DIY Jasmine Dead Sea Salt tutorial from Essentially Eclectic. This is an easy DIY with a melt and pour soap base. For homemade soaps like Vanilla Peppermint Loofah Soap and many more go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/soap
DIY Rainbow Soap Tutorial from Latika Body Essentials. This is a 2 part tutorial – making the rainbow and then the base. This uses an easy melt and pour glycerin soap base. Photos by Latika Body Essentials, GIF by me using my favorite program makeagif.com.
DIY Lavender Bath Salts Recipe from Everything Etsy. This is a more luxurious recipe because it calls for Himalayan salt. If I was giving this as a gift, I’d definitely list the ingredients. For more DIY beauty and spa recipes including roundups from 2012, 2013 and summer 2014 go here.
DIY 2 Ingredient Lip Plump Recipe from The Beauty Department. Really easy recipe with alternatives to petroleum jelly.