Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas present DIY {lip scrub}

The other day I came across some amazing peppermint lip scrub for $25. I couldn't stand the idea of spending that much on lip scrub and knew there had to be a homemade version. My daring, red wearing lips and I were determined to make some. It was super inexpensive (using mostly household ingredients) took no time at all & was very simple because nothing has to be exact. I have used it twice now and my smackers are in love. I thought it might be a fun Christmas present DIY to share with all of you. 

The cute jar was $1 from Michaels 


I really was not exact with my measurements. I truly did eyeball everything and it turned out great! I filled a small jar, added some twine and thought it would be the perfect little gift for a special lady this Christmas.

 
Have any of you made your own beauty products at home? I think I am addicted because it seriously cost me pennies....there are some amazing sources and recipes on Pinterest!

I'll see you lovelies tomorrow!


13 comments:

  1. I just found maskara.com's lip scrub recipe and thought that would be a good gift for the ladies in my family. Seeing yours seals the deal! I just hope I can find the cute jars you used too :)

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  2. i've used sugar scrubs for my body but not for my lips. around this time of year though i sure need it. this will definitely come in handy! and it looks super cute to gift too!

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  3. beautiful idea!! And it's packaged so lovely. I'll definitely be trying this for some little christmas gifts this year.

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  4. Love this for an inexpensive gift. Plus no products that you have to order online! Posting the top photo and a link back to your blog on my holiday blog.

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  5. Could you maybe zest in lemon or orange instead of using the mint?

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  6. You made a wonderful DIY! By the way, is this scrub edible? I hear some scrubs are edible but others say the dead skin should not be eaten with the olive oil...

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  7. Hi! how long do you think it stays good for use? Is it going to spoil?

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  8. Could you use regular sugar?

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    1. No, unfortunately. You really need the coarseness of the raw sugar.

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  9. Thinking about making this as gifts for Administrative Assistants' Day (I am a teacher and we have 5 at our school)... Could you use coconut oil instead of olive oil?

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