DIY Essential Oil Reed Diffuser Tutorial from Homedit. With a few ingredients like glycerin (used also in snow globes and available at drug stores) and essential oil you can make a beyond simple gift. I only give gifts like this to friends I know really well – like J loves the smell of peppermint and M likes lavender.
DIY 3 Ingredient Herb and Spice Glycerin Soap Tutorial from Hello Natural. Since this soap is made with a melt and pour glycerine soap base, it is so easy to make. You can customize the glyecerin soap with scents, herbs, spices, petals etc… For homemade soaps like Vanilla Peppermint Loofah Soap and many more go here: diychristmascrafts.tumblr.com/tagged/soap and for more DIY beauty and spa recipes including roundups from 2012, 2013 and 2014 go here.
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.