Winter Wonderland Hand & Body Lotion

Today’s gift-able holiday DIY is a powdery, silky, fragrant Winter Wonderland Hand & Body Lotion that I’m just obsessed with. I find hand and body lotion is quite a good gift as it’s a product many people already use (so it’s already part of their day-to-day life and will probably get used), but unlike facial skincare products, they’re usually more willing to try something new. And this lovely lotion is definitely worth trying 😄

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Candy Cane Emulsified Body Butter

As soon as I settled on Candy Cane as a theme, I knew I wanted to try to make a lovely piped multi-colour body butter for it. And here it is! The ingredient list is fairly simple, the piping is fun (and easy once you’ve got the right gear!), and the final product is gorgeous. Let’s go!

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Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm

Welcome to our first holiday DIY of 2023! We’re kicking off with a lovely Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm as lip balm is one of the most giftable DIYs around. It’s inexpensive to make (but expensive to buy), almost everyone uses it, it’s got a long shelf life, and you can easily blow the socks off your loved ones with this beautiful handmade alternative to store bought.

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Dry Summer Body Oil

Body oils sounds like they should be the perfect, easy, DIY. Take some oil, put it on your body, and you’re done. Right? Unfortunately, if you’ve tried it you’ll know that approach can leave you feeling pretty darn oily. Why do commercial body oils leave your glowing while DIY ones can leave you feeling greasy? In this blog post I’m going to teach you the formulation strategy big companies use to create ultra light body oils and I’ll share a simple, all natural base formulation that is super customizable so you can easily create your very own dry body oils like the ones sold by Glossier and Morrocanoil.

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