DIY Beauty Gifts


VIXEN | December 13, 2012 - 3:15 pm


  • Mix 2 cups of sea salt with 3 cups of Epsom salt.
  • Separate mix into four bowls.
  • Add 3-5 drops of peppermint essential oil to each.
  • Leave one bowl of salt white. Use a different color food coloring in the other three bowls.
  • Grab a thin jar and use a funnel to layer the colors on top of each other
  • Top off with a pretty ribbon

Because of the fresh fruit, you’ll need to make this the night before you gift it. Scrub lasts up to two weeks.

  • Puree or mash 4 strawberries in a bowl
  • Add ½ cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • Mix until well blended
  • Add peppermint oil (2 drops at a time) until your scrub smells minty
  • Place in a jar & keep refrigerated
  • Be sure to write the expiration date on a pretty card