INSIDE: Wanting to make some DIY essential oils as gifts? With these fun and easy ideas, you’ll be off and running! They smell amazing, are chemical free, and are sure to wow your loved ones.
Something about the Christmas season puts me in a DIY mood! The cold weather and warm lights get me feeling cozy, so I’m always looking for a gift idea that makes others feel cozy, too!
These DIY essential oil recipes are just the thing. You can whip up a batch quickly, and when you’re done, simply put your finished product in a mason jar or spray bottle with a handwritten label. You’ll have a sweet (or savory … or woodsy!) homemade gift for family, friends, neighbors, teachers — just about anybody.
How to Find Inexpensive Essential Oil
There are so many brands of essential oils on the market today. If you’re looking for a quality essential oil without the cost of Young Living or Doterra oils, then you’re going to love these cheap essential oils that smell amazing.
Here are some simple ways to use essential oil in a DIY gift for anyone on your list.
12 Essential Oil Gift Ideas to Pamper Someone This Winter
No time to soak in the tub with a bath bomb? Try these shower bombs! This recipes calls for just baking soda and water in addition to your scent of choice. Create your own essential oil blend to give someone a personalized aromatherapy session.
Whipped Body Butter with Essential Oils
Here’s an all-natural four-ingredient recipe: shea butter, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, and your aroma of choice.
Foaming Hand Wash
Use castille soap, coconut oil, and your choice of scent — peppermint essential oil is a fun Christmas option. Here’s the recipe!
Lavender essential oil is a favorite scent for promoting restful sleep. Get the recipe here.
You can make a sugar scrub to exfoliate lips with any scent you like — here’s a fun one with cinnamon.
You’ll need a carrier oil (such as jojoba oil) and epsom salt, along with a few other kitchen staples, to create these fun diy bath toys. Check it out here.
DIY Essential Oil Shaving Cream
Coconut oil, shea butter, olive oil and eucalyptus whipped together make shaving a treat — for him or her. Get the recipe here.
DIY Essential Oil Stinky Shoe Spray
This recipe is lifesaver if someone you know has smelly feet in the family. The witch hazel helps get rid of the stank. Get it here.
DIY Essential Oils Men’s Cologne
Tea tree oil along with blood orange and cedarwood create a masculine, woodsy blend. Put it in a spray bottle or a roll-on. Here’s the recipe.
DIY Essential Oils Homemade Cleaners
Baking soda and witch hazel do the heavy lifting in these recipes for natural cleaners.
DIY Essential Oil Lavender Rosemary Shampoo
This smells like that fancy shampoo from the spa … but it’s a tiny fraction of the price. Get it here.
DIY Lavender Bath Salts
Bath salts are so easy to make and they are heavenly to use in the bath or during a foot soak. Try this recipe from one of our partners.
Get Started on Your Essential Oil Gift
Grab your favorite scents and get mixing to create inexpensive, thoughtful gifts for anyone. Let us know which essential oil recipe you used!
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