I don’t know about you, but around this time is when I realize my holiday shopping is going WAY over budget. Luckily, there are some terrific gifts you can make yourself that won’t break the bank. Additionally, handmade gifts are really thoughtful and add a personal touch. Because time is of the essence, I’ve chosen projects that are really quick and easy to create, and most are so simple, you can even enlist the help of your kids. Order everything you need online and start crafting! Click through the slideshow for 16 awesome DIY beauty gifts to create and give this holiday season.
16 Awesome DIY Beauty Gifts 1 of 17
DIY Wordy Hairpins 2 of 17
I absolutely love this idea! Make any word you like for a super fun hair accessory.
See how it's done at Whimsey Box.
Homemade Body Butter 3 of 17
This luscious body butter sounds heavenly, and the tutorial comes complete with printable labels.
Found at Yin Mom Yang Mom.
Apricot Bath Bombs 4 of 17
Making bath bombs is a fun craft activity to do with kids. They make great gifts for everyone on your list, young and old!
The tutorial is found at Simply Designing.
DIY Pocket Mirrors 5 of 17
These pretty personalized pocket mirrors would be a great addition to anyone's purse, desk, or gym bag.
Get the how-to at Lemon Jitters.
Beyond the Blues Blend Bath & Massage Oil 6 of 17
The essential oil combination in this blend multi-purpose oil sounds absolutely amazing and totally gift-worthy.
Found on Design Sponge.
Faux Vinyl Hair Accessories 7 of 17
These hair accessories are so cute, and you won't believe how easy they are to create!
The step-by-step instructions are at Make It & Love It.
Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream 8 of 17
This lovely shaving cream is the perfect gift for the men in your life!
The tutorial is at Food For My Family.
Glitter Pomade 9 of 17
Whip up some glitter pomade, inspired by Oribe's Gold Pomade, to gift or keep.
Get the instructions on Parlor.
Lavender Body Oil 10 of 17
Relaxing lavender makes this body oil a great post-bath, pre-bedtime treat.
Found at A Delightful Home.
Felt Hair Bows 11 of 17
These cute hair bows are created with a special no-slip technique, perfect for all the little girls in your life.
Learn how it's done at Create Studio.
Peppermint Foot Scrub 12 of 17
Treat your friends to a lovely rough heel treatment with a great seasonal scent.
The recipe is found at The Idea Room.
DIY Lip Balm 13 of 17
These pretty lip balms colored with Kool Aid would make terrific little gifts for your BFFs.
Found at Style Me Pretty.
Indie Lee’s DIY Vanilla Body Cream 14 of 17
You can whip up a batch of this thick, luxurious body cream in no time with only 4 ingredients!
Check it out at Beautylish.
DIY Organic Bath Tea + Salt Soak 15 of 17
Mix up several of these great bath treats and treat your friends to a nice spa experience at home.
Get the recipe at Soap Deli News Blog.
DIY Hair Bows 16 of 17
Armed with a hot glue gun, these adorable hair bows are super quick and easy to make and they dress up just about any hairstyle.
Get the tutorial at Something To Smile About.
Homemade Bath Salts 17 of 17
Bath salts are crazy easy to stir up and can be customized with a wide variety of essential oils, herbs, and other additives.
Check it out at Jaderbomb.