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DIY Lip Scrub.

1/2 tsp honey
1/2 tsp granulated white sugar
1/2 – 1 tsp fresh squeezed lime juice

Instructions to make the lip scrub:

Using a tiny little dish from your kitchen mix the sugar and honey together until combined. Add lime juice and mix until it the scrub has reached a semi-runny consistency.
Use a spoon, a small paintbrush, or your fingers to cover your lips in the scrub; gently rub it all over. Repeat as needed until lips are completely smooth and buttery. The sugar acts as the exfoliant, the lime rejuvenates the skin, and the honey is a natural anti-bacterial and cleanser. Boom.
When you’re all done exfoliating, apply a coat of your favorite go-to lip-gloss or chap-stick and bask in your beauty. You’re amazing. Pretty too. Have you lost weight? There’s something extra sparkly about you right now.

It’s time to take those gorgeous smackers for a test drive, go find some gorgeous lipstick. You deserve it!bd_0107_lipbalm_l


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Simple Homemade Spa Baskets.

Make several spa baskets for the girls on your Christmas list.You will need small baskets, how many will depend on how many you want to make.Also try to buy baskets second hand, and spray paint if needed.
You will need baggies for your homemade bath salts, recipe to follow.Epsom salts,a towel,and face cloth for each basket buy a whole set if your doing several baskets.Try to buy everything in bigger packs.A pack of candles,bars of soap you can buy at the dollar store a quarter each bar.A roll of ribbon ,and card stock.Loofah sponges usually come in three packs for a buck.Buy a big bottle of bubble bath and some travel size containers,or use some you already have to pour bubble bath into smaller bottles.Use some perfume you already have for your bath salts.
To make bath salts put epsom salts into seperate bowls with your desired amounts.You can do red and white for a candy cane look,or one orange,pink,blue,white,and green.Just add a couple of drops of food colouring to each bowl and mix well.Then add a few drops of perfume to each bowl and mix well.Spread the salts onto a cookie sheet covered with wax paper and let dry a few hours.Then transfer into small baggies about half full,and tie with a ribbon.
Then put your baskets together add 5 little bags to each basket of bath salts,a candle,a rolled up towel,and cloth,a loofah sponge,bubble bath,and a bar of soap.Each basket will cost about five bucks.
Try brown sugar scrub treat as well to add to your baskets the recipe is at http://savedollarblog.com/?s=brown+sugar+scrub
Also try oatmeal bath bags which are really pretty to add to your baskets also the recipe is at http://savedollarblog.com/2012/10/07/pretty-diy-oatmeal-bath-bags/
Also if you would like to make body scrub,lipbalm,bath fizzies,and bath snow balls with free printables go to http://www.i-do-it-yourself.com/2009/08/diy-homemade-spa-gifts/
People on your list will appreciate this homemade gift.Who doesn’t love a spa basket to pamper yourself with.It is easy and affordable.The possibilities are endless.So you can make cute little spa baskets for everyone and stay within your budget.
What are some of your homemade spa recipes?

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