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DIY Beauty

Explore 18 projects, 1 article, 1 gallery, 10 videos, and more

Fresh Face Makeup in 5 Products

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Makeup
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Fishtail Braid How-To

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Hair, Hair care
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DIY Beach Cover-Up

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Lightweight Braided Silk Necklaces

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Fragrant Citrus and Fruit Soaps

Other Ideas:
Puree, Guests, Sage, Soap making
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Bath Fizzies

Steps:5
Materials
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup organic cane sugar
  • About 6 drops food coloring
  • 10 to 15 drops essential oil(s)
  • Special equipment: 2-ounce travel-size spray bottle, plastic pipette, silicone ice-cube tray, storage jars
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Bath Snowballs

Steps:3
These fragrant spheres for the bath (we scented ours with peppermint oil) are made by packing Epsom salts into a plastic mold.
Materials
  • 2 cups Epsom salts
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • A few drops essential oil(s)
  • 1 drop food coloring, plus more if desired
  • Special equipment: plastic pipette, large or small round bath-ball molds, storage jars
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Bath Fizzies

Steps:3
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Brown Sugar and Oatmeal Homemade Body Scrub

Steps:3
For a luxurious Handmade Holiday Gift, try fragrant, exfoliating body scrubs. Use the recipe below, or mix in a bit of your favorite scent for an extra-personal touch.
Materials
  • 2 cups loosely packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole oats, ground in a spice grinder
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Large bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • 16-ounce jars
  • Die-cut border stickers
  • Label template for Brown Sugar and Oatmeal body scrub
  • Light-colored paper or lightweight cardstock
  • Xyron Creative Station with laminate/permanent adhesive cartridge
  • Scissors or craft knife
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