Roses. Homemade Bath Fizzies — My Own Ideas. These fizzy tub treats make fabulous gifts and they are great fun to make.

There are only a few ingredients necessary and once you have those, you will be well on your way to soothing baths for you, your family, your friends, house guests, teachers, the mailman….you get the idea! What I like most about making bath fizzies is saving all that money. The same type of bath bomb in shops can cost around $5-$6 each. Why not make your own? You will never have another flat bath again! Homemade Bath FizziesThe first thing to hunt down is the ingredients.

Once you have finished packing and removing all of your fizzies, leave them to set for 12 hours. More homemade gift ideas from Stephanie: Stephanie Rose (41 Posts) Stephanie Rose is a gardener who lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada, where she has grown over 100 edibles, 400 perennials, and countless other plants in her small urban yard; a hobby that continues to grow with each season.

Lavender Bath Salts—Homemade Gift For Your Valentine. As some of you might know, I love creating my own homemade gifts for special occasions, such as the Meyer Lemon Sugar Scrub from not long ago. For this Valentine’s Day, let me present to you, Homemade Lavender Bath Salts! I've always enjoy soaking in a tub of warm water, infused with soothing and relaxing aroma, such as lavender.

It really wash away the weariness and soreness from a long day of work. This Lavender Bath Salts recipe is super simple. In a glass bowl, gently stir Epsom Salt and Dried Lavender buds together. Epsom salt, named for a saline spring from the town of Epsom in England, is a pure mineral compound (magnesium sulfate) in crystal form that gently exfoliates skin and smooth rough patches. Next, add the 100% pure Lavender essential oil and gently toss together. Here is a couple of suggestions on how to enjoy this Homemade Lavender Bath Salts. To use as bath salts: Spoon about 4 to 6 tablespoons of Lavender Bath Salts under warm running bath water. All The Little Extras: DIY Cocoa Butter Milk Bath. Continuing on with my obsession with DIY beauty treatments; and also because I have ridiculous amounts cocoa butter left, I give you: Cocoa Butter Milk Bath! Cleopatra was notorious for bathing in milk and apparently, so is Charlize Theron. Great company to keep if your ask me. Milk baths are great for dry skin as the lactic acid helps to loosen the proteins binding together the dead skin cells and this makes it easier to exfoliate them away.

The cocoa butter helps to moisturise your skin (I've talked about how awesome cocoa butter is before so don't worry, I won't go on about it.) and not to mention, it smells delicious! This DIY is as simple as grating some cocoa butter, mixing it with some powdered milk and cornstarch and... that's it. That was quite anticlimactic actually. Read on for the recipe. Here are my ingredients: in the red bowl is some cornstarch; this stops your milk bath from clumping together. As promised, you just throw everything in a bowl... ...mix it together... DIY bath salts | nataJane. I love making stuff from scratch, so when I saw recipes for DIY bath and beauty products, I couldn’t help myself.

I have begun a full juicing fast (which I’ll get to later) and it feels great to rid my insides of chemicals, toxins and other products generally harmful to my digestive system. I figured this was as good a time as any to pay closer attention to what gets worked into my body through the outside. There is a sort of motto among the health-conscious that states that you shouldn’t put any products on your skin that you could not eat. This made a lot of sense to me and got me thinking about all of the lovely smelling, albeit potentially harmful chemicals I put ON my body that inevitably ends up IN my body. I made moisturizer, bath salts, and body wash (sort of) with a few natural ingredients, most of which I found in my kitchen. 1 lemon1 Tbs olive oil1 tsp orange essential oil2 cups coarse ground sea salt Slice a lemon thinly, and put it into a bowl.

Bath Bombs - My Kid Craft. Untitled. Homemade Strawberry Lip Balm Recipe. This homemade strawberry lip balm recipe is quick and easy to make, smells delectable and even adds a touch of pink to your lips! Made using natural ingredients like cocoa butter and coconut oil, this strawberry lip balm recipe also includes a touch of strawberry flavor oil and an optional pink colorant to give lips a sheer to bold color – you choose! Homemade Strawberry Lip Balm Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: .3 oz. beeswax pastilles .3 oz. cocoa butter (refined or unrefined for a hint of chocolate) .25 oz. refined (76° melt point) coconut oil .25 oz. sweet almond oil 5mL strawberry flavor oilred orange oil locking mica shimmer, to suit Instructions: Using a digital scale weigh out the beeswax pastilles and cocoa butter.

Next, weigh out the coconut oil and sweet almond oil into a small 50mL glass or plastic beaker. Now, using a graduated transfer pipette, measure out 5 mL of strawberry flavor oil and stir into the lip balm mixture. Burkatron: DIY | lemon + peppercorn body scrub bars. Geeky confession- nothing makes me happier than a good exfoliating shower session! I love getting out of the shower feeling squeaky clean and ready to take on the day.. I've been meaning to make some more grown up soaps (you might remember my novelty ones) so I decided to make some body scrub bars. they're crazy easy to make, not to mention fun. I opted for a lemon and pepper combo- I chose lemon for it's zesty freshness and peppercorns to exfoliate. I've also thrown in some coconut oil to nourish and soften the skin... to make 8-10 bars you'll need: black peppercorns 2 lemons to start I grated the zest from 2 lemons.

Cut slices from your melt and pour soap base to melt in the microwave (I cut what I estimate to be enough for 2 bars of soap each time) and heat for 20-30 seconds. keep heating until the white soap base has melted, be careful not to overheat it. I didn't really measure how much I added to mine- I started small and added until I was happy with how the mixture looked. Back soon! How to Make DIY Bath Bombs | Lush Gift Ideas. Fizzing Bath Dough.