3 Last Minute DIY Body Product Gift Ideas on the Cheap.

Need a last minute gift for someone who enjoys all natural body products? Don’t have a lot of money to spend?  Want to quickly make it yourself?  Check out these three recipes for spa-quality products made from easy to find ingredients, some of which you will already have in your pantry!   They make great stocking stuffers or put them  together in a basket and you’ll have a fantastic gift.

Decadent Whipped Body Butter for thirsty skin

You can easily spend $20 on a 3 oz container of all natural body butter.  Make this one for a fraction of the price!

Chai Spice Body Scrub and more!

A 15 oz. all natural sugar scrub can cost up to $34 for a container.  Make the equivalent product in less than 5 minutes for less than $1.

Chocolate Chip Mint, Honey Vanilla, or Sweet Almond Lip Balm

You can buy 1 tube of organic lip balm for $8.  You can make 3 of them for much less than that!!

Need more convincing?  Check out 100% Pure products to see the price comparisons.  They have delicious products, but you can make products of equal quality and effectiveness for a fraction of the price.  And who doesn’t love homemade gifts!  Merry Christmas!

 This post has been shared on Homestead Barn Hop 92., Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways#58, Waste Not, Want Not #10, Homestead Abundance #2, Farm Girl Blog Fest #14 and Wildcrafting Wednesday #68.

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My Healthy Green Family Update

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Please take a minute to look through the posts that you may have missed!  Lots of great new recipes including, amongst others, from scratch pita bread, how to make your own pectin from apples, how to make fruit leather, a great granola bar recipe, how to make your own yogurt, how to make 100% whole wheat sandwich bread, homemade laundry detergent and an article describing our struggles with infertility and how it has led us to where we our now.

Lots of new articles to come soon!  Now that harvest is more or less over, I will be focusing on homemade Christmas gifts, all natural DIY body products and other fun winter projects.  Follow My Healthy Green Family on facebook where we have a very active sustainable living network.

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A dark, rich honey harvested this fall from our hives.